Sliced strawberries and reduced-fat cream cheese come together in a sandwich for this quick and healthy lunchbox treat.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2007

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5 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine cream cheese, honey and orange zest in a bowl. Spread bread with the cheese mixture. Place sliced strawberries on 1 piece of bread, top with the other.

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Nutrition Facts

123 calories; protein 4g 8% DV; carbohydrates 18.5g 6% DV; dietary fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugars 4.7g; fat 3.7g 6% DV; saturated fat 1.7g 9% DV; cholesterol 8.1mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 86.7IU 2% DV; vitamin c 14.5mg 24% DV; folate 8.9mcg 2% DV; calcium 53.2mg 5% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 4.4mg 2% DV; potassium 75.2mg 2% DV; sodium 200.8mg 8% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 16% DV; added sugar 2g.

Reviews (14)

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15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
04/18/2012
Wasn't sure about this but I loved it. I used a bagel (french toast flavored) instead which may have taken some of the nutritional value (worth it). Another tip... While I was making this my husband got creative. He scooped out the inside of one of the larger strawberries mixed the insides with the honey and cream cheese and put this back in the strawberry. It was amazing. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2011
this looked so good i made it for dessert. i didn't have fresh strawberries on hand so i used sugar free preserves. i also used nonfat cream cheese which worked out just fine. yum! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/05/2012
Big hit with the ladies! These were a great hit at my ladies brunch. They were quick and easy and yummy. They are still talking about 'em! Pros: delicious quick light Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/29/2011
Look GROSS! but its very Look GROSS! but its very yummy!:) Read More
Rating: 3 stars
12/03/2012
Not the way its supposed to be made This is a great recipe. Only use regular cream cheese instead of low fat and serve lightly toasted open face. I don't see how this would be good as a sandwich. But on a bagel or toast for breakfast would work very well. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/31/2011
I wasn't sure if I would like it but the honey and orange peel makes the cream cheese taste great. Just make sure to put enough Tasting plain bread with strawberries isn't very good. Sarah NC Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2011
I'm about to make it. It sound great!:) Read More
Rating: 4 stars
03/15/2012
Modification I was just thinking that it might be good to toast that bread up a little bit to give it more structure and add another flavor dimension to it... I'll let you know how it turns out! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
05/07/2014
Delightfully Refreshing & Light I found this recipe over 4 years ago & its definitely in my top 3 favorite sandwiches. It has a perfect balance of flavors with the zing of the orange & the tang of the cream cheese which the honey really brightens & brings together;--Paired with the sweet strawberries & the earthy taste of the whole wheat bread it's a match made in heaven. You can taste each ingredient separately harmoniously united together in every bite. It's perfect for breakfast summer lunch or for those uncontrollable munchie attacks. Pros: light simple mood lifting guilt free sweet tangy refreshing Cons: none Read More