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Peanut Butter and Berries Sandwich

Peanut Butter and Berries Sandwich


Try this Peanut Butter and Berries Sandwich for lunch

Peanut Butter and Berries Sandwich

Skip sticky jelly for in-season berries with your peanut butter sandwich. Add a drizzle of honey to this fresh take on a classic PB&J for sweetness.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices of bread (your choice)
  • 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 Cup fresh berries
  • 1/2 Teaspoon honey

Directions

Spread the peanut butter on one slice of bread. Add the fresh berries, and drizzle with the honey. Top with the second slice of bread, and enjoy.

Nutritional Facts

Servings1

Calories Per Serving378

Folate equivalent (total)88µg22%

Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg13.2%


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.


Strawberry-Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Your same-old-same-old peanut butter and jelly sandwich gets a creative, deliciously fun makeover! Warm, gooey peanut butter is sandwiched in a crispy, toasty quesadilla. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and sweet coconut take it to a whole new level yummy awesomeness. Your PB&J will never be quite the same again!

This Recipe Is: Ready in 30 Minutes or Less Vegan (and Vegetarian)

Peanut butter in a quesadilla, you ask?

Sure – why not. The tired old PB&J could use a modern makeover, and your kiddos could use a little excitement in their lunch hour!

But is there cheese in a peanut butter quesadilla, you ask?

NO. (Don’t worry, though – you’re not the only one wondering about that. We’ve actually been asked!)

We call it a quesadilla because of how it’s prepared in a tortilla. But come on, guys – seriously! Cheese melted in a peanut butter and strawberry quesadilla. Ewwwwww … would we do that to you?? (No … no, we would not. We love you too much.)

The ingredients are so simple (and not cheesy!). Creamy, melty peanut butter studded with fresh, sweet-tart strawberries, crunchy sliced almonds, and just a hint of coconut. All held together inside a perfectly seared, crispy tortilla. It is sooooo good!

Here at THK, we’ve had requests to give you some fun lunch ideas, especially for the upcoming summer, when halting playtime to make lunches can feel like a bit of a chore. We know how it is – during those lazy summer months, it’s easy to fall into an uninspired lunchtime rut!

And, since May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day (who comes up with this stuff. ), you know we just had to work in a recipe with gorgeous strawberries now that they’re at peak season!

So, Gretchen and I combined two of our families’ favorite sandwiches – the grilled peanut butter and jellies she loves and a peanut butter and fruit pita that my kids discovered in a Better Homes and Gardens kids’ cookbook . The result: a recipe that will give your kids’ boring, same-old-same-old peanut butter sandwich a whole new lease on life!

These quesadillas are so yummy and so versatile, my kids even request them for breakfast (and have actually been known to joyously eat these twice in one day)! They are easy, fast and simple to adapt – perfect any time of day!

My son has one important word of advice: “Make sure you have milk ready!”

The preparation is super simple.

First, fire up a skillet and get it really good and hot.

Equipment tip: This recipe works well with a cast iron griddle pan, a full-clad skillet, or a nonstick skillet (use what you’ve got!). Just be sure not to preheat a nonstick pan on high heat. Also – many of you out there may have other ways of making quesadillas – in the oven, toaster oven, outdoor grill or even (for gadget lovers!) in a quesadilla press. Do whatever works for you!

While your skillet (or oven … or grill …) is preheating, slather some creamy peanut butter onto whole wheat tortillas, then arrange some luscious, juicy, sliced summer strawberries on one half of each tortilla and top the berries with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and shredded coconut.