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Selecting Healthy Mexican Foods


Keep in mind that Mexican restaurants has both healthy and less-healthy choices.

Here are some pointers to remember that can help you make better choices when eating out at various fast food Mexcian places.

General Healthier Mexican Cooking Guidelines:

  • Spicy chicken
  • Rice and black beans
  • Salsa or picante
  • Soft corn tortillas

Mexican Food Options:


Healthier Mexican Food Options

mexican menu foods healthier choices

Corn or whole wheat tortillas
Skip the nachos
Grilled fish or chicken breast
Whole pinto or black beans
Salso, pico de gallo, cilantro
Chicken fajitas
Soft tacos 
Beef enchiladas with red sauce

Higher Calorie Mexican Foods

higher fat mexican menu options

Flour tortillas
Carnitas (fried pork)
Refried beans
Full fat sour cream or crema
Flautas or crispy tacos
Enchiladas with white sauce


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