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Recipe: Rainbow Pinwheels

Recipe: Rainbow Pinwheels Recipe: Rainbow Pinwheels
  • ​​2 whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup baby spinach, washed and dried
  • 6 slices of deli-sliced turkey breast
  • ½ cup grated carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and julienned
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese

Place 1 tortilla in a pan over low heat. Sprinkle ¼ cup of cheddar cheese over the tortilla. Remove the tortilla from the heat once the cheese has melted and turn off the stove. Place ½ cup of spinach over the cheese in 1 layer and then cover the spinach with 3 slices of turkey breast. Next, place ½ of the carrots and bell pepper in a single layer on ½ of the tortilla. Starting at the end covered with the cheese, spinach, turkey, and vegetables, roll the tortilla into a burrito. Slice into 1-inch rounds. Repeat this procedure with the second tortilla.

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About Dr. Muth:

Natalie D. Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAPNatalie D. Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP, is a pediatrician and registered dietitian who practices general pediatrics and is the director of the W.E.L.L. healthy living clinic at Children's Primary Care Medical Group in Carlsbad, CA. She is author of the Family Fit Plan and co-author of Picky Eater Project, both published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Dr. Muth is also a current executive committee member of the AAP Section on Obesity and lead author of the joint AAP/AHA statement on public policies to reduce sugary drinks consumption in children and adolescents. She is also the AAP representative to the expert panel that developed the above beverage recommendations for children ages 0-5. Follow Dr. Muth on Twitter @drnataliemuth, Instagram @dr.nataliemuth, Facebook @howtoraisehealthyeaters, and visit her website

About Dr. Tanaka:

Dipesh NavsariaDr. Mary Tanaka graduated from UCLA with a degree in Mass Communications. She completed her master’s degree in Complementary and Alternative Medicine through the Department of Physiology at Georgetown University. She went on to earn her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She finished her pediatric residency at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital with a focus on Community Health and Advocacy and served as Chief Resident. Dr. Tanaka is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a pediatrician at Children’s Primary Care Medical Group and sees patients in the W.E.L.L. Nutrition Clinic. As a talented amateur cook, she is passionate about helping children optimize their health through nutrition and has created healthy family friendly recipes for parenting books and blogs.​

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