Day Three | Healthy Sandwiches

Pritikin Program's 14-Day Sample Meal Plan For Health and Weight Loss

Turn ho-hum sandwiches into hearty, healthy sandwiches with less meat and lots of crunchy veggies on chewy whole-grain bread.

14 Day Healthy Meal Plan Sandwich

Healthy sandwiches...here's one! Roast turkey, tons of veggies, plus mustard, on 100% whole-wheat bread.

Breakfast

  • 1 cup oatmeal cooked with water and topped with nonfat milk or soymilk, ½ cup of strawberries (fresh or frozen), ½ cup of blueberries (fresh or frozen) and 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup tea or coffee with 1 tablespoon nonfat milk or soymilk and 1 packet of sugar substitute, such as Splenda.

Midmorning Snack

  • 1 cup diced watermelon
  • 1 bag baby carrots

Lunch – Healthy Sandwiches – Lose the white flour!

  • 1 to 2 cups canned vegetable and bean soup (good choices include low-sodium, fat-free varieties like Pritikin or Health Valley or frozen variety like Tabatchnick)
  • 2 to 3 cups of mixed baby salad greens with Papaya Salsa
  • Sandwich of fresh roasted turkey breast (3 ounces) with 2 slices of low-sodium, whole-grain bread with assorted veggies, like baby greens and sliced tomatoes. Smear the bread with 1 tablespoon of stone-ground mustard and 1 teaspoon nonfat mayonnaise.

More Ideas for Healthy Sandwiches

Here are some fresh ideas for delicious, healthy sandwiches you can whip up before you can spell B-O-L-O-G-N-A. Ideas for Simple, Healthy Sandwiches

Midafternoon Snack

  • 1 cup fresh fruit
  • 2 cups air-popped popcorn. A good ready-made brand is Bearito’s no-salt, no-oil variety. It takes 2 quarts of air-popped popcorn to equal the calories in just 20 potato chips.

Dinner

  • Big salad of romaine lettuce mixed with your own homemade salad dressing using fat-free sour cream or nonfat plain yogurt sassed up with a little mustard, vinegar, low-sodium ketchup, and/or hot sauce.
  • Veggie Burger stuffed into whole-wheat pita bread with, if you desire, big slices of roasted red bell pepper.
  • 1 cup of roasted baby red potatoes. Preheat oven to 400° F. Cut potatoes into bite-size pieces and toss with a teaspoon of canola oil, freshly ground black pepper, and thyme (fresh or dried). Put in Pyrex dish lightly misted with cooking spray. Bake until tender (about 40 minutes), tossing occasionally.

Dessert

  • Smoothie made in blender with 1 cup nonfat plain yogurt, ¾ cup crushed ice, ½ banana, and fresh or frozen berries.

14 Day Meal Plan

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Day Four

On day four this big salad is paired with penne pasta and dessert! Day Four Menu

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