As someone with very brittle self-control, healthy eating has always been somewhat of an uphill battle for me. My raging appetite and rational brain seem to be constantly at war with one another, especially in matters of the stomach. While the latter urges me to exercise my willpower, the former pushes me to just order that burger. I’ll let you guess which one wins every single time. Also, funnily enough, I expected the decision to become a lot easier while staying indefinitely at home. However, the piling heaps of takeout boxes in the kitchen would beg to differ!
But about a week back, I stopped mid-bite, put down my fork, and decided to take a long, hard look at myself in the mirror. Yep, my worst fears had come true.
1. Spinach And Corn Sandwich
Once you discovered the manifold benefits of including spinach in your regular diet, you begin to realise that Popeye was really on to something. It’s a powerful antioxidant, packed with nutrients and low on fat. And when you throw corn into the mix, the outcome is a dish perfect for snacking while being mindful of the count. This is the perfect guide to follow if you want to make your own batch of healthy spinach and corn sandwiches at home.
2. Toasted Hummus Sandwich With Veggies
I don’t know about you, but I can finish an entire jar of hummus in one sitting alone, such is the awesome pairing of tang and texture in this Middle Eastern delicacy. The fact that the chick-pea based dish is packed with nutrients like protein, vitamins and minerals, is another cherry on the delicious cake. So, as far as healthy sandwich spreads go, hummus is a strong contender. Add some toasted bread and crunchy veggies, and your hunger pangs are well taken care of. We loved this which gives you an informational step-by-step breakdown to putting together your own platter.
3. High-Protein Cottage Cheese Sandwich
As any religious gym-goer will be quick to tell you, protein is the single most important component you need . So, we found an easy to make a sandwich that packs a serious high-protein punch! This sandwich recipe makes use of delicious cottage cheese to get your fill of protein, along with B Vitamins and minerals like calcium, selenium, and phosphorus. Our favourite recipe on the internet would have to be this due to its simple, procedure accompanied by detailed guidelines and useful commentary.
4. Beetroot Sandwich
On your journey to a healthier version of yourself, beetroot is one of the most nutritious and beneficial vegetables you can reap the perks of, which include plenty of fibre, folate, manganese and potassium. Besides, beetroot when cooked as wonderfully as shown in this comes with a while this one makes use of mayo, ketchup and oregano, you can choose condiments that appeal to your tastebuds, and curate a mouthwatering yet friendly plate of beetroot sandwiches for lunch.
5. Grilled Egg Sandwich
Another worthy mention when talking about protein-rich food sources would be eggs. Again, a favourite amongst enthusiasts, the beneficial qualities of eggs as a pantry staple is known to most. And an grilled egg sandwich is the perfect dish to top off a strenuous with. Don’t believe us? This will certainly convince you.