Kid-Approved Fish Tacos

We have been observing Taco Tuesday for many years at my house. But that certainly doesn’t mean we’re dumping a packet of taco seasoning into a pan of ground beef and ripping open a box of Ortega taco shells. We like to get creative and try all sorts of different taco fillings and methods. And we don’t limit ourselves to tacos! Sometimes we’ll have enchiladas, taco salad or any other Mexican-inspired dishes that catch my attention on Pinterest. ūüėČ

But these fish tacos are a definite keeper. Three out of four kids and husband agree – and that’s a successful meal in my book!

And they are 21 Day Fix approved!

Try these on your clan and let me know what you think!

 

INGREDIENTS:

Lime Crema

  • 1/3 cup sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise (I used avocado mayo)
  • zest from half a lime
  • juice of whole lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Slaw:

  • 2 cups cabbage, shredded
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Tacos:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper powder (more or less to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound white fish (eg. cod, snapper, talipia)
  • corn tortillas
  • 1 avocado, sliced (optional)

 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Combine ingredients for the lime crema in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Combine ingredients for the slaw in a large bowl and set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to¬†425¬įF.¬†
  4. In a small bowl combine the oil, lime juice, cumin, paprika, coriander, red pepper powder, garlic powder, sale and pepper.
  5. Pour the marinade mixture over the fish and toss to coat.
  6. Place the fish on a lined baking sheet and let it marinade in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.
  7. Bake fish for 10-15 minutes (depending on thickness of the fish) until it is flaky when tested with a fork.
  8. Transfer the fish to a plate and break in to smaller pieces with a fork.
  9. Heat the tortillas according to package directions.
  10. Add fish, slaw and crema to the warmed tortillas and enjoy!

 

Container equivalents per 2 tacos: 1 red, 1 green, 1 yellow, 1 blue (avocado)

Have the 21 Day Fix but need help with meal planning, and the support & accountability to stick with it? Contact me below, I can help! Here is just one of the transformations I’ve seen in my groups. Michelle completed 2 rounds in preparation for her son’s wedding! Needless to say, she packed her bikini! ūüôā

 

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Crack Slaw

There’s a reason this is called ‘crack slaw’.

It’s easy to stay on track when you find delicious food you could eat again and again. We fight over leftovers with food like this. ūüôā It’s got a great flavor without pasta or rice to fill you up and make you feel bloated.
This is so quick and easy to make, too! Great for meal prepping for a week of healthy lunches/dinners. If you’re following a container nutrition plan (like 21 Day Fix) this is great! No yellows! ¬†Those precious yellows can be hard to avoid…you won’t even miss the carbs. It’s also paleo-friendly!

Ingredients 
1 pound lean ground turkey (or beef)
1 T. sesame oil (any oil would work)
2-3 cloves garlic – minced
3 green onions – chopped
1/2 large head green cabbage – chopped
1 carrot – shredded
1/4 cup broth (chicken/veggie whatever)
3 T low sodium soy sauce or liquid aminos
1/2 t hot sauce
1 t. vinegar (apple cider or white work fine)
1/2 t. ginger (fresh would be great! Dry is fine too.)
4-5 drops of stevia extract (or small amount of sweetener of choice)
salt & pepper to taste
Directions
Brown turkey or beef in skillet, seasoned with salt and pepper. Meanwhile combine soy sauce, hot sauce, vinegar, ginger and stevia. Once the meat is cooked thoroughly, remove from pan, drain and set aside. Add oil to pan and sauté onions, garlic, carrot and cabbage. Add the broth. Cook until cabbage is as tender as you like. Add sauce mixture and meat. Mix to combine and enjoy!Makes 4 servings: 1 red and 1 green

 

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Grilled Veggie Tacos

These tacos were inspired by a Saturday morning trip to the Brighton, Michigan Farmer’s Market. We stopped at the Stone Coop stand to buy some fresh, local organic (and non-gmo) veggies! I came home with a couple HUGE bags full of goodness! Check it out!

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I have been scouring the googles, Pinterests and internets these days for some tasty vegan recipes…since my husband recently decided to do a trial run eating a vegan/plant-based diet. Of course that decision means that I have also been eating mostly vegan foods…since of course I am the one who does the meal planning, shopping, prepping and cooking! I’m always up for a challenge though…so it’s all good! ūüôā

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I have always said that I think I could easily be a vegetarian. I don’t often crave meat and could literally LIVE on fruits and veggies. My only sticky spot is eggs and cheese! I really love both, and giving them up would be a struggle. I’ve done without both for a week though…and haven’t perished. Yet!

It is difficult, however, given that we have 4 kids who have NOT decided to become vegan – or vegetarian even – at this particular time. I am not one to make that decision for anyone, including my kids. So¬†that means I’ve been¬†preparing different meals for them. And that, my friends, is not something I think I could do for the long run! I can see exposing them to more and more meatless meals and plant-based options, but unless they say, “Mom, I want to be a vegan”, I will have to get creative!

