If you’re looking for something extra special to pack for lunch try one of my awesome frugal sandwiches! They range in price from $1.58 a sandwich to $2.86 a sandwich and they’re way beyond the standard PB&J. First up is the the Classic Roast Beef Sandwich for just $1.69. I like to put fresh dill… Continue reading 5 Killer Sandwiches That Make Packing Lunch (& Saving Money) Fun Again!
When I’m feeling uninspired the fella gets lunchmeat and cheese sandwiches for lunch, often with a side of leftovers. But I don’t love lunchmeat, and frankly it’s not the greatest thing for you. So, I try to make sandwiches like this for a week or two between the lunchmeat behemoths! Making a veggie sandwich that’s… Continue reading Veggie Hummus Sandwich- $1.98/sandwich
This was a no brainer lunch recipe to make after I posted my signature meatballs. All I did differently was add freshly chopped basil into the meat, and pair it with some freshly sliced mozzarella and a nice roll. To pack these for lunch, I assemble each sandwich (3-4 meatballs per sandwich, extra sauce, and… Continue reading Italian Meatball Sub- $14.30 recipe/ $2.86 sandwich
I’m not messing around with this sandwich, sometimes you have to just go all in. This is basically the carpe diem of sandwiches. Mayo, bacon, AND BBQ chicken- yes, life really can be this beautiful. After I made all the fixings for the week, the fella started circling the kitchen like some sort of sandwich mad… Continue reading BBQ Chicken And Bacon Sandwich- $18.12 recipe/ $2.59 sandwich
Maybe it’s because I grew up having amazing packed lunches (thanks Mom and Dad!), but I can’t think of a better way to show love than sending a portable piece of home off with the fella each day. Bring a few lunches like this and you’ll be stirring envy in the hearts of your co-workers!… Continue reading Classic Roast Beef Sandwich (with homemade roast beef)- $10.15 recipe/$1.69 sandwich
I named this recipe in homage of the first Vietnamese Bánh Mi sandwich I ever ate, which was when I was in college in Boston. Spicy daikon pickles, dill aioli, and lemongrass tofu give this the classic feel of a good bánh mi- stuffed and overflowing with savory flavor, yet light and fresh with a variety… Continue reading Vegetarian Boston Báhn Mi- $12.68 recipe/ $1.58 per sandwich