Sometimes, a quick summer vacation isn’t as relaxing as it should be. Beat the stress and create a mobile meal that has staying power. You better believe this easy meal won’t cut into your R&R!
This meal starts with something I call travel fuel. It's a nice balance of sweet and salty.
The trick here is to use no mayo, poultry or uncured meats -- these would spoil. Instead, use mustard, oil and vinegar, and cured meats (ham, salami, coppacola). Add a nice, hearty leaf lettuce, provolone cheese, some pepperoncinis and black olives. Roasted red peppers or pesto stands in for mustard, oil and vinegar to change the taste of the sub and still help preserve it . Avoid soggy sub syndrome by putting the moist toppings in the middle, layered on either side with lettuce. This sandwich goes the distance!
As a sweet finish for the last few miles, add a smear of Nutello (hazelnut chocolate spread) to Rice Krispie treats. I'm talking about an easy, guilt-free dessert here that's as good as any candy bar!
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