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Black Beans, Hummus and Spinach Wrap

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I wanted to share with you all something super easy and fast. I really think this is great for lunch and even dinner.  I took a Multi Grain wrap with flaxseed, added some spicy hummus, spinach and some black beans (In my black beans I like to add some chopped onions, garlic powder and cayenne pepper).  Totally healthy wrap with great benefits.  I hope you enjoy this simple but yummy wrap and have a great week. 

Here are some of the benefits on each of the ingredients:

Spinach:

One cup of spinach has nearly 20% of the RDA of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion, prevents constipation, maintains low blood sugar, and curbs overeating.  

Hummus:

Hummus as a whole contains plenty of Omega 3 fatty acids, which are great for improving intelligence and maintaining a healthy heart. On top of it all, this dish also has iron, vitamin B6, manganese, copper, folic acid, and amino acids. Tryptophan, phenylalanine, and tyrosine are the amino acids found in hummus that can promote good quality sleep and uplift one’s mood.

Black Beans:

The high quantity of both protein and fiber in black beans help to move food through the stomach to the large intestine at a healthier pace. This keeps any one part of the digestive tract from having to work too hard and supports the ideal balance of chemicals and populations of microorganisms required for a healthy digestive system.

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