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7 Low-Calorie Summer Recipes

        Health | Diets

Lettuce Wraps
Using lettuce eliminates extra, unnecessary carbs that come with traditional flour wraps and makes room for yummy noodles instead!
Using lettuce eliminates extra, unnecessary carbs that come with traditional flour wraps and makes room for yummy noodles instead!
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Have fun with this meal! Are you a parent that has to feed some particularly picky kids? Turn this meal into a make-your-own style dinner for friends, family or kids.

Boil thin, Asian noodles, whip up a quick and easy peanut sauce in the blender, sauté chicken in a pan with peanut oil and sesame seeds, shred some carrots (or buy pre-shredded) and buy some butter lettuce to use as wraps. This low-cal, low-carb meal is a fun and healthy way to enjoy summer eating in the great outdoors!

Since the prep work for this meal is a little more cumbersome, try making this one on a Friday or Saturday when you're in the mood to entertain. And try pairing it with a light and delicious cocktail.


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