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Healthy Lunches Under $10: Snap Kitchen

Healthy Lunches Under $10: Snap Kitchen

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When it comes to healthy lunches, salads get old in a hurry. Every lunch hour you find yourself playing a game of “Find The Bacon/Cheese” in your big bowl of leafy greens. Come Friday, you’d consider naming your first-born after the next stranger you meet holding a sandwich. Well, you can have your sandwich and eat it too.

With several convenient locations, Snap Kitchen is an easy pick for healthy meal options. Their Greek Chicken Salad Wrap is a perfect way to get your sandwich fix without subjecting your body to dietary disasters like mayonnaise and carbalicious bread. A sprouted-wheat wrap is stuffed with crisp lettuce and summer-sweet grape tomatoes. Cucumbers lend a lovely crunch, green onions provide a bit of bite, and the capers and olives contribute a pleasant saltiness. Rounded out with sprinkling of feta cheese, and layered with lean chicken, you’ll forget you’re practically eating a salad.

Extra health-conscious dieters will appreciate the full nutritional breakdown available with the sandwich, and all eaters will fall in love with the sticker price: $5.00. Put your leftover bucks towards some of the gluten-free chocolate chip cookies or the peanut butter “cheesecake”, and you’ll get your sandwich craving and sweet craving worked out without an extra side of guilt.