Jicama is high in fiber and it is a prebiotic food, which feeds good gut buddies in your gut, it is gut healthy food.
Jicama Wraps – the root vegetable, it is like a radish but without the spice of radish, it is perfectly sliced and easy to wrap.
Why this Appetizer Idea?
I love this quick Appetizer idea because it’s ready in less than 3 minutes and it is gut healthy. Lectin Free Appetizer is perfect when you are rushing and when you need to eat something quick, you can also improvise and make this jicama tortillas your way.
You will absolutely love this trader joe’s jicama wraps, especially if you make it with my fantastic basil parsley pistachio pesto recipe so yummy and great for your gut health – wrapped with creamy goat chevre cheese from trader joe’s and top it with pesto is the best way to serve these Jicama wraps. this way you will get all the amazing nutrients.
Goat cheese is rich in essential nutrients vitamins A, b, calcium, iron magnesium, and potassium.
Appetizer Jicama Wraps
Today’s recipe is Jicama wraps with creamy chevre goat cheese wrapped in 4 different ways.
Both Jicama wraps and goat creamy cheese chevre are sold at trader joe’s. This quick recipe takes less than 3 minutes to put together. The recipe is perfect as a quick snack as an appetizer when you have guest over or you can have it with your meal. High suggest to have it with my powerful basil pesto recipe, goes very well together and so good your gut health.
Make Lectin Free Appetizer Appetizer
Jicama wraps from trader joe’s prepare in 4 different easy ways. Follow the instructions of the Jicama wraps recipe as shown in my video. The video is here
The 1st way – jicama wrap and creamy chevre goat cheese, you can also add MCT oil, but it is optional.
The 2nd way – Is jicama wrap – goat cheese chevre and my amazing basil pesto.
Here is a link for antioxidant-rich pesto;
The 3rd way – Jicama wrap – 2 basil leaves and goat cheese chevre.
The last way is 4th way – Jicama wrap – 2 basil leaves – Italian tomato sauce-made in Italy mozzarella cheese or any compliant mozzarella cheese.
Importance of MCT Oil
- MCT oil goes through our digestive wall directly to our liver.
- they are immediately made into ketones, so when you consume this wrap you will be in ketosis, and when you are in ketosis you are burning fats.
The goat cheese also contains MCT oil, I also add 1 small ea spoon of MCT oil. But this adding is optional.
What are the nutritional benefits of jicama?
Jicama is rich in many important vitamins and minerals, significant amount of fiber. Jicama also contains small amounts of vitamin E, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, calcium, phosphorus, zinc and copper. Jicama Root vegetable is low in calories and high in fiber and water, making it gut healthy and a weight loss-friendly food.
Even, 120 grams of jicama contains 40% of vitamin C
Surprising benefits of jicama
Jicama has remarkable benefits on the body. The surprising benefits of jicama are below.
Brighten the Skin
As mentioned above, jicama contains vitamin c. Vitamin C not only brightens the skin but also acts as a powerful antioxidant. In addition, the vitamin in jicama also diminishes melanin production. As a result, skin glow and looks brighter.
Boost Heart Health
Jicama contains a specific amount of soluble dietary fibers that may lower cholesterol levels. In addition, it also prevents the liver from making extra cholesterol.
Good for Gut Bacteria
Jicama has a high content of prebiotic fiber. A portion of food containing high prebiotics increases the production of good bacteria and reduces the development of unhealthy bacteria. Jicama is Great for digestion.
Here are some links for you:
🌱LINK FOR CALIFORNIA OLIVE OIL – I trust this brand for olive oil
🌱LINK FOR IODIZED SEA SALT – Dr. Gundry recommends using Iodized sea salt, it is not sold in every store, here is a link for you
📚📖 IMPORTANT If you are new to lectin free lifestyle I highly recommend this book by doctor Gundry to Educate yourself
💡 The Plant Paradox Cookbook: Delicious Recipes to Help You Lose Weight, Heal Your Gut, and Live Lectin-Free this is my favorite book