Low-Calorie Burrito Bowl


By now, it's a pretty well-known fact that the monster rice and bean-stuffed burritos, popular at Mexican fast food restaurants, are no diet gem. The tortilla alone often clocks in around 300 calories and 10 grams of fat! So you'd be getting a light option by foregoing the wrap and ordering a burrito bowl, right? Not so fast. A fully-loaded vegetarian bowl at Chipotle, while very tasty, packs in 760 calories, 39 grams of fat ...continue reading

You’re Getting Warmer!

Chili makes me a bit nostalgic; it was one of my Mom’s go-to dishes for dinner. Strangely, we’d always have chili with carrot sticks and cinnamon rolls because that’s what my Mom’s elementary school offered with chili at lunch! Despite usually being packed full of nutritious goodies (fiber, protein, iron), chili can easily be a sneaky calorie concealer. Nonetheless, there are a few recipes, orders and methods to ...continue reading