Food

Raw Green Lunch Wrap {Recipe}

Back to school doesn’t have to mean back to poor health.

For many parents, back-to-school season means one thing: making lunches for your children every day (or night). With this in mind, we’re presenting a raw green lunch wrap created by Sepsenahki Aahkhu (aka, Chef Ahki) that’s as easy to make as it is nutritious and delicious. Our advice? Make one for yourself to avoid that post-lunch crash at the office.

Serves 2

What You Need:
4 grape leaves
1 teaspoon sea salt
6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice, divided
3 teaspoons hemp seed oil
½ cup minced walnuts
1½ cups cooked wild rice
¼ cup currants
¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes
1 medium red onion
1 teaspoon chopped dill
1 teaspoon chopped basil
1 teaspoon chives
½ teaspoon cayenne

What You Do:
1. Into a medium dish, marinate grape leaves in sea salt, lemon juice, and oil for at least four hours (overnight is preferred).

2. Remove veins halfway through the leaves. In a bowl, toss remaining ingredients and stuff inside grape leaves. Serve with a salad or hummus.

Photo courtesy of Chef Ahki

More Food

5 Mouthwatering Vegan Pumpkin Recipes

VegNews gives you the lowdown on the fall pumpkin craze, including five seasonal recipes you’ll be dying to dig into.
Read More »

5 Sweet Vegan Treats We're Craving on National Dessert Day

Towering cakes, all the vegan doughnuts, and a dozen Twinkies is how we're celebrating the best day of the year.
Read More »

Southwestern Sweet Potato Boats {Recipe}

Sweet potatoes a transformed into easy, south-of-the-border meals in no time.
Read More »

Pumpkin-Spice Smoothie {Recipe}

There’s no better way to begin a fall morning than with a pumpkin-spice smoothie.
Read More »

Vegan Lentil Meatball Stroganoff {Recipe}

This hearty and satisfying meal is sure to become a family favorite during cold-weather seasons.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »