Lettuce Wraps

Did you know that for optimum gut health we should be eating 25 different types of veggies a week? If not, don't feel bad, most people have 5 favourites that they stick to day after day. This recipe will help shake you out of your veggie routine for maximum GI well-being and all the benefits to hormone stability and mood improvement that comes with a happy gut.
Cooking time/temp: 
15 min prep - 15 min cook

2 tbsp sesame oil

1.5 tbsp minced, peeled fresh ginger

1.5 tbsp minced garlic

8 oz sliced mushroom caps

3 tbsp soy sauce

1 (8 0z) package extra firm tofu

1 cup chopped asparagus

1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

1/2 cup cooked/shelled edamame

1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions

2 tsp rice vinegar

1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper

16 Bibb (aka Butter) lettuce leaves

1/4 cup chopped peanuts

2 cups cooked brown rice


1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in skillet. Add ginger, garlic, mushrooms and sautee for 5 mins. Place mixture in large bowl and add 1 tsp soy sauce. 

2. Add 1 tbsp oil to pan and add tofu, asparagus and bell pepper and sautee for 2 minutes.

3. Add edamame and onions and saute for 2 mins

4. Add tofu mixture, 2 tbsp soy sauce, vinegar and pepper to mushroom mix.

5. Add cooked rice to tofu mixture

6. Spoon 1/4 cup tofu mixture into each lettuce leaf and sprinkle with chopped peanuts