There is something about apples that every kid loves. Perhaps, it is all about the unique mildly sweet taste and a super crunchy texture. Peanut butter is a great source of healthy fats and protein. Just keep in mind that some store-bought peanut butter is packed with added sugar and vegetable oils so shop smart and choose the one with at least 99.5% peanuts in it (like smooth Pics peanut butter).
This is a really simple and real quick snack, that can also be served for breakfast. This recipe takes a twist on a classic peanut butter on toast with the sliced apple used as the base. The granola adds an irresistible crunch that is so appealing to all kids.
Double CRUNCH = Double FUN!
1 apple washed, skin on
2 tbsp smooth Pic's peanut butter (my favourite nut butter)
2 tbsp granola/muesli (homemade or store bought)
1 tbsp desiccated coconut
Cut an apple into horizontal, flat slices depending on the preferred thickness (younger kids might prefer thinner slices). Discard any seeds and pulp around the core.
Smear Pic's peanut butter on top of each slice, sprinkle with granola/muesli and desiccated coconut. You can also top each sandwich with an extra apple slice or leave it as it is depending on your preferences.
Serve and consume within a reasonable amount of time, otherwise, apples will turn brown due to the prolonged exposure to oxygen.