Another conundrum is that I just don’t like to ‘call’ myself anything in particular. I don’t like to draw a line in the sand and say, “never again will I ____”. You know?! So for the moment, we are eating ‘mostly vegan’ food, and doing lots of reading, research and soul-searching to see if it’s something we could see ourselves sticking with, at least for the foreseeable future.

Ok…so back to the recipe. You don’t have to be a vegan, vegetarian or Michigander to enjoy these! Especially this time of year when the veggies are fresh! It was a taste sensation and my husband declared this recipe to be a KEEPER! There was a ton of the veggie filling leftover that we made more tacos with the next day and added to brown rice bowls.

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GRILLED VEGGIE TACOS

INGREDIENTS:

2 Tbsp. coconut oil
1 medium onion (red, sweet, whatever!) – diced
2-3 garlic cloves (minced
2 bell peppers – chopped
1 jalape√Īo, minced or chopped (the more seeds you keep, the spicier these will be)
1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup fresh mushrooms, chopped
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. dried oregano
3 cups fresh spinach, chopped
sea salt and black pepper to taste
6 or 8 tortillas (sprouted, whole grain, whatever you like)

*You could really get creative here and add lots of different veggies like sweet potatoes, squash, carrot, etc.

 

 

EXTRAS:

vegan cheese
sliced avocado
fresh cilantro
lime juice
salsa (whatever you like)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large, deep skillet over medium or medium-low heat, add coconut oil, onion, garlic and peppers (including jalape√Īo) with a little¬†sea salt. Saut√© for 15 minutes until softened and translucent. You don‚Äôt want them to brown, so reduce the heat if necessary. Cook it slowly so everything gets soft and sweet.
  2. Add black beans, mushrooms and spices. Mix everything together and continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  3. Add spinach and continue cooking for a few minutes, until spinach wilts. Add salt and pepper to taste and remove from heat.
  4. In a large pan or skillet, sprayed with cooking spray, assemble the tacos. Put enough of the veggie filling in the tortilla that you can flip to brown both sides. Place avocado slices on top of the filling along with some chopped fresh cilantro and a squirt of fresh squeezed lime juice. *Feel free to throw some vegan cheese in there as well, but with the avocado, I didn’t think it really needed it!

That’s it! Enjoy all of the veggie goodness!

If you are using the 21 Day Fix, the container count is: (per taco) 1 yellow, 1/2 red, 1 green, 1 blue (avocado slices)

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WHAT’S ON SALE IN AUGUST?

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ALL of the TOP programs…just $10!

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Who doesn’t love OPTIONS!?¬†

I’ve seen such GREAT results with ALL of these programs! These are ALL the top-selling programs and they are all on sale for just $10 when you purchase Shakeology!

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Fitness + Nutrition + Support = Success!

First up is the ALL NEW…COUNTRY HEAT!

This program is perfect for anyone looking for a simple, fun, and effective way to lose weight and get fit. While Country Heat is perfect for beginners, it’s also a great cardio-based workout for people at all fitness levels who like to dance or want to stay in shape.

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21 Day Fix

Women who follow the program generally lose up to 15 pounds!

What changes can you make to your body and health in just 21 days? With the right fitness and nutrition you’d be amazed!¬†

Check out one of my challenger’s results! Michelle completed 2 rounds before boarding a cruise ship for her son’s wedding! Needless to say…she packed that bikini!

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Watch this quick video for more information…

 

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21 Day Fix Extreme

Already finished 21 Day Fix? Or maybe you just want to challenge yourself a little bit more.

Maybe you’re looking for a way to tighten up your nutrition and bump your workouts up a notch.

This is a great program for 21 Day Fix graduates and anyone looking to really get focused, and do the work to get results!

Like these!

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¬†Watch this quick video for more information…

 

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22 Minute Hard Corps

Great for anyone who wants a straightforward and effective workout in a minimal amount of time. This Challenge Pack is perfect for people looking to pair exercise with nutrition to deliver results….like these!

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GREAT for anyone searching for a complete fitness and nutrition package to maximize your results. Perfect for people on-the-go, eager to try different workouts and focused on elevating your fitness and nutrition, no matter how busy your daily life.

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Perfect for anyone who is looking for quick weight loss in a short amount of time. Or for those who have “fallen off the wagon” with their eating habits. It‚Äôs also for people looking to kickstart clean eating habits.

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PiYO

PiYO is great for anyone – no matter what their fitness level! Everyone can benefit from PiYo. Beginners can follow the modifications and even super-fit athletes can use it to improve core strength and flexibility through targeted Pilates-and-Yoga-inspired moves.

