Thursday, January 31, 2008

Fast Food and dieting...(click here)



Ooops! I'm not supposed to say the "D" word - it's a "Lifestyle Change". Whatever...it's eating less, exercising more and drinking lots of water. Anyway, there are times when we are forced to eat out and inevitably our new "healthy lifestyle" takes a turn for the worse when we are confronted with the Value Menus and Super-sized fare at most fast food places. I really hate the salads at those places, so what am I to do?

Well, have no fear, I found something good, realitively low-cal, and satisfying at Taco Bell! The Zesty Chicken Bowl is a combination of refried beans, rice, chicken, lettuce tomato and cheese - it's like a salad but with a lot less of the green stuff. At 440 calories you can't beat this for quick, filling dinner. Add in the optional dressing and it goes up 200 calories - not worth it - just use some of the hot sauce.

They also have a Fresco menu which leaves off the cheese and adds some kind of pico de gallo mixture. There is only 350 calories in this (even better). I will try this next time and let you know.

Click on the title of this post where it says: "click here". This is a link to the nutritional info for all Taco Bell items.

4 comments:

Jenn said...

it's so sad.... i am so horrible that that thing looks like a snack to me. :o( how much are they?

Wezie said...

Less than $4.00

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henny said...

bueno has a few things, subway of course, and quiznos. i love the internet, it makes it so much eaiser to look up nutritional info.