• Student Wellness

    Veggies

     

Harvest of the Month:

  • January

     

    Oranges and Sweet Potato

     

    Oranges

    sweet potatoes

  • Sweet Potato Soul Wrap

    In honor of Martin Luther King and his heritage in the American South, this month’s plant-strong recipe features ingredients for healthful soul food; food to nourish and inspire your soul. This recipe won a teen taste testing, hands down!

    INGREDIENTS

    1 Whole Grain Tortilla

    1/2 medium sweet potato, flesh scooped from potato skin

    1/4 cup black eyed peas or kidney beans (or blend)

    1/4 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed

    1/4 cup pineapple, diced

    1 Tablespoon red onion, chopped fine (optional)

    1 cup mixed salad greens - toss in collards or kale for a rich source of calcium and iron

    1 Tablespoon mayonnaise - healthier mayo suggestions: Just Mayo or Veganaise brands

    1/2 Tablespoon Barbecue Sauce

    PREPARATION Spread Mayonnaise and Barbecue sauces down center of tortilla. Scoop flesh from skin of sweet potato and arrange down center of tortilla. Stack remaining ingredients and roll into a “wrap” for a delicious, super satisfying and soulful meal.