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Brain Power Pita Pockets

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Nutritional Information

Serves: 4

Amount Per pita:

Calories 385
Protein 19g
Total fat 15g
Carbs 51g
Cholesterol 1mg
Sodium 390mg
Fiber 15g
Sugars g


Packed with antioxidants, B vitamins, and protein, these pitas will give your brain a midday boost.


Tahini Sauce:
1 cup low-fat or nonfat plain yogurt
2 tablespoons tahini
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Salt to taste

Pita Pockets:
4 large whole wheat pita breads
8 ounces soft tofu, well-drained and cubed
4 ripe plum tomatoes, diced
1 cup fresh spinach leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
1 cup sprouts (alfalfa, sunflower, or mung bean)
1 large ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and cut into thin wedges


1. To make Sauce: In a small bowl, mix all sauce ingredients until blended.

2. Slice an edge from each pita bread and carefully open pockets. In medium bowl, combine tofu, tomatoes and spinach. Add 1/4 cup of sauce and toss gently to mix. Spoon the mixture into each pocket. Divide sprouts and avocado among the sandwiches. Drizzle each with 1 tablespoon of tahini sauce. Serve right away.

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