On days when you need a quick lunch that satisfies| let these sandwich recipes come to the rescue. All three of these tasty combinations are recommended by dietician Julie Upton| MS| RD| of Appetite For Health| since they offer the ideal combination of ingredients to fill you up and help you lose weight.
Number One: Turkey and Apple Pita Pocket
Source: Lizzie Fuhr
1 small whole wheat pita or 2 slices whole wheat bread3 ounces turkey breast2 pieces leaf lettuce4 pieces thinly sliced apple (save remainder of the apple for a side snack)1/2 ounce gruy¨¨re cheese
Serve sandwich with one six-ounce container of Greek yogurt and the remainder of the apple.
1 small whole wheat pita or 2 slices whole wheat bread3 ounces canned light tuna in water1/4 cup celery| chopped1/4 cup green onion| chopped2 tablespoons light mayo (or 1 tablespoon regular mayo)Salt and pepper to taste2 slices leaf lettuce
Serve with one piece fresh fruit or one cup chopped fruit.
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1 small whole wheat pita or 2 slices whole wheat bread2 cups romaine or mixed greens1 hard-boiled egg| sliced2 ounces cooked chicken breast1/4 cup cherry tomatoes1/4 cup sliced cucumber2 tablespoons vinaigrette
Tuck some of your salad into your pita pocket| or simply serve the pita or bread on the side.