Almond Butter & Banana “Quesadilla” Print Recipe Print Recipe

 

Gluten-free or not, kid or adult, this Almond Butter & Banana “Quesadilla” will totally knock your socks off.

Yeah, I said it.  KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF.

It’s super easy and a healthy option for your little one, whether it’s served for breakfast, snack or even dessert. Sandwiched between two tortillas, the sliced bananas and almond butter, slightly warm make this a comforting, but also healthy option. If there’s a peanut allergy, you can swap out the almond butter for a seed butter.

I figured the sprinkle of cocoa powder and powdered sugar on top would be the ultimate selling point for any wee one.

 

 

Almond Butter & Banana “Quesadilla”

PRINT Recipe

serves 2

Ingredients

  • 4 white or yellow corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup almond butter – or you may use peanut butter or a seed butter if there’s a nut allergy
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder – optional
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar – optional

Directions

Mix the cocoa powder and powdered sugar in a small bowl. Set aside.

Warm your frying pan over medium heat. Spray with non-stick and add one tortilla at a time and using tongs, flip after a few minutes or until it’s just slightly golden. Continue with the rest of the tortillas.

Spread almond butter on one side of each tortilla. Add sliced banana on top of the almond butter to 2 of the 4 tortillas. Top with the tortilla with just the almond butter.

I tossed this back into the pan to warm everything up before cutting into fourths.

In a sifter or sieve, sprinkle the cocoa/powdered sugar mixture over the “quesadilla”

Best served and enjoyed immediately. *Once tortillas cool, they will harden and may be more difficult for little ones to eat

 

*gluten-free *dairy-free

Be Sociable, Share!

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

  • Caroline

    Woah, this look incredible! Warmed almond butter and banana on toast is normally my style, but quesadilla style just takes it to a whole new level of awesome. :)

  • Liz DellaCroce

    Why haven’t I made this before?!! We always have corn tortillas around for my baked corn tortilla chips but I’m loving this sweet idea!

  • Bev @ Bev Cooks

    I’ll scream WEE for dis!

  • Amber Simmons

    Mmmm! These look DELICIOUS! I love your blog. Your images are so beautiful and everything always looks so tastey. Great job.

  • Amanda

    Definitely going to try this for my wee ones!! Beautiful recipe!

  • Ali Ebright

    Such a creative idea! I adore almond butter and bananas! :)

  • http://justforfoodies.blogspot.com/ Colette

    Were the wee ones willing to share w Mommy?

  • http://twitter.com/MyFoodThoughts Brian Samuels

    I’m pretty sure this would make me feel like a kid again. Love the pairing!

  • rtkce

    For the wee ones? I’m thinking for me ha! Thanks for the great idea! I’ve been following your blog for years now. I was recently diagnosed with Celiac disease (I had no idea!) and am now even more in love with your blog! Thanks for sharing such awesome gluten-free recipes! It makes this diagnosis way easier to handle!

  • WithStyleGrace

    Oh you are so welcome! I’m so happy I can help – thank you for sharing.

  • WithStyleGrace

    he’s a little too young for these, so this time (& probably this time only), they were all for mommy ;)

  • ashley nelson

    I eat bananas and almond butter all the time, definitely going to have to try this new version out!

  • Jennifer

    I am definitely giving this a try. The photos are wonderful.

    http://www.FripperyVintage.com

  • Pingback: 3 Gluten Free Party Perfect Treats! | Make A Birthday Wish

  • http://www.facebook.com/heather.b.parker Heather Barnes Parker

    This recipe was wonderful! I used a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar on top instead of the sugar and cocoa mix. Heaven!