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Sandwiches and Wraps

Barbacoa Turkey Soft Tacos

Barbacoa is traditionally an all day roasting of beef marinated with chilles. In this recipe we take similar elements and use ground turkey prepared in a faster, yet delicious method!

Black Pepper Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuit Egg Sandwiches

From scratch biscuit sandwich great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Full of whole wheat goodness.

Apple Peanut Butter Sandwiches

What happens if you remove bread from PB&J? Something amazing like the apple (low sugar crispy fruit ring) sandwiches with your kids' favorite nut butter. 

Veggie Muffaleta

Share this recipe variation on the New Orleans Italian Muffaleta with friends and family along the parade routes or at home.

Veggie Debris Po Boy

Here is a veggie take on the classic roast beef po boy with debris gravy. Try it with your favorite locally baked bread. 

Grilled Feta Cheese and Green Tomato Sandwich with Fresh Baby Carrots

Feta cheese is traditionally made with sheep's milk, which is easier for your body to digest. It's also lower in fat than most melted cheeses.  And forget about potato chips or fries, eat this sandwich with lots of carrots and enjoy the savory flavors and less calories!

Swiss Chard Wraps

These wraps are simple, fresh, and under 15 minutes to prepare. You will never want to use a tortilla to make a sandwich wrap again after trying this recipe. 

Black Olive and Garbanzo Bean Paté

A vegetarian paté that is great as a light snack or spread for salad wraps and sandwiches. Only takes 10 minutes to make.

Pita sandwich with Avocados, Sprouts, Tomatoes and Protein

On a hot day this pita sandwich is refreshing and filling. 

Grilled Oysters en Brochette and Steamed Herb Vegetable Salad

A classic Creole dish with a salad becomes a satisfying, quick, and fancy meal. 

Spring Time Veggie Wrap

Low in calories and high in fiber this veggie wrap is a snap to make. Not to mention full of all local Louisiana sourced veggies!

Thai Turkey Roll-Up

A Thai twist on turkey that will make your mouth sing and under 350 calories per serving. Recipe courtesy of National Turkey Federation

Strawberry Wraps

Fresh and sweet snack or dessert that is low in sugar

Tuna Salad Apple Wraps

This wrap is a quick meal for children and adults. Recipe adapted from the U.S. Apple Council. 

Marinated Ginger Chicken Wrap

Low in carbs this meal is a snap to make and is high protein.

Open Face Cowboy Burger

A fun way to encourage children to eat dinner. Courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board

Grilled Blackened Louisiana Alligator Sliders

Alligator is typically a very lean meat, making it low in cholesterol within certain recipes, especially when grilled and not batter-fried. 

Super Spread Sandwich Stars

Every child is a superstar! Making sandwiches in different shapes is one way to get children excited about eating food at home. Recipe courtesy of National Honey Board.

Easy and Quick Mediterranean Turkey Wrap

Don’t waste your money on fast food at lunch. Make this quick wrap instead and you will see that healthy eating does not have to be bland or boring!

Turkey Burgers

Packed with the bold flavors of dill and feta, this recipe is an updated classic.

Grilled Chicken Pita

Light and filling for a quick meal that takes 30 minutes or less to enjoy. 

BLT Wrap Up

Beans..lettuce..tomato.... Lean, full of fiber and iron, and an energy-booster of a meal.

Garden Ham Sandwich

Relish and ripe tomatoes are tossed with ham for a new twist on an old friend, the ham sandwich.

Chicken Lettuce Wrap

This wrap makes a perfect lunch on the go.

Avocado Spinach Sandwich

This quick sandwich will keep you full for hours!

Garden Tuna Pita

These are great sandwiches to bring on a picnic!