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Healthy Choices At A Mexican Restaurant Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Choices At A Mexican Restaurant.

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Dining Out: Mexican Cuisine

Characteristics: In the United States, these dishes come in huge portions. If you’re not careful, you can easily consume a full day’s worth of calories in a single meal. Dishes are often fried with lard and topped with cheese. Most...  Read more

Build a Better Burrito

Are you and your family craving that spicy, south-of-the-border cuisine? Well, skip the local burrito joint. Those "burritos as big as your head" can contain more than 1,000 calories—even more depending on how many fixings you add...  Read more

The Best Foods for Football Fans

Meeting up with friends before the big game or even going over to a neighbor's house (you know, the one with the biggest TV) can be a recipe for a caloric disaster. Between the fried chicken wings and the bags of chips, how are you supposed to ma...  Read more

Beating Restaurants at Their Own Game!

Does your favorite restaurant serve piles of tempting foods on platters rather than plates? Are the biggie-sized meals at fast food restaurants trapping you into overeating? How do you deal with a bountiful breadbasket? Eating out is fun and relaxing...  Read more

11 Ways to Lighten Up Any Restaurant Meal

Going out to eat can be fun, easy and a wonderful way to celebrate an achievement or catch up with friends. But do you find yourself getting anxious just thinking about dining out knowing how many dishes are loaded with calories? Although your woes a...  Read more

So far so good. Back on the healthy eating and try
Updated 7/29/2016 8:39:37 PM

So far so good. Back on the healthy eating and trying to get back to being active. 2 pounds lost this week. Yay me!...  Read more

I had a great mexican dinner that I made myself.
Updated 7/29/2016 8:32:01 PM

I had a great mexican dinner that I made myself. It was super yummy. Tomorrow is weigh in so we shall see. I ate way to late again. Nighty night....  Read more

Hi everyone. My first day eating healthier. Next
Updated 7/29/2016 3:08:10 PM

Hi everyone. My first day eating healthier. Next stop, exercising!...  Read more

I'm starting today off healthy with a mango protei
Updated 7/29/2016 12:22:44 PM

I'm starting today off healthy with a mango protein smoothie for breakfast and packing a big kale salad with hard boiled eggs for breakfast. How did you start the day?...  Read more

Whatever choice you make, let it come from your he
Updated 7/29/2016 9:55:45 AM

Whatever choice you make, let it come from your heart. –Queen Clarisse (Princess Diaries 2)...  Read more

In a restaurant, if you aren't sure, try soup

I usually look at the nutritional info for a restaurant if I know I'm going later, but sometimes I'm surprised by an invitation to dine out. When calorie information is not easily found out, go for the soup! It works every time. In Mexican restauran...  Read more

Pocket guide

I have a Food On The Go Pocket Guide that fits in my purse, A guide to making wise choices when eating out.It lists restaurants , healthiest food at that restaurant and calories, fiber etc.I also try and look at this book and a menu before getting t...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Food Showdown: Can Quesadillas Be Healthy?

Quesadillas are little more than pan-fried tortillas filled with lots of melted cheese. Can these Mexican specialties ever be a healthy choice? Applebee's Chicken Quesadilla Grande contains chicken, cheese, crisp bacon and pico de gallo. Don Pabl...  Read more

Food Showdown: Cinco de Mayo Madness

Mexican dishes often combine both healthy and not-so-healthy ingredients.  Although they include a lot of fresh produce (lettuce, tomatoes, and corn) and complex carbohydrates like beans and rice, the meals are also sometimes cooked in lard and...  Read more