How delicious are those sandwiches with too much refined flour in the form of bread? However it is way too unhealthy for one’s body! But how would it be if those unhealthy breads are replaced by some healthy yet delicious substitutes. Since bread lacks most vitamins, nutrients and fibres essential for human body, here we present five amazing swaps against sandwich breads.
1. Cored tomatoes or bell pepper
Cored tomatoes or bell pepper can be filled with egg salad or tuna salad. Two thick slices of bell pepper can also be used to take the place of bread for a more traditional feel. Tomatoes and bell peppers contain a lot of carotenoids as well as Vitamin C.
2. Grilled eggplant
Be it for hot or cold sandwiches, grilled eggplant make a great substitute for bread. Eggplant skin have a lot amount of phytochemicals, which reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Fruit slices are a great swap for sandwich breads. Thick round slices of apple or peach go great with butter, cheese and veggies. Fruits are a great source of essential fibres, vitamins and antioxidants.
4. Lettuce wrap
Use some hard veggies to provide a sturdy base to your sandwich. Using a great deal of vegetables is a meal filled with vitamin A, magnesium, calcium and fibre.
If you have an appetite for crunchy sandwiches, cucumber is the right base for you. A larger cucumber will provide a more fulfilling sandwich with antioxidants and vitamins.