A Healthier way to eat Mexican Food
Mexican Food is a staple industry in Las Vegas, California, Texas and even in South Africa! You might be surprised how much fat or carbs are in the food we all love so well. We put together a quick guide to observe when eating out at your favorite Mexican Restaurant.
Hold or limit guacamole and sour cream. 2 tablespoons of guacamole has concerning 50 calories and also 4 grams of fat (72 percent fat) as well as 2 tablespoons of sour cream have 45 calories and 5 grams of fat (One Hundred Percent fat).
Hold or limit the chips. A common basket of chips consists of 1,040 calories as well as 43 percent fat.
Hold the cheese or obtain it on the side. A one-inch dice of cheese has about 100 calories as well as eight grams of fat (75-percent fat).
Stay clear of or restrict the chile con queso dip. One cup has concerning 529 calories and also 31 grams of fat (53 percent fat).
Take in light beer or a wine spritzer rather than a Mexican margarita (90-100 calories versus 250 calories for the margarita).
Split orders as well as take home fifty percent in a doggy bag. Share the praline or sopapilla, if you need to delight.
Understand: tortilla coverings, chorizo ( Spicy Mexican sausage), deep-fried, refried beans, “offered over chips, stuffed or covered with cheese or bacon,” cheese sauce, queso, guacamole, sour cream, sauces (con queso). Elvis Impersonator
Opt for: flour tortillas (2-3 grams fat), corn tortillas (1 gram fat), soft tacos, seasoned, simmered, barbequed chicken, shrimp, fish, pinto beans, Mexican rice, black beans, warm peppers, offered with salsa, covered with enchilada sauce, salsa verde with tomato, lettuce, onion, mole, tomato.
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