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Healthy and zesty wraps for dinner this week

This Greek chicken wrap contains all of the ingredients you’d find in a Greek salad: cucumber, olives and red onions. A fresh sauce, made with Greek yogurt, lemon and basil, provides a zesty, homemade dressing.
This Greek chicken wrap contains all of the ingredients you’d find in a Greek salad: cucumber, olives and red onions. A fresh sauce, made with Greek yogurt, lemon and basil, provides a zesty, homemade dressing. iStockphoto

If you’re looking for ways to slim down this summer and are sick of consuming the same salads and sandwiches, mix it up with some zesty wraps this week.

Healthy dinner options can sometimes seem boring, but these wraps take nutritious dinners to the next level.

Fast, wholesome, and easy to make, these wraps will leave you satisfied as you prepare for that bikini body! Mediterranean, Greek chicken, and grilled veggies and hummus are some of the options we chose this week. All under 500 calories, indulge with these guilt-free meals this week:

 

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  • Monday: Mediterranean wrap

    This tasty wrap, served in a spinach tortilla, calls for chicken tenders, whole-wheat couscous, and lemon. A healthy dose of fresh herbs adds a nice kick to the meal.

    Per serving: 479 calories, 17g fat, 49g carbohydrates, 34g protein, 5g fiber

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    Tuesday: Grilled veggie and hummus wrap

    This wrap, served in whole-grain flatbreads, makes the most out of summer’s fresh veggies. Grilled red bell peppers, eggplant and red onions add color and flavor to this fiber-filled vegetarian meal.

    Per serving: 356 calories, 22.7g fat, 35.4g carbohydrates, 16.8g protein, 15.4g fiber

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    Wednesday: Pork wraps with fresh tomatillo salsa

    This Mexican-flavored wrap features pork cutlets seasoned with cumin and sautéed poblano, chilies and onions. The fresh salsa, made with tomatillos, cucumbers, cilantro, and lime, makes for the perfect topping.

    Per serving: 325 calories, 6.8g fat, 36.2g carbohydrates, 29g protein, 2.9g fiber

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    Thursday: Greek style chicken wraps

    This wrap contains ingredients you’d find in a Greek salad: cucumber, olives and red onions. A fresh sauce, made with Greek yogurt, lemon and basil, provides a zesty, homemade dressing.

    Per serving: 373 calories, 7g fat, 40.2g carbohydrates, 38.4g protein, 5.3g fiber

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    Friday: Creamy avocado and white bean wrap

    In this vegetarian dish, white beans are mashed with ripe avocado and then blended with Cheddar cheese and onion. A spicy slaw adds some crunch to this quick and easy fiber-filled meal.

    Per serving: 346 calories, 17g fat, 44g carbohydrates, 12g protein, 13g fiber

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