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California tortilla swirls

Healthy sack lunch: California tortilla swirls with apple and milk

  • 1 California tortilla swirl (see recipe below)
  • 1 Washington Red Delicious apple with 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter or almond butter
  • 1 cup skim or 1% milk

California tortilla swirls

  • 1 whole wheat flour tortilla
  • 2 tablespoons softened
  • Neufchatel cheese (reduced- fat cream cheese)
  • 2-3 ounces thinly sliced turkey
  • 2 large romaine lettuce leaves
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 2 slices avocado (dip in lemon juice to avoid turning brown)
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds

On the top of the tortilla, spread a thin layer of Neufchatel cheese over the entire surface. Then place evenly over the surface of the tortilla: thinly sliced turkey, romaine lettuce leaves, sliced tomato, sliced avocado, and sunflower seeds. Roll up burrito fashion, pressing tightly. Secure with toothpick. Chill for approximately 30 minutes. Slice into cross sectional pieces. Place in covered container to avoid drying out.

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