As I get older, I care more and more about the food I put into my body. I exercise more and am less likely to binge on a pint of Ben and Jerry's. There were times in junior high school when I would eat a candy bar and soda for lunch. It provided no nutritional benefit, and by the end of school I was ravenous.
A work friend let me look through a health cookbook called Eat to Live Cookbook. These wraps are one of the few recipes I copied down. All the recipes were packed with vegetables and had no meat.
The recipe says it makes four wraps, but I ended up making 6 wraps with the amount of vegetable filling I had. The directions also wanted me to cup of the lettuce and mix it in with the other vegetables. I decided to keep the lettuce leaves whole.
The ingredients are 1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans, 1 large tomato, 1 cucumber, 1 avocado, 12 romaine lettuce leaves, 2 tablespoons white vinegar, 6 whole-grain tortillas, salt, pepper, and tahini.
I mashed up the garbanzo beans.
I then added the chopped tomato, cucumber, and avocado.
I added the vinegar and salt and stirred everything up. I could have used a bigger bowl!
On each wrap, I spread a thin layer of tahini on the tortilla.
I added two lettuce leaves and piled on the vegetable filling. I was a little to heavy on the filling because it was hard to roll the wrap up.
This made an excellent lunch. It was light, healthy, and fresh. I enjoyed the tahini and crunch of the lettuce.
The avocado were a great addition as well. I ended up adding a large amount of salt, which I'm sure reduces the overall healthiness of the dish.