Wrapping & Rolling the Super Bowl

"For a white bread, bun, cold-cuts and cheese obsessed nation, wrapping provides an alternative with healthy fillings that are eye-catchers, weights watchers and with-out a doubt the perfect vehicle for left-overs."
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  • You can make your own spreads using ingredients such as basil, dried cranberries, lemon or orange zest, olives, and pomegranate, or other left-overs. Combine cream cheese, or a light mayo to create your own flavors.
  • Add nuts and raisins, a dollop of peanut or almond butter, and made a spread for honey grilled chicken strips with butter lettuce.
  • Use smoked salmon as a protein with a spinach wrap to create a Salmon Dill Wrap with cucumbers, white radishes, green olives and escarole.
  • Mix fresh beets and cranberries with cream cheese as a base for a red cabbage and red leaf lettuce or baby beet greens wrap with smoked turkey.
  • Combine roasted honey nuts and raisin in a cream cheese spread with a filling of shredded carrot and ham chunks and watercress.
  • Mix Brussel sprouts and lima beans with bacon and a honey mustard spread with cranberries and green onions and Arugula.
  • A toasted almond cream cheese spread with smoked turkey, chunks of pineapple and peaches and Frisee.
  • The flat circular wrap accommodates ingredients that might make a sandwich unmanageable.
  • Food prices today necessitate an innovative use of left-overs which wraps can provide for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks. Particularly if you’re buying a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables during the growing season, invariably you’re not going to throw out food if you wrap.
  • Serve different combinations stacked on a platter or in a basket lined with fancy lettuce leaves and bowls of dipping sauces. For instance a first dip into honey mustard or mayo and a second dip into any combination of ingredients.

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