I wanted to share some interesting facts about my favorite sandwich the Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich
A sandwich made from 2 tablespoons of peanut butter and 1 tablespoon of any flavor of jelly on two slices of white bread has approximately:
13 grams of protein
3.5 grams of dietary fiber
16 grams of total sugar
18 grams of fat - healthy unsaturated fats
0.4 grams of sodium
20% percent of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin E
27% of folate
42% of niacin
14% of the daily intake of calcium and magnesium
30% of their daily intake of iron for men and 13% for women
17% of zinc for women and 12% for men
As you can see the PB&J is not a low calorie food ~ but it is a healthy sandwich. Change out the bread and use natural peanut butter, low sugar jelly or fresh fruit to make it lower in calorie and a little healthier. Hubby ate the last pieces of whole wheat bread so I am having my PB&J on white bread. Jif Natural and Smuckers NEW Natural Fruit spread are both very tasty!
I also find that a peanut butter and jelly sandwich fills me up. Which means I eat less ~ which is a good thing.