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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

Take a Trip Around the Globe in Your Own Kitchen

The benefits of cooking at home are numerous: It's generally more nutritious, builds healthy habits for you and your family, is a good way to control portion sizes and it is budget-friendly. If you cook at home with some regularity, you might fin...  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

Any healthy food and eating clean idea's?
Updated 9/29/2016 2:35:23 AM

Any healthy food and eating clean idea's?...  Read more

Today was the best day of healthy living defiantly
Updated 9/29/2016 3:06:16 AM

Today was the best day of healthy living defiantly on the higher end of my calories but 40 minutes of fitness Marshall and a 45 minute walked made up for my not so healthy choices or at least made me feel better lol tomorrow back on track!...  Read more

Hi! So I'm just starting my new healthy lifestyle. I'm 27 and 250lbs. Just had my 4th child. I'm ho
Updated 9/28/2016 8:45:15 PM

Hi! So I'm just starting my new healthy lifestyle. I'm 27 and 250lbs. Just had my 4th child. I'm hoping I can commit this time so I can run and play with my kids😏 #firstpost...  Read more

The past two days I've ate healthy all day but cou
Updated 9/28/2016 6:53:51 PM

The past two days I've ate healthy all day but couldn't resist some nuggets and fries from mcdonalds one night and the night before that a cheeseburger and fries from Hardees, I was hoping the healthy eating would balance it but NOPE!...  Read more

Made a tortilla-less Mexican meal. 73% lean hambur
Updated 9/28/2016 6:58:21 PM

Made a tortilla-less Mexican meal. 73% lean hamburger, corn, diced tomatoes & onion, sour cream & chives and cheese. All in a bowl (non edible) :-) and DELICIOUS! #food #healthy...  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

Counting Chips at Dinner

When I go to a Mexican restaurant and they bring the chips and salsa, I keep my straw paper and tear a little piece off every time I reach for a chip that way I can keep track of how many I have eaten....  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