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Banana in a Blanket 

From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Main Dishes

Think Variety; Think Color: White

Preparation time: 5 Minutes

Serves: 1

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ½


1 (6 inch) whole wheat tortilla
1 tablespoon reduced-fat smooth peanut butter
1 medium banana
1 teaspoon maple syrup or honey
1 tablespoon crunchy, nutty nugget cereal

Lay tortilla on a plate. Spread peanut butter evenly on the tortilla. Sprinkle cereal over peanut butter. Peel and place banana on the tortilla and roll the tortilla. Drizzle maple syrup or honey on top.

Optional: garnish with more cereal on top.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of fiber, and a good source of vitamin C, folate, magnesium and potassium.


From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids

Credit: Recipe was developed for Produce for Better Health Foundation by Chef Mark Goodwin, CEC, CNC. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 303 Carbohydrates: 63g
Total Fat: 6.4g Cholesterol: 0mg
Saturated Fat: 1.2g Dietary Fiber: 7g
% of Calories from Fat: 17% Sodium: 306mg
Protein: 9g  



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