Enjoy a Healthy and Tasty Cinco de Mayo at home

Healthy Guacamole


  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled, pitted
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2  garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ½ large tomato chopped
  • 2 Serrano chilies, seeded chopped (optional if you like spicy)
  • Dash of salt
  • ¼ t cumin

1 Using fork, mash avocado with lime juice in small bowl.

2 Add cilantro, chopped onion, chopped garlic, tomatoes, chilies, salt, cumin. Stir to combine.

3. Let cool in fridge for 30 minutes prior to serving on tacos or with low-fat tortilla chips 

Baja Fish Tacos


  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 lb white fish fillet (cut into bit sized pieces) (I like cod and mahi mahi)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups red cabbage finely chopped or may use packaged cole slaw
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream (optional)
  • 8 corn tortillas (6 inch)
  • 8 lime wedges

Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add fish and toss to coat. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add fish, saute 5 minutes or until done turn over until fish are golden brown. 

 Combine cabbage, onions and sour cream in a medium bowl. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon fish and cabbage into tortilla. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition facts: Serving size, 2 tacos, 315 calories, 8 g. fat, fiber 5 g.

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