Sandwiches can be really amazing foods. They’re easy to make, tasty and filling. Really good for your appetite and perfect for bachelors or working couples to carry to office every day for Lunch. However, they’re not without their problems. A lot of sandwiches can be unhealthy as well. Basically, they’re fast food and come with all the health hazards that fast foods have to offer. Cholesterol, Excessive fats, the like. So in such circumstances, is there an alternative?
Well, you’re in luck. There are a number of healthy sandwich recipes out there that are just as filling as normal sandwiches but you’ll be sacrificing on the taste a little bit. That doesn’t necessarily mean that these sandwiches taste bad, however.
They’re just not as good. That should be a sacrifice you’re willing to make if you care about a healthy lifestyle though. So without further ado, here’s a list of Healthy Sandwich Recipes to keep you healthy and your tummy satisfied!
- Avocado & Chicken Salad Sandwich.
You don’t need mayo to make Sandwich ingredients creamy on the inside. An Avocado & Chicken Salad Sandwich gets its creaminess from a combination of Smashed Avocados and Yogurt. Indeed, a healthy combination that will ensure that your kids also consume their greens if you smartly slip some leafy vegetables in the mix without them realizing it.
All you need to follow is a two step recipe in order to make this Sandwich. An Avocado & Chicken Sandwich is a creamy, tangy and frankly deliciously filling meal that comes packed with around 40 grams of proteins and 33 percent of your daily recommended fiber. Consuming this Sandwich for Lunch will ensure that you will stay full till Dinner which prevents you from consuming unnecessary snacks in the middle, keeping your weight in check.
- Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Lightly chop some chickpeas, celery and onions with a food processor. Add some lemon juice, vinegar and salt & pepper to this combination and create a paste out of it. Get a loaf of whole-grain bread, slice it and spread the paste between slices of the bread. The result of that will be this really crunchy, scrumptious protein packed Sandwich that is just as creamy as a Grilled Mayo sandwich. You can even add some Spinach, caramelized onions and red peppers to it to make it even tastier. You’ll probably get a full Lunch out of this and it’s really healthy, to boot.
- Fig, Banana & Almond Butter Panini
If experimenting is your thing, why don’t you try a Fruit & Nut Butter sandwich combination? All you need is half a banana, some salted almond butter and four figs. Take some Multi-Grain Bread, spread some of the salted almond butter on both slices of bread, slice the four figs by width in the shape of rings, lay the fig slices on one side of the bread. Slice the bananas by length and place them on the other side of the bread.
Now gently sandwich both slices of bread and place the sandwich in a Panini maker. Cook it for five minutes and voila! You have one of the tastiest and unique ideas for a Sandwich. Try it out and you won’t be disappointed! It doesn’t appeal to everyone’s tastes but hey, it’s good if you like it and it’s healthy and filling for sure!
- Turkey Caprese Panini
If you’re looking for the ultimate combination of health and taste, look no further than a Turkey Caprese Panini. It’s filled to the brim with tasty fillings that are also really good for your health! Use some Turkey, Goat Cheese Spread, Sun-Dried tomatoes, red onion and Spinach! You can also add some peanut butter to the mix if you’re interested in that extra special cream! What makes this recipe so good is the Sun-Dried Tomatoes and the Goat-Cheese Spread. That in combination with the taste of grilled bread really tingles your taste buds and you’ll want to eat this forever!
- Roasted Veggie Sub
A combination of Roasted Eggplants, Red peppers, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, Light Mozzarella, Lettuce and Tomatoes. Sounds delicious already, doesn’t it? Well it actually is! What’s so healthy about this though? Well it comes with all the health benefits of its ingredients and using addons like Raisin Rolls or Whole Wheat bread and some olive oil and balsamic vinegar to the mix makes this the ultimate fat free Sandwich to have if you want a Sub’s taste to be retained.
It is also surprisingly filling and can last you an entire day without getting hungry again if you can control it! Not only does that help with weight control, the ingredients also help with improving your bone density and calcium deficiencies.