Sliced Apples as a Bread Substitute

Not sure what to do with the gigantic apples your kids are drawn to at the orchard? Since I went gluten free a couple years ago, the thing I miss most is a sandwich.

READ: Should you go gluten free?

This past summer, I started using apple slices as my “bread.” You get a great crunch, lots of flavor and you cut the calories in half. This makes a great pre-practice, after school snack too.

My favorite is honey mustard, cheddar and turkey (shown here with chicken because I’m out of turkey) but ham and brie is amazing too. Forego the meat and just stick with the cheese.

READ: Another amazing easy recipe with brie and apples.

apple sandwich

Simply slice apples.


Choose your fillings.




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Author: Karen Latimer

Dr. Latimer is a Family Physician and Wellness Coach. She specializes in supporting parents and college students. Email her at to learn more. She is the author of the Audible Original, Take Back the House -- Raising Happy Parents.