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#1 Riotproof

Posted 11 January 2019 - 04:47 PM

I bought some helgas small whole grain wraps on a whim, and they were really nice. I had one with loads of lettuce, sliced tomato, bit of leftover roast pork, and mayo. Dd had one with lettuce and cheese, with some mayo.

Ds who I was hoping would try one, wasn’t keen. He can’t eat dairy, egg, peanuts, shellfish or sesame. He also is not a huge condiment fan, and doesn’t really like lettuce, but he does like tacos. I thought maybe I could send him with wraps for school lunches sometimes, but I feel like the lettuce is what would stop it getting soggy during the day.

I know it’s a big ask, but I’m wondering if anyone has any ideas. He does love raw carrot, raw celery, tomatoes, avocado.

#2 EmmDasher

Posted 11 January 2019 - 05:06 PM

Avocado, carrot & shredded chicken?

Avocado, celery & chicken?

#3 Inkogneatoh

Posted 11 January 2019 - 05:19 PM

If your worried about it going soggy, could you pack it deconstructed for him to put together himself? Although would he eat some deli style meat? Some sliced ham, or chicken or similar should line the wrap to prevent the tomato making it soggy.

Would he eat the seasoned taco mince cold? So put together a taco wrap. Or does that make it a burrito? I'm not up on names of things.


#4 EmmDasher

Posted 11 January 2019 - 11:12 PM

Cold taco mince is delicious on wraps. The mince mixture we make is very dry too so it doesn’t go soggy on wraps. I would just skip the tomato if it was pre-prepared. Avocado and grated carrot would be enough with the mince.

#5 lozoodle

Posted 12 January 2019 - 12:09 AM

I usually poach and shred heaps of chicken breast and freeze in approx 120g portions, makes a good sandwich filler with veggies and the kids seem to enjoy it too!

If he's into Mexican stuff can you make a cold burrito style, beans, spices, etc?

#6 BBC

Posted 12 January 2019 - 05:11 AM

Or make a quesadilla,

Put mexi meat mix or refried beans or plain kidney beans on half the wrap and top with shredded cheese. Fold over into a semi circle and put in the sandwich press ( one with a flat base, not a jaffle maker). Toast until the cheese melts.

I cool on a rack and cut them into 3 or 4 wedges to pack in a school lunch. They are good hot too.

#7 ~J_WTF~

Posted 12 January 2019 - 05:34 AM

Pulled pork and salad wraps are often on the menu here.

Leftover taco mince is another good one.

#8 StartledFlamingo

Posted 12 January 2019 - 07:39 AM

Can he wrap it himself? You could just throw the ingredients in a separate container to be put together at school.

I sometimes cut up veggie burgers and have them with salad in a wrap.

Edited by StartledFlamingo, 12 January 2019 - 07:40 AM.

#9 teaspoon

Posted 12 January 2019 - 08:08 AM

Felafel and tabouli or felafel and avo

#10 gemgirl

Posted 12 January 2019 - 08:09 AM

I do felafel with hommus
Egg works, like an egg sandwich
Bacon and egg, like a breakfast burrito

#11 Riotproof

Posted 12 January 2019 - 08:44 AM

 Inkogneatoh, on 11 January 2019 - 05:19 PM, said:

If your worried about it going soggy, could you pack it deconstructed for him to put together himself? Although would he eat some deli style meat? Some sliced ham, or chicken or similar should line the wrap to prevent the tomato making it soggy.

I don’t think he would wrap it himself. They only get 10 minutes and sometimes things already to go don’t get finished because of time.

Thanks for the ideas everyone.

#12 BECZ

Posted 12 January 2019 - 09:06 AM

Does/can he eat a soy cheese?  My kids love grated cheese, grated carrot and mayo, sometimes with added lettuce tomato ect too.

I find the cheese helps absorb some of the tomato juice too along with shredded chicken like PP said.  Mind you, I find it has to be extra juicy for it to become soggy.  The wraps can absorb a fair bit before they become soggy.

My kids like a flavoured or plain tuna in wraps, but my kids are tuna freaks.  I usually line it with lettuce, but if you drain it enough I don't think it would be too soggy.

#13 Pearson

Posted 13 January 2019 - 07:06 AM

DH loves ham spinach olives sundried tomato, bit of hommus.
Don't use always fresh olices and sundried tomatoes thougb - flavourless.

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