Thursday, July 11, 2013

Recipe Round-Up: Lighter Recipes

Favorite Lightened Up Recipes | Gooseberry Patch Recipe Round-Up

Summertime calls for lighter fare! It's the season when cool, crunchy salads, grilled goodies and fat-free desserts are on the menu! Share your best LIGHTER versions of everyday dishes or your favorite new discoveries on the lighter side at this week's party...we can't wait to see what you're cookin' up!
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What are YOUR favorite LIGHTENED-UP recipes?
Share them below in our Recipe Round-Up!

We love this easy wrap because it incorporates flavorful chicken with fresh's just made for summertime picnics! You'll find it in our cookbook, 101 Soups, Salads & Sandwiches.

Grilled Chicken Zucchini Wraps Recipe | Lightened Up Recipe Round Up | Gooseberry Patch

Grilled Chicken & Zucchini Wraps
Teresa Willett of Ontario, Canada, shared this recipe with us. She writes, "These wraps are a huge hit with my family...even my son who claims he doesn't like zucchini!"
101 Soups, Salads and Sandwiches cookbook from Gooseberry Patch4 boneless, skinless
    chicken breasts
4 to 6 zucchini, sliced
    lengthwise into
    1/4-inch thick slices
olive oil
salt and pepper
    to taste
1/2 c. low-fat ranch
    salad dressing, divided
8 10-inch whole-grain
    flour tortillas
8 leaves lettuce
Garnish: shredded Cheddar cheese

Brush chicken and zucchini with olive oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill chicken over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Turn chicken over; add zucchini to grill. Grill 5 minutes longer, or until chicken juices run clear and zucchini is tender. Slice chicken into strips; set aside. For each wrap, spread one tablespoon salad dressing on a tortilla. Top with a lettuce leaf, 1/2 cup chicken and 3 to 4 slices of zucchini. Sprinkle with cheese; roll up. Makes 8 servings.
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