Spicy Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Heyo! If you are anything like me, you totally waited too long for this whole Valentine’s Day thing. Oops! I mean let’s be honest gifts really aren’t my thing. In fact, giving gifts, gives yours truly major anxiety! There have definitely been times in my life when I should have given gifts, like it was expected (i.e. an ex-boyfriends Christmas gift, my sister’s 25th birthday), you know major times, but the stress got me and I just gave up. Seriously. I stress and stress and wonder if it’s the right thing? Is it too little? Too much? Am I too much? Ah! So then I usually just scratch the whole thing and decide to put myself in charge of making a cake, making a dinner reservation or hosting a get together. That is way more my style. Cooking, planning, making… all that I can handle. Giving an actual gift? Totally lose it. Creating an experience? That is something I love! That is something I like to do for my friends and family and those people near and dear to my little heart.

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Toasted Coconut Peanut Butter and Banana Breakfast Sandwich

I’ve been changing up my morning routines the past few weeks and that definitely includes breakfast. So naturally, I was pumped to share to my newest creation with you all.

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It’s kinda like a grilled cheese but for breakfast… and without cheese. But still delicious. Plus, the coconut adds a little something tropical to your morning!

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You’ll need:
2 slices multigrain bread (or other thick bread)
2 tablespoons of peanut butter
6-7 slices of banana
1 tablespoon of coconut oil

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I have to admit I’ve been resisting the coconut oil train for quite sometime. Not sure why… maybe because the first time I tried to buy some I realized that it wasnt actually oil but a wax-y substance and that really creeped me out for some reason.

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Not to fear though, I’ve gotten over that and today dove into my first jar. I decided to keep it simple, since I’m a first timer and all.

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Scoop half a tablespoon of coconut oil on to a pan. Let it melt just a touch. It’s so fragrant!

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Then place the bread over the oil. I smeared it around a little to make sure it was evenly coated.

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Add another half tablespoon of coconut oil and the bread slice with the peanut butter and bananas to the pan. Let the coconut oil gently toast the bread.

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Then put the sandwich together and serve! It’s a super quick breakfast. Pretty sure I made this sandwich and took pictures of it in less than 15 minutes.

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The coconut oil adds a nice touch to the traditional peanut butter and banana sando.

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What’s your favorite breakfast sandwich?

Disclaimer: The coconut oil was gifted to me by HEB but all opinions are my own.

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