Bread-Less Sandwiches To Knock Gluten Off Your Plate

Bread-Less Sandwiches To Knock Gluten Off Your Plate

Written by: Kat Gal

More and more people are choosing a life without bread or with a limited amount of bread.

If you are dealing with celiac disease or have a serious gluten allergy, you have to completely avoid gluten, otherwise it can severely impact your health. Perhaps you only have a mild sensitivity or after reading Grain Brain or Wheat Belly, you’ve realized that eating gluten and wheat may lead to inflammation and other health issues.

Either way, you can still eat bread using gluten-free flour.

However, making your own GF-free bread can be tricky and time-consuming and most store-bought alternatives are highly processed and unhealthy.

The good news is that you can make sandwiches without using bread!

You can use lettuce, kale and collard green as wraps or bell peppers, cucumber, zucchini, grilled eggplant and portabella mushroom as sandwich ‘bread’ or a bun. It is always the best to stuff them with healthy, organic and plant-based ingredients, but you can always use your favorite grass-fed meat too if your heart so desires to.

The best part about using breadless ‘bread’ is that you can get incredibly creative.

Try our three favorite bread-less sandwiches. They are so good, even your bread-loving dad will love them.

Bell Pepper Sandwich

Makes 1 sandwich

Ingredients:

  • 1 red bell pepper
  • ¼ avocado mashed
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1-3 lettuce
  • 3 - 4 steamed asparagus
  • ¼ cucumber, sliced
  • 6 - 10 black olives, sliced
  • Handful of spinach

Instructions:

1. Cut your bell pepper into halves, they will serve as your sandwich bread.
2. Mix the avocados with turmeric powder and black pepper for anti-inflammatory benefits. You can use the content of 1-2 Organifi Daily Turmeric capsules too.
3. Top one of the peppers with the avocados, lettuce, cucumber, olives, asparagus and spinach.
4. Complete your sandwich with your second layer of bell pepper.

Tomato-Avocado Burger

Makes 1 burger

Ingredients:

  • 1 large tomato
  • ¼ avocado mashed
  • 1 scoop of Organifi Green Juice Powder
  • 1 leaf of lettuce
  • A handful of alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Instructions:

1. Slice your tomato in half.
2. Mix the avocado with your Organifi powder for anti-inflammatory benefits. Use your lower half tomato as your bottom bun. Top it in the following order: mashed avocados, black pepper, lettuce, burger, more mashed avocados and alfalfa sprouts.
3. Use the top half of your tomato as your top bun.

Hummus Collard-Green Wraps

Makes 1 wrap

Ingredients:

  • 1 collard green
  • ¼ sliced cucumber
  • Handful of baby spinach
  • Handful of alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • ½ bell pepper, sliced

For the hummus:

  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

Instructions:

1. First blend all the hummus ingredients in a blender or food processor. If you don’t have turmeric at home, just use the content of our Organifi Daily Turmeric for anti-inflammatory benefits.
2. Once the hummus is done, you can make your wraps using collard greens. Top each collard green with your hummus (as much as you desire), cucumber, carrots, bell pepper, alfalfa sprouts and spinach. Wrap it like it was a tortilla.

Enjoy these delicious, creative and bread-less sandwiches.

You’ve probably noticed that we’ve added Organifi Green Juice Powder and Organifi Daily Turmeric to these recipes. Our Organifi Green Juice can fill your body with energy through vitamins, mineral and antioxidants, whereas Daily Turmeric brings you anti-inflammatory benefits. If you haven’t got these at home, don’t wait, order them today.

Do you have any other bread-less sandwich recipe ideas? Share them in the comments below, we would love to try them out.

Are you looking for a solution to achy joints and inflammation? Daily Turmeric is certified organic and 10x stronger than other turmeric brands! This ancient detoxifying spice has soaring levels of antioxidants and is a potent anti-inflammatory. Try it today risk free!

About The Author

Kat Gal is the creator of Long Distance Relationship Help (http://longdistancerelationshiphelp.com/), a site which offers tips, tools, inspiration and resources to create a successful and happy relationships, no matter where in the world you may be. She knows from personal experience that love is possible despite the miles, you just have to navigate your way around it. She is passionate about the world and finds her creativity outlet as a writer and educator. You can follow her on her website and her Facebook page.



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