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Sneak Peek Tomorrow!

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Try BEFORE you buy.

By now you’ve probably seen an infomercial, seen the cute little color-coded cups, or know someone who’s done it. Either way, the 21 Day Fix has gained enormous popularity for one reason…it really, actually works! But don’t take my word for it! Come and see for yourself!

On Thursday, July 14, we’ll be sharing some insight about the 21¬†Day Fix:

  • What is it?
  • How does it work?
  • WHY does it work!?
  • workouts
  • meal plan
  • Shakeology
  • results!

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We’ll give you a peek at the workouts, explain the containers and the meal plan, show you some transformation stories and let you hear from the creator Autumn Calabrese.

We’ve each done the programs (21 Day Fix & 21 Day Fix Extreme) several times, and have supported our challengers and customers who use these programs, too. We will answer any and all of your questions so you can decide if this program would be a good fit for you!

We did a similar group in June (the sale was extended through the end of July!), and check out the results and testimonials of some of the ladies who “peeked”¬†last month and are just a couple weeks in to their 21 Day Fix!

“I love the planning ahead of time & have been doing my shakeology for breakfast with fruit and a salad at lunch, so that helps. Honestly, I’m not hungry! I finally feel this is something I can do & can accomplish!”

“…ate great according to 21 day fix,could drink more water though! Things going great! Finally feeling like I can go this once & for all!”

“I am down 6 1/2lbs total though so far 🙂”

“down almost 8 lbs. now!”

“This program is changing my life right now.”

*It’s on crazy, super sale this month, cheapest it’s been and ever will be, so now is a great time to check it out!

CHECK OUT THE SALE HERE!

Want to join the sneak peek and see what this is all about?

Email me: angie@angieinprogress.com

OR message me on Facebook

What’s HOT in July!

Get fit in 22-30 minutes/day!

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These 3 programs have helped challengers in my groups get amazing results time and time again!

They are the complete package! Fitness + Nutrition + Support = Success!

21 Day Fix

Women who follow the program generally lose up to 15 pounds!

What changes can you make to your body and health in just 21 days? With the right fitness and nutrition you’d be amazed!¬†

Check out one of my challenger’s results! Michelle completed 2 rounds before boarding a cruise ship for her son’s wedding! Needless to say…she packed that bikini!

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Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 21 DAY FIX CHALLENGE PACK (w/Shakeology) Save $70!

  2. 21 DAY FIX KICKSTART CHALLENGE PACK (includes 3 Day Refresh) Save more than $90!

21 Day Fix Extreme

Already finished 21 Day Fix? Or maybe you just want to challenge yourself a little bit more.

Maybe you’re looking for a way to tighten up your nutrition and bump your workouts up a notch.

This is a great program for 21 Day Fix graduates and anyone looking to really get focused, and do the work to get results!

Like these!

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¬†Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 21 Day Fix Extreme Challenge Pack (w/Shakeology) Save $70!

  2. 21 Day Fix Extreme Kicstart Challenge Pack (includes 3 Day Refresh) Save more than $90!

22 Minute Hard Corps

Great for anyone who wants a straightforward and effective workout in a minimal amount of time. This Challenge Pack is perfect for people looking to pair exercise with nutrition to deliver results….like these!

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Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 22 Minute Hard Corps + Shakeology Challenge Pack Save over $105!

  2. 22 Minute Hard Corps + Performance Challenge Pack Save over $95

*For a limited time, both packages come with a FREE sandbag and portion control containers!

 

*All of the packages above will come with the complete program, plus a bonus workout, a 30 day supply of Shakeology, free access to Beachbody on Demand for 30 days, discount $2 shipping and access to my free support and accountability groups and 24/7 individual support.

Pick a program that will work best for you and join my next support group for daily tips, recipes, meal planning ideas and motivation. I will be your free coach and help you get results! I will be there 24/7 to guide you and encourage you every step of the way!

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Get Fit with Fix for Summer!

GET FIT WITH FIX FOR SUMMER

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Both of these programs have helped challengers in my groups get amazing results time and time again!

It’s the complete package! Fitness + Nutrition + Support = Success!

21 Day Fix

Women who follow the program generally lose up to 15 pounds!

What changes can you make to your body and health in just 21 days? With the right fitness and nutrition you’d be amazed!¬†

Check out one of my challenger’s results! Michelle completed 2 rounds before boarding a cruise ship for her son’s wedding! Needless to say…she packed that bikini!

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Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 21 DAY FIX CHALLENGE PACK (w/Shakeology) Save $70!

  2. 21 DAY FIX KICKSTART CHALLENGE PACK (includes 3 Day Refresh) Save more than $90!

21 Day Fix Extreme

Already finished 21 Day Fix? Or maybe you just want to challenge yourself a little bit more.

