Tag: mexican

6 Healthiest Ethnic Cuisines

by in Dining Out, Healthy Tips, October 12, 2010

Some ethnic cuisines have gained a bad wrap. The ridiculously high calories and fat can be blamed on the Americanization of the food – typically, the addition of too much fat and oversized portions. So whether you’re dining out or cooking at home, these 6 ethnic cuisines can absolutely be part of a healthy diet—just be sure to avoid those common pitfalls.

Cook Once, Please Everyone: Tacos

by in Healthy Tips, Kid-Friendly, July 14, 2010

Sometimes I feel like I am a private chef for each one of my three kids, my husband and my grandmother (who dines with us often). Instead of pulling my hair out in frustration, I’ve learned to cook kid-friendly dishes that can be dressed-up for adults too. One of our family favorite dishes is tacos—here’s how I prepare them to please everyone.

Reading List: Goat Meat On Menus, A New Mexican Food Show & Bloody Mary Time

by in Food News, January 29, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: The negative effects of fortified foods, chemical linked to infertility, and a new Mexican cooking show

A Spicy, Low-Cal Cinco de Mayo Menu

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, May 2, 2009

The 5th of May holds special significance in our house – mostly because we just love Mexican food. Have a fiesta at your house and celebrate the bold and spicy flavors with this Mexican-inspired menu.

Order This, Not That: Chipotle

by in Dining Out, April 10, 2009

This quick-service joint has been around for years, but Dana and I only recently tested it out. We’d heard they use free-range animal meat and fresher ingredients. We didn’t realize those would come in gigantic portions! That said, here are our tips for eating healthier (and greener) at Chipotle.

Healthier Dining Out: Mexican

by in Dining Out, March 12, 2009

Looking forward to your Mexican fiesta with fajitas, tortillas, enchiladas and, of course, margaritas? Mexican restaurants are filled with great food, music and drinks! But you may want to review these tips before heading out to your favorite Mexican joint.