22 Healthy Mexican Recipes

Mix up a batch of lightened up margaritas, then cook up a bunch of these fiesta-inspired favorites -- tacos, quesadillas, chili and flan.
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Chilli Rubbed Steak Tacos

Photo by: Marshall Troy ©2012, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Marshall Troy, 2012, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Mix up a batch of lightened-up margaritas, then cook up a bunch of these fiesta-inspired favorites.

Soup, Starters and Sides

Fresh ingredients and lots of spice make these appetizers and side dishes healthy crowd-pleasers.

Mains

Whether you're looking for seafood, beef, chicken or vegetarian options, you can feel fabulous about making any of these lighter main courses.

Chili-Rubbed Steak Tacos (pictured above)
Sweet Endings

Try something a little adventurous for your sweet tooth.

Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition. See Dana's full bio »

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