With a little planning, you can turn a sandwich into a complete meal. This simple, healthy and easy garden sandwich (courtesy from Cook It Quick!, University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension) provides veggies (cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes, red pepper), dairy (cheese) and is served on whole grain bread. Perfect for the person on the go or someone seeking a zen moment!
2 slices whole wheat bread
2 teaspoons Dijon-type mustard
1 ounce cheddar or Swiss cheese
2 slices tomato
4 slices cucumber
1/4 cup red bell pepper strips
4 basil leaves or
2 romaine leaves (or other leafy green lettuce)
Spread one side of each piece of bread with mustard. Lay ingredients on one slice of bread and top with the other slice. Cut in half.
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