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Bust a Lunch Rut: 7 Deliciously Healthy Sandwich Combinations to Try

Mix up your lunch routine with these creative (and healthy) takes on classic sandwich recipes.

Courtesy Rachael Dart

Combination #1: Turkey and Tomato

Give your boring turkey sandwich an upgrade with Spache the Spatula’s turkey and tomato panini. The spread of Greek yogurt, lemon, basil, and parmigiano reggiano is irresistible.

Courtesy Traci York

Combination #2: Chickpeas & Sprouts

This recipe from Vanilla and Bean includes both gluten-free and vegan ingredients. Optional additions include kale, shredded carrots, lettuce, and tomatoes.

Courtesy Sara Tso

Combination #3: Beets & White Bean Spread

Whether you love beets or still need more convincing to become a fan, try adding them to this vegetarian-friendly toasted baguette sandwich from Matchbox Kitchen. All you’ll need is 2-3 roasted beets, a baguette, white bean spread (or you can substitute with goat cheese), a clove of garlic, olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste.

Courtesy Six Sisters' Stuff

Combination #4: Avocado & Chicken

This avocado chicken salad recipe from Six Sisters’ Stuff utilizes the healthy fats from avocado to create a delicious, creamy texture.

fiveandspice via Food52

Combination #5: Egg & Eggplant

This Middle Eastern-inspired lunch from Food52 packs combines egg, eggplant, garlic, and lemon juice with a whole-grain pita for a filling mid-day meal.

Courtesy Adrienne Found

Combination #6: Kale & Eggs

Who says you can’t have breakfast for lunch? How To Ice a Cake blog author Adrienne whipped up a kale stuffed egg sandwich you’ll want to eat any time of day.

Courtesy Christal Sczebel

Combination #7: Turkey and Apple Butter

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this layered turkey, apple butter, and arugula sandwich from Nutritionist In the Kitch. Top it off with your favorite organic cheese (cheddar is recommended).

Originally Published in Reader's Digest