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Pumpkin Spice Sandwich

A Pumpkin Spice Sandwich brings Autumn straight into your lunchbox! This fast-and-fit recipe can easily be made vegan, gluten-free, and nut allergy-safe. See, I even prepared a jingle:

When you need something swift, sweet, and satisfying, pump out a PB&P (peanut butter pumpkin spice sandwich.)

You’re supposed to read that in a singing voice. Oh, well. You’ll be singing soon enough after the first bite of this fall miracle!

The name might suggest this lunch is pumpkin pie filling stuffed between two pieces of cinnamon swirl bread. Potential taste aside, such an indulgence is not compatible with healthy teeth or happy energy.

Punkin PB! Use a ramekin to whisk the spread into fruition;)

Up until recently, I thought “energy” only referred to physical stamina. You know, the energy needed to run a marathon or complete a killer workout. This might seem obvious to some, but MENTAL energy matters, too! The ability to power through a math test, stay focused during a conference, or ask and answer the right questions at the best time, even maintaining a straight posture at your desk.

Filling your tum-tum with sprouted grains, a dab of nut butter, and Vitamin-A-rich pumpkin puree is a great way to set up a productive afternoon. Can I promise no 3 o’clock slump? Nope. No one can, and if they do, run for the hills and, for the love of all things hippie, please take your wallet with you! But my pumpkin spice sammy is delicious, affordable, and office-enviable, even if it sounds a little experimental.

Pumpkin Spice Sandwich- Seasonal & Portable

WHAT TO GET:

  • 2 slices sprouted grain bread
  • 3/4 tablespoon (12g) nut butter- I prefer peanut butter!
  • 1/2 tablespoon (4g) powdered peanut butter
  • 1.5 tablespoons (8g) pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tablespoon (7g) nondairy milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon (10g) raisins

WHAT TO DO:

  1. Mix the nut butter, powdered peanut butter, pumpkin, milk, and pie spice. This will form an uber-creamy paste.
  2. Pile it atop your bread and press the raisins into that pumpkin-y PB.

Notes: You can toast the bread, but I like softness sometimes. Not counting the time it takes to crank open a can of pumpkin puree, slapping together this sandwich only takes 5 minutes! Throw an orange into your box and hit the road.

I use PBFit instead of PB2 because the latter contains added sugar and salt. I don’t need that! Enter low-fat, high-flavor goodness.


Nutritional Facts: 320 calories | 17g protein | 9g fat (1.5g saturated) | 34g carbs (8g fiber)

 

Best Dishes,

The Hippie Happy Foodist™

1 Comment

  1. I love how you have so many seasonal recipes. My kiddo would love this! Could you sub the Peanut Butter Powder for almond flour or chickpea flour?

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