Today is World Sandwich Day and in today’s fast-paced life, nothing satisfies our hunger pangs like two slices of bread with a nice filling, be it at for a quick lunch, or an evening snack.

The invention of the sandwich dates to 18th century in Europe and initially, it was all about stuffing vegetables or meat between two slices of bread.

Over the years, Sandwiches got many makeovers and they are available in different avatars – plain, grilled, toasted.

With a variety of bread available in the market like whole wheat, multi-grain etc., and fillings are not just confined to vegetable or meat alone.

These days we relish cheese loaded, patty filled, crunchy veggie or meat sandwiches coated with mayonnaise or mustard, making it a popular choice of food be it at offices, home or even at a picnic.

Good news is that sandwiches are a perfect choice of a healthy meal with proteins, vitamins, minerals all wrapped into one.

Healthy sandwiches can render more nutrition and in fact, can help you lose weight as two slices of it can make you feel satisfied and satiated for longer and you don’t have to compromise on the taste.

Let’s Try Out These 2 Healthy Sandwiches

Grilled Paneer Sandwich

A wholesome protein-packed sandwich to keep you energized for the day.

2 slice whole wheat bread

2 tbsp shredded paneer

2 tsp chopped onion

1 tsp chopped tomato

½ tsp chat masala

Method

Mix paneer with onion, tomato and chat masala well.

Take 1 slice of bread, spread the paneer filling and place another slice on the top.

Toast it in a toaster for 2-3 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Whole wheat bread is a great source of complex carbohydrate, fibre and paneer filled up protein, onions and tomatoes provide you with vitamin A, C, B12 and other essential minerals. The right combo of carbs and protein makes this an ideal choice of sandwich for breakfast.

Grilled Chilly Cheese Toast

A yummy power packed, a low-fat sandwich that can also be served as a healthy snack for kids.

Ingredients

2 slice whole wheat bread

2 tbsp bell pepper chopped

1 tsp chopped onion

1 tsp chopped coriander leaves

2 tbsp shredded low-fat cheese

Method

Mix cheese with bell pepper, onion, coriander spread this filling over the bread slice and place another slice on the top.

Toast it in a toaster for 2-3 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

This sandwich is low in fat and filled up with proteins, vitamin C, A, B6 and other essential minerals makes this a perfect choice of mid-evening snacks for the kids.