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Vegan-ish Subway Order

Meatball marinara used to be my go-to Subway order, but obviously that's out the door now. While out and about today I was getting hungry, and didn't want to wait to get home to eat. But I wasn't really sure where to go since my recent decision not to visit McDonalds anymore. Luckily, as I was driving, I remembered a Subway was close. Yum! Obviously, my choice was the veggie delight sandwich. Since I'm not the type who loves all kinds of vegetables (green peppers and black olives? No way!), and I've never had an all veggie sandwich before, I wasn't sure how I'd like it. Turns out, it can be super delicious!
So here is my recipe for the perfect Subway veggie delight:

  • 9 grain honey oat bun (toasted) 
  • lettuce 
  • tomato
  • spinach 
  • onion (not toasted) 
  • guacamole 
  • sauce of your choice! 
Today I got ranch on my sandwich. I just looked it up, and it turns out Subway's recipe has both egg and milk in it. Whoops. Oh well, that's why it's a vegan-ish diet, and the sandwich still counts as vegetarian. Still, next time I'll just stick with honey mustard. 

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