My favorite fast food is sandwiches, real, fresh sandwiches. I realized that the reason I love these sandwiches so much is the fresh ingredients, and that I can so easily make my own at home if I just keep some on hand! I used to not make sandwiches very often because I only had lunchmeat and cheese and bread, not exciting. But now I always have fresh veggies around, so I am eating a lot more sandwiches and loving it. I keep them healthy (mustard not mayo, very thinly sliced cheese, lots of veggies) and I did the math yesterday and realized I also keep them cheap. We buy our lunch meat and Tillamook cheddar in bulk at Sam’s Club. Each sandwich I make uses only $0.20 total of meat and cheese. I get my avocados when they’re on sale, so the half of a large avocado I used cost only 55 cents. Factor in the cost of the other ingredients and the total comes out to only 98 cents! Beat that Subway!
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