Happy National Grilled Cheese Day! If you're a cheese fanatic like me, today is probably the best day ever.
Not only are these sammies the ultimate comfort food, they can pack in more 30% of your daily value of calcium. Watching your waist? Create a slimmed-down version with low-calorie cheese such as mozzarella, Parmesan, swiss or feta.
And you don't have to stick to the traditional cheese singles and white bread. Sub in heart-healthy whole wheat bread or add veggies such as spinach, mushrooms and tomato for a boost of fiber, which recent research has suggested may lower stroke risk.
Try one of these jazzed up recipes below for a delicious and healthy treat!
Gruyere Panini with Sauteed Mushrooms
Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Rye
Grilled Pimento Cheese
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