BREAKFAST:Grilled Banana Sandwich(number of Abs Diet Powerfoods: 3)
1 large banana
1½ tablespoons low-fat whipped cream cheese
1 ½ tablespoons natural peanut butter
1 tablespoon honey
pinch of salt
4 slices of whole-grain bread
1. Cut off one-quarter of the banana and mash it with a fork in a bowl; stir in the cream cheese, peanut butter, honey and salt. Spread over 2 bread slices.
2. Coat a large skillet with canola oil spray and heat to medium high. Slice the remaining banana in half lengthwise and then in half crosswise. Place the banana halves in the pan and cook until caramelized.
3. While the bananas are cooking, spread an equal amount of the peanut butter-banana-cream cheese mixture on each of the two pieces of bread. Arrange the cooked bananas over the cream cheese and top with the remaining bread.
4. Wipe out the skillet, add a spritz more canola spray and place over medium heat. Add the sandwiches and cook until browned on each side.
Makes 2 servings.
Per serving: 320 calories, 11 g protein, 50 g carbohydrates, 10 g fat (2 g saturated), 320 mg sodium, 6 g fiber