Sunday, December 21, 2014

Healthy family recipe: Collard green wraps

Tired of packing the same old lunch? Here is a twist on the traditional sandwich using collard greens that will surely change things up.

Healthy family recipe: Collard green wraps

Switch up your wrap routine by using collard greens instead of a typical wrap. (istockphoto.com)
Switch up your wrap routine by using collard greens instead of a typical wrap. (istockphoto.com)

Denise Jeffery RD, LDN is a clinical dietitian for Healthy Weight Program at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia.

Tired of packing the same old lunch? Here is a twist on the traditional sandwich that will surely change things up. You are saving about 200-300 calories by using these greens instead of an everyday wrap.

Collard Green Wraps

After you wash your collard greens, place them in boiling water for 1-2minutes. Take out the greens and rinse under cold water, this will make it easier to roll.

Place your ingredients inside your collard green and roll just as you would a burrito. 

Stuff your wrap with:

2-3 thin slices of turkey, lettuce, and tomato

OR

2 tbsps hummus, sliced peppers, and lettuce

OR

½ cup grilled chicken pieces, ¼ of an avocado, and tomato

Adapted from pinterest.com


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