Club Wrap Specially for Kids with Diabetes

Kids are to be taken special care when they are suffering from some illness. Especially when the illness is like diabetes. Kids do not realise the sincerity of having food according to the illness they are suffering. So the parents need to take special care as what their child likes eating. They have to maintain the balance between the liking of the child and the amount of nutrition taken properly according to the illness. For this there are some special advice books available in the market as to how to and why about kids having illness. But before that lets have a look at one recipe which can help in the nutrition of the kid with taking care about his health.

This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes but it can be a nutritious part of everyone’s diet. Kids with diabetes needs to pay extra attention to the amount of carbohydrates they eat to maintain control of their blood sugar levels. This recipe is packed with protein and has only 2 carbohydrates. This is also less time consuming as it only takes 10 minutes and can prepare 1 sandwich.

Ingredients are :

whole-wheat low-fat tortilla, 7″ diameter, 2 tbsp. light cream cheese, 1 oz. lean and low-sodium turkey slice, 1 oz. lean and low-sodium ham slice, 1 oz. Swiss cheese slice, 1 iceberg lettuce leaf, 2 to 3 tomato slices.

Method of preparing is :

Place tortilla on a flat surface. Spread some cream cheese on one side of tortilla. Then lay the lettuce first and then turkey, ham, Swiss cheese, and tomato on top of the cream cheese which we spread on the tortilla (flat). Then bring the sides of the wrap in and then roll up in the shape of a cylinder slowly. Wrap each in plastic wrap until it is ready to serve. Slice wraps in half and remove plastic wrap right before serving.

The nutrition per sandwich includes :

387 calories, 25 g protein, 17 g fat, 10 g sat. fat, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 64 mg cholesterol, 1083 mg sodium, 338 mg calcium, 1 mg iron.