3 Artful sandwich ideas

Amy Vowles

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Tap into your creative side and make sandwiches fun again with these three artful sandwich ideas! You can roll sandwiches like sushi, serve them on a stick with sandwich kabobs and make sandwiches with apple slices instead of bread. These sandwiches still have all the nutrition of an ordinary sandwich but are way more fun!

Sandwich sushi recipe

Sandwich sushi recipe

Makes 12 rolls


  • 4 slices bread
  • 4 slices deli meat
  • 4 slices cheese
  • Your favorite sandwich condiments


  1. Remove the crust from your slices of bread. Use a cutting board or the bottom of a plate to flatten the bread as much as possible.
  2. Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise, mustard or your favorite sandwich condiment on the bread. Layer the cheese and the meat on top of the bread.
  3. Roll the sandwich as tightly as possible and secure in place with three toothpicks. Slice each rolled slice of bread into three sushi rolls.

Sandwich kabobs recipe

Makes 4 kabobs


  • 4 slices bread
  • 4 ounces cheese, cubed
  • 4 slices deli meat
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • A few lettuce leaves
  • 4 bamboo skewers


  1. Use a small cookie cutter to cut small shapes out of your slices of bread.
  2. Slide one piece of cutout sandwich bread on to the bamboo skewer. Fold your slice of meat and lettuce leaves and slide them on the skewer. Add cheese cubes and tomatoes and continue to alternate adding ingredients until the skewer is full.

Apple sandwich recipe

Makes 4 apple sandwiches


  • 2 small apples
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup granola


  1. Core the apples and slice them crosswise until you have 8 round apple slices.
  2. Spread 1 tablespoon of peanut butter on four of the apple slices. Sprinkle 1/4 of the granola on each apple slice.
  3. Top with the remaining 4 apple slices and serve.

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Amy Vowles
Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.