Fresh Raspberries & Peanut Butter Sandwich

By Laura Pasetta

peanut butter sandwich with fresh fruitThis delicious, very berry, sandwich is a fresh alternative to the traditional PB& J sandwich.

¼ cup smooth peanut butter

2 tablespoons raspberry jam, 100% pure fruit

½ teaspoon maple syrup, 100% pure

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup raspberries, fresh

Method:
Mix together peanut butter, syrup, vanilla and raspberry jam until well blended.
Spread nut butter mixture on both top and bottom pieces of bread.
Press fresh raspberries into spread.
Press sandwich gently together (this will keep berries from falling out).

Options:
Try using other types of nut butters like: almond, or cashew. Mix in cream cheese to give this recipe a creamer flavor.

Health Notes:
Raspberries not only are loaded with flavor, they also contain and excellent source of fiber, vitamin C, magnesium and anti-oxidants.