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Raw Taco Wraps

This recipe doesn't have any meat, but, has all the necessary protein that meat does but with the benefits of nuts and other vegetables!

Serves 8people
cups Walnuts
tbsp cumin
tsp chili powder
pinch of cayenne pepper
tbsp low sodium tamari
collard greens, washed with stems trimmed about 2 inches from bottom of leaf
Put the walnuts in a food processor and process until chunky. Scrape the ground nuts into a bowl and mix in the cumin, chili powder, and cayenne. Add the Tamari and mix again. Place the collard green with the dark edge facing down on your cutting board. Trim off the stem and up about 2 inches into the leaf. Place about 1/4 of the nutmeat mixture in the middle of the leaf. Top with some salsa. To assemble, roll up burrito style. Fold one of the long ends in, and then both the end pieces, and then the other long way, tucking in firmly. Enjoy!
Researchers are convinced, more than ever before, about the nutritional benefits of walnuts when consumed in whole form, including the skin. Walnuts are great for cardiovascular benefits,help reduce problems in metabolic syndrome, benefits in treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, anti-cancer benefits, anti-inflammatory benefits, and bone health. Walnuts have also produced a good track record in the research as a desirable food for support of weight loss and for prevention of obesity. That finding often surprises people because they think of high-fat, high-calorie foods as a primary contributing factor to obesity and to weight gain. In general, overconsumption of high-fat, high-calorie foods is a primary contributing factor to obesity and weight gain.

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