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This satisfying peanut butter-banana toast gets a sprinkle of cinnamon for an extra flavor boost.

EatingWell.com, November 2017; updated October 2022


Recipe Summary

5 mins
5 mins

What Type of Bread Should I Use?

For this recipe we use whole-wheat bread, but feel free to use what you have at home. When shopping for whole-wheat bread, look for whole-wheat flour as the first ingredient. Whole-wheat flour contains the entire wheat kernel, including the bran and germ. Check out tips on how to buy the healthiest whole-wheat bread. If you'd like to make your own bread, try our Everyday Whole-Wheat Bread recipe.

What Peanut Butter Should I Use?

There are many varieties of peanut butter to choose from at the supermarket. But which peanut butter is the healthiest? We recommend using natural peanut butter, which is made with just peanuts and sometimes a little salt. Read more about which peanut butter is best to use.

Can I Swap in a Different Nut Butter?

Absolutely! We recommend using nut butters with a "natural" label; confirm that the ingredients are just nuts and salt (or no salt).

Health Benefits of Bananas

Bananas are nutritious and have many health benefits. They are high in potassium and fiber. You'll also get some magnesium, vitamin C, phosphorus and vitamin B6.

Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Sprinkle the peanut butter-banana toast with cinnamon to taste. This spice cabinet staple has been touted for its blood sugar-beneficial qualities and is considered one of the world's healthiest spices that you should be eating.

Additional reporting by Jan Valdez


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Spread toast with peanut butter and top with banana slices. Sprinkle with cinnamon to taste.


Nutrition Facts

1 toast
266 calories; protein 8.1g; carbohydrates 38.3g; dietary fiber 5.5g; sugars 14.1g; fat 9.3g; saturated fat 1.6g; vitamin a iu 66.4IU; vitamin c 8.8mg; folate 32mcg; calcium 53.4mg; iron 1.2mg; magnesium 48.5mg; potassium 434.1mg; sodium 180.9mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 2g.

1 1/2 fat, 1 1/2 fruit, 1 starch