This rich and sweet tasting sandwich will elicit moans from your office mates for a bite. Kids will love it too. Peanut butter and apple can also be used.
1/3 cup (80 mL) almond butter
1/2 tsp (2 mL) cinnamon
1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla extract
1 tsp (5 mL) honey
8 slices 100% whole grain bread
1 pear, preferably Anjou, thinly sliced
1/3 cup (80 mL) dried apricots, chopped
2 oz (60 mL) semi-soft goat cheese, crumbled
In bowl, whisk together almond butter, cinnamon, vanilla, and honey. Spread almond butter mixture on 4 slices of bread. Top with pear slices, apricots, goat cheese, and remaining bread slices. Slice in half if desired.
Each serving contains: 382 calories; 14 g protein; 18 g total fat (4 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 44 g carbohydrates; 6 g fibre; 341 mg sodium
source: "The Humble Sandwich", alive #347, September 2011
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