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Cinco De Mayo Healthy Recipe Roundup

Cinco De Mayo Party

Don't let the stress of unhealthy classic dishes halt your celebration. You'd be surprised to discover how many ways you can creatively turn common recipes into healthy copycat meals using real, nutritious ingredients. This year we have Uno, Dos, Tres, CUATRO healthy recipes for your Cinco De Mayo celebration!

Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

Give your heart some love with this deliciously flavorful recipe for cilantro lime chicken tacos. Lower in carbs and lower in fat, this is a fantastic Mexican recipe for your weight loss journey. Don't like cilantro? That's okay! Lots of people don't. You either love it or hate. Either way, if you leave out the cilantro this recipe does just fine on it's own.
Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos
TOTAL TIME
35 minutes
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
Mexican, American
SERVINGS
8
INGREDIENTS
  • 8 slices Profile Cauliflower Toppers
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh cilantro
  • 3 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. lime juice
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 3 Roma tomatoes diced
  • ½ red onion diced
  • 1 avocado diced
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Combine 2 tablespoons cilantro, 3 tablespoons lime juice, olive oil, and chicken (portion into 4-5 oz pieces) in a large bowl
  2. Marinate for 20 minutes in the fridge.
  3. Grill chicken over high heat and cook about 8 minutes per side or until fully cooked.
  4. Chop chicken into bite-sized chunks.
  5. Prepare salsa by combining tomatoes, red onion, avocado, 2 teaspoons lime juice, 1 tablespoon cilantro, and Fiesta Blend seasoning in a medium-sized bowl. Toss gently to combine.
  6. Toast Cauliflower Toppers in a toaster until golden brown.
  7. Prepare tacos by topping each Cauliflower with chicken and salsa mixture.
NOTES

Profile Exchange: 4-5 oz very lean protein, 2 cups vegetables, 2 fats 

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Cucumber Margarita Mocktail

You’ll be okay taking a break from the booze with this fresh and flavorful mocktail for weight loss. A great alcohol swap to keep you on your plan.
cucumber-margarita
PREP TIME
5 minutes
COURSE
Drink, Dessert, Snack
CUISINE
Mexican, American
SERVINGS
1
INGREDIENTS
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. With 8 oz of water in a blender, mix in lemonade and vanilla shake.
  2. Cucumber and lime extract.
  3. Hit again.
  4. Ice cubes and crush, repeat until you have two delicious, slushy servings.
NOTES
Profile Exchange (Per Serving): 1 meal replacement, 1/4 cup of vegetables
 
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Mexican Cauliflower Rice

Meet your new go-to rice swap. This low-carb recipe uses cauliflower rice instead of actual rice and can be either a side dish or a low-carb Mexican meal.
Mexican Cauliflower Rice
COURSE
Side Dish
CUISINE
Mexican
SERVINGS
4
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 12oz bag of frozen cauliflower
  • 1/2cup diced onion
  • 3cloves garlic minced
  • 1tsp cumin
  • 1tsp chili powder
  • 1tsp chicken bouillon
  • 2tbsp tomato paste
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Heat up a large skillet to medium heat
  2. Spray with non-stick spray
  3. Add onion and sauté for 3 minutes
  4. Add garlic and sauté another 2 minutes
  5. Add cauliflower rice and sauté for another 4-5 minutes
  6. Add salt and cumin
  7. Stir around the veggie mixture to coat
  8. Add in chili powder, cumin, chicken bouillon, tomato paste
  9. Continue to stir around until all is mixed well and warm throughout
NOTES
Looking for something that will pair well with this Mexican Cauliflower Rice? Try this Tex-Mex Taco Salad!

Mexican Avocado Linguine

Satisfy your appetite with this low-carb version of a delicious Linguine dish. The Mexican Avocado Linguine recipe is healthy and a great substitute!
Mexican Avocado Linguine
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
Mexican
SERVINGS
1
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package Profile Linguine
  • 2 avocados halved and pitted
  • Lemon juice from 1 lemon freshly squeezed
  • Lime juice from 1 lime freshly squeezed
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and thinly minced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup black beans drained and rinsed
  • ½ red onion finely chopped
  • Handful of fresh cilantro roughly torn
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Take halved and pitted avocados, brush with olive oil and cook on the oven rack at medium heat, face down and with the peels still on.
  2. Remove once they are nicely charred and softened and set aside.
  3. In a food processor, add lemon and lime juice, cilantro, salt, cayenne pepper and garlic clove.
  4. Add in the cooled avocado, scooped out of their peels with a spoon. Puree the mixture while slowly drizzling in olive oil. Add more salt and lemon/lime juice to taste.
  5. Meanwhile, in small sauce pan over medium heat, saute the red onion and one of the minced cloves of garlic with a small amount of olive oil. once onion and garlic are soft, mix in black beans.
  6. Cook Profile Linguine according to package directions.
  7. Transfer the linguine with tongs to a bowl and add the avocado mixture.
  8. Gently toss the pasta in the mixture.
  9. Serve with the beans and onions placed on top with extra cilantro.
NOTES

Profile Exchange: 4oz. very lean protein, 1 ½ starch, 2 fats

KEYWORD
low-carb grillables, grill healthy, mushroom burger

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