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4 Back To School Healthy Sandwich Spreads
Put down the mayo and spread one of these 4 flavor packed, low-fat, nutrient-rich alternatives that will bring that extra something to your next sandwich.

Mashed Avocado

(Makes 2 tablespoons)
1. Mash 1/4 avocado with 1 tsp. olive oil and the juice of 1 lemon wedge.
2. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
Nutrition:
122 calories
12 g fat
0 mg chol
5 g carbs
4 mg sodium
1 g protein
3 g fiber

Hummus with Chile

(Makes 2 1/2 tablespoons)
1. Mix 2 tbsp. hummus with 1 tsp. olive oil and a pinch of red pepper flakes.
2. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
Nutrition:
92 calories
8 g fat
0 mg chol
5 g carbs
119 mg sodium
2 g protein
2 g fiber

Yogurt Herb Spread

(Makes 1/2 cup)
1. Mix 1/2 cup of 2% Greek yogurt, 1 tbsp. chopped fresh mint and parsley, and 1 clove minced garlic in a bowl.
2. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
Nutrition:
20 calories
1 g fat
2 mg chol
2 g carbs
10 mg sodium
3 g protein
0 g fiber

Walnut Parsley Pesto

(Makes 1/2 cup)
1. Add 1 cup packed fresh flat-leaf parsley, 2 tbsp. toasted walnuts, 2 tbsp. grated parmesan, 1 clove chopped garlic and 1 tbsp. lemon juice in a food processor.
2. Gradually add 2 tbsp. olive oil, while the machine is running.
3. Process until smooth and season with salt and ground black pepper.
Nutrition:
102 cal
10 g fat
2 mg chol
2 g carbs
47 mg sodium
2 g protein
1 g fiber
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I make my own yogurt, so always plenty supply of labneh (yogurt cheese). I add a bit lemon juice and cracked pepper, then spread on to toast, sometimes I add vegemite with it, yum :)
2 years ago·Reply
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That sounds delicious @Animaniafreak!
2 years ago·Reply
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YESSSSSSSS to pesto! my favorite!!!!
2 years ago·Reply
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Pesto is life @alywoah
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