Bread Substitutes

Sandwiches are a go to lunch for so many.  And let’s face it they are easy to transport and a familiar meal.  For most of my clients, it is a good idea to pass on the bread basket to achieve personal health goals.  Some common goals are…

1) Reduce inflammation
2) Lose weight, lose belly fat
3) Optimize antioxidants and nutrients
4) Support a healthy microbiome and overall gut health
5) Increase energy, reduce sugar cravings
6) Optimize cholesterol and blood sugar
I am sure 200 years ago the bread was very different, more dense, more nutritious, less sweet, less chemicals, homemade. But today’s bread is different, often fortified, sugar added, highly refined, GMO’s, glyphosates and more.  There are so many creative ways to substitute bread with vegetables.  Here are a few of my favorites…