Nutrition Made Easy

Our nutrition experts and registered dietitians translate the latest nutrition research into tips you can use to eat healthier every day.

Nutrition Showdown:
Homemade vs. Restaurant Lunch

We crunched the numbers to learn the real cost of eating out. See what lunches from leftovers can save your waist (and your wallet). By Katherine Brooking, MS, RD

Southwestern Steak, Corn and Black Bean Wraps recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Lunch Option 2: Steak Fajita Wraps

Restaurant Meal: Moe's "Fat Sam" Fajitas―$8.99
Homemade Alternative: Southwestern Steak, Corn, and Black Bean Wraps―$1.87

Our delicious spin on steak fajitas will work for nearly every budget. Plus, they've got just 327 calories and 10.4 grams of fat (4.7 grams saturated) per serving. Compare that to the aptly named "Fat Sam" steak fajitas at Moe's: 1,591 calories, 86 grams of fat (31.3 saturated), and 4,306mg sodium if you opt for rice, black beans, queso, sour cream, chipotle ranch, guacamole, pico de gallo, and veggies.

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