Healthy ElvisRemember when you were in elementary school and your mom packed your lunch in a paper bag? Turns out she had the right idea. Opt out of eating a pricey, calorie-laden lunch at a fast food restaurant and take 10 minutes the night before to pack a balanced meal you'll look forward to and feel good about eating. Here are some of our favorites:
1. The Healthy Elvis (left): Fried peanut butter, banana, and bacon sandwiches, dubbed The Elvis after the famous singer's penchant for the tasty concoctions, get a healthy remake in this easy recipe . Ditch the bacon and replace the PB with a more nutritious option like natural sunflower seed spread or unsalted almond butter. Just be sure to choose one without hydrogenated oils, added sugars, or salts.
2 slices whole grain bread
2 tbsp. nut butter
1 banana, sliced
1 tbsp. agave nectar
Toast bread, then spread nut butter on both slices. Layer sliced bananas in between the bread and drizzle