Every morning before work, you face the same struggle — pack a lunch or eat out?

Luckily, there are tons of quick, simple recipes for packed lunches that will keep you on schedule and on a healthy diet. Try packing the simple ‘Healthy Elvis’ sandwich before you head off to work. It’s a healthier take on the famous singer’s signature snack.

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Ingredients

  • 2 slices whole grain bread
  • 2 tablespoons nut butter
  • 1 sliced banana
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Directions

Toast bread, then spread nut butter on both slices. Layer bananas in between and drizzle with your nectar.

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