Wellness: Lunch Box Ideas 

Hannaford Dietician Mary Lavanway joined Carolyn Callahan with some healthy ideas for your lunch box.


The California Sandwich

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


8 slices multigrain bread

2 avocados, peeled, pitted, halved and cut into wedges

8 slices Cabot® Sharp Light Cheddar Cheese (1 oz. slices)

1 cup fresh alfalfa sprouts

1 large tomato, cored and thinly sliced into 8 pieces

1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Ground Black Pepper


1. Place a slice of bread on each of four plates.

2. Top each slice with a quarter of the avocado slices, 2 slices of cheese,

a quarter of the alfalfa sprouts, and 2 tomato slices.

3. Sprinkle with pepper and top with remaining bread slices.

Serve within one hour.


Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, July-August 2008