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Are Mexican burritos healthy?

Many people are curious about exactly how healthy Mexican burritos are. Some worry that one burrito can cause a calorie overload. Well, just like any other cuisine, the level of calories in burritos depends on the ingredients and the way it is prepared. For instance, when too much cheese and salt is used, the chances…
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How to eat healthy at a Mexican restaurant

If you are trying to lose weight or watching what you eat for health reasons, don’t cut Mexican food entirely out of your diet. There are still some ways you can enjoy healthy dining at a Mexican restaurant. Mainly, it’s about substitution and moderation. Choose soft tortillas instead of hard. They are baked, whereas the…
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3 health benefits of avocados

Whether they are on served sliced on the side or made into guacamole, avocados are a common staple at El Chubby’s Mexican Restaurant. Not everyone is a fan of avocados though. However, before you tell the waiter to hold the avocados or guacamole, consider their health benefits. Vitamins Avocados are full of the vitamins A,…
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Enchiladas – the back story

Have you noticed, in TV dramas, how every character must have a strange or exciting ‘back story’? So, why shouldn’t an enchilada get the same treatment? Rolling tortillas around other tasty morsels dates back to the Mayan civilization in Mexico. As the Spanish conquered, they ate feasts served in corn tortillas. A US visitor mentioned…
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Mexican food may help stop muscle cramps

Lots of people have experienced muscle cramps after a run or a hot workout in the gym. This often happens because a nutrient called potassium regulates muscle function and it is water-soluble, so it leaves your body as you sweat. One easy way to help stop muscle cramps is by eating more foods which contain…
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Cumin right up: a quintessential spice

Variety is the spice of life and spices liven up your favorite meals. Everyone has a few favorite seasonings, and for some Mexican food lovers, one of those is cumin. It has a distinctive and warm taste that adds a bold flavor to many Mexican restaurant menu items and homemade taco dishes. Cumin was originally…
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Tostada vs Taco

Tacos are a natural staple of any good Mexican restaurant, but tostadas can be found just as frequently. Both dishes use tortillas and similar ingredients like lettuce, tomato, salsa, sour cream and proteins like beef, chicken, or beans. But what sets them apart? Well, tostada in Spanish means “toasted,” and that’s just what it is.…
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Eating Keto? Mexican food is a great choice for you!

The Keto diet is very popular today, but it can be difficult to figure out what restaurants fit the Keto lifestyle. Mexican food can be a great choice because we offer quite a few entrees that are meat and vegetable based. Some quick and easy choices are tostadas, carne asada bowls, tacos, or taco salad.…
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What to look for in good salsa

When dining at a good Mexican restaurant, they’ll always bring chips and salsa to the table. If you’ve ever wondered how to determine a good salsa, here we share our insight on the two important factors to consider. Taste and texture Some Mexican restaurants serve salsa that is chopped, with diced onion, tomato and jalapeños…
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