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Snacking on Green

The second week in March has us snacking on green-- sammies that is!

Is your New Year’s Resolution to reduce the amount of times you reach into your snack drawer? A recent survey conducted on behalf of Brownberry bread revealed that 93% of respondents claimed they snack during the day.

A key part to reducing the urge to snack is to make sure your food choices are packed with the right nutrients to keep your resolution on track. Try this Green Goddess Chicken Sandwich made on Brownberry bread which delivers whole grains, protein and fiber. One bite and this sammie is sure to have you forgetting all about those snacks you thought you wanted.

Brownberry Healthfull® bread has at least 27g of whole grains, and doesn’t contain any artificial colors, flavors or preservatives- it’s the perfect bread of choice for any sandwich need.

Green Goddess Chicken Sandwich
• 2 slices Brownberry Healthfull® Nuts and Seeds bread
• 1/4 cup mashed ripe avocado
• 2 Tablespoons cooked, cooled and finely chopped broccoli florets
• 1/4 teaspoon fresh lime juice
• 1/8 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
• 1/8 teaspoon fine grain sea salt, divided
• 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh tarragon
• 1/2 teaspoon unsalted shelled pepitas
• 1/2 teaspoon unsalted shelled sunflower seeds
• 1/3 cup cooked, chilled and shredded boneless skinless chicken breast
• 1/3 cup sunflower shoots (sprouts) or other sprouts

Recipe Makes One Sandwich

In a small bowl stir together the avocado, broccoli, lime juice, lime zest, half of the salt, tarragon, pepitas and sunflower seeds. Spread an equal amount of this mixture onto one side of each bread slice. Place chicken onto avocado on one slice of bread and sprinkle with remaining salt. Top with sunflower shoots. Place remaining bread slice, avocado side down onto sunflower shoot side of bread. Cut in half if desired