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Be the Apple of Her Eye This Mother’s Day

Celebrate mom with an easy snack using heart-healthy apples and melt her heart this Mother’s Day. This Apple Wraps recipe is kid-friendly and perfect for the dad who isn’t afraid to show his kiddos his foodie side to make mom feel special. It’s also perfect for the leader of the pack (a.k.a. the eldest sibling) to work with their younger siblings all to show mom how much she means to them. Spending time together as a family in the kitchen will make memories that last a lifetime as well as help little ones form healthy habits.

Apple Wraps Recipe
Ingredients
  • 1 large apple
  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 (8-inch) whole wheat tortillas
Kitchen Tools
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring spoon
  • Medium bowl
  • Sharp knife
Directions

1. Rinse and cut the apple in half, lengthwise. Remove any stems. Cut out the center core that contains the seeds. Do not peel.

2. Lay apple halves flat side down. Cut into 1/4-inch thick slices. Cut slices into small cubes.

3. Peel bananas. In a medium bowl, use your fingers to break bananas into pieces. Use your fingers or a fork to mash pieces until creamy and smooth.

4. Add peanut butter to mashed banana. Stir well to blend.

5. Spread peanut butter mixture over one side of each tortilla. Cut each wrap in half.

6. Sprinkle diced apple over peanut butter. Tightly roll each tortilla. Cut each wrap in half.

7. Chill in refrigerator until ready to serve, up to 24 hours.

This recipe is a fan favorite at the Cooking Matters for Families courses offered by Tarrant Area Food Bank. Cooking Matters is a cooking-based nutrition program of Share Our Strength that teaches nutrition, cooking, food budgeting and shopping techniques. Cooking Matters for Families brings the whole family together in the kitchen to learn and take home new recipes everyone can enjoy. These hands-on courses are taught by volunteer nutrition and culinary instructors.

Visit our Cooking Matters page for more information on the program, including volunteer opportunities and a schedule of upcoming courses.