Avocado is full of healthy, monounsaturated fat that is good for your cholesterol and will not raise your blood sugar. This is a veggie sandwich, but if you really need your meat you could add turkey or chicken. Learn more about the health benefits of avocados.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 1 sandwich
1 avocado, cored and cut in half
4 tablespoons sunflower seeds
½ large cucumber, sliced
4 radishes, sliced
2 roma tomatoes, sliced
4 whole-wheat sandwich thins (about 1 ½ ounces each)
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: If you need this recipe to be gluten-free, serve it on whole-grain gluten-free bread.
Photo: Avocado Veggie Sandwich. PNC Photography: Photographer: Peter Papoulakos.
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