Grilled Shrimp Tacos


Do you have diabetes or high blood pressure?

Did you know that by dropping as little as 5 to 10 percent of your body weight these problems can be greatly alleviated?

Just think how great you will feel after losing excess weight and improving your health!

Here’s a wonderful habit to make – enjoy tacos wrapped in lettuce rather than tortillas! It’s just as quick and easy as throwing your taco filling in a traditional tortilla and it will help you along your quest to slimming down, toning up and growing your natural energy reserves!

Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com

Ingredients Servings: 6

2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 teaspoon smoked paprika​ 1 teaspoon garlic powder​ ½ teaspoon dried Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon cumin​ 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon olive oil​ 1 avocado, mashed 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons almond milk 1 head Butter Lettuce ¼ cup Green Cabbage, shredded

Instructions

1. Arrange the shrimp on skewers. Mix the seasonings in a small bowl and sprinkle over the shrimp.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat and add the olive oil. Add the skewers of shrimp and grill each side until pink and cooked through.

3. In a bowl, combine the mashed avocado, lemon juice, almond milk and a sprinkle of sea salt. Mix until smooth and creamy, adding additional almond milk as needed.

4. Assemble the tacos with a large butter lettuce leaf, a handful of shredded cabbage and 6 grilled shrimp. Drizzle each taco with the avocado sauce. Enjoy!

Nutrition One serving equals: 212 calories, 8g fat, 508mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 1g sugar and 29g protein