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Healthy Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes You'll Love

Buttery grilled cheese sandwich may not be the healthiest thing in the world. But with a few modifications, you can make this treat a whole lot healthier and guilt-free. Vegan grilled cheese sandwich is the perfect lunch to whip up if you're craving for something cheesy but you're watching your weight.


Cauliflower Crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (Kirbie's Cravings)

If you're trying to keep away from white bread or carbs as a whole, this Cauliflower Crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwich from Kirbie's Cravings is the recipe you've been waiting for. The "bread" is actually cauliflower crumbs mixed with egg and shaped into rectangles to resemble bread. If you want to further reduce calories in this recipe, you may opt for feta or low-calorie Mozzarella. 

"This is a great low carb solution that still allows you to enjoy a comforting grilled cheese sandwich. Yes, we’re still eating a ton of cauliflower at home. We also eat a lot of grilled cheese sandwiches, so this combines the best of both worlds."


  • 1 head of cauliflower, cut into small florets and stem removed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Italian herb seasoning
  • 2 thick slices of white cheddar cheese

via Cauliflower Crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (Kirbie's Cravings)


Vegan Green Goddess Griller (Neurotic Mommy)

This Vegan Green Goddess Griller recipe from Neurotic Mommy is a party of flavors that owes its deliciousness from the creamy mixture of vegan cheese, avocado and coconut butter, paired with fresh pesto made with spinach, basil, kale, garlic and pine nuts. This is truly a fun and healthy treat for anyone who loves cheese and pesto.

"So if you are a true pesto lover as I am then this sandwich will perhaps have you in oooh la la land for a bit. Trust me, it happens. It’s no ordinary sandwich I can tell you that."


  • spelt bread
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 c spinach
  • vegan cheese such as Daiya
  • 1-2 tbsp coconut butter
  • [b]Pesto[/b]
  • 1/3 c basil, chopped
  • 1/4 c pine nuts
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 1 c kale, chopped
  • 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil
  • salt/pepper to taste

via Vegan Green Goddess Griller (Neurotic Mommy)


Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (Peas & Crayons)

Searching for a go-to vegan grilled cheese sandwich? Peas & Crayons gives us not one, not two, but three easy yummy recipes, each pairing cheese with a flavor that complements it. Vegan Jalapeno Poppers is a surefire treat for chili heads. Vegan Spinach Pesto is a great lunch for those who want to get a fill of healthy greens, while Cranberry Pecan Provolone will tickle the palate of foodies who love cheese and fruit combo.

"Hello indulgence! This sassy sandwich is perfect for game day! Serve it up as a meal or slice into little squares for an easy party appetizer. They’re a total touchdown!"


  • 2 slices of your favorite bread
  • 2 TBSP Daiya Plain Cream Cheese Style Spread
  • 2 Daiya Cheddar Style Slices
  • 1 fresh jalapeño
  • 2-3 TBSP pickled jalapeño slices
  • 1-2 TBSP vegan buttery spread of choice, as needed


  • 1 handful of fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1-2 TBSP vegan buttery spread of choice, as needed
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 slices of your favorite bread
  • 2 TBSP of your favorite vegan pesto sauce
  • 2 Daiya Swiss Style Slices


  • 2 slices of your favorite bread
  • 2-3 TBSP leftover cranberry sauce, warmed
  • 1-2 TBSP finely chopped/crushed roasted pecans (optional)
  • 2 Daiya Provolone Style Slices
  • 1-2 TBSP vegan buttery spread of choice, as needed

via Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (Peas & Crayons)


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