The sandwich: A classic take on quick and easy lunches, but not always the most nutritious choice. Still, people continue to consume them day after day. Perhaps it’s hard to break the habit, or maybe the simplicity of a sandwich fits well in our busy schedules.
Whatever the reason for your persistence, don’t worry if you just can’t seem to kick the habit. In honor of the National Sandwich Day (Nov. 3), we’re giving you some healthier alternatives to the traditional sandwich.
Going sans bread with your sandwiches allows for fewer calories and carbs, can boost weight loss, and help prevent symptoms from certain ailments (such as Celiac Disease).
Breadless sandwiches sound crazy, right? Believe it or not, there are plenty of tasty ways to enjoy a sandwich without the use of bread. Here are just a couple ideas:
For The Bread Addict
Don’t like the idea of giving up bread altogether? Not a problem — you can still have a healthy lunch. Take a look at these more nutritious takes on the classic sandwich:
Making The Healthy Choice
When it comes to sandwiches, the important thing to remember is that nearly any classic can be modified to create a healthier version. Simply be smart about your ingredients and consider serving size, and you’ll be ready to tackle National Sandwich Day.
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