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Seitan Teriyaki Lettuce Wraps Recipe

According to The Meals to Heal Cookbook (Da Capo Press, 2017) nutrition is a vital component of anyone’s fight against cancer, but loss of appetite and side effects of treatment can make even the simple act of eating a challenge. Created by oncology-credentialed registered dietitians, these delicious, nourishing, easy-to-prepare dishes are full of the nutrients you need to maintain strength during treatment. Loaded with essential nutrition info and recipes coded by common symptoms and side effects (including fatigue, nausea, digestive issues, mouth sores, taste and smell aversion, and others).

The seitan and sauce give these vegetarian lettuce wraps an irresistible umami flavor, while the colorful veggies lend a refreshing crunch in every bite. Lettuce wraps are an easy and inexpensive way to cut down on carbs and calories, if needed. Chopped chicken or turkey breast can be used as alternative proteins. If experiencing difficulty chewing or swallowing, pulse cooked seitan sauté in a blender prior to eating.

  • Published on Feb 2, 2018
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