Rubbed with basil and spices, baked skinless chicken breast has a bright taste. Mango contributes heart-protective beta-carotene, and the lavash is a good alternative to a flour tortilla, which often has some trans fats. The chicken and the mango dressing can be made one day ahead and stored separately in the refrigerator.Return to Healthy Lessons In Lunch Menu
Put this satisfying workweek sandwich together tonight, and roll out the door in a flash tomorrow. Havarti, a mild semisoft cheese from Denmark, makes this chicken-filled wrap super creamy. By assembling the wraps with layers of ingredients, you're guaranteed to get chicken, cheese, and spinach in every bite.
Chicken provides a great source of protein, while the tapenade adds healthy fats. Artichoke hearts and tomato bring fiber to the table. The whole-wheat wrap offers a better carb choice than a white wrap.
Night before: Cook the chicken. The next morning, combine all the ingredients in this sandwich and wrap tightly in wax paper or a cloth napkin for easy transport.
The vegetable filling for this wrap takes its cues from the classic Provencal stew. Soluble fiber in eggplant and chickpeas may reduce LDL ("bad") cholesterol; lycopene in tomatoes can help protect against cancer.