Nachos may sound good, but how good are they for your diet?
It'd be nice if we always really wanted carrots and broccoli, but face it, that's not going to happen. At least there's a way to outsmart your appetite by going for foods with similar taste and texture.
1. "I could really go for some nachos."
A plateful of nachos with the works can have 1,520 calories and 100 grams of fat. Kill the craving for just 190 calories and 8 grams of fat by filling a crispy taco shell with refried beans, reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, and salsa. You win by saving 1,330 calories and 92 grams of fat.
2. "I need to devour a pizza, stat."
A single slice of four-cheese pizza can cost you 330 calories and 11 grams of fat. But if you take half of a whole wheat pita and top it with chopped tomatoes, some shredded light mozzarella cheese, and some basil and oregano, you can satisfy that pizza craving for 196 calories and 8 grams of fat. You win by saving 134 calories and 3 grams of