Can I Eat Fast Food on a Diet? Taco Cabana Menu Options.

 In Advice, Eating out, Healthy Foods

For those nights when you’re in a hurry and looking for a fast meal without breaking your diet, here are our suggestions for making Taco Cabana’s menu BeWell friendly. These options provide plenty of protein and a low number of net-carbs, aiming to keep you full and on track for potential weight-loss success.

Personal Steak or Chicken Fajitas:

If you ask to leave off (or trust yourself to just ignore) the sides of borracho beans, rice, and tortilla, this meal is a tasty and filling way to get the carbs you need, complete with pico de gallo and guacamole.

Steak Fajitas in a skillet

Steak:
25g Protein
15g carbohydrates
12g dietary fiber
10g fat
7g saturated fat
45mg cholesterol
1150mg sodium*

Chicken:
29g protein
15g carbohydrates
13g dietary fiber
9g fat
7g saturated fat
70g cholesterol
1150g sodium*

*These may not be your best option if you’re monitoring your sodium intake.

Beef Bowl:

This filling, portable meal comes with shredded lettuce, cheese, guacamole, and pico de gallo and sour cream. Watch out for tortillas, rice and beans on the side.

Ground beef

17g protein
3g carbohydrates
0g dietary fiber
8g fat
3g saturated fat
50mg cholesterol
750mg sodium

Carne Guisada Plate:

Working around those ever-present rice and beans, this delicious dish comes with lettuce and tomato. Add guacamole to the side for extra creamy flavor.

Carne Guisada

35g protein
11g carbohydrates
9g dietary fiber
28g fat
11g saturated fat
1175 sodium

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean giving up the fast-food you love. Remember that it’s all about what you can eat, not what you can’t! Making good decisions can help you stay on track, even when you’re low on time. Looking for more advice when it comes to eating healthy? Contact us at BeWell 365 and see if our health plan is right for you.

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Sources:
http://www.tacocabana.com/healthy-alternatives/
http://www.tacocabana.com/files/20140924-TC-nutritional-table.pdf

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