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Quinoa Avocado Wrap

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Quinoa Avocado Wrap

This is the ultimate healthy nutritious wrap!

This wrap is so delicious and healthy you can enjoy it everyday, and by adding any of your favorite sauces or Hummus you can experience a different taste each time while still enjoying the primary taste and health benefits of this incredible wrap. After just one bite you will be craving this wrap for lunch, dinner, or in between!

 

Avocado Quino

Ingredients:

1. 1 cup cooked Quinoa

2. 1/2 cup Black Beans

3. 2 ripe Avocados

4. Spinach

5. Mozzarella

6. Feta Cheese

7. Whole-grain Tortilla

Take the tortilla and spread Quinoa, black beans, avocado, spinach, a bit of Feta Cheese and Mozzarella, a dash of your favorite sauce (Tahini, Hummus, etc.)  and wrap into a burrito shape, and you’ll have a delicious and satisfying wrap in no time.

Health Benefits:

avocado

Avocado
The average avocado contains 4 grams of protein, is low in sugar, and loaded with vitamins and minerals; they are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin K, and vitamins, C, B, and E. It also contains 11 grams of fiber which is close to half the daily recommended minimum amount. Avocados are also famous for their amazing power to lower cholesterol!

 

bean

Black Beans 

They are high in fiber, folate, and antioxidants, also a great source of protein, which is why they are so popular among Vegetarians.

 

spinach

Spinach

This dark leafy green is beneficial for skin, hair, and bone health and is high in protein, iron, and other vitamins and minerals.

 

quino

Quinoa

Quinoa is naturally gluten-free and contains iron, B vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, vitamin E, and fiber.

 

feta

Both Feta and Mozzarella cheese are a good source of calcium, just be careful on your amounts as all cheeses are high in fat and sodium!

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When it comes to breads and wraps Whole-grain and Whole-wheat are always a better option than regular white bread! Still read your ingredients carefully, ingredients vary greatly, and some are unnecessarily high in fat and sugar.

 

Edited 9/19/14 SCD

 

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