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Taco Tuesday: 21 Healthier taco recipes that won't wreck your resolutions

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TDmonthly Magazine. She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking. You can see the recipes she creates on her vegan food blog, A Life of Litt...

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Healthy taco recipes that taste great

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Healthy taco recipes that taste great

Healthy eating doesn't mean ditching your favorite foods — these taco recipes are the perfect examples.

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Grilled salmon tacos with avocado salsa

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Grilled salmon tacos with avocado salsa

Heart-healthy grilled salmon along with avocado salsa make this taco recipe a nutritional powerhouse.

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Loaded crispy tofu tacos

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Loaded crispy tofu tacos

These crispy tofu tacos are a healthy alternative when you're craving fried fish or chicken. 

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Jamaican jerk chicken tacos

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Jamaican jerk chicken tacos

Spicy Jamaican jerk chicken tacos will awaken your taste buds like no other.

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Salmon tacos with avocado coleslaw

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Salmon tacos with avocado coleslaw

The lively flavor of these healthy chili-orange salmon tacos will have you reaching for seconds.

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Loaded guacamole vegetarian tacos

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Loaded guacamole vegetarian tacos

Guacamole, loaded with the good stuff, is tasty enough to be the star of these healthy vegetarian tacos.

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Chipotle shrimp tacos

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Chipotle shrimp tacos

Smoky chipotle shrimp is a totally crave-worthy filling in this healthier take on tacos.

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Low-carb carrot shell tacos

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Low-carb carrot shell tacos

You can feel better about what's in your taco when you ditch the refined flour and use carrot tortillas instead.

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Grilled tilapia tacos with mango and slaw

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Grilled tilapia tacos with mango and slaw

Sweet mango and a tangy slaw will make these healthy grilled tilapia tacos a fast favorite. 

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Funky green tacos

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Funky green tacos

Healthy eating doesn't get more fun than these vibrant green tacos.

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Lentil tacos

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Lentil tacos

Sometimes healthy swaps are as simple as using lentils instead of beef, like in this tasty taco recipe.

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Roasted cauliflower and chickpea tacos

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Roasted cauliflower and chickpea tacos

Roasted cauliflower and chickpeas give these healthy tacos heft — you won't leave the table hungry.

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Mojito lime mahimahi tacos

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Mojito lime mahimahi tacos

Zesty mojito seasoning makes these mahimahi tacos something to rave about. 

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Paleo Bang Bang shrimp tacos

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Paleo Bang Bang shrimp tacos

Shrimp is a great source of lean protein, and the Bang Bang sauce in this paleo recipe is to die for.

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Skinny Baja chicken tacos

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Skinny Baja chicken tacos

One or two (or three?) of these skinny Baja chicken tacos will leave you feeling energized, not lethargic.

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Skinny fish tacos with cilantro-lime crema

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Skinny fish tacos with cilantro-lime crema

Lean fish fillets are the perfect protein choice for these lighter tacos with cilantro-lime crema.

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Spicy sweet potato tacos

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Spicy sweet potato tacos

The contrast of sweet potatoes and spicy seasoning makes these healthy tacos a winner.

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Sriracha-lime shrimp tacos

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Sriracha-lime shrimp tacos

Spicy, citrusy Sriracha-lime shrimp tacos are so good you won't miss the beef.

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Veggie tacos with spicy avocado sauce

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Veggie tacos with spicy avocado sauce

You'll want to slather this spicy avocado sauce on everything, including these veggie tacos.

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Black bean tacos with avocado-cilantro sauce

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Black bean tacos with avocado-cilantro sauce

Creamy avocado, cilantro and lime sauces make these healthy black bean tacos sing.

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