We all have been not only surviving on this healthy and delicious spring salad hummus wrap on Covid-19 working from the home era but also fell in love with these. They are healthy, delicious, and very easy to make in no time using your pantry items. This recipe makes for 4 servings of wraps.
Instructions to make a good hummus wrap:
Wash all the veggies thoroughly. Pat dry spring mix with a paper towel. Slice cucumbers, tomatoes, and avocadoes in long slices. Spread hummus over each tortilla. Top with spring leaves, cucumber, tomato, and avocado slices. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon oil in each tortilla and sprinkle a tiny amount of salt seasoning and cayenne pepper for some added flavor. Roll each wrap-up. Enjoy and eat with confidence!
Fun Facts: These wraps are fun to eat when no one is watching you:-)
Food Rating: How healthy is this veggie wrap?
This spring salad hummus wrap is rated as a Green-Yellow Dot, A healthy meal replacer in our food rating system (Food Coach) due to the following healthy qualities which are known to promote positive health and wellbeing if consumed within daily needs and accompanied by a healthy lifestyle.
- Moderate in calories per serving
- A healthy balance of fats contains no trans fats
- A healthy balance of total carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and sodium
- Great source of Iron, Folate, Copper, and Vitamin C
- No artificial flavors or food additives
Nutrition profile and therapeutic health benefits:
Each veggie wrap provides 50% of daily servings of vegetables (1.2 cups equiv.), 25% of grain (1.5 oz eqiv.), and 23% of protein (1.3 oz eqiv.) of MyPlate on a 2000 calorie diet. Each serving of Wrap is a great source of Vitamin C (33 mg., 33% of DV), Copper ( .27 mg, 30% of DV), Folate (85 mcg., 21% of DV), Iron (3 mg (15 of DV) and dietary fiber (7 g, 25% of DV). Vitamin C is well known to help boost the immune system, reduce the risk of developing common cold complications, promote healthy aging, and prevent many diseases like cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Folate is an essential vitamin to convert carbohydrates into energy and to produce DNA and RNA. Copper is a critical mineral needed for the boy to make healthy blood cells in conjunction with Iron.
Dietitian Nutritionist Recommendations:
This veggie wrap maks a quick working lunch meal. Each wrap provides only 9 grams of protein. So add a cup of extra yogurt to get some extra protein and probiotics to improve your gut health and build immunity.
Note: These are just general healthy eating recommendations. Everyone’s nutritional needs are different depending on one’s demographics and health conditions. Please consult your health care provider prior to changing your diet and or purchase our Medical Nutrition Therapy service for the nutrition plan that is right for you!
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Extra: Check out BBC good food for more luncheon wrap ideas!