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Recipe: Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Updated: Jul 18, 2022

What do you do when all you want is a taco but your nutritionist advised that you avoid gluten… and maybe grains in general... You eat one of these tasty Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps! These are a perfectly satisfying comfort food loaded with flavorful and filling chicken.

You don’t need to sacrifice your health to eat delicious food, you just need to get creative. Make lettuce wraps your new best friend, they’re versatile and you can fill a nice leaf of lettuce with whatever you fancy from chicken to shrimp, ground beef or tempeh, whatever you fill it with, there’s just something about eating a wrap that screams comfort and indulgence.

Try these lettuce wraps next time you feel like ordering take-out.

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps


Serves 2

  • 4 to 6 romaine lettuce leaves

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 garlic clove, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons plain yogurt or dairy free almond milk yogurt

  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds

  • 1 apple, chopped

  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons basil


  1. Place the lettuce leaves to the side.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients to a large bowl and mix well.

  3. Fill each of the lettuce leaves with 1 to 2 tablespoons of chicken salad and serve.

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In Good Health,

Kelly Greenway FNTP, RWP

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