Kids Create // Upgrade A Grilled Cheese

A grilled cheese sandwich is an American comfort food. Many families have their favorite way to make them – there’s no right or wrong way! You start with a couple of slices of bread, add a little cheese, and then heat. Easy peasy! Did you know you can upgrade a grilled to cheese sandwich to turn a quick and easy meal into something a bit more nutritious? Add veggies, protein, or even fruit to your grilled cheese. Be sure to use whole wheat bread for long lasting energy and fiber. Simply pairing a grilled cheese sandwich with other healthy foods can turn it into a MyPlate meal. Check out these simple ways to upgrade a grilled cheese.

Visit kidscreateutah.org for more easy upgrades and nutritious meals. Enjoy!

Candi Merritt

Certified Nutrition Education Ambassador

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