Easy and Healthy Picnic Sandwiches
It’s the weekend, the sun is shining, the weather is perfect, and it seems that a picnic is in order. But who wants to spend the whole day before preparing the food for it? Don’t overthink it, go with sandwiches. They’re easy to make and everyone loves them. The only trick is to make ones that won’t spoil on the way or in the heat. Here are a few ideas for simple sandwiches to prepare before heading out.
There’s something about hummus that has us hooked. Aside from being very delicious, it’s healthy, full of protein, iron, and vitamins, which makes it a very easy healthy picnic sandwich. Spread some ready-to-eat hummus on a French baguette, add some olive oil, a couple slices of tomato, Al Wadi Al Akhdar pickled cucumbers, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and garnish with basil to taste and you will surely enjoy a healthy filling picnic sandwich.
Soy falafel burger
A guilt-free vegan burger that’s equally healthy and filling. You can make this burger in a jiffy by preparing Al Wadi Al Akhdar soy falafel as per the pack instructions, and once it’s lunchtime, put it on a bun with a spoonful of hummus, a slice of tomato, and some parsley.
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Delicious and tender grilled chicken sandwiches are a prime example of a simple healthy sandwich, which is why they’re everyone’s favorite. You can have them on a bed of lettuce, tomato, some mustard and Al Wadi Al Akhdar pickles between two slices of multi-cereal bread. The best part is that it only takes minutes to prepare, and there’s barely any cleanup.
Baba Ghannouge and Veggie Sandwich
On a hot summer day, baba ghannouge will make your taste buds do the happy dance. It makes a delicious spread for a sandwich made with multi-cereal bread toast topped with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, a sprinkle of sea salt and black pepper along with red pepper flakes for spice. This makes it a light and easy sandwich to have while out for a picnic.
Veggie Zaatar Wrap
Zaatar, a spice powder that is a favorite in the Middle East, is a mixture of dried herbs, dried sumac, and sesame seeds. It makes a perfect spread once you mix it with Al Wadi Al Akhdar olive oil. Zaatar can be spread in a sandwich wrap along with some cucumber sticks, tomatoes, mint leaves and Al Wadi Al Akhdar black olives and voila, you have yourself a deliciously healthy sandwich wrap.
There you have it, simple and easily packable picnic sandwiches. Which one of these are you going to try the next time you go on a picnic?