When you are eating healthy and trying to drop pounds, you may consider sandwiches are off limits. It is often the case with almost all. Sandwiches are usually packed with fatty ingredients including mayo, cheese, butter and meat.

Why we forget the bread? At the time of clean eating, white bread is generally not recommended. Breads made of refined white flour contain a little bit of nutritional value, cause bloat, spike blood sugar and spur weight gain.

But no need to fear! Below is a fat-filled sandwich favorite in order put a healthy spin on each one so that you may get indulged in guilt free. There remains no requirement to schedule an extra workout session afterwards.

Panko-crusted baked chicken parmesan hero

This Recipe has enabled slimming down the size of the portion. It comprises of the procedure of coating the chicken in fat-free panko crumbs instead of buttery bread crumbs. It involves baking of those cutlets in lieu of frying oil.

Also subbed the portion into reduced-fat mozzarella and tossed the Italian bread and replaced it with 100 calorie sandwich thins.


Following are the ingredients required:

  • Cooking spray
  • Egg – 1
  • Grated Parmesan cheese – 2 tablespoons
  • Unseasoned panko crumbs – ½ cup
  • Salt, Pepper – To taste
  • Thin chicken cutlets – 4
  • Marinara Sauce – ½ cup
  • Reduced fat shredded mozzarella – ½ cup
  • Whole wheat sandwich thins – 4

Methods of preparation

  • Preheated oven to 400ºC
  • Lined a baking sheet with the help of aluminum foil and coated lightly with the help of cooking spray
  • Dipped one chicken cutlet into egg wash and dipped the same into panko mixture, thus coating both sides in an even manner
  • Placed the cutlet on baking sheet and repeated the same with remaining cutlets
  • Lightly sprayed tops of chicken with cooking spray and placed in an oven
  • Baked for about 25 minutes
  • Removed baking sheet from oven
  • Spooned 2 tablespoons of marinara over top of each and every cutlet
  • Sprinkled each with 2 tablespoons of mozzarella
  • Returned to the oven and baked for about 5 minutes until the cheese got melted wholly
  • Lightly toasted sandwich thins in toaster oven

Removed the same from the oven and placed the chicken on them.

Egg sandwiches with wilted spinach

Egg sandwiches are a great choice when you need something for breakfast to have long staying power. You will get plenty of protein and fiber, thus remaining satisfied the whole morning.

Following are the ingredients required:

  • Olive oil – 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon
  • Eggs – 2
  • Low fat milk – 2 tablespoons
  • Manchego cheese – 2 thin slices
  • Whole wheat English muffins, split and toasted – 2
  • Garlic clove – Smashed (1 piece)
  • Handful baby spinach leaves – 2

Method of preparation

  • Preheated the oven to 375ºFahrenheit.
  • Lightly greased two 6-ounce ramekins with 1 teaspoon olive oil.
  • Lightly beaten eggs with milk in a bowl.
  • Divided mixture between prepared ramekins and transferred to the oven.
  • Baked for 15-18 minutes until the eggs get settled.
  • Nearby the end of baking time, placed a cheese slice on the bottom half of each English muffin.


  • Baked until the cheese melted completely.
  • Heated the remaining olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat and added garlic and cooked for about 1 minute.
  • Added spinach and cooked up to 1 minute.
  • Removed from heat and discarded garlic clove.
  • Removed ramekins from oven and allowed to cool slightly.

After slicing them into pieces, topped with spinach, followed by closing with muffin tops and finally served.