Lunch Option 1: Ham and Cheese Sandwich
Restaurant Meal: Panera Smoked Ham and Swiss―$6
Homemade Alternative: Ham and Cheese Toasted Sandwich―$1.49
A good ham and Swiss sandwich is a comfort-food classic. By making your own, you'll benefit your budget as well as your taste buds. Our homemade version comes in at 246 calories, 4.3 grams saturated fat, and 859mg sodium. The restaurant alternative featured here is a bit harder on your wallet and your waistline at 690 calories, 10 grams saturated fat, and 2,320mg sodium.