3 Easy Sandwiches to Help With Weight Loss

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

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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.

Number Two: Tuna Salad Sandwich

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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.

Number Three: Cobb Salad Pocket

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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.