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Healthier Hendersonville 3

Searching for a locally owned restaurant in Hendersonville is a pretty easy task with 61 to choose from. Narrowing down where to go from week to week… that is the hard part. This weeks Healthier Hendersonville feature is a true hidden gem in Hendersonville. Driving down Main Street you might miss what is some of the best Mexican food in town, but if you are looking for their bright yellow sign you can’t miss it! Any idea what I am talking about?

If you guessed Rancho Cantina you are CORRECT! Rancho Cantina is dedicated to bringing authentic Mexican cuisine to Hendersonville. They have homemade entrees prepared as mild or as spicy as you like. The also have a full-service bar and beverage service, but what caught my eye is the Monday- Friday lunch feature! CHICKEN FAJITAS for only $5.99!

There are numerous ways to eat healthy at Mexican restaurants, which is why you will always find me accepting offers for Taco Tuesday! The most popular is probably a taco salad without the shell. Whether you are paleo, keto, clean eating, whole 30, or whatever the next thing might be this meal works!

However, I did opt for the $5.99 chicken fajitas because you just can’t beat that deal. One thing about Rancho Cantina that you cannot skip is their salsa. I might go out on a limb and say it is the best in town. In order to be able to eat a few chips I held off on the beans and tortillas that come with the meal. My meal included a large plate of chicken, peppers, onions, rice, and a salad. The meal filled me up and left my wallet happy at checkout!

The macros for the meal are as follows:

Calories: 415

Protein: 45grams

Carbs: 25 grams

Fat: 15 grams

Rancho Cantina takes pride in preparing the freshest food daily. The restaurant is the perfect place to relax, unwind and have a great HEALTHY dining experience.

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