February 2013 Issue

Spice Things Up, the Healthy Way

Tortillas, cilantro, salsa, cheese, and oh, those peppers!—the familiar foods of Mexican cuisine can make your mouth water just thinking about them. Yet cooking these foods from scratch can be time consuming. When you’re in the mood for a taste of old Mexico in minutes, a wide assortment of Mexican convenience foods is available in supermarket shelves. Many require little more than cooking up some meat and putting all the ingredients together, while others are ready to heat-and-eat meals from the refrigerator or freezer case. But how do these products stack up health-wise?

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