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Food Finds - Tortillas

I wanted to share this food find.  I was in the grocery store and saw these wraps in the deli.  They are La Tortilla Factory brand.  I used my ww points plus calculator to see what the points value would be (the words low carb were on the label). 

For a small tortilla it is 1 ww points plus (a perfect size to stuff with egg whites for breakfast).  For the larger tortilla it's 2 ww points plus (perfect for a sandwich wrap or a personal size pizza).  I'm looking forward to trying these out. I'll keep you posted on what I think of them. 

For exercise today I did some cross training ( 20 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes bike and 30 mins weight training) and I don't feel sore at all.  Tomorrow I'm schedule to run 3.5 miles and it's weigh day.  I hope it's a minus!

Cheers!

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  1. I've had them and they are pretty good. I also like flat out lights and Mission Carb Balance tortillas (my go to product). Another good alternative bread product is Josephs Pitas in the low carb version. I cut them into triangles and bake them in the toaster for home made pita chips. I also do that with the Mission carb balance tortillas to make baked tortilla chips. A nice summer wrap is hummus, red fat feta and tons of chopped veggies. Keep the food suggestions coming I love it!!!

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  2. Hi Sue,
    Thank you for the recommendations on the other great products. I too love the flat out lights however they haven't been carrying them at my local grocery store lately for some reason. Hummus and veggie wraps are great! - I need to rotate my menu options a little and I forgot about that one. Thanks for reading and posting.
    Cheers!

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