May 29

DIY Taco Bell Hack: CRUNCH WRAP SUPREME RECIPE!

By Jodi Danon, Create Kids Club

THIS IS NOT YOUR ORDINARY CRUNCH WRAP SUPREME RECIPE! THIS CRUNCH WRAP RECIPE USES FLAVORED TORTILLAS, GREEK YOGURT, AND A ROMAINE LETTUCE BLEND AMPING UP THIS SIMPLE BUT DELICIOUS RECIPE!

If you’re like me, you’ve hit up Taco Bell a time or two in the late evening hours.

Most of the food I wouldn’t ordinarily order other times of the day, but there is one item I really do love…

The Crunch Wrap Supreme!

The crunch of the tostada, the tomatoes, the cheese, the lettuce, all wrapped into a handheld meal.

I decided it was time to tackle this recipe at home – trying to make it even better – was it possible?

Yes, it was. Click here to learn how to make your own! 

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WHY USE CANNED TOMATOES?

I love tomatoes for so many reasons, but here in Wisconsin, oftentimes it’s really expensive to get fresh tomatoes or they just don’t taste as good as they do fresh from the garden.  At these times, I lean on canned tomatoes.

Canned tomatoes are a nutrient dense superfood containing high quantities of antioxidants.   Lycopene is an impressive antioxidant found in watermelons, pink grapefruits, apricots, and is found in particularly high amounts in tomatoes.

Lycopene is shown to help lower the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer, and macular degeneration, or poor eyesight as you get older.

During the canning process, tomatoes are cooked right in the can. Lycopene has been found to be more absorbable by the body in its cooked form. So canned tomatoes actually have more of the cancer-fighting lycopene than the raw variety. Sounds good to me!

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