Sandwiches, burritos and pita pockets may create a perfectly packaged meal for any time of day, but when it comes to healthy convenience, nothing else tops my list like a deliciously creative wrap! From a hearty morning meal to a fresh and light dinner delight, wraps are a great way to combine your favorite foods into one simple dish.
The first step to creating a deliciously successful wrap starts with the tortilla. Fortunately, for gluten-free folks, there are a number of options (like Rudi’s Gluten-Free Wraps and Tortillas). Depending on the types of ingredients you’re planning to use inside the tortilla, you can choose the type of wrap that will taste best based on the flavors, texture, size, and preference. My favorite type of tortilla is a Mission Garden Spinach Wrap, especially for the veggie wrap recipe I’m sharing here.
The next step is to select the type of spread you want to use to line your wrap. Again, there are various options here depending on your ingredients, but my go-to is a light hummus (like Wildwood’s Homestyle Hummus).
Next comes the fun part – picking your ingredients! If you’re creating a morning meal, you can scramble some egg whites, cut up some fresh avocado and add in some spinach. If you’re looking for a light lunch option, grab some Applegate turkey and light Swiss cheese to create a classic. As far as dinner goes, this is what you’ll want to try asap:
Veggie Wrap Recipe
– One Spinach Wrap
– One tbsp of Hummus
– One Balsamic-soaked Portobello Mushroom
– 1/3 Cup Fresh Spinach
– 1/3 Cup Artichoke Hearts
– 1/4 of a Fresh Avocado
– 2 Slices of Jack Cheese (or Pepper Jack for a little kick)
– 2 Large Tomato Slices
Lay the tortilla out flat and spread the hummus across the entire face, covering the whole tortilla. Place the two slices of cheese along the middle of the wrap.
Slice the Portobello into large, long slices and place them on top of the cheese. Add the fresh spinach, artichoke hearts, avocado slices, and tomato. Fold the bottom and top of the tortilla slightly over the ingredients and wrap one side over the other to tuck everything in.
Click here for a helpful tutorial on how to fold a wrap (and another great wrap recipe!).
This is a delicious, hearty, healthy meal that will leave you full and happy!