15 Easy Recipes to Upgrade Your Baon

Because a simple sandwich just doesn't cut it anymore.
by Melanie Santiago   |  Aug 6, 2016
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  1. Magic Green Sauce

In five minutes you can create this all-around sauce to use as salad dressing, dip or spread that has the delicious goodness of avocados, garlic, parsley, cilantro, jalapeño and pistachios to name a few.

  1. Roasted Tomatoes and Goat Cheese Sandwich

Improve a regular cheese filled sandwich with cream cheese or goat cheese topped with roasted tomatoes.

  1. Chicken Pasta Salad

Combine the savory taste of chicken, mayo and sour cream with the fresh flavors of apple slices and grapes!

  1. Churro French Toast

Enjoy a breakfast on the go with this recipe that upgrades your regular French toast.

  1. Smoothie Bowls

Treat yourself to a healthy and sweet smoothie bowl. It's made thicker to eat rather than drink for a more filling meal. Store it in a jar for a to-go baon.

  1. Quesadillas

From pizza to caramel apple quesadillas, this pin offers a twist to your regular Mexican snack. 

  1. Turkey and Cheese Sushi Sandwich

Take inspo from this recipe and create a sushi sandwich, instead of seaweed, try tortillas to roll your ingredients together. Place rice, chicken, and your choice of veggies or fruits.

  1. Baked Apple Chips

This healthy snack is a great to have during those moments when you get hungry. You can enjoy a light bite without having to reach for junk food.

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  1. Bento

Get a balanced diet from these bento recipes and you have a delicious and healthy lunch.

  1. Broccoli Salad

Combine your choice of pasta and broccoli instead of the usual lettuce leaves in your salad. This recipe is super easy to pull off!

  1. Spicy Mayo

Calling all spicy food lovers, this is a two-step recipe that you can ready anytime and bring with you to help spice up any meal.

  1. Foolproof Mason Jar Salads

Get the how-to in pulling off the perfectly jarred salad, meaning what goes on the bottom and what ingredients stay on top. Plus, yummy salad recipes to try!

  1. Fancy Rice Cakes

Spruce up a plain rice cake with a choice of fruits and jam, or sauce and cheese; get some inspo from this pin.

  1. Veggie Nuggets

Imagine potatoes, carrots and broccoli combined to create a healthy alternative to the usual chicken nugget.

  1. Healthy Lunch Bowls

Instead of having several containers for your sauce, ulam, and rice, the lunch bowl concept works best combining everything. Try out these yummy ones from the site.

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