I am officially declaring SB & J a thing… sunflower seed butter and jelly, that is.
This recipe is a spin off a classic favorite (PB&J sandwich) except made into MUFFINS.
This high protein, on-the-go snack is easily packable and perfect when you need a mid-day pick-me-up.
With my clients, I like to focus on snacks that are a good balance of fiber and protein. These two nutrients keep us full and give us energy to make it to our next meal.
These are made with whole grain oats and flaxseed, both rich in fiber. Bananas, applesauce and strawberry jam were used to add sweetness to this recipe which makes them a great kid-friendly snack without all the added sugar you would find in a traditional store-bought muffin.
Additionally, these muffins are made with SunButter which makes US grown sunflower butter, free of the top eight food allergens including peanuts, tree nuts and soy.
SunButter packs as much protein as your traditional nut butters like peanut and almond, but less saturated fat and more micronutrients like magnesium, vitamin E, zinc and iron. It is available in major grocery chains and speciality stores throughout the US and Canada including Target, Walmart, Safeway and Harris Teeter. As a dietitian, I love that they are even available in schools as well which means they are a school-safe snack.
I am excited to share more snack ideas like this tomorrow on ABC’s Lowcountry Live for Good Food Friday. Tune in at 10am to catch all the goodies!
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This recipe was sponsored by SunButter.