Recipe: Sandwich on a Stick (Infographic)

Break out of the lunchbox rut

Try our “sandwich on a stick,” a twist on the usual that’s just different enough for it. HealthHub Infographic from Cleveland Clinic

Sometimes, presentation is everything. If your son or daughter is bringing that ho-hum sandwich back home uneaten, try our fun take on the traditional. Even the pickiest eaters can’t resist gobbling up our deconstructed version – which serves up healthy doses of calcium, whole grains and vitamin C.

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Try our “sandwich on a stick,” a twist on the usual that’s just different enough for it. HealthHub Infographic from Cleveland Clinic

 

Ingredients

1 slice whole-wheat bread
4 small cubes of cheddar cheese (1-ounce total)
3 cherry tomatoes
4 pitted olives

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Equipment

Two 6-inch wooden skewers OR three 4-inch plastic skewers

Directions

1. Cut your slice of bread into six pieces.
2. On each of your skewers, alternately thread ingredients, beginning and ending with the bread cubes.
3. To kick up the fun another notch, serve in a bento box with two or three of your child’s favorite sides. Think: edamame, mandarin oranges or dried cranberries.

Nutrition information

Calories: 170
Total fat: 9 g
Saturated fat: 3 g
Cholesterol: 15 mg
Sodium: 350 mg
Total carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 3 g
Vitamin A 10%
Calcium 15%
Vitamin C 15%
Iron 6%

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