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Living Well Recipes: Chicken Salad Pita Pocket and Grilled Veggie Wrap

Tired of boring sandwiches this summer? Switch it up by making this pita pocket or wrap recipe!
WMBD-TV Living Well
Ashley Simper, MS, RD, LDN
Community/Outpatient Dietitian
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Pineapple Chicken Salad Pita Pocket

8 ounces grilled chicken breast, cut into chunks
cup pineapple, chopped
cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
cup light mayonnaise
1/3 cup chopped pecans
cup green onions, chopped
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
4 whole grain pita pockets

1.    Mix all chicken salad ingredients together in a medium bowl.
2.    Scoop into whole grain pita pocket. 

Serves 4

Nutrition Information
Per 1 pocket
Calories:  309
Total Fat:   13 g
    Saturated Fat:  1.5 g
Sodium:  341 mg
Total Carbohydrate:  26 g
    Dietary Fiber:  4 g
Protein:  23 g

Mediterranean Grilled Veggie Wrap

1/2 cup hummus
4 whole grain flatbreads/wraps
4 cups grilled zucchini and/or yellow squash (about 4 medium zucchini/yellow squash)
cup reduced fat feta cheese
2 Tablespoons red onion, chopped
1 cup arugula

1/3 cup cucumber, chopped
cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
3/4 Tablespoon garlic, minced
1 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

1.    Spread hummus on one side of flatbread.
2.    Add squash, cheese, onion and arugula.
3.    In a small bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Spoon onto wrap and roll up. 

Serves 4

Nutrition Information
Per 1 wrap
Calories:  235
Total Fat:  11 g
    Saturated Fat:  3 g
Sodium:  468 mg
Total Carbohydrate:  24 g
    Dietary Fiber:  7 g
Protein:  14 g
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