5 Plant-Based Mexican Foods That Can Help Improve Your Health!

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Mushrooms are a delicious way to add lots of nutrients to your diet. They are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber, which help fight inflammation. Lions mane is one of the best mushrooms to use for making plant-based meat, especially in taco form. Click Photo for Recipe

1. Mushrooms

Nopales in English are called “prickly pear cactus” because this type of cactus grows a sweet fruit called the prickly pear. It has been scientifically proven to help reduce inflammation, control blood sugar, and lower cholesterol. Nopales are a power food as they contain so many vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants! Click Photo for Recipe

2. Nopales

3. Frijoles (Beans)

Frijoles are a superfood. They are packed with iron, protein, vitamins, and lots of fiber. Fiber helps control blood sugar throughout the day and it also helps lower the amount of LDL cholesterol absorbed into the bloodstream. Click Photo for Recipe

4. Avocados

Guacamole is made with nutrient-rich ingredients that are packed with vitamins and minerals. It is a healthy fat that also contains fiber so it’s great for blood sugar control and it helps improve energy throughout the day. The rest of the ingredients are vegetables so it’s like a little salad. Guacamole is a nutritious dip that can be added to a balanced meal. Click Photo for Recipe

5. Zucchini

Mexican Zucchini is a traditional vegetable dish made from sautéed Mexican squash, onions, jalapeño, and tomato. Zucchini is packed with antioxidants which means it is anti-inflammatory and will help reduce inflammation in the body. A diet rich in antioxidants helps reduce the risks of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Click Photo for Recipe