Guest Post: Vegan Lettuce Wraps

7/03/2016 03:56:00 pm

Hey there! I am Larissa from consciouslifestyleofmine. On my blog I share plant based recipes, my personal style, reviews on organic cosmetics and thoughts about my journey towards a more sustainable lifestyle. I am super excited to be here on Almost Stylish today and I brought with me a versatile summer recipe – lettuce wraps. I looooove lettuce wraps and I have them almost every day during the summer months. We all know that salad and greens are a must when eating a healthy diet, but, to be honest, I am not a huge fan of salad bowls and big green salads. However, I love to put whatever I eat into some lettuce leaves and wrap it : )

In this recipe here I am using green spelt for my wraps but you can easily exchange that with couscous, quinoa, rice, buckwheat, bulgur, or even noodles or (sweet)potatoes. So here is what you need for 2-3 people: 1 big head of lettuce, 200g green spelt (or couscous, rice, bulgur…), 100g corn, 200g chopped tomatoes (fresh or canned), coriander, cumin, sweet pepper powder, chili pepper and salt, 2-3 carrots

For the avocado sauce: 1 avocado, 200g vegan yogurt, 1 lemon pepper and salt, hot sauce to taste. Boil the green spelt (or whatever grain you are using).  While your grains are getting ready, you can mix up the avocado with the yogurt and the juice of the lemon (in case you are not a huge fan of lemon try to use the juice of half a lemon first, and then add more to taste) in a blender or with a fork. Grate the carrots or shred for a few seconds in your high speed blender. When your grains are ready, add the spices (a knife tip of each of them), the corn and the tomatoes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Now look for the biggest and most beautiful leaves of lettuce and wash those carefully. Add a little bit of your grains on each leaf, put some avocado sauce on top, and a few shredded carrots on top of the sauce. You can sprinkle some hot sauce over the carrots if you prefer it very spicy. Now just fold the wrap the way you would fold a normal bread-wrap. You can either eat the lettuce wrap right away or you can use some toothpicks to make sure it holds.

That’s it! Such an easy and delicious way to eat salad, isn’t it? I hope you enjoyed this recipe and I am sending loads of love to all of you : )

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  1. That looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing the recipe :) Vegan is the way to go <3

    xo Azu

  2. das sieht ja so lecker aus!
    liebe sonntagsgrüße!

  3. looks nom, although I don't think the non/vegetarians would like it :) I'm a vegetarian though

  4. I am getting hungry looking at your photos! I am not vegetarian, but I absolutely love salads and in fact am having one tonight! I use cheese in it, but no meat. :)

  5. Looks delicious!! Thanks for sharing!
    Kisses and hugs from {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

  6. Yummy all of this food looks so good

  7. I just love her recipes. Yet again I cannot resist to try one. Love u Larrissa.
    New post on my blog . Do drop by soon <3

  8. Great post. So lovely!

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  9. Yum!
    Please do share more recipes!
    I'm waiting :)

    crunhcy cheese me

  10. Eine sehr leckere Idee und mal was vollkommen anderes :)

    Liebe Grüße,
    Jana von

  11. oh das sieht ja super lecker aus

  12. Ach wie lecker, das sollte ich unbedingt auch einmal ausprobieren!

    Liebe Grüße
    Jimena von

  13. These do look super-yummy - I'll be trying these out for dinner I think! I love wraps and they're so practical for the summer :)


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