Toasted Almond Butter & Marmalade Sandwich with Turkey Bacon

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I'm Tina

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.


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I saved the best for last! This recipe for a Toasted Almond Butter & Marmalade Sandwich with Turkey Bacon is one of my favorite recipes from my “Lighten Up Cozy Comfort Foods” that I created for the Almond Board of California.

This quick and easy meal is a fun twist on your regular, old peanut butter and jelly sandwich, and I promise it’s even more delicious. Made with low-calorie whole wheat bread, turkey bacon, creamy almond butter, and orange marmalade, it won’t wreck your diet either. This warm, melt-y, and satisfying sandwich is less than 350 calories!

Toasted Almond Butter & Marmalade Sandwich with Turkey Bacon

Serves 1


  • 2 slices turkey bacon
  • 2 slices low-calorie whole wheat bread (approximately 45 calories per slice)
  • 1 tablespoon creamy almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon orange marmalade


Cook turkey bacon as directed.

Meanwhile, spread almond butter on one slice of bread and marmalade on the other.

When turkey bacon is finished cooking, add it to sandwich.

Toast sandwich in a toaster oven until bread is lightly browned and almond butter is slightly melted.

Serve immediately.

I created this recipe for the Almond Board of California; check out my other delicious, comfort food remake recipes here:



  1. This looks yummy! Can you tell me your favorite brand low calorie wheat bread? I Have yet to find one that has any flavor. So I resort to having the yummy bread that is 110 calories, open faced. Which is way less fun than a real sandwich, KWIM?

    1. @Jessica: Hi Jessica, I thought I would chime in because I use low calorie bread as well. I use Sarah Lee 45 calorie bread and I love it! Prior to discovering it, I used Sandwich Thins made by Arnold or Thomas. I think that Sarah Lee has a much better taste and is more like traditional bread than the which thins, which is why I made the switch.

  2. almond butter and bacon? interesting….. i would have never thought to put those two together and i’m not sure it sounds super appealing… though sometimes those random combinations make for the best flavors!

  3. Good one! I eat a lot of PBJs and whenever I take the time to toast the bread, instantly it seems more special. Thanks for sharing … I’m pretty sure I could make this for my husband for a dinner and he would be excited.

  4. Oh sweet lord this sandwich reminds me of one of my favorite sandwiches I’ve EVER tried back when I lived in Chicago. I need to try this one out!

  5. wow, I was looking for something to make for breakfast this morning before work. We were out of eggs and did not have much in the fridge so I searched online for almond butter and this came up. It just so happened I had some marmalade and turkey bacon but had never thought to put them together, especially not with almond butter. I made this sandwich and not only is it delicious, it’s very filling. I was not able to finish the whole thing. I was satisfied and I did not feel like I undid my whole day with an unhealthy breakfast. Thank you!

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