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4 Healthy Dinner Recipes That Pack the Flavor This Winter

Jan. 1, 2021

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Warm, hearty dinners are a must during the winter months, and after the indulgence of the holiday season, starting the year with healthy meals is always top of our list. At Mission, we know that healthier dinners should also pack a flavor punch, especially if you need to get the family on board! By using our Carb Balance and Protein tortillas in your dinner recipes, you’ll know that your meal will be wholesome and delicious every time. With so many varieties, the recipes are almost endless! 

If you want to ensure that your dinners this winter are full of flavor and nutrition, then these four recipes are right for you. Our Mission tortilla varieties make it easy to turn any meal into a winning combination of comforting and delicious -- so gather your ingredients and get cooking!

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Roasted Chicken Tacos

Chicken tacos are always on the menu for a yummy family dinner. Even if it’s too cold outside to fire up the grill, you can get the same flavors from an extra-hot stovetop pan for your chili-powder-dusted chicken thighs. After grilling, cube the chicken and top with jalapeño slices (just leave these off for the kids if they don’t like too much spice). Add some pomegranate seeds with your avocado garnish to embrace the flavors of winter (and add a fun pop of color for the kids!). Then wrap everything in our fiber-filled Carb Balance Soft Taco Flour Tortillas for a delicious flavor that you know is Better For You.

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Easy Slow Cooker Brisket Wraps

Is there anything better in the middle of winter than smelling your delicious dinner bubbling away in the crockpot all day? Fill your home with the hearty smell of brisket and onions with this easy and family-friendly recipe. Once the meat and spices are done in the crockpot (about 6 hours), add some of your homemade slaw and wrap it up in our delicious toasted Protein Tortilla Wraps. The kids will love a toasty wrap, and adding a kick of protein couldn’t be easier!

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Chipotle Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

For a quick and delicious dinner recipe this winter, look no further than these warm and cheesy chipotle chicken enchiladas. Using our Carb Balance Soft Taco Flour Tortillas, you can have an indulgent meal with a health-conscious twist. After cooking and shredding your chicken, combine with cream cheese, quesadilla cheese, and lots of chile peppers – then roll up in our Carb Balance tortillas, top with sauce and cheese, and bake! You’ll love eating these fresh from the oven when the cheese is bubbling. Plus, all of the chiles are sure to warm you up on even the coldest winter day!

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Roasted Sweet Potato Wraps

This vegetarian meal is sure to impress the whole family with roasted corn and sweet potatoes, delicious yogurt sauce, and our plant powered Protein Wraps. While your corn and sweet potatoes roast (and your whole kitchen is warm from a toasty oven), prepare the Greek yogurt-based sauce (hello extra protein!), do a quick pickle on some onions, and chop up your cilantro for the garnish. Once everything is out of the oven, combine and enjoy!

Make your dinners easy, fun, and delicious this winter with these recipes – and know that you’re serving up the very best with our Mission tortillas every time!


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