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Healthy Mexican Restaurant Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy 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

No-Fuss Meals for Busy Schedules

We all have those days when there’s barely a minute to breathe, much less time to shop for ingredients and prepare a complicated home-cooked meal. A busy schedule doesn’t mean you’re destined for the drive-thru window, though. Delic...  Read more

Herbs and Spices to ''Spark'' Your Food

Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma. Tips for using herbs and...  Read more

How America Grew

Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years: 1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals. 1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling...  Read more

i am starting with this whole healthy lifestyle to
Updated 6/27/2015 10:19:34 AM

i am starting with this whole healthy lifestyle tomorrow. I need motivation good people. I weigh 73 now...  Read more

Any healthy breakfast ideas? I am getting tired of
Updated 6/27/2015 8:43:53 AM

Any healthy breakfast ideas? I am getting tired of eating the same thing over and over again....  Read more

I LOVE a yummy healthy dinner! Had 2 small chicken
Updated 6/25/2015 9:41:01 PM

I LOVE a yummy healthy dinner! Had 2 small chicken, spinach, mozzarella cheese and honey mustard wraps for around 330 calories and it was amazing! What was your healthy dinner tonight? In need of ideas =)...  Read more

It seems so much easier to eat healthier in the su
Updated 6/24/2015 3:08:20 PM

It seems so much easier to eat healthier in the summer months when fresh seasonal produce is abundant....  Read more

Ask 10 different people what healthy food is and y
Updated 6/23/2015 12:37:43 PM

Ask 10 different people what healthy food is and you will get 10 different answers... you need to define it for yourself and what works for your body....  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

Copy Favorite Restaurant Meals

Take your favorite restaurant meals that are high in calories, fat, and everything else not healthy and make your own version that is healthier....  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: 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

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