Many of my laziest breakfasts are concocted from the very simple combination of peanut butter* + jam/jelly/preserves + banana, a.k.a. PB&J&B.
If you’ve read my blog for any period of time, you’ve probably noticed this combination crop up in various ways, including the Banana Breakfast “Burrito” and the Breakfast “Quesadilla” (neither of which bear even the slightest resemblance to Mexican food). So at first glance, maybe it seems like kind of a cop out that I’m giving you yet another PB&J&B for my first real post of Vegan MoFo 2014.
But hear me out! Part of my Simply Perfect theme is going to be sharing with you the lazy wisdom I’ve garnered through months and years of striving to find the quickest and most portable edibles (since I eat the majority of my meals and snacks at or on the way to work) that still taste good and are actually good for you.
That said, I believe that the Banana Breakfast Rollup is the pinnacle of PB&J&B greatness. You have all of the taste but none of the messiness that can accompany other forms. For example, the “Burrito” is great and packs up well, but when you try to bite into it you’ve gotta be real careful that the PB-smeared banana doesn’t just go shooting out the other end!
By contrast, look at this neat little package!
To assemble: Simply spread out a lavash or other large wrap on a cutting board, then spread 1/3 of it with peanut butter, 1/3 with jelly, and the remaining 1/3 with half of a banana, mashed (you can go ahead and just mash it right onto the lavash).
Then, starting from one end, just roll it up! That’s it!
For extra nutrition and some crunch, try sprinkling hemp seeds over it before rolling.
This process takes all of 2 minutes and the result is delicious, nutritious, and definitely less messy than other PB&J&B options, which means you can easily eat it in on the run.
*Obviously any other nut or seed butter can be swapped in where allergies or personal preferences are involved.
12 thoughts on “Simply Perfect: Banana Breakfast Rollup”
heaven in a wrap!
Looks great! My breakfasts are often just cereal, so this will be something fun to try instead! 🙂
I was a cereal-only gal for YEARS. This is a bit more fun 🙂
I like your theme! Will be following with interest 🙂
Thanks! I hope I can deliver a few good ones!
I love this! I need to get some wraps and try this out on Darrol for breakfast. He is SO SICK of plain peanut butter on bread. Do you think I could do double banana in place of the jam? I’m trying not to sweeten his food unless it’s absolutely necessary.
You definitely could! And actually I might try that myself, I bet it’d be really tasty.
I love peanut butter. This is a great way to eat it on the go. Is that Lavash bread?
Me too!! Yep, it’s lavash; I used Joseph’s brand here.
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