FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Weight Watchers Amy Smith joined the First News Sunday show to talk about how to get your kids out the door quickly in the morning with a healthy lunch.
Most people are rushing in the morning to get out the door and often times just give their kids a couple bucks to have them eat school lunch. Amy brought in a couple items that are quick and easy to make and the recipes are below.
Stoplight Pita Sandwiches:
Serves: 3 Prep:10 minutes Kids love miniatures and this spread makes a delicious sandwich packed with protein and veggies.
1 cup famer cheese
½ red bell pepper, diced
½ yellow bell pepper, diced
¼ cup shredded, reduced fat cheddar cheese
2 scallions, trimmed and diced
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3 mini whole wheat pita breads, halved
Stir the farmer cheese, bell peppers, cheddar, scallions, and black pepper together in a medium bowl. Divide the mixture among the pita halves.
Per serving (2 pita halves) : 251 cal.
Turkey and Cheddar Wrap:
PointsPlus Value 7
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 0 minutes Serves: 2
1 ½ Tbsp. reduced-calorie mayonnaise
2 tsp. mustard, coarse-grain
2 medium whole wheat tortilla(s), warmed according to package directions
4 oz cooked turkey breast with skin, chopped
1/4 tsp table salt
1/8 tsp black pepper, freshly ground (or to taste)
1/2 cup(s) fresh tomato(es), diced
2 Tbsp uncooked red onion(s), diced
1 cup(s) fresh lettuce
3 Tbsp low-fat shredded cheddar cheese, sharp-variety
In a small cup, combine mayonnaise and mustard. Lay tortillas on a cutting board; spread with mustard mixture. Top tortillas with turkey, placing it about 1-inch from edges; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top turkey with tomatoes, onion, lettuce and cheese. Tuck in sides of tortilla and then roll it up tightly; cut in half on a diagonal. Yields 2 halves per serving
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