Vegan Diet for Weight Loss

Roasted Yam and Chipotle Black Bean- Collard Green Wrap
A flavorful gluten free, vegan wrap, made with collard greens.
  • 4 large collard green leaves, de- blanched.
  • 1 large Yam- peeled, diced, moistened with olive oil, pinch salt, pepper and cumin seeds (optional) and roasted in a 425 F oven until soft and crispy, about 25 minutes.
  • 1 1/2 C cooked black beans seasoned with:
  • 1/4 tsp Chipotle
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tsp maple or agave
  • Cilantro springs
  • 2 T lime
  • 2 T olive oil
  • Touch salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder

Prep time: 15 min /Cook: 25 min /Total time: 25 min /Return: 4 wrappings
To Prep the collard greens, slice off the stem and remove, having a sharp knife, the thickest part of the large vein.Drop in a pot of boiling, generously salted water, for about 45 seconds. Remove and Set in a bowl of ice cold water. Blot dry. They're ready to fill.
Roast about 25 minutes, until a little crispy and soft.
Season Black beans with a little cinnamon and chipotle powder for a pleasant burst of flavor and heat.Begin setting your ingredients at the underside end green.
Roll up just like a burrito.Cut in half and serve using a little Chipotle-Lime Vinaigrette, for an additional blast of flavor.