Fitness Minutes: (25,759)
9/11/13 1:35 P
Great ideas! The last time I had Mexican, I was not able to check the nutrition in advance. I ended up eating OK, but I am sure I overdid it. I find I have to have a plan when I go out to eat so it doesn't end up in a free for all!
Very simple solution! There's site I use regularly which lists nearly everything you care to track. Even restaurants. I looked for fajitas there, and since I love Chili's, I checked their data. Here's the page for that search... calorielab.com/restaurants/chilis/12 The fajitas are down the page a ways... but it specifically lists the nutrition data WITHOUT the tortilla.
If you go back to the main listing page, they even have a section at the bottom of their listings for restaurants which refused to provide their info! shame on 'em!
Fitness Minutes: (18,761)
1,242 9/10/13 10:06 A
If they don't have nutrition info online, then you could also take a picture of your meal so you can see it when you get home and determine the portion size then rather than try to remember.
Fitness Minutes: (15,376)
1,939 9/10/13 10:02 A
In my opinion, chicken fajita without the tortilla is an excellent choice. You can pick how much cheese, rice, beans, sour cream to eat with the yummy meat and veggies.
Fitness Minutes: (93,518)
2,087 9/10/13 9:32 A
Personally, I would estimate and track each item seperately. For example, if I thought the chicken added up to 4 oz, I'd track that, plus 1/2 cup (or however many you think) veggies, plus 2 tbs sour cream, etc. I'd also track an extra 1/2 - 1 Tbs of oil to the meal to account for any they may have used while cooking.
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