5 (Healthy) Mexican-Inspired Recipes

Chicken Enchiladas

Recipe by Jessica Cerra

These enchiladas pack so much flavor, it’s hard to believe they are a healthy version. Once you make this recipe it will become a staple in your household. Even better, they can be customized by adding more veggies and eliminating or substituting the meat. Also, they can be made ahead and stored in the fridge to bake off on a busy night and are a great batch meal to serve to a group or keep for leftovers. Keep in mind the first time you make these you will be learning the steps, but the second and third time they become much more routine! Get the recipe here.

Braised Mexican-Style Chicken

Recipe by Jessica Cerra

Nothing is more convenient than a one-pot recipe that provides nutritious meals throughout a heavy week of training and work. Now that avocados are back in season, they make a great addition to this dish that will hopefully become a regular in your house. Get the recipe here.

Quesadilla Del Sol

Recipe by Adam Gangewere

A healthy, spiced-up twist on a cheesy favorite. Get the recipe here.

Photo by Christopher Villano

Shrimp Tacos

Recipe by Jessica Cerra

Robust cumin-crusted shrimp pair well with a creamy avocado mash, salty queso fresco and bright jicama slaw. A must-add to your summer menu, these shrimp tacos are surprisingly easy to make. Get the recipe here.

Turkey Taco Salad

Sometimes the simplest recipe preparations can be the most satisfying. This recipe is ideal for the lifestyle of a busy endurance athlete. A quick preparation, which makes multiple portions, delivers a colorful, flavorful and nutrient-dense meal. Get the recipe here.

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Enjoying the holiday doesn’t have to mean throwing your nutrition goals out the window. Here, we share five nutritious Mexican-inspired recipes.

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