Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Good Healthy Sandwich


Tomato-basil sandwich
Would you be one step closer to your health goals if you ate lunch from home more often? Sure, brown bag lunches take a little planning, but the payoff is worth the initial effort. Being prepared with a tasty, nutritious salad, soup or sandwich will help keep you satiated throughout the day, so you don't find yourself raiding the vending machine in midafternoon. This healthy habit could help positively impact other choices and decisions you make later on!


  • 1 whole pita, 100% whole-wheat
    cut into halves
  • 2 leaves lettuce, romaine
    (or more)
  • 6 leaves basil, fresh
  • 1 medium tomato(es)
    thinly sliced
  • 2 slice(s) onion(s), red
    thinly sliced
  • 2 ounce(s) cheese, provolone, smoked, reduced-fat
  • 1/2 teaspoon vinegar, balsamic
  • pepper, black
    freshly ground


    Serves 2
    Toast the pita bread halves in the toaster and open the pockets.
    Divide the lettuce, basil, tomato, onion and cheese, and layer between the 2 halves.
    Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and freshly ground pepper.

Nutritional Information Amount Per Serving
  • Calories190
  • Total Fat7g
  • Saturated Fat4g
  • Sodium360mg
  • Carbohydrates24g
  • Dietary Fiber4g
  • Protein12g
  • Cholesterol10mg
  • Mayo clinic diet
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