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Thursday, January 20, 2011

The Sky is Falling Apples!! Wraps

Today, I'd like to share a healthy and delicious snack/lunch idea with you. Mr.B and I found the recipe for these, in his Disney Magic Kitchen cookbook. Since we had all the ingredients, we decided to make it for lunch. Both Queenie and Mr.B were so excited to help. They both took turns mashing the bananas and mixing them with the peanut butter. Then I let them go to town and make their own wrap. I've never seen such excitement and pride on their faces. It was so funny to see them concentrating so hard, while spreading on the banana peanut butter.



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I can't say enough about this cookbook. It's a very great, healthy cookbook for kids. Most recipes use low fat ingredients and focus on using whole grains, fruits and veggies. Plus, it has awesome pictures of different Disney characters, for each recipe, which increases kid appeal. And the recipes (well the ones we've made so far) taste really good. The wraps were great! A slight banana flavor, mixed with the creamy peanut butter, studded with bits of crisp fresh apple. Mr.B inhaled his in no time flat and asked for seconds. Queenie took a different approach, first eating the filling, then the apples and finally the tortilla. Hey whatever works for her, right??



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The Sky is Falling Apples! Wraps
from Disney's Magic Kitchen cookbook

1 small banana
1/3 C crunchy peanut butter
4 7-8 inch whole wheat tortillas
1 C chopped apple

Put the banana in the bowl. Mash with the fork. Add the peanut butter to the mashed banana. Stir to mix completely. Spread peanut butter mixture over tortillas. Sprinkle with apple. Tightly roll up tortillas and use a sharp knife to cut roll in half. Can be kept in refrigerator for up to 24 hrs. Makes 4 servings



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Frugal Food Thursday

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Family Friendly Fridays

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Seasonal Sundays

11 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Oh my gosh that picture of the kiddos is so cute! Love the concentration!

MM said...

Terrific picture of the cooks at work!

Jennie said...

I love this idea. My daughter will love this recipe.

Pamela said...

Oh yum...even I will like this recipe. I had apples and peanut for lunch. Never thought of putting it in a tortillia. My grandkids will love it, too. You were able to get awesome pictures of your kids making them.

Miz Helen said...

Hi Cindy,
Your Sky Is Falling Apple Wrap is a wonderful snack and I would like to have it right now, it is so healthy. Your cooks are precious and that always makes it better. Thank you for bringing this to Full Plate Thursday and please come back!

Peg @ Bloomfield Farm said...

Sounds pretty good for us adults too!

Siggy Spice said...

We have this cookbook to and LOVE it!!! We keep meaning to try these, but haven't gotten around to it yet! I blogged about Be Our Guest Berry Salad:http://siggyspice.blogspot.com/2010/06/be-our-guest-berry-salad.html#comments
Glad to see another person who loves this cookbook too!

Wendy said...

Awesome! We do this with bananas, but I love the idea of using apples! Thanks for linking up to Tip Day Thursday.

Wendy
Around My Family Table

Ms Bibi said...

This is a perfect idea for school lunches. I have such a hard time to keep coming up with new things to put into their lunch boxes.I will be making these next week. Thank you for the brilliant idea.

Stopping by from Full Plate Thursday

britany @ Real Sustenance said...

What a GREAT idea. One of my favorite snacks in peanut butter and Apples. Would have never thought to put it in a wrap. Brilliant!
Wanted to invite you to link up this recipe to this weeks Seasonal Sunday ( A weekly event I host) Apples fit the theme :) http://realsustenance.com/

Jerri said...

What a great idea for an easy, yummy, and healthy snack!

Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites last week!