Veggie Lettuce Wraps

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Author Notes: In my blog (http://naturehealthandyoga.blogspot.com )I am suggesting that we are better off by NOT decrease the alkaline properties of vegetables by cooking them. With that, Increase the intake of mineral-rich foods.
While I do not completely disregard the cooking of the vegetables due to the fact that it helps to soften the food, which makes it easier to digest, I stay behind the fact that the raw veggies fall into the class of alkaline food. And I believe the alkaline diet leads to a healthier digestive system. Increasing the intake of alkaline foods has helped me, so I hope you see the same good results. Please check out teh article : http://naturehealthandyoga.blogspot.com/2012/06/body-ph-acidic-and-alkaline-foods.html

Also: Mineralization is one of the most important nutritional elements to naturally achieved healthy, glowing skin, strong nails, shiny hair and bright eyes. I have already talked about the mineral deficiency of our foods (mainly due to modern agricultural practices. ) You can see the article on this subject published on here: http://naturehealthandyoga.blogspot.com/2012/06/external-beauty-as-bonus.html

Veggie Lettuce Wraps:
Ingredients:
2 med tomatoes
2 avocados
1 /2 large sweet onion
2 tbsp crushed raw pumpkin seeds
1 cup of shopped parsley
Hand full of sprouts (your choice)
2 tbsp of lemon juice
1 tbsp of raisins


Sea salt and pepper to taste
2 heads of long romaine lettuce


Directions: Chop all vegetables by the romaine lettuce and mix it in a bowl. Prepare lettuce leaves by separating them into singles. Wrap a hipping tbsp of veggie mix into the lettuce leaves. “Secure” the lettuce leaf by a tooth pick . Top the wraps with the Red Pepper and Cilantro Dressing:

Red Pepper and Cilantro Salad Dressing:


1 Red Pepper
1 cup of chopped cilantro
1 tomato
2 garlic cloves
2 tbsp of lemon juice, 1 tbsp of water
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp raw apple cider vinegar


Directions: blend all ingredients until smooth. Good for 2 days in the refrigerator.

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Serves 6 wraps

Wraps

  • 2 avocados
  • 1/2 large sweet onion
  • 2 med size tomatos
  • 2 tablespoons crushed raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup copped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 handfull of sprouts

Dressing

  • 1 large red papper
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 large tomato
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon filtered water
  • 1 tablespoon raw cider apple vinegar
  1. Directions: Chop all vegetables by the romaine lettuce and mix it in a bowl. Prepare lettuce leaves by separating them into singles. Wrap a hipping tbsp of veggie mix into the lettuce leaves. “Secure” the lettuce leaf by a tooth pick . Top the wraps with the Red Pepper and Cilantro Dressing
  2. Directions: blend all ingredients until smooth. Good for 2 days in the refrigerator.

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