Americans love sandwiches — that much is true. In fact, sandwiches are so popular in the States that there have been actual scientific studies conducted to try and pin down exact statistics of how many sandwiches we as a nation consume on average per day.
Did you know that on any given day, 47 percent of all adults in America will consume at least one sandwich? Not just one — at least one.
While sandwiches are a clear mainstay in American diets, we here at One Green Planet have a serious culinary love-affair with the sandwich’s equally delicious sister: the wrap! Wraps are essentially what would happen if you dug out all of the deliciousness stuffed inside of two sandwich slices and instead wrapped them up in some sort of edible carb.
We’ve dug through our Food Monster App to present 15 of our favorite plant-based wrap recipes. Let us know what you think of them!
We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our Wrap Archives!
Source: Raw Zucchini Wraps
These Raw Zucchini Wraps by Julie West are not only super healthy but they’re refreshing, filling, easy, and fun to make! And so colorful too. All these vibrant colors are good for you…full of antioxidants, nutrients, fiber, and yes, even protein! Fresh and raw is a beautiful way to eat. At least half of our daily food consumption should be raw foods for optimal health, not always easy, but hopefully, this will be a fun way to add some rawness to your life. Your mind, body, and soul will thank you!
Tracey Tytko‘s Roasted Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Hummus Wraps are packed with soft, savory sweet potatoes, tender smokey cauliflower, velvety hummus, and a hearty kale salad. This wrap has everything you need for lunch in a portable form.
Zsu Dever‘s French Twist Wrap With Dijon-Maple Sauce and Cheese Dip is a vegan take on the classic French twist sandwich. Inside this flavorful wrap are swiss chard, mushrooms, scallions, and tomatoes. The sauce is an easy Dijon mustard-maple sauce. If you like, you can add a few tablespoons of mayo to make it creamy. For added enjoyment, make this French-inspired cheese dipping sauce to go alongside the wrap.
Source: Raw Mango Coconut Basil Wraps
Bianca Haun‘s Crispy Curry Tofu Wrap With Homemade Tortillas and Avocado Mayo is so good, you have to try it! It’s the best, most filling lunch you could ever have. The tofu is seasoned with curry powder and salt and pan-fried until brown and crispy. It’s all packed in a fluffy homemade tortilla with salad, cucumber sticks , nd a creamy avocado mayo. Yum!
7. Buffalo Cauliflower Lettuce Wraps
Source: Thai Tofu-Vegetable Wraps
Filled with baked tofu strips, crisp fresh vegetables, and a creamy, zesty sauce, Robin Roberson‘s Thai Tofu-Vegetable Wraps make a yummy lunch or a light supper. You can add more vegetables if you like. For an even quicker version, you can use a package of ready-made baked marinated tofu, although making it yourself is more economical. In place of tofu, you can substitute seitan or soy curls. To make them gluten-free, use gluten-free flatbreads.
Source: Grilled Sweet Potato Wraps
Gunjan Dudani‘s Grilled Sweet Potato Wraps are packed with tender sweet potatoes, meaty mushrooms, crunchy red cabbage, red onions, and a dressing that brings it all together. The dressing is herby, with a sweet and salty taste that complements the sweet potatoes and enhances the entire flavor of the wrap. Get these ready for a barbecue, for lunch, or on a picnic — just bring your portable grill!
Source: Moroccan Chickpea Wraps
Once these Moroccan Chickpea Wraps by Taryn Fitz-Gerald are fresh off the skillet, they’re loaded with veggies and a spicy cajun hummus spread making them the perfect easy-to-make lunch or to-go snack. Make a big batch of the hummus and you can make wraps all week, or add it to your favorite Buddha bowls.
Melanie Sorrentino‘s Middle Eastern Roasted Chickpea Wraps are stuffed with cumin-spiced roasted chickpeas and crisp, sliced vegetables, these wraps are big on flavor and kind to your wallet. Serve with a dollop of vegan sour cream mixed with fresh dill.
This Thai Salad and Cauliflower Rice Wrap by Taylor Kiser is all sorts of delicious. Filled with crispy cauliflower rice, tangy Thai salad, and sweetly spicy peanut sauce, each bite of this wrap is an explosion of taste and texture. They’re healthy, filling, flavorful, and easy-to-make! What more could you want?
Source: Chickpea Ranch Wraps
These Chickpea Ranch Wraps by the Cruelty Free Family are an energizing version of the popular chicken-ranch wrap. This recipe, instead, uses protein-rich chickpeas, nutty tahini, fresh dill, and some carrots and celery to get the same creamy effect. It’s the perfect portable dish to bring to picnics, potlucks, and barbecues.
Source: Mexican Quinoa Wraps
Florian Nouh‘s Mexican Quinoa Wraps are lovely fresh gems. There is no big secret here – all you need to make this on-the-go lunch or after-workout snack is gluten-free tortilla wraps, a bunch of vegetables, beans, and some cooked quinoa. One of the many aspects you’ll enjoy so much about it is its versatility – it can be used as fillings in cannelloni, in bowls or stews, in salads … you name it.
Source: Tandoori Cauliflower Wraps
Danielle Dewar‘s Tandoori Cauliflower Wraps are full of healthy vegetables (cauliflower, cabbage, avocado), fiber, probiotics (coconut yogurt), antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory spices (all hail turmeric). The ingredients are affordable and not hard to find (Grab a tandoori spice mix if you don’t have the spices I use instead already). These wraps are also gluten-free, grain-free, vegan, paleo, soy-free, nut-free and rockin’. Just sayin’.
Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!
Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.
Here are some great resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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