A Healthy Cinco De Mayo - Here's How | Nourished Existence

If you’re trying to stick to your clean eating lifestyle, holidays can be unusually tough.

With just a couple of healthy food  and ingredient swaps, you can stick to your clean eating lifestyle without sacrificing your favorite Mexican flavors.

By using pure salts, yogurt, fresh vegetables, high-quality fish, whole foods, and cutting out alcohol from drinks you can stick to your healthy fat, high protein, low processed food life.

There is no reason to skip out on the Cinco De Mayo festivities!

Guacamole

A Healthy Cinco De Mayo - Guacamole | Nourished Existence

Ingredients

  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves, Peeled
  • 2 Serrano chiles, Stems Removed
  • 3 Ripe Avocados, Halved and Pitted
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro
  • 1 Small White Onion, Finely Chopped
  • Flaky Sea Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice

Directions

  • Finely chop the garlic and chiles. Transfer to bowl.
  • Using a spoon, scoop out the avocado into bowl with garlic and chiles. Mash with a fork or potato masher.
  • Stir in cilantro and herbs.
  • Add salt and lime juice to taste.

Baja Fish Tacos

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound Mahi Mahi
  • 2 teaspoons Fajita Seasoning
  • 2 cups Green Cabbage, Chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pink Himalayan or Sea Salt
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh Cilantro, Chopped
  • 8 (6-inch) Whole Wheat or Corn Tortillas
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Greek Yogurt, Plain
  • 1/2 Avocado, Pitted and Diced
  • Fresh Salsa of Your Choice
  • Lime Wedges

Directions

  • Preheat outdoor or countertop grill.
  • Sprinkle both sides of fish with fajita seasoning, gently rubbing into fillet.
  • Grill fish 3-4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Flake into pieces with a fork; keep warm.
  • In a small bowl, mix together cabbage, lime juice, salt, and cilantro.
  • Warm tortillas in the oven under broil until warm, be careful not to burn.
  • Spread each tortilla with 1 teaspoon of greek yogurt and top with fish, cabbage mixture, and avocado.
  • Serve with salsa and lime wedges on the side.

Paloma

A Healthy Cinco De Mayo - Paloma | Nourished Existence

Ingredients

  • Flaky Sea Salt
  • 1 Grapefruit, Cut Into Wedges
  • 1/3 cup Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  • 1/3 cup Club Soda
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 sprig of Mint
  • Ice

Directions

  • Rub the rim of the glass with a wedge of grapefruit. Put some salt on a plate, and dip the rim of the glass in the salt.
  • In the glass, combine grapefruit juice and fresh lime juice.
  • Pour in club soda and add some ice.
  • Garnish with a mint spring and grapefruit wedge or slice of lime.

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

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