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Rainbow Wraps

Rainbow Wraps

There’s no better way to get lots of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes in your diet than by eating a mixture of different brightly-colored veggies–since bright colors in natural foods signal the presence of antioxidant flavonoids. Here, flour tortillas enclose a wonderful melange of fresh raw veggies and hummus for a tender wrap experience that makes a great picnic or lunchbox offering, snack, or appetizer.

Pretty, tasty, and good for you, too:

6 large flour tortillas
1/4 small head red cabbage, shredded
1/4 bunch spinach, chopped
1 yam, shredded
1 zucchini, shredded
1 cup hummus (store-bought works fine)

1. Warm the tortillas in a microwave, grill top, or oven.

2. Place 1/6 of the ingredients in each tortilla.

3. Roll up burrito-style, then cut in half on a slight diagonal.

Serves 6 for lunch, or 12 as a snack or appetizer.

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Adapted from The Vegan Family Cookbook, by Chef Brian McCarthy (Lantern Press, 2006). Copyright (c) 2006 by Brian McCarthy. Reprinted by permission of Lantern Press.
Adapted from The Vegan Family Cookbook, by Chef Brian McCarthy (Lantern Press, 2006).

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5:39AM PST on Feb 4, 2013


4:52AM PST on Jan 21, 2013

Let's go rainbow in veggies

2:52AM PST on Dec 25, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

4:19PM PDT on Nov 2, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

10:56AM PDT on Nov 2, 2012

to each their own

6:33AM PDT on Nov 2, 2012


12:46AM PST on Dec 23, 2011

Thanks for the article.

9:05AM PDT on Sep 23, 2011


5:02PM PDT on Sep 18, 2011

Fabulous recipe. Thanks for sharing.

12:31AM PST on Mar 1, 2010


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