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Recipe For Peanut Butter Hot Dog

Snack Attack: Banana Dog

Here's a quick snack I love to nosh on in the late afternoon before a long hike or bike ride or after a run. It's filling, packed with protein, and tastes sweet enough to feel like a treat. If you're a peanut butter fanatic, you're going to love this simple and nutty snack.

It is so easy to make and only involves four ingredients. To find out how to create your own peanut butter hot dog, and see how many calories it contains,


What you'll need:
One slice whole wheat bread
One tablespoon natural peanut butter (I prefer crunchy)
One small ripe banana (peeled)
1/2 tablespoon strawberry jam


What you do:
Spread the peanut butter on the bread. Place the peeled banana in the middle. Dab on the jam to make it look like ketchup. Squeeze the bread together like a bun and enjoy!

Check out the nutritional stats of this yummy snack:

Calories Sat. Fat (g) Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Protein (g)
1 slice whole wheat toast 110 0 21 3 5
1 tablespoon crunchy peanut butter 105 1.3 3 1 4
One small banana 90 0 23 2.6 1.1
One teaspoon strawberry jam 20 0 5 0 0
Total 325 1.3 52 6.6 10.1

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Join The Conversation
kjjbfiles kjjbfiles 7 years
I do this for breakfast but use a whole wheat tortilla so it's a burrito. Instead of jam I use honey and cinnamon. It is hearty and tides me over all morning!
valentix valentix 7 years
holy, this is GENIUS!
Spectra Spectra 7 years
Cute! I'd eat it as breakfast,'s a little high in calories to be a snack. Sometimes I eat toast with peanut butter and a banana as breakfast anyway; this is just a variation on it. Yummy!
tuliprush tuliprush 7 years
This looks sooooo good! I definitely plan on trying this one!!
ckeller825 ckeller825 7 years
haha, I thought that was ketchup at first glance. Anywho, that seems pretty tummy...what a great idea!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Cute. This would make a good breakfast. Instead of strawberry jam, I would stick in some dried fruit, like dried cranberries. It would taste good, and add good texture. JMHO.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
yummy. quite a bit of calories though. but at least they're good cals :)
Fitness Fitness 7 years
Yeah, this would be a snack best saved for before a big workout, like a long bike ride or hike.
dani19 dani19 7 years
yeah i was going to say... more then 300 calories for a snack? thats more then my entire lunch! but it looks delicious, i might try it without the bread.
ella1978 ella1978 7 years
Looks yummy.. I have peanut butter and bananas all the time.. but 350 cals is almost a meal for me! The bread always kills ya with calories.
runswimmerrun runswimmerrun 7 years
I agree! So cute!
foxymardy foxymardy 7 years
This is too cute (and yummy!)
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