Say good-bye to ho-hum sandwiches and create a great meal for yourself. The combinations for a great sandwich are limitless.
Consider all the bread choices: White, rye or sourdough slices, wheat rolls, hoagie or brat buns, pitas, bagels, English muffins, tortillas and even waffles. Using large lettuce or collard green leaves work great for a roll-up style sandwich. Hungry for a sandwich but happen to have just the heel left in the bread bag? Turn it into a great open-faced sandwich.
Once you’ve got the bread, the fun starts. Sure, you can make a traditional PB & J or grilled cheese. But dig a little deeper in the fridge and surprise yourself. Here are a few combinations to consider:
Check out these sites for great inspiration.
Find the recipes for 102 healthy sandwich ideas from Cooking Light Magazine!
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Bacon and Eggs. They are the perfect pair.
And they’re perfect for breakfast, lunch AND dinner.
Can your smell the bacon already? Let’s get cooking!
Cooking for One Storage tip: Thicker cuts of bacon freeze easily. After opening the package, cut all the slices in half, put them into 3 or 4 slice-thick portions. Lay the portions side-by-side in freezer bags. When you need a serving of bacon, take out one stack and defrost.
Breakfast Idea Recipe
Pancakes for One, Eggs Your Way and Crispy Bacon
To get that local diner flavor, cook your bacon first in a heavy bottomed pan. Leave a tablespoon of bacon grease in the pan to fry your pancakes and egg.
Pancakes for One
1/2 cup of pancake mix (like Bisquik)
1/3 cup water
Combine pancake mix and water. Batter will be lumpy.
Dinner Idea Recipe
Spaghetti Carbonara for One
Spaghetti Carbonara For One
2 oz (small handful) dry spaghetti pasta
1 garlic clove, minced
1 strip bacon
1 egg, slightly beaten
Parmesan cheese, about a ¼ cup grated
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