Healthy Weight Week

Sunday, January 18, 2015

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Healthy Weight Week

We celebrate healthy lifestyles that last a lifetime. This week try these exercise tips and whip up this healthy, easy mediterranean turkey wrap recipe to live actively, eat well, and feel good. 

Mediterranean Turkey Wrap, recommended by Prairie Lakes/Sodexo Dieticians

Prep Time: 15 minutes. Seving size: 1 wrap. 280 calories, 28 g carbs, 36 g protein

Ingredients: 8 tablespoons hummus | 4 whole-wheat wraps, heated | 12 ounces no-salt added, deli-style turkey | ½ large cucumber, peeled and diced (about 1 cup) | 2 roma tomatoes, diced (about 1 cup) | ¼ cup reduced-fat, crumbled feta cheese | 4 green olives, diced 

Instructions: Spread 2 tablespoons hummus on wrap. Top with 3 ounces turkey, ¼ cup cucumber, ¼ cup tomatoes, 1 tablespoon feta cheese and 1 diced olive. Fold wrap to close.  Repeat procedure for remaining 3 wraps.  

More Healthy Recipes

The Perfect Squat, by Prairie Lakes Rehab Team

Wide stance targets hamstrings & gluts. Narrow stance targets quads

  • Hinge at your hips like sitting in a chair
  • Knees behind toes
  • Weight on your heels
  • Back straight; Abs tight; Chest up
  • Alignment of hip, knee & big toe
    • Don’t let knees cave inward

squat iStock online

The Perfect Lunge, by Prairie Lakes Rehab Team

  • Step forward to 90 degrees at the hip & knee
  • Front knee should not extend past the toes
  • Back knee should not touch the ground
  • Alignment of hip, knee & big toe
    • Don’t let the front knee cave inward
    • Keep your hips level
  • Abs, gluts and quads tight

    Lunge iStock online