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Recipe of the Week: Apple Cheddar Panini

Recipe of the Week: Apple Cheddar Panini

This simple, fast, and really tasty recipe is perfect for when you’re lounging around the house and want some food, but don’t want to have to whip up a whole meal.

Ezekiel bread makes this simple meal especially tasty, and if you can get them, try honeycrisp apples.



Calories Per Serving


Protein Per Serving

23 grams

Carbohydrates Per Serving

48 grams

Fat Per Serving

7 grams


8 slices whole grain bread

4 tablespoons low-fat honey mustard

2 apples, thinly sliced

8 ounces low-fat cheddar cheese, thinly sliced


If you have a panini press or countertop grill, preheat on medium heat. If not, coat a skillet in cooking spray and place over medium heat.

Spread 1 tablespoon of the honey mustard evenly over each slice of bread, then evenly divide the apple slices and cheese to make 4 sandwiches.

Place on the skillet and top with a lid or something to press down on sandwich. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes and flip, apply a fresh coat of cooking spray when flipping.


What You Get to Eat


What did you think of this week’s recipe? Let me know in the comments below!

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  • James

    Hey mike I’ve sent a couple of emails to [email protected] but no reply. Am i getting the correct email? I was just wondering if you wouldn’t mind answering my question here please. Do I need to adjust calories or carbs on the days I’ve started to do fasted hiit training? The macros you set me were 205 205 45. Many thanks in advance

    • Michael Matthews

      Whoa, sorry about that James. I’m going to check this out tomorrow when everyone is in the office. You shouldn’t ever wait more than 24 hours for a reply.

      No, you don’t adjust on days you do HIIT.

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