When it comes to nutrition, people like to over-complicate things. Just keep it simple.
If you’re struggling to hit your protein target within your caloric goal, make sure you replace your high-calorie sandwich toppings with lower calorie ones.
To inspire you, I present to you a protein-packed sandwich.
Ingredients for 2 sandwiches (600kcal – 54g protein – 55g carbs – 18g fat)
- 2 Buns
- 75 grams of chicken
- 50 grams of Lomo (pork, serrano ham will also work)
- 1tbs of Pesto (Heinz Sandwich Spread for a lower calorie option)
- 60 grams of light Mozzarella
- 6 slices of cucumber
- 2 slices of tomato
High-Calorie Sandwich toppings:
- Luncheon Meat
- Minced Meat
- Old Cheese
- Filet Americain
Low-Calorie Sandwich toppings:
- Chicken Filet
- Smoked Meat
- Roast Beef
- Reduced Fat Cheese