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Being budget-conscious doesn’t mean depriving yourself. Upscale brown-bag lunches with economic gourmet sandwich options. Keep it healthier and when possible, buy organic. Seasonal local produce assures freshness and supports your farming community, too. Choose no-nitrite, low sodium deli meats or grill hormone-, antibiotic-free chicken cutlets at home for salads and wraps. Select all-natural cheeses instead of highly processed brands. These ideas will no doubt inspire other creative combinations.


This roast beef, jarlsberg & arugula sandwich is big on flavor and won’t break the budget.

Roast Beef, Jarlsberg & Arugula on Sourdough

Serves 4

3 tablespoons Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs cheese or Light version

1 tablespoon milk

8 slices sourdough or sourdough rye bread

8 thin slices roast beef

8 deli thin slices Jarlsberg or Jarlsberg Lite cheese

Arugula, watercress or other favorite green leaf lettuce

Cream Boursin with a touch of milk. Spread one tablespoon Boursin on 4 bread slices. Divide roast beef, cheese and arugula between other 4 bread slices. Top with bread spread with Boursin (spread on the inside).


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