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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

Starting my journey to a healthier me today! I've
Updated 4/24/2016 2:53:13 PM

Starting my journey to a healthier me today! I've always struggled with my weight, but I promised myself this time I'm going to stick with it and push myself. It will be a challenge, but I know I can do it! Good luck to everyone else too!...  Read more

What are some healthy breakfasts with alot of prot
Updated 4/24/2016 8:51:49 AM

What are some healthy breakfasts with alot of protein that I can make easily? I would love to hear some suggestions!...  Read more

Reading where apple cider vinegar healthy. 2 Tbsp
Updated 4/24/2016 7:44:08 AM

Reading where apple cider vinegar healthy. 2 Tbsp in cup of water. Doesn't taste great but suppose to make body more alkaline. Something read about everyday and not sure when good advise and when not....  Read more

Its frustrating, I keep making bad choices when it
Updated 4/29/2016 9:53:34 PM

Its frustrating, I keep making bad choices when it comes to eating. Its not like i don't know they're bad either, so i have no excuses. Curious, has anyone else had to fight themselves this hard? If so, any advice? I tend to let my emotions rule me...  Read more

I eat healthy exercise a lot but my weight is not
Updated 4/23/2016 8:28:55 PM

I eat healthy exercise a lot but my weight is not going down...  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

Read nutrition data BEFORE going to a restaurant

After going to a restaurant, ordering an entrée which looks healthy, and then going home to read nutrition data, only to become angry with the restaurant for "tricking me," I have decided to read the nutrition data before going to the restaurant, so...  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