Many people are scaling back on bread these days, and in some cases it’s with good reason. For those on gluten-free diets or with allergies, most conventional breads are off-limits. People who are watching their sodium levels may also want to limit bread and rolls, which can add up as source of sodium. For others, it’s simply a matter of stepping away from refined carbs. But there’s great news for sandwich fanciers everywhere! These recipes eliminate the customary loaves and buns, swapping in vegetables and other nonbread items as holders for fillings of all kinds. So you can have your sandwich and eat it, too.
We have all heard or used cauliflowers for a flour substitute to make pizza crust, but how about to make bagels? Bagel sandwiches are everybody’s guilty pleasure, so remove the calories with this recipe. You will be hooked on cauliflower after this!
Chicken Avocado and Mango Rolls
A summer recipe that all will fall in love with, these rolls incorporates some of the healthiest foods for your body. Chicken for lean protein, mangos for an essential B vitamins, and avocados for every vitamin and mineral you could think of. These are a great no gluten appetizer option!
Breadless Cucumber Tuna Salad Sandwiches
These high-protein sandwiches are best assembled and served right away. It’s best to use English cucumbers, because the skin is thinner than the hothouse variety and doesn’t need to be peeled. Be sure to serve each sandwich wrapped in wax paper to keep the juices contained – then bite with af confidence!
Breadless Italian Sub Sandwich
No need to pile on the deli- counter favorites on these low-calorie shroom sandwiches – a little goes a long way. Portobello mushroom caps stand in for bread, perfect for those looking for a gluten-free option.
Breadless Ham and Cheese Sandwiches
At first glance these look like conventional ham and cheese, but that’s crunchy jicama, not bread, holding together the fiber-packed sandwiches. And you won’t miss the carbs. Each bite is a winning combination of salty-creaminess, sharp horseradish and peppery arugula.
Jerk Turkey Burgers on Sweet Potato Rounds
Thick-cut sweet potatoes work nicely as stand-ins for hamburger buns in these island-inspired turkey burgers. The yogurt helps keep the ground turkey moist and delicious.
Roasting the polenta, tomato and onion together saves time and concentrates the flavors in these colorful, fast and easy gluten-free sliders. The spicy herb-garlic oil plays up their Italian side.
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