Wednesday, September 6, 2006
Bite with Belkys: Tuna Salad Wrap and Ants On A Log
It's no secret many parents languish having to make school lunches. But who says brown bag has to be boring. All this month, we have some simple recipes your kids will crave. Time to grab A Bite With Belkys.
WSVN -- Ham and cheese sandwich? Boring! Peanut butter and jelly everyday? No thanks!
Figuring out what to send your children for lunch is challenging, so this month, we have some help from the pros.
The Chef: John, Alyssa and Johnny Scinicariello
The Restaurant: John The Baker
The Dish: Tuna Salad Wrap and Ants On A Log
- 1 can of tuna
- 2 tbsp. mayonnaise
- 1/8 cup cucumbers (peeled & diced)
- 1/8 cup lettuce (chopped)
- Salt (to taste)
- Pepper (to taste)
- 1 low-carb wrap or your favorite variety
Side Dish: Ants On A Log Ingredients:
- 1 piece celery
- 2 tbsp. peanut butter
- 1 small box raisins
Tuna Wrap Procedure:
-Make the tuna salad starting with a can of drained tuna, then add the mayonnaise, cucumbers, lettuce and salt and pepper to taste.
-Pour the tuna into a wrap and roll it up.
-Stick two toothpicks in it, so it won't unroll.
-Slice it in half and place it in Tupperware.
Ants on a Log Procedure:
-Cut your celery into thirds.
-Slather on some peanut butter then place the raisins on top.
-Place it in Tupperware.
Belkys Nerey: "If your kids don't like lettuce and cucumbers, Chef John says you can add celery, tomatoes or your child's favorite veggie to this recipe instead."
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
John The Baker
Stirling Town Center location
8835 Stirling Road
Cooper City, FL 33328
Pembroke Pines location
12592 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027