Everyone needs a good sandwich recipe. It is a well-known fact that a meal filled with healthy fats, fiber and whole grains will keep you feeling fuller longer. Sometimes there is simply no time to prepare a whole meal and take it with you to work. Therefore, there is nothing easier than having a tasty and healthy sandwich at lunchtime, so that you can then start working with renewed vigor. Here are some quick and easy recipes for making light snacks for dinner.
Pita with goat cheese and turkey
Pita is an unleavened flatbread made from selected flour, grossly underrated. They are easy to make and can be filled quickly with your favorite ingredients. You need to make sure that the pita you buy is made from whole grains. It’s best filled with healthy proteins like turkey, along with a few additional ingredients like goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and red onions. A well balanced lunch that includes this light snack is sure to delight. To prepare this dish, you need to spread Dijon mustard on each half of the pita bread, fill each half with the rest of the ingredients and serve.
Sandwich with avocado and grapes
Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted, mashed in puree; 2 tbsp. olive oil; 1/2 tsp sea salt; 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper; 12 slices of toasted whole grain bread thinly sliced green onions; 1 cup spinach 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 bunch of fresh grapes.
To make this snack, mix avocado, olive oil, salt and pepper in a medium bowl; knead with a fork. Then place 4 slices of bread on a flat surface. Distribute the avocado mixture to each slice. Sprinkle with green onions, spinach and cilantro on top, then cover with 4 other slices of bread. Cut each sandwich in half and serve with grapes.
Vegetarian salads should not be loaded with unhealthy ingredients and loaded with heavy dressings. It’s easy to make your own healthy salad by combining several proteins found in, for example, chia seeds, almonds, and hard-boiled eggs with healthy fats from flaxseed oil and avocado. All these can be combined with, tomatoes and mushrooms, nutritious and full of plant fiber.
Ingredients: 2 cups romaine lettuce, finely chopped; 1 hard-boiled egg, peeled and chopped 1 tsp dijon mustard; 1 tsp balsamic vinegar; 1 tsp fresh lemon juice; 2 tbsp. linseed oil; chives, finely chopped; 1/4 tsp sea salt; 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper; 1/2 ripe avocado, thinly sliced 1/3 cup small tomatoes, halved 4 chopped champignons; 1 tbsp. chia seeds; 2 tbsp. pieces of almonds. To make this snack in a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and stir slightly. Serve chilled.
Sandwich with apples and white beans
There is nothing tastier than this combo sandwich! It’s cheap and easy to make: you just need to buy a can of white beans, whole grain bread, romaine lettuce, olive oil, and your favorite apple. Add flavor with ground red pepper and green onions and you are ready for a masterpiece dinner. Colleagues will undoubtedly be jealous!
Ingredients: 2 cans of white beans; 2 tbsp. olive oil; 1/2 tsp sea salt; 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper; 1/4 tsp chili powder; 12 slices of whole grain bread, toasted green onions, thinly sliced; 4 large lettuce leaves; 2 large apples, thinly sliced.