Topic: Tex-Mex

Nutrition Showdown: Best & Worst Picks From Taco Bell, Qdoba And Chipotle

Nutrition Showdown: Best & Worst Picks From Taco Bell, Qdoba And Chipotle

Taco Bell rolled out its new ‘Doritos Locos’ tacos this week (only nacho-cheese flavored shells for now, but don’t you fret, cool ranch shells are in the works). I ranted a little about the Doritos tacos last month, which got us here at Blisstree wondering how Taco Bell tacos and burritos compare with those of fast-food Tex-Mex competitors like Chipotle and Qdoba. Chipotle seems like the healthiest choice, with its commitment to fresh vegetables, antibiotic- and hormone-free meat and sustainability. But in terms of fat, calories and sodium content, does Chipotle come out ahead? Let’s compare! More »

Chaat Masala Corn On The Cob (Hold the Calories And Butter)

Chaat Masala Corn On The Cob (Hold the Calories And Butter)

Fresh corn on the cob is one of the rites of passage of summer. It’s a perfect healthy, low-cal side for warm-weather meals (about 60-120 calories per ear) – that is, until you pile on traditional American trimmings such as salt and margarine or butter. Instead, try this Indian street food-inspired recipe for corn on the cob, minus the extra calories and fat: More »