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8 sandwiches you will like (and so will your kids)

Need some inspiration for lunches? We've got some tasty ideas for you.

By Nadine Silverthorne

8 sandwiches you will like (and so will your kids)

8 sandwiches you will like (and so will your kids)

Simple sandwiches

Sandwiches are easy, but they don't have to be boring! Check out these inspiring concoctions.

8 sandwiches you will like (and so will your kids)

Monte cristo panini with creamy tomato pesto soup

A twist on the classic ham and cheese sandwich (with trusty tomato soup on the side), we love that this recipe can accommodate basic and fancy tastes as well making it lower in fat, with a few simple modifications.

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Pulled pork sandwiches

Choosing your family's favourite BBQ sauce makes this an easy hit. Consider buying smaller buns for ease of including in a lunch box.

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Falafel focaccia sandwich

This fresh take on this Middle Eastern, vegetarian classic was developed by Top Chef Canada winner (and single dad) Chef Dale MacKay.

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Best fried egg sandwich

You might skip the drive-thru in the mornings once you try this quick and scrummy bacon and egger at home.

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Roast turkey and veggies wrap

Packed with healthy and kid-friendly veggies, the secret to this sandwich is the addition of salsa. Serve some on the side for dipping, too.

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Hot beef sandwiches

Heat up some of this Pulled Beef recipe in a microwave or saucepan. Spoon over split sub buns and top with ready-made coleslaw or pan-fried onions and sliced pickled jalapeño peppers (can omit these for the heat averse). Serve with green salad or raw veggies and dip.

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BBQ grilled cheese

Add this to the surprising things you can make on the grill! Vegetarians can omit the ham and still enjoy the smokey flavour of this unique grilled cheese.

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Pear and brie grilled cheese

Kick up your own breakfast and lunch (from the usual apple skins and toast crusts) with this seemingly fancy sammie that's suprisingly easy to make.

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