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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

Anyone following the Trim Healthy Mama?
Updated 5/24/2016 8:38:18 PM

Anyone following the Trim Healthy Mama?...  Read more

Try having a healthy but high calorie snack, like nuts. If I'm low on calories i'll mix some chopped
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Try having a healthy but high calorie snack, like nuts. If I'm low on calories i'll mix some chopped nuts into a small amount of yoghurt. It's not too much food like a whole extra meal, but it helps get the calories up without resorting to junk....  Read more

Need super easy and healthy dinner ideas for me an
Updated 5/24/2016 7:09:04 PM

Need super easy and healthy dinner ideas for me and my daughter #firstpost #healthydinner...  Read more

My first week (last week) was great...I ate really healthy, I exercised a lot and just all around fe
Updated 5/24/2016 7:07:39 PM

My first week (last week) was great...I ate really healthy, I exercised a lot and just all around felt great! This week I'm having trouble getting motivated and sticking with it...Any advice? #motivation...  Read more

Hope everyone is having a Healthy Great Day... Did
Updated 5/24/2016 3:09:20 PM

Hope everyone is having a Healthy Great Day... Did my daily walk 60min, 3.49miles, 331calories burned Feeling good😊...  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