Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches During National Sandwich Month

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The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is always doing some roaring and amazing!! Celebrate National Sandwich Month below!

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Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

StockSnap_K5T076FWTJThroughout centuries people have been putting deli meats and breads together for a delicious delight – a sandwich. Even though they were created as a convenience food, they can be a quick and healthy nutritious meal to share with family and friends, Teresa Henson, Extension specialist and nutrition outreach coordinator, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 1890 Cooperative Extension Program, said.

With August being National Sandwich Month and children getting back to school and parents to work, this is an ideal time to incorporate sandwiches into lunches, she said. According to the Choose My Plate website (https://www.choosemyplate.gov/eathealthy/grains), this is a good way to include whole grains, fruits, vegetables and lean meats into kids’ diets. For example, add cucumbers or spinach as toppings on a turkey sandwich.

Henson offers these creative tips to add nutrition to sandwiches:

  • Use whole…

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