The 100-Calorie Margarita
Bethenny Frankelâs Skinny Girl Margarita
is hundreds of calories less than any version youâll find in a Mexican restaurant.
Chips: Blue or Baked
When it comes to tortilla chips, go blue or go baked. And speaking of baked, why not try making a batch yourself? Youâll save money, and skip out on a ton of unhealthy fats, hydrogenated oils, and food additives. Hereâs an excellent recipe to try from healthyfoodforliving.com
Lisa Lillien, bestselling author and founder of the Hungry Girl
brand, has nothing but good things to say about La Tortilla Factoryâs Smart & Delicious Low Carb, High-Fiber tortillas. In an installment of her weekly salute series
, Lillien details what makes these tortillas so great
, along with a handful of recipes to use them in.
The avocado is a healthy source of MUFAs (thatâs monounsaturated fats, for those of you that donât know!) but the numbers donât lie: avocados do pack a hefty calorie count. This Healthy Plate recipe
blends avocados with spring peas to lighten things up. Serve alongside your homemade chips, or a side of sliced veggies, and dig in!
Another idea: Epicuriousâ mango pomegranate guacamole
is a standout when it comes to guacs, not just for its taste, but for its healthy dose of antioxidants.
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Say Yes to Salsa
The only second thought to have before opening a jar salsa is what you intend to dip with. As mentioned earlier, homemade tortillas are the healthy choice, followed by blue chips. Check out Real Simple
âs review of jarred brands
before you visit the supermarket.