The Best Tacos to Get Healthy,
Lose Weight and Feel Happy

Mexican food has become people’s favorite food around the world. And tacos are one of the favorite dishes.

I am not surprised about Mexican food’s popularity because it is so delicious, satisfying, and affordable. However, most people believe that Mexican food is fattening and unhealthy. Until a few years ago, I did too. When I went back to school to learn about integrative nutrition and health, I discovered that Mexican food is not only delicious and satisfying, but it is also incredibly detoxifying and nutritious, making it amazing for health and weight loss when it is prepared in a certain way.

Through my studies and personal experiences, I learned that the secret for lasting weight loss and maximum health and wellness is to minimize internal inflammation and the toxins that accumulate daily inside your body. Chronic inflammation and accumulated toxins lead to many chronic diseases, depression, and weight struggles. Or said in simple and easy to remember way, inflammation and accumulated toxins can keep you fat, sick, and sad, which is exactly what happened to me.

Mexican food uses many ingredients that will help you fight the two enemies that can keep you fat, sick or sad: inflammation and toxicity. It is dietetic, detox, delicious, nutritious, and satisfying, so you can say bye-bye to permanent yo-yo dieting, hunger and boredom. And this type of diet is affordable. In fact, eating this way will save you money.

With Mexican Food, get ready to get healthy and lose weight the smart and fun way.

If you want more Mexican Food recipes to lose weight and feel great, go to: www.TheMexicanFoodDiet.com

 

Mexican-style Fish Tacos with Guacamole and Chayotes with Spicy-Tomatoes

Here is a great complete meal that you will enjoy and your body and brain will thrive on. I have included all the necessary ingredients: Healthy protein, variety of vegetables and healthy fats. And of course, lots of flavor. For the tortilla, I have selected an organic corn tortilla. Keep the tortillas at 2 maximum if you are trying to stay at a healthy weight.

GUACAMOLE

This recipe will provide your healthy fats and lots of veggies that help to detox, reduce inflammation, boost metabolism, and nourish your body and brain.

INGREDIENTS[2 Servings][6 Servings]
Garlic cloves – peeled1 3
Roma tomato – organic1 3
Onion1 Tbsp. 3 Tbsp.
Cilantro – fresh1/4 Cup 3/4 Cup
Serrano chile1/4 3/4
Avocado1/4 3/4
Lime 2 6
Sea salt 1/4 tsp. 1 tsp.
Turmeric powder dash 1/4 tsp.
Celery salt dash 1/4 tsp.
Garlic powder dash 1/4 tsp.

PROCEDURE

If you want to watch me prepare the Guacamole on TV, go to www.flacaforever.com/flaca-tv

  1. In a small pan, roast garlic on both sides. When it is roasted, chop it and set aside.
  2. Chop the garlic, tomatoes, onion, cilantro and Serrano.
  3. Peel the avocado and place in a medium bowl. Use a potato smasher to smash the avocado.
  4. Add lime, salt and spices to the smashed avocado.
  5. Add ingredients on step 2.
  6. Taste for season.
  7. Serve with veggies (celery, zucchini, carrots, radishes, jicama, cucumbers).
  8. Divide equally among plates.

MEXICAN-STYLE FISH

This recipe will provide your healthy protein, some healthy fat, and garlic to boost immune system and detox.

INGREDIENTS[2 Servings][6 Servings]
Garlic cloves618
Olive oil – Extra Virgin2 Tbsp.6 Tbsp.
Red chili pepper flakes1/4 tsp.3/4 tsp.
Sea salt1/4 tsp.3/4 tsp.
Pepperto tasteto taste
Wild-caught white fish8 oz.1 1/2 lbs.
Lemon26

PROCEDURE

  1. Finely chop the garlic.
  2. On a small bowl mix section garlic, olive oil, pepper flakes, sea salt and black pepper.
  3. Place the fish on a rectangular container and cover with the oil/garlic mix. Toss well so it is all covered.
  4. Refrigerate fish with its marinade for at least 1 hour.
  5. Heat a grill pan on medium heat. When hot put the fish and then squeeze 1 of the lemons, 1⁄2 for each side of the cooking. Cook the fish approximately 3 minutes on each side. Test for desired cooked level.

CHAYOTES WITH SPICY TOMATOES

Chayote is a type of squash very common in Mexico, so very present in my upbringing. It is extremely nutritious, satisfying and delicious. This recipe will provide you with fiber to keep you satisfied and help your digestion. Also, more veggies that help to detox, reduce inflammation, boost metabolism, and nourish your body and brain.

INGREDIENTS[2 Servings][6 Servings]
Tomatoes – organic4 oz.12 oz.
Garlic clove13
Chayotes1/2 lbs.1 1/2 lbs.
Anaheim chile13
Onions1 Tbsp.3 Tbsp.
Cilantro – fresh1/4 Cup3/4 Cup
Chile pepper flakes1/4 tsp.3/4 tsp.
Water1 oz.3 oz.
Saltto tasteto taste

PROCEDURE

  1. Roast tomatoes on a medium pan under high heat until skin begins to blacken. Turn them around so all sides are roasted and beginning to blacken.
  2. Place the roasted tomatoes (with the skin) into a blender and add the garlic. Blend on high speed for 15 seconds. Set aside.
  3. Peel the chayotes with a julienne peeler, then cut them into 1/4-inch wide, 2-inch long julienne strips. Don’t remove the core.
  4. Remove the stems and seeds from the Anaheim chiles, then chop.
  5. Chop the onions.
  6. Chop cilantro.
  7. Heat a large pan on medium heat. As soon as it is hot, add the onion and chiles. Cook on medium heat 3-4 minutes.
  8. Add the tomato blend and red chile flakes, and continue to cook for 3 more minutes.
  9. Add chayote, the chile pepper flakes, water and salt. Cover and cook for 15 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
  10. Add cilantro, stirring well and cook for 5 minutes.