Maybe you’re looking for a way to tighten up your nutrition and bump your workouts up a notch.

This is a great program for 21 Day Fix graduates and anyone looking to really get focused, and do the work to get results!

Like these!

nikole_21dfx

¬†Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 21 Day Fix Extreme Challenge Pack (w/Shakeology) Save $70!

  2. 21 Day Fix Extreme Kicstart Challenge Pack (includes 3 Day Refresh) Save more than $90!

Pick a program that will work best for you and join my next support group for daily tips, recipes, meal planning ideas and motivation. I will be your free coach and help you get results! I will be there 24/7 to guide you and encourage you every step of the way!

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Buffalo Chicken Salad


So I was walking through my kitchen the other day trying to think of something to eat for lunch. I had leftover rotisserie chicken in my frig. So that’s where I started. I walked by my counter and saw the hot sauce. Then I opened the frig and saw my Greek yogurt and POOF! It hit me!¬†BUFFALO CHICKEN SALAD!

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And since I’m following the portion container meal¬†plan from 21 Day Fix, Hammer & Chisel, Cize etc… this worked¬†perfectly! The end result was creamy, a little crunchy and just a wee bit spicy! Why have I never thought of this before?! I think this one will go into the rotation because it really hit the spot!

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So here is what you do (p.s. …it couldn’t be easier!)

Ingredients

  • 4 oz shredded chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 T. favorite hot sauce (Franks is a good one for Buffalo)
  • 1 stalk of celery – diced
  • dash garlic powder
  • salt and pepper

Directions

Mix it all together and serve in a whole grain tortilla/wrap, put it on a salad, or eat it out of a bowl! Whatever floats your boat! ūüôā

This recipe is one serving and will count as 1 red, 1 green and 1 yellow (w/ romaine and a wrap)
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There are some GREAT sales going on this month if you’re looking for a complete fitness program and meal plan! You can save up to $120!


WHAT’S ON SALE!?¬†(click the link) ūüôā

Spring! 7 Day Salad Challenge

It’s Spring! Now if the weather would just get with the program!

I’ve been testing out some new and revisiting some of my old favorite salad recipes lately. It’s hard work, but somebody has got to do it! Every day I chop, mix, marinate, whisk and eat my way through the results.

OH! And I’ve done some of it LIVE on Facebook! Have you seen that new feature? It’s actually quite fun to see what others are up to in real-time and fun to share some of my daily chaos with people who don’t mind seeing the real me…crazy hair, imperfections and all!

I recently shared 2 of my favorite salads.

Here is my Clean Eating Taco Salad with ‘Secret Sauce’:

The finished product:

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And here is my “Hot Mess” Pasta Salad:

The finished product:

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Join my upcoming FREE 7 Day Salad Challenge and get my FREE eBook with all of my favorite salad and dressing recipes!

Group starts on April 11. We’ll just commit to eating one healthy salad every day for 7 days. Our bodies will thank us for it!

Click the link below to join.

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Programs mentioned in the videos that use the container system:

Grab one of these amazing programs and hop into my next support group where I’ll help you get results and stay on track.

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Mmmm Monday – Blueberry Pancake Muffins

Well these were super easy peasy to make and quite delicious! Is it wrong that I want to hide them from my kids?

It never fails, when I make a healthy ‘treat’ for myself on the weekends, that I could enjoy for the entire week, the kids have them gobbled up before¬†the week even starts. And they found these right away because the house smelled amazing! They were like vultures, trying to pop steaming hot muffins from¬†the pan fresh out of the oven! Maybe not the ‘smartest’ vultures! ūüėČ

I am starting the 21 Day Fix Extreme again this week, and these are approved for the meal plan! ūüôā I like them because they are not sickeningly sweet – but just enough to satisfy a little sweet tooth without making you feel like you need MORE!

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So here is how I made them:

Blueberry Pancake Muffins

*I made 24 MINI muffins! If making larger muffins, you’ll need to adjust the baking time.

  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour (I get mine at Costco – but you can also find Bob’s Red Mill and other brands)
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt (I like Fage)
  • 2 T. coconut oil
  • 2 T. honey, maple syrup or sweetener of choice (I used coconut sugar for this one)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 eggs + 2 whites
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (or ANY berries!)

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray your muffin tin with cooking spray.blue_pan (7)
  2. Place all of the ingredients except the berries into a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth – it will be thickish.
  3. Fill the muffin cups 1/2 Р2/3 full and spoon the berries on top. Poke them in a bit and they will sink as they bake.
  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the tops are lightly browned and spring back when you press them.
  5. ENJOY! (and/or HIDE from you kids!)

 

Nutritional Info:
Serving size = 4 mini muffins!

Containers: 1/2 yellow, 1 blue, 1/4 red, 1/4 purple, 1 tsp

Programs that use the container system:

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