Street Food Wraps or Crispbreads – 4 ways

Wrap
Fuelling
Recovery
Body Fat
Servings: 1
Use the street food style to meet your goals. These wraps provide the perfect way to refuel and repair the muscles after your workout. Let your colleagues queue around the corner! Want to lower the carbs? Simply replace the wrap with a rye crispbread.

Smoked Salmon with Avocado Wrap

Increase your unsaturated ('good') fats. These option in particular is great for Omega 3, which is important for heart health, but also aids muscle repair. Very versatile!

Ingredients

1 whole wheat tortilla wrap
2 slices smoked salmon
½ tbsp. cottage cheese
½ avocado
1 handful watercress
½ lime

Method

  1. Spread the cottage cheese very thinly over the wrap and place the salmon on top.
  2. Slice the avocado and place over salmon along with the watercress.
  3. Squeeze the lime juice over and sprinkle the chilli flakes.
  4. Roll tightly and serve.

Beetroot, Goats Cheese and Broad Bean Crispbread Vegetarian

Beetroot is high in 'nitrates' which not only reduce blood pressure, but make muscles more efficient in using oxygen during exercise...cyclists love it!

Ingredients

1-2 rye crispbreads
1 tbsp. goats cheese
50g broad beans
2 walnut halves
4 mint leaves
1 cooked beetroot
1 tsp. lemon juice

Method

  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil on the stove. Cook the broad beans for 2 minutes. Once cooked, refresh and skin the broad beans.
  2. Spread the goats cheese very thinly over the crispbread and sprinkle the beans over the cheese.
  3. Roughly chop the walnuts, mint leaves and dice the beetroot ½ square. Sprinkle the ingredients over the goat’s cheese.
  4. Drizzle over the lemon juice and serve.

Cajun Chicken and Carrot Salad Wrap

The chicken and Greek yoghurt combo, is a protein dream! This will also give you the RDA in phosphorus which contributes to bone health.

Ingredients

1 whole wheat wrap
1 chicken
1 tbsp. cajun
50g kidney beans tinned
1 carrot
1/8 red cabbage
2 tbsp. Greek yoghurt

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180oc.
  2. Slice the chicken breast into strips (4-5) and place into a bowl with the Cajun spice. Give it a good mix. Place the chicken onto a tray and bake in the oven for 8 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Peel and grate the carrot into a bowl. Finely slice the cabbage and add to the carrot. Add the kidney beans to the carrot and mix with the Greek yoghurt.
  4. Lay the chicken along the centre of the wrap. Place the carrot salad over the chicken. Roll the wrap tightly and serve.

Middle Eastern Lamb and Hummus Crispbread

Not only great tasting, but containing some elements which boost metabolism, such as chilli and cinnamon.

Ingredients

1-2 rye crispbreads
50g minced lamb
1 pinch ground cinnamon
1 pinch ground cumin
2 tbsp. hummus
1/8 red cabbage
½ red chilli
½ red pepper

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180oc.
  2. In a bowl mix the lamb, cinnamon and cumin. Give it a gentle mix. Make into little meatballs 4-5. Place onto a tray and place into the oven for 8 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Slice the red pepper into fine slices. Finely slice the chilli and the red cabbage. Mix together in bowl.
  4. Spread the hummus over the crispbread. Roughly chop the meatballs and place them onto the hummus. Top with cabbage salad and serve.
James Collins, in the kitchen

The following recipe has been produced in James' test kitchen. Devised by James and his team of chefs for everyone wanting to optimise their diet on a daily basis. Special thanks to chef Omar Meziane for his work on this collection.

Whether ‘fuelling’ to maintain energy levels, ‘recovering’ after a hard workout, or reducing body fat, each of these options takes less than 15 minutes!

Our chefs pride themselves on using the latest innovative ingredients backed by science.

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