Healthy Choices at Cotixan Mexican Food

Healthy Choices at Cotixan Mexican Food

Two San Diego locations now serving Healthy Dining menu options

Healthy Choices at Cotixan Mexican FoodFinding fresh and flavorful healthy menu choices that will satisfy your cravings for Mexican food is more convenient than ever, thanks to Healthy Dining’s newest restaurant partner, Cotixan Mexican and Seafood Restaurants.

With two locations in Chula Vista, CA, Cotixan features menu options handpicked by Healthy Dining’s registered dietitians that meet nutrition criteria emphasizing lean protein, vegetables, fruits, whole grains and unsaturated fats.

Here is a sample of Cotixan’s dietitian-recommended menu options featured on

  • Nopales (Cactus) and Egg White Burrito – Spinach tortilla filled with nopales, egg whites, pico de gallo and pinto beans.
  • Spinach and Egg White Burrito – Spinach tortilla filled with sautéed seasoned spinach, egg whites and garlic herb cream cheese.
  • Chicken Plate – Chicken breast, pico de gallo, a bed of white non-fried rice and steamed vegetables.
  • Protein Wrap – Wheat tortilla filled with grilled chicken, lettuce, pinto beans, pico de gallo, