The low-carb bread holding together these gooey grilled cheeses is a grain-free combination of cauliflower rice and almond flour. This recipe comes without excess carbs – helping to keep insulin levels in check. Plus, cauliflower is rich in dietary fiber that helps keep your body’s fullness signals on point.
Rich, fragrant butter is what sets a Connecticut-style lobster roll apart from its counterpart, the Maine variety, which uses mayo. While a Connecticut-style roll is typically served warm, here we keep it at room temperature to avoid the stove – but heat it up if you prefer.
This isn’t your grandmother’s tuna salad! Tart citrus, salty capers and sweet pickled shallots add a modern twist to this nostalgic dish. To pile our sandwiches with maximum fixings, we ditched the second slice of bread and opted for open-faced sandwiches.
Za’atar, a Middle Eastern spice mix made of dried herbs and seeds such as sumac, thyme and sesame, is the seasoning du jour, popping up on menus in the hottest restaurants. Here, we make our own to flavor lemon-kissed chicken, which pairs perfectly with cilantro hummus and tangy pickled radishes.
While all of our recipes keep calories in check, we’ve collected 30 especially low-calorie meals that pack just 300 cals or less per serving! Toss them on your menu after a cheat meal and keep them around for your regular rotation. With recipes like mac & cheese, shrimp ’n’ grits and a loaded grilled cheese, they’re definitely satisfying!
With more fiber and less fat than your typical deli bagel with cream cheese and lox, this pocket still delivers savory speedy satisfaction. Protein-rich pouched or canned salmon in lieu of the traditional smoked and cured variety kicks loads of sodium and nitrites out of the picture.
Ditch high-sodium beef dips – they can be labor intensive and replete with artificial flavor enhancers. With just five ingredients, our all-natural sandwiches keep sodium in check, offering 32 grams of protein and letting your slow cooker do most of the work!
The three components of this culinary hat-trick of a hot sandwich - bread, sliced meat and jus - get a clean, meatless makeover, saving you tons of excess fat and sodium.