April is National Grilled Cheese Month. We’ve seen many different ways to make a grilled cheese sandwich, including bread-free, low-carb versions that substitute sliced portabello mushrooms or ham—a bread-free ham and cheese sandwich, grilled on a panini press. Today we present another option: a grilled cheese sandwich where halloumi cheese (photo #2) is substituted for […]

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[1] Reuben pizza, a new way to celebrate National Reuben Sandwich Day (photo © DeLallo). [2] Classic Reuben sandwich (photo © J. Java | Fotolia). [3] Reuben Irish Nachos. Here’s the recipe (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [4] Reuben muffins. Here’s the recipe (photo © King Arthur Flour). [5] Hold the corned beef: a Reuben […]

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[1] Open-face Caprese sandwich for breakfast or brunch (photos #1 and #4 © Stella Cheese). [2] Mozzarella, tomatoes and basil are the components of “everything” Caprese. Check out the recipes (photo © S Vario Photo | Panther Media). [3] The same concept turns into crostini for snacks or cocktails. Here’s the recipe (photo © DeLallo). […]

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[1] An avocado “burger” or “sandwich” filled with whatever you like (photo © Love One Today). [2] We made simple fruit skewers but love this rainbow fruit recipe from (photo © Clean Food Crush).   What’s inside this avocado burger? Anything you want. The idea is from Love One TodayLove One Today, the consumer website […]

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People who know the religious significance of challah may raise an eyebrow at our headline. (There’s more about challah below). The sandwich may be tongue-in-cheek [photo #1], but it’s delicious. Here’s our adaptation of the recipe. Beer is a great beverage pairing. Prosciutto is the cured hind leg of the pig, as is American ham. […]

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Here’s a fusion of two favorites—a tuna sandwich and a caprese salad—on our favorite sandwich bread, a baguette (photo #1). The tuna salad is Italian-style and tangy, seasoned with oil and vinegar instead of mayonnaise. Add to that creamy mozzarella, winey kalamata olives, and fresh basil and tomatoes, and you’ve got a winner. Returning from […]

Diets To Lose Weight