Healthy Mexican Recipe Round Up

Time to celebrate delicious and healthy Mexican and Tex-Mex food with these low calorie, low-fat recipes.

So many great options for healthier Mexican food! Healthy Mexican and Tex Mex Recipes Low Calorie Low Fat

With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, I’ve got my eye on healthy Mexican and Tex Mex dishes.  You can enjoy Mexican food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  It isn’t just about tacos and burritos either.  Mexican food is also light and fresh.  Which are your favorites?  There are too many great recipes for me to decide.  I want to make them all.



Crumb – Huevos Rancheros


The NY Melrose Family – Healthier Breakfast Taco


Food Done Light – Salsa Verde Chicken Chilaquiles

Salsa and Dips:

Jicama-Citrus-Salsa-3The First Year – Jicama Citrus Salsa


Shugary Sweets – Skinny Taco Dip

Chunky Guacamole

Food Done Light – Chunky Guacamole


Garnish with Lemon – Tomatillo Salsa


Citronlimette – Warm and Zesty Quinoa Bean Party Dip


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 A Calculated Whisk – Arepas with Black Beans, Corn and Avocado  Salsa

Scallop Ceviche Food Done Light #cevicherecipe #scalloprecipe #healthymexican #mexicanappetizer

Food Done Light – Scallop Ceviche with Baked Plantain Chips

Soup & Salad:


Diethood – Southwestern Quinoa Salad with Avocado Cilantro Dressing


The Lemon Bowl – Mexican Chicken Posole Soup

Main Dishes:


Cravings of a Lunatic – Enchiladas with Quinoa, Chicken & Peach Salsa


Two Peas and their Pd – Roasted Cauliflower & Chickpea Tacos


Cookin’ Canuck – Lemon & Dill Shrimp Quesadillas


Happy Food, Healthy Life – Southwestern Crunch Burrito

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Taste, Love & Nourish – Chipotle Salmon with Pineapple Avocado Salsa



i heart eating – Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake Chimis

Quatro Leches Rice Pudding #healthyricepuding #mexicandessert #healthypuddingrecipe #lowcaloriericepudding #cincodemayodessert

Food Done Light – Quatros Leches Rice Pudding

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Happy Healthy Eating,


But wait, there’s more.  Check out these past healthy, Mexican inspired Recipe collections:

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Happy Healthy Cinco De Mayo


  1. OMG. Your Mexican recipes look so delicious I am salivating!
  2. Thanks for including my dip in this roundup. So many delicious ideas!!

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