CANTON, Mass., Aug. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With millions of kids gearing up to go back to school, parents are preparing to tackle a new schedule filled with homework, sports, clubs and most importantly…packing those school lunches. Maria and Ricardo's, a manufacturer of high-quality, non-GMO tortillas found at most Whole Foods Market locations, is sharing three tasty lunch ideas for busy families.
"As a father of five, I know how hectic it can get at the start of a new school year and packing school lunches doesn't have to be an added stress for families," said Ezequiel "Cheque" Montemayor, Chief Executive Officer of Maria and Ricardo's Tortillas. "Our tortillas are made with simple, wholesome ingredients parents will appreciate and, paired with the right fillings, make for easy to prepare and pack lunches that kids will enjoy."
Maria and Ricardo's tortillas are inspired by the company's deep Mexican roots and baked with the finest non-GMO ingredients to provide superior taste, texture and performance for mucho goodness™ in every tortilla. No matter if it's for breakfast, lunch or dinner, these tortillas help create delicious meal options that stretch beyond family taco nights to include these three fun back to school lunch ideas:
Chocolate Peanut Butter & Banana Roll-Up- Replace a boring PB&J sandwich with a Maria and Ricardo's White Flour Burrito Size Tortilla layered with chunky peanut butter, chocolate pudding and banana. Three yummy treats rolled into one will be the envy of the lunch table.
Tortilla BLT- To create an easy twist on a fan favorite, combine bacon, lettuce and tomato onto a Maria and Ricardo's Soft Yellow Corn Tortilla. Drizzle a little Caesar dressing for a mouth-watering tortilla BLT.
Chicken & Ranch Wrap- So simple but packed with flavor! Take a Maria and Ricardo's White Flour Tortilla, dice up some chicken and add shredded carrots and pepper jack cheese. Then top it off with some ranch dressing for a little zing.
Full recipes and ingredients are listed below.
Maria and Ricardo's tortillas are made with mucho goodness™ …high-quality, simple, wholesome, non-GMO, organic ingredients whenever possible.
- Full of flavor and don't crack or break easily like other brands
- All varieties are Non-GMO, Vegan and Kosher certified
- Most are made with organic ingredients or are USDA-certified organic
- No artificial preservatives, colors, flavors or hydrogenated oils
- Made from scratch using the highest quality ingredients
- Available at stores throughout the country including most Whole Foods Markets
More information can be found at http://www.MariaandRicardos.com/store-locator.
CHOCOLATE, PEANUT BUTTER AND BANANA ROLL-UPS
4 Maria and Ricardo's White Flour Burrito Size Tortillas
1 cup chunky peanut butter
1 cup chocolate pudding
2 bananas, peeled and sliced lengthwise
Lay tortillas on flat surface. Spread 1/4 cup chunky peanut butter along center of each tortilla. Spread 1/4 cup of chocolate pudding over peanut butter. Place sliced banana on pudding and wrap into a burrito.
4 Maria and Ricardo's Soft Yellow Corn Tortillas
1 large tomato, in ¼ inch dice
8 pieces bacon, cooked and broken
4 large leaves of iceberg lettuce, torn into small pieces
1/2 cup Caesar dressing
Lay tortillas on flat surface. Sprinkle about 1/4 of the tomatoes down the center of each tortilla. Sprinkle 1/4 of the bacon over the tomatoes of each tortilla and lay the lettuce pieces next. Drizzle each BLT with Caesar dressing. Once all ingredients are in tortilla, fold in half and enjoy!
CHICKEN AND RANCH WRAPS
4 Maria and Ricardo's White Flour Tortillas
1 cup ranch dressing
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup diced chicken pieces
1 cup shredded Pepper Jack cheese
1/2 cup bacon pieces (optional)
Lay tortillas on flat surface. Spread 1/4 cup ranch dressing along center of each tortilla. Spread each tortilla with 1/4 cup shredded carrots, 1/4 cup chicken pieces and 1/4 cup shredded Pepper Jack cheese. Sprinkle with bacon pieces, if desired. Roll up and slice in half.
About Maria and Ricardo's
Maria and Ricardo's makes high-quality tortillas using real, simple and wholesome ingredients. The company was founded in 1986 by cousins Maria and Ricardo, who were one of the first of their time to believe that the best tasting tortillas came from using natural ingredients resulting with the cleanest recipe possible. While Maria and Ricardo are no longer part of the company, it has always remained in the hands of Mexican families who have a passion for delicious, real and simple tortillas and Mexican foods. Today, the company is owned by and operates under the leadership of the Montemayor family, who have a long history of manufacturing high-quality and delicious tortillas. Their passion for bringing Mexico's vibrant food culture to the US market is evident in every package of Maria and Ricardo's tortillas. Maria and Ricardo's is one of several brands in the Harbar LLC portfolio and is based in Canton, Massachusetts. More information on the company can be found on MariaandRicardos.com as well as Instagram and Facebook.
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