Getting back on the horse with Chicken/Black Bean Burritos and Mexi-slaw
Mar. 21, 2011 9:43 pm
Updated: Dec. 13, 2011 11:28 am
It's been too long since my last post, apologies to all my regular visitors. I have all the standard excuses: work was crazy, my
son's extra-curricular activities have kept us running, and some evenings I was just too tired.
The longer I went without a post, the harder it seemed to get back on the horse and do one, and the greater the guilt I felt for
not doing it. To be honest, it paralleled that place everyone who has started on a journey toward weight-loss and health has been. I would reach a point where I let everything catch up with me, and used all of life's pressures as an excuse for not eating right
or for not getting some activity in.
The only thing you can do when that happens is to tell yourself, that was yesterday, this is today and today I will do better. Today,
not tomorrow, I'll get back on the horse.
So, dear readers, here I am with an easy, delicious and healthy Mexican meal that's covered in cheese sauce. Instead, this flavorful
burrito combines chicken, black beans and spices and surrounds them with a whole wheat tortilla crisped in a saute pan. I served them with a wonderfully crisp and crunchy slaw, taken up a notch with jicama and jalapeno.
The burrito, topped with salsa, worked out to 319 calories with 22 grams of protein, 13 grams of fat, 43 grams of carbohydrate and
18 grams of fiber, equaling 9 Weight Watchers PointsPlus.
One serving of the slaw is 94 calories with 2 grams of protein, 4 grams of fat, 14 grams of carbohydrate and 6 grams of fiber, equaling 2
Weight Watchers PointsPlus.
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