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Cali Veggie Sandwich

Cali Veggie Sandwich
Jamie Haleva
Community User5 months ago
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If you're looking to add more veggies to your meal plan, we've got a simple and nutritious lunch recipe coming your way.

This Cali Veggie Sandwich from Myprotein Kitchen is packed with vitamins and minerals to revitalize you during that midday slump.

Feel good about the food choices you make and fuel yourself to take on the day. Let's check it out.

Servings
1

Ingredients

  • Pickles Ingredients:
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup sliced veggies (we used carrot, onion, and cucumber)
  • Dressing and Assembly Ingredients:
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • salt + pepper to taste
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 3 oz Goat cheese
  • cucumber (desired amount)
  • tomato (desired amount)
  • mixed greens (desired amount)
  • sprouts (desired amount)
  • 2 slices of your bread of choice

Instructions

1.

To make the brine for your pickles, bring the vinegar, water, and brown sugar to a boil in a saucepan. Meanwhile, pack the sliced vegetables into jars.

2.

Pour the brine you just made over your vegetables. Cover and chill until cool. Pickles can be done 2 weeks ahead. Keep chilled.

3.

Whisk the lemon juice, olive oil, Greek yogurt, salt, and pepper to make a dressing.
Add your mixed greens to the dressing and toss to coat.

4.

Spread the mashed avocado and goat cheese onto two slices of bread.

5.

Arrange the lettuce, cucumber, sprouts, tomato, and pickled veggies and close your sandwich. Enjoy!

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Jamie Haleva
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A Rutgers University Honors graduate, Jamie grew up on the Jersey shore and double majored in Comparative Literature and Anthropology in college. Jamie is an experienced writer in the health and wellness, biotech, and eCommerce fields. She loves writing with a purpose and has even written for the Department of Justice.

Jamie became drawn to exercise during her time in university and began to notice the physical and mental benefits of moving your body daily. Today, Jamie enjoys Pilates, light weight training, and going on long walks in nature daily.

Jamie is also passionate about eating right and prioritizing gut health and immunity. She is always trying the next innovation in health and wellness. When she’s not writing articles, Jamie enjoys reading, playing guitar, and finding dogs to play with.

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