9 Healthy Sandwich Recipes to Pep Up Lunchtime

From curried chicken to buffalo cauliflower, these elevated recipes prove that sandwiches can be satisfying, nutritious, and have the power to make your at-home or packed lunch a little more enticing.

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Pita Sandwich | Curried Chicken and Grape
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Curried Chicken and Grape Pockets

How do you make the ultimate pita sandwich? Use curried chicken and grapes! This sandwich delivers an unexpected flavour burst that is juicy, crunchy, and ever-so-slightly spicy.

Recipe: Curried Chicken and Grape Pockets

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open-faced sandwich | peanut butter apple raisin
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Peanut Butter, Apple and Raisin Sandwich

This tart, crunchy, and filling open-faced sandwich is perfect for a post-workout snack. Plus, it’s packed with protein, fibre, and vitamin C.

Recipe: Peanut Butter, Apple and Raisin Sandwich 

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The Ultimate Healthy Breakfast Sandwich | egg recipes
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The Ultimate Healthy Breakfast Sandwich

Skip the drive-through with this low-carb, high-protein egg-white breakfast sandwich, which is sure to become a morning favourite in your household.

Recipe: The Ultimate Healthy Breakfast Sandwich

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Buffalo Cauliflower Sandwich

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate meatless alternatives into your diet, this buffalo cauliflower sandwich is the perfect place to start. The sandwich turns regular cauliflower into a crispy, crunchy, spicy “meat” that will make you forget you’re biting into a vegetable.

Recipe: Buffalo Cauliflower Sandwich 

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open faced tuna sandwich
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Quick & Clean Open-Faced Avocado Tuna Sandwich

Tuna sandwiches just got a major upgrade: By swapping ingredients like mayo and salt for Greek yogurt and lemon juice, this alternative is much healthier than the original, with tons of fibre and potassium in every serving.

Recipe: Quick & Clean Open-Faced Avocado Tuna Sandwich

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Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches

Saucy, cheesy and healthy, this chicken Parmesan sandwich is bound to satisfy. It swaps some of the meat for mushrooms, which slashes calories, boosts nutrition, helps reduce cholesterol and controls blood sugar.

Recipe: Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches 

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Easy and Delicious Vegetable Frittata Sandwich

Boost your protein and veggies intake with this easy vegetable frittata salad. Made with heart-healthy ingredients like arugula, olive oil, mushrooms and onion, this sandwich will keep you feeling good and satisfied any meal of the day.

Recipe: Easy and Delicious Vegetable Frittata Sandwich 

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Turkey Apple and Brie Sandwich
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Turkey, Brie and Apple Sandwich on Raisin-Walnut Bread

This fresh and healthy dish is the perfect light sandwich. Turkey is a rich source of protein, niacin and vitamin B6.

Recipe: Turkey, Brie and Apple Sandwich on Raisin-Walnut Bread

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Avocado and Chicken Club

Avocado and Chicken Club Sandwich

This sandwich is not your average chicken club. With the addition of prosciutto, avocado, alfalfa sprouts and watercress, this gourmet take on a classic sandwich will have you coming back for more.

Recipe: Avocado and Chicken Club Sandwich 

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Originally Published in Best Health Canada

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