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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Random Willynillyness Cooking Presents: Sabroso Saturday ~ Banana-Cinnamon Grilled Sandwich

Oh yum! Another tasty and delicious recipe with chocolate milk. When I read this one, I thought it was a little strange but I went forward nonetheless. I think it was because it uses cinnamon bread and cream cheese. This was not two flavors I have ever put together.

But once I made it, I realized that it all worked our pretty well!

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Banana-Cinnamon Grilled SandwichMakes 4 servings
Ingredients• 8 slices cinnamon raisin bread
• 4 tsp low fat cream cheese
• 1 large banana
• Cinnamon
• Cooking spray
• 4 cups low fat chocolate milk

Preparation:1. Spread the reduced fat cream cheese on one slice of the breads
2. Mash the banana and spread on the other slices
3. Press the slices together to make a sandwich and grill each one over low heat in a grill or small pan coated with cooking spray
4. Serve with a glass of cold low fat chocolate milk

Nutritional Information:
Includes 1-8oz glass of low fat chocolate milk
415 calories; 8.5 g fat; 2 g saturated fat; 17 g protein; 73 g carbohydrate; 298 mg calcium

The recipe worked because of the cinnamon bread. Besides the bananas, it gave the sandwich a nice sweetness. The cream cheese gave it a nice creamy flavor. And who doesn't like cream cheese?

This is perfect for a lite lunch or snack. It takes minutes to make and it is so easy!

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Disclosure: This is a paid post created in collaboration with Latina on a Mission and Milk Processors Education Program (MilkPEP). All opinions expressed herein are solely my own.


  1. Cream cheese and bananas on cinnamon bread? That IS a very new combination to me. We might even try this with different breads. Time for a trip to the bakery, for fresh warm bread!

  2. I wish I had some cinnamon bread. Yum!

  3. Yum! This looks good. I love trying new flavors together- but have to admit I wouldn't tell boys until AFTER they tasted it tho since they are not as courageous!

  4. My older brothers have always eaten banana with bread and marshmallow fluff/creme. I'm going to tell them about this creme cheese & bananas recipe. I'm sure its going to be a new favorite with them. Thanks!

  5. I've never combined cream cheese with bananas, but it sounds super creamy and filling!

  6. This good enough for desert. I love bananas in sandwiches. Yum!

  7. This is a very original recipe!! I'd love to try it!! yummm

  8. Lordy lordy lordy.. I am in trouble here! Boy do I love this combo... talk about tasty! Mmm!!

  9. Well I have all the ingredients, I just don't have a healthy throat to swallow it with!

  10. This is a nice sandwich - I like a plain banana sandwich, how much better is this! and the chocolate milk to go with it - for big "kids" or little!