Chicken and Avocado Wraps

I have been trying to perfect wraps for lunch the past couple of days.  The flavor is perfect. the combination is excellent, but my execution is sub par.  I think I should have actually bought the bigger wrap shells, but I wanted to try out the whole wheat version and they were a little smaller than the wraps but bigger than the taco shells.  Anyway here is my wrap; tasty even if not the prettiest ever.

  • 1 avocado
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tortilla wraps
  • leftover roasted chicken ~ about 1/2  cup or so
  • salsa ~ a spoonful or so for each taco
  • lettuce

Mash avocado with lime juice, salt and pepper; divide among shells.

Add chicken to each and a spoonful or so of salsa.

Lettuce would be a nice touch now ~ you’ll notice I forgot the lettuce in my pictures but we unrolled them and added it before eating! Fold in sides and roll up.  I had to spread my filling around a little bit to accommodate the rolling. Secure with toothpick if desired.

Enjoy ~ Kimberly

Sloppy Joes ~ quick and easy recipe; almost like mom’s

I can’t remember the last time I made sloppy joes.  To be honest I didn’t set out to make them today, but I couldn’t decide what to do with my package of ground beef and this sounded easy and delicious.  This is mom’s recipe with a couple of changes ~ I like to spice mine up a bit.

Sloppy Joes

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 medium onion – diced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 Tbs brown sugar
  • 3 Tbs yellow mustard
  • 2 Tbs vinegar
  • 3 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp each ~ salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper

Cook beef and onion until meat is cooked through and onions are tender; drain and add remaining ingredients Bring to simmer and reduce heat; cook for 15 minutes to combine flavors.

Enjoy ~ Kimberly