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Burrito Bowl 101: A Fresh Take On Mexican!

September 20, 2016

Believe it or not, traditional Mexican dishes can actually be quite healthy with a few minor swaps! It is also a fun dinner to share because there are so many different options for add ons and toppings that everyone is sure to enjoy Mexican Night!   This is my go to basic Mexican burrito bowl when I am craving flavor and freshness!  ENJOY!

 

Ingredients  (Listed from Bottom to Top)

Lettuce

1/2 Cup of Brown Rice

5-6 Ounces of Lean Ground Beef (cooked, drained and simmered with a packet of taco seasoning)

1/3 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt (this is a substitution for sour cream)

Top with your favorite salsa

Optional Add In's or toppings: Black Beans, Mexican Cheese (keep it light) & Taco Sauce, Hot sauce or Avocado.

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DISCLAIMER: James Thompson is a sports nutritionist with over 25 year of hands-on practical experience.  He is not a registered nutritionist or a dietitian.  THIS INFORMATION AND ALL RECOMMENDATIONS MADE ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DESIGNED TO SERVE AS A DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT OR PREVENTION OF ANY ILLNESS OR DISEASE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED MEDICAL, HEALTH CARE PROVIDER BEFORE YOU START ANY NUTRITION OR EXERCISE PROGRAM. BY BEGINNING THIS OR ANY OTHER PROGRAM, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE HAD CLEARANCE FROM YOUR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL TO DO SO.