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Spring is here and bringing all sorts of new, fresh ingredients into the kitchen. (WLS)

Spring is here and bringing all sorts of new, fresh ingredients into the kitchen. And that means lots of new options to eat healthy. Muscle Maker Grill is a fast-casual restaurant that promotes a healthy lifestyle and alternatives to traditional dishes. Bashir Abboud, Director of Operations at Muscle Maker Grill, visited the ABC 7 State Street Studios to give some tips on eating healthy, and to show off his restaurant's new Fire-Grilled Fish Taco; perfect for the lent season.

Links: www.musclemakergrill.com, www.facebook.com/MuscleMakerGrill
Recipe: Fish Taco

Ingredients:
6 oz. Tilapia Fillet
3 each 6" Pressed Flour Tortillas
1.5 oz. Diced Tomato
0.5 oz. Red Onion
1.5 oz. Leafy greens (I.e., romaine, spinach or baby kale)

1 oz. Asian Sesame Ginger Dressing
1 pinch Fajita Seasoning
1 spray Butter Spray

Preparation:
- Sprinkle tilapia fillet with fajita seasoning
- Spray tilapia fillet with butter spray, place spray side down on grill

- Cook tilapia 3 minutes on one side and 2 minutes on the other side, or until cooked through
- Separate tilapia into 3 equal pieces
- Heat 3 tortillas on grill until workable
- Place 1/3 portion of Tilapia onto each flour tortilla distribute greens, tomato and onion evenly
- Lightly drizzle Asian Sesame Ginger dressing evenly over the three tacos
- Fold in half, plate and enjoy!

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