- Category: Heart Health
- Main Ingredients: Hummus, Whole-wheat or multigrain tortilla
This one is as easy and simple as it sounds, but also provides you with a good fix of protein, healthy fat and carbohydrates. Complete this healthy food lunch with a small handful of whole, natural nuts and an apple.
- Whole-wheat or multigrain tortilla
- Shredded carrot
- Pre-washed bag of dark leafy greens of your choice
- Sliced red pepper
Slather the whole-wheat tortilla with two to three tablespoons of protein-packed hummus and top with the shredded carrot, several slices of red pepper and a handful of leafy greens. Really, you can put any/all veggies in your fridge. Wrap like a burrito.
Healthy Recipe for Hummus: In a food processor or a high-speed blender, blend together one drained can of chickpeas, two tablespoons of tahini, the juice of one lemon, two tablespoons olive oil and salt to taste. An added bonus: you can store the rest of the hummus in your fridge for the next day’s lunch or even as a healthy dip with veggie sticks.Try this recipe for the full authentic Middle-Eastern Hummus.