Alkaline Diet Recipe #121: Alkaline Wrapless Wraps!

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Article by ross

These wraps are GENIUS! People often tell me how hard it is to find sprouted wraps in the UK (in the USA you can find them at Alvarado Street Bakery – they might even ship to the UK…) so these wraps are the perfect, alkaline answer!

They are perfect for a healthy lunch if you are on the go or a quick alkaline snack in between.

I really like normal wraps, but then thought – I also love San Choy Bow…hmmm…I have an idea here – how great and more alkaline it would be if you swapped out the bread wraps with something more alkaline and healthy … lettuce of course!

These are now legendary in my household – I hope you love them too!

Alkaline Wrapless Wraps (San Choy Bow…kinda!)

Serves 2

Ingredients

6 very large romaine lettuce leaves (iceberg is also fine)
2 ripe tomatoes
3 ripe avocados
½ medium-sized red onion
½ fresh chilli
1/2 bunch of fresh coriander or parsley
The juice of 1 organic lemon
1 pinch of crystal sea salt or himalayan crystal salt

Instructions

Firstly, mash the avocados (with a fork in a bowl is fine). Then chop the tomatoes, red onion, coriander and parsley (plus chilli if you want it hot) into small pieces, make it nice and diced. Then squeeze the lemon juice and sprinkle the salt over the avocado and mix in the chopped up stuff. It makes up a kind of salsa, but with loads more avocado. Nice and alkaline.

Now prepare the big lettuce leaves by washing them and then patting dry.

Divide the mixture up among the leaves, wrap them over and keep them secure with a cocktail stick!

Et voila! Delicious and as alkaline as it comes!

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Alkaline Wrapless Wraps!
Serves 2
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Ingredients
  1. 6 very large romaine lettuce leaves (iceberg is also fine)
  2. 2 ripe tomatoes
  3. 3 ripe avocados
  4. ½ medium-sized red onion
  5. ½ fresh chilli
  6. 1/2 bunch of fresh coriander or parsley
  7. The juice of 1 organic lemon
  8. 1 pinch of crystal sea salt or himalayan crystal salt
Instructions
  1. Firstly, mash the avocados (with a fork in a bowl is fine). Then chop the tomatoes, red onion, coriander and parsley (plus chilli if you want it hot) into small pieces, make it nice and diced. Then squeeze the lemon juice and sprinkle the salt over the avocado and mix in the chopped up stuff. It makes up a kind of salsa, but with loads more avocado. Nice and alkaline.
  2. Now prepare the big lettuce leaves by washing them and then patting dry.
  3. Divide the mixture up among the leaves, wrap them over and keep them secure with a cocktail stick!
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  1. Cathy Reply

    That recipe sounds awesome and delicious

    • Ross Reply

      It really is Cathy. I love San Choy Bow…and this recipe is kinda just like it! Well, minus the plum sauce and more alkaline…but you know what I mean!

  2. Neil Asher Scam Reply

    hey thanks for sharing such delicious recipe. i think everyone like it.

  3. Jenna Reply

    Hello, found this site through a RAW forum, very inspiring, I suffer from Candida so am looking for all the help I can get!!! THANKS for the recipe.

    • Ross Reply

      Hi Jenna – no worries! We’re here to help!

      Which forum was it?

      Ross

  4. Marie-Ange Reply

    Great recipe! I’ve made accidently another “alkaline wrap” today by using a red pepper (the long ones) cut in half stuffed with spinach and sprouts, olive oil and salt on top. Yummy too!

    • Ross Reply

      Marie – that’s awesome – send it to me so we can put it on the blog!

  5. del Reply

    ROSS – THis web site is wonderful. So much info re Alk diets on the net can be very confusing. Have spent the majority of the morning on this web site and feel am much better equipt to go ge the foods I need and understand the concepts of Alk diet (+ benefits).
    THANKS FOR SHARING YOU KNOWLEDGE KIND SIR 🙂 Del – Mid Wales

  6. Jamie Reply

    Hello This is a really good site! Thanks!
    Question: Are the recipes on here healthy enough for acid reflux sufferers?

    Thanks!

  7. Carrie Reply

    Recipe: Cucumber Salad (not sure of the pH of Kalamata Olives though – but they really make this recipe)
    1 whole cucumber chopped 1cm cubes
    small handful of kalamata olives broken up
    1 chilli
    chopped coriander (handful)
    chopped mint (handful)
    1 smashed avocado
    Juice of 1 lemon
    sea salt to taste
    good olive oil – a swish

    Method:
    First soak olives with lemon juice and swish of olive oil while you chop everything else into a bowl, then chuck everything together and toss toss toss! mmmm yummo!!

    PS: I am new to this way of eating so please feel free to correct me on anything that could be improved!

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