S TEP 1 – G ATHER I TEMS N EEDED Enough paper to make at least four 10 inch circles Some suggestions: Butcher block paper, freezer paper, 11x14 sheets of paper, or tape 2 sheets of copy paper together to use to trace pattern. Bowl with 10 inch diameter Pencil Paper scissors Flat surface to practice folding
S TEP 2 – T RACE P APER T ORTILLA W RAPS Lay your paper on your clean flat surface. Remember the paper must be big enough to cut out a paper circle of 10 inches in diameter. (The size of a 10 inch tortilla in the store). Turn the bowl upside down and trace around the of the outside of the bowl with the pencil.
S TEP 3 – C UT P APER T ORTILLA Remove the bowl and cut out the circle you traced. Repeat this 3 more times.
Crunch up the scrap paper to make a shape about 2 inches wide and no more than 5 inches long. This will be our paper food center for practice. S TEP 4 – A DD P APER F ILLING
Fold the side closest to you over the filling (about 1/3 of the way). Do not crease. S TEP 5 – F OLD O VER C LOSEST S IDE
Tuck the edge under the filling and pull back a little. Do not be aggressive. S TEP 6 – T UCK & P ULL B ACK
Continue to tuck and roll in SMALL steps. It is important to do small even tucks and roll till the entire tortilla is rolled up. S TEP 7 – T UCK & R OLL
Continue to roll until finished. S TEP 8 – F INISH R OLLING
Using your finger push in roll at end. You will do this about 3 times to fold in all the edges. S TEP 9 – F OLD IN E NDS OF R OLL
Repeat this process with the additional paper tortillas. Practice will make you the best. Great news. The real thing is easier. S TEP 10 – P RACTICE
S TEP 1 - G ATHER I NGREDIENTS F OR O NE S ERVING 1/2 cup cut cucumbers 1 string cheese stick ½ cup grape tomatoes 4 leafs of Romaine lettuce 2 wood skewers Any other veggies you would like
S TEP 2 – W ASH V EGETABLES Wash Vegetables. Besides using just water for washing vegetables, you can use an equal mixture of white vinegar and water.
S TEP 3 – C UT C UCUMBERS Slice cucumbers and then half the slices. Use a plastic knife instead of a real metal one if appropriate.
Cut string cheese into ¼ inch pieces. Use a plastic knife instead of a real metal one if appropriate. S TEP 4 – C UT S TRING C HEESE
Assemble skewers by threading the vegetables alternately with the string cheese on the skewers. Hint: Fold the pieces of lettuce on and then put on the skewer. S TEP 5 – A SSEMBLE S KEWERS
Serve as a side dish for the leftover roasted chicken wrap. These instructions are next. Refrigerate if not serving immediately. Add your favorite low fat salad dressing to dip your skewers. S TEP 6 – S ERVE
S TEP 1 – G ATHER I NGREDIENTS F OR O NE S ERVING 1/2 cup leftover roasted chicken 1 slice low fat cheese 1 slice of Romaine lettuce ¼ cup Greek yogurt 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise 1 whole grain 10 inch tortilla wrap (we used a Quinoa tortilla wrap)
S TEP 2 – W ASH L ETTUCE Wash lettuce. Besides using just water for washing vegetables, you can use an equal mixture of white vinegar and water.
S TEP 3 – M AKE Y OGURT & M AYONNAISE M IXTURE In small bowl mix Greek yogurt & mayonnaise together until smooth.
Lay whole grain wrap on clean flat surface and spread small amount of Greek yogurt mixture on wrap. The key to the condiment is to apply enough to add to the flavor but not so much that it oozes out of the wrap when you roll it up. S TEP 4 – S PREAD G REEK Y OGURT M IXTURE ON W RAP
Add one slice of low fat cheese to the wrap. This cheese could be any type you prefer: Cheddar, Swiss, Munster…. S TEP 5 – A DD S LICE OF L OW F AT C HEESE
Add leftover roasted chicken pieces on top of cheese in middle of wrap. Use your eyes and fingers to check for possible pieces of bone accidently left in chicken pieces. S TEP 6 – A DD C HICKEN
Fold or tear lettuce and add to center of tortilla wrap. Dont over stuff the wrap with lettuce. This would make it difficult to roll. S TEP 7 – A DD L ETTUCE
Using the techniques learned in rolling sandwich wraps using paper, wrap this real tortilla. Then fold in edges. S TEP 8 – R OLL W RAP
To give your wrap that professional look slice it on the diagonal. Use a plastic knife instead of a real metal one if appropriate. S TEP 9 – C UT R OLLED W RAP
Serve the roasted chicken wrap with salad on a stick. Refrigerate if not serving immediately. Add your favorite low fat salad dressing to dip your skewers. S TEP 10 – S ERVE