Recipes

15 Healthy Mexican recipes for Taco Tuesday (or any other day!)

You’d generally think that Mexican foods would be off the table when dieting. But not on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge! We want you to enjoy all your favourite foods with no restrictions or guilt trips.

Tortilla Nacho Cups

15 Healthy Mexican recipes

Taco Tuesday anyone? Mexican can be healthy with a few little changes. Like wholemeal wraps and tortilla’s or homemade nachos. Add these Mexican delights to your next meal plan and enjoy with the whole family.

Tortilla Nacho cups

Tortilla Nacho Cups

These tortilla nachos cups from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge are a fun way of dressing up an old time favourite in a healthy and contemporary way. You can add different ingredients like jalapenos or fresh corn kernels to differentiate and surprise.

300 calories per serve

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Mexican lasagne

Mexican_Lasagne

This healthy and delicious version of a Mexican Style Lasagne is ideal when following the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Calories per serve: 575

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Mexican Quesadillas

Tasty Chicken Quesadillas

Mexican food is often thought of as unhealthy but this tasty meal from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge will change your mind of that!

Calories per serve: 350

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Vegetarian Mexican Style Soup

Vegetarian Mexican Style Soup

This Mexican style soup from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge contains kidney beans, which can really help to balance blood sugar levels as they provide steady, slow-burning energy.

Calories per serve: 322

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Mexican chicken pie

Mexican Chicken Pie

A healthy alternative to the classic chicken pie with a Mexican twist. It’s sure to be a hit with the whole family. Straight from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

342 calories per serve

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Mexican Breakfast Wrap

Healthy Avocado Mexican Roll Up

Ideal for a weekend breakfast or a busy breakfast-for-dinner weeknight. They’re quick, easy and highly nutritious – A perfect addition to your 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge healthy eating plan.

345 calories per serve

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Mexican-style Shredded Chicken Bake

This Mexican bake is vegetable-filled and will have you and your family wanting to make again and again. You’ll love this recipe from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

300 calories per serve.

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Mexican Layer Dip

Mexican Layer Dip

You’ll love this Mexican Layer from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge. An impressive, indulgent dip that looks great in a glass bowl for entertaining.

208 calories per serve.

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Veggie-stuffed Mexican sweet potato

This Mexican-inspired variation on the traditional baked potato (from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge) is EASY, packed full of veggies (quite literally) and is sure to please the whole family – especially at only $1.95 per serve!

355 calories per serve

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Spicy Mexican Pinwheels

165 Calorie Mexican Avocado Pinwheels

Fresh avocado with kidney beans, tomato, cheese and spices create these moorish snacks from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

165 calories per pinwheel

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Mexican Chicken Quesadillas

Tasty Mexican Chicken Quesadillas

These Tasty Mexican Chicken Quesadillas are the perfect, family friendly recipe and ideal if you’re part of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

256 calories per serve.

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Cheesy Taco Pasta

Cheesy Taco Pasta

Italian meets Mexican in this tasty Cheesy Taco Pasta dish from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge. Pasta is a great cost-effective way to bulk out meals for the family. Choose wholemeal or high fibre versions as often as possible.

345 calories per serve.

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Shredded chicken pita taco

Mexican Inspired Shredded Chicken Pita Taco

If you’re a fan of all the Mexican inspired meals on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, you’ll absolutely love this Mexican Inspired Shredded Chicken Pita Taco.

Whether it’s for a family dinner or a meal prep cook up for your lunch for the week, this meal is prepared and cooked within 30 minutes!

350 calories per serve

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Mexican chicken nachos

Chicken Nachos

A fun Mexican style dinner that’s sure to tempt even the fussiest of eaters.

Feel free to amend the recipe to suit your family’s tastes. Switch the kidney beans for chickpeas, leave out the chicken and add leftover roast beef or lamb instead (or make it vegetarian), and even add some chilli if you like a bit of heat.

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Healthy Nachos

A couple of easy food switches turn this family favourite into a healthy meal.

310 calories per serve.

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Tracy Hardy

Tracy has been a digital content producer for the past 9 years. Mum of two boys, slowly finding her way through the tween and teen years at the same time. Beach lover. Terrible housekeeper. Tea drinker. Wine sipper, who sadly can't eat cheese or ice cream. Life is cruel!