Fat-Burning Detox Wraps with Mango

Fat-Burning Detox Wraps with Mango

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As promised in my previous recipe video for Low Fat Raw Vegan Carrot & Apple Spread with Almond Pulp, I am going to show you how to use this sweet & spicy spread as part of an easy raw vegan lunch: Low Fat Detox ‘Rainbow’ Wraps with Mango. These delicious wraps will detoxify your body and activate its fat-burning hormones thanks to the addition of wild garlic, chives, ginger and turmeric. Enjoy them with a big bowl of protein-rich quinoa (cooked or sprouted) and they will help you to lose even more weight. Perfect for our 30-day flat belly challenge! You can watch the recipe video here.

Fat-Burning Detox Wraps with Mango & Carrot Ginger Spread

SERVES: 6 large wraps

EQUIPMENT: chef knife, cutting board, toothpicks

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup of mango, finely sliced
½ cup of red cabbage, finely shredded
½ cup of red bell pepper, julienned
½ cup of zucchini, julienned
½ cup of carrot, julienned
1 large handful of wild garlic (or just leave this out)
1 large handful of chives (or replace with spring onion) 
Carrot Ginger Spread with Almond Pulp 
6 large leaves of Chinese cabbage (remove part of the stem, flatten with rolling pin…)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Select the largest cabbage leaves and rinse well.
  2. Trim away half of the thick stem on each cabbage leaf. This will create a pliable wrap. You can also use a rolling pin to flatten the cabbage leaves.
  3. Cover each cabbage leaf with several tablespoons of the carrot-ginger spread.
  4. Then add mango & vegetables to taste.
  5. Roll each leaf into a wrap and secure it with a toothpick. Enjoy!

JULIE’S TIPS & TRICKS:

  • These wraps will stay fresh for at least 3 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Feel free to prepare them at night and take them with you as a healthy lunch the next day. Just know that they will lose some of their taste after 2 days or longer.
  • You can definitely have this wrap as a light dinner too. Serve it with a creamy tahini dip for extra flavour and nutrients.
  • Wild garlic is also called ‘bear’s garlic’ because bears search for it when they come out of hibernation; it helps them to clean their stomach, intestines and blood. The green leaves are highly alkalizing and detoxifying, especially the baby spring leaves.

Now I would love to hear from you! What are your 3 favorite raw vegan lunch recipes to enjoy at work? Let me know by leaving a comment down below.

Fat-Burning Detox Wraps with Mango

Fat-Burning Detox Wraps with Mango

 

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