Healthy New Years menu at Perfecto Mundo in Commack

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Perfecto Mundo (or Perfect World) specializes in Latin-fusion

Perfecto Mundo (or Perfect World) specializes in Latin-fusion cuisine and is located in the heart of Commack, at 1141-1 Jericho Tpke. (Nov. 6, 2010) Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

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So many lists of New Year's resolutions are headed by the vow to eat more healthfully and mindfully and, perhaps, lose some weight. With that in mind, Perfecto Mundo Latin Fusion Bistro in Commack has come out with a healthy choice menu geared to Weight Watchers points.

On the list of options: A chickpea and feta salad ($8, 4 points); a Southwestern black bean and roasted corn salad ($8, 4 points) and, as possible additions, 5 ounces of grilled chicken breast ($6, 5 points), 5 ounces of grilled shrimp ($8, 5 points) and 4 ounces of grilled skirt steak ($8, 10 points).

You can also compose a meal with 8-ounce servings of grilled chicken breast ($8, 8 points), salmon ($12, 8 points) skirt steak ($12, 12 points) or shrimp kebabs with vegetables ($9 each, 5 points). Side dishes include one-cup servings of black Thai rice ($5, 4 points), sauteed spinach ($4, 1 point), roasted asparagus ($5, 1 point) and grilled corn on the cob ($4, 2 points). Another possibility: Compose a vegetarian plate out of sides.

Perfecto Mundo Latin Fusion Bistro is at 1141 Jericho Tpke., Commack, 631-864-2777,

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