Build a healthier sandwich for National PB&J Day
April 2 is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. Celebrate the healthy way by giving your PB&J a nutrient makeover whole-wheat bread and 100 percent fruit spread.
These quick tips decrease calories and saturated fat, and boost protein, fiber, calcium, iron and folic acid.
- Swap white bread for two slices of whole-wheat or whole-grain bread.
- Swap regular peanut butter for two tablespoons soy nut butter with no added sugar, or natural peanut butter with no added sugar.
- Swap sugary jelly for one tablespoon 100 percent fruit spread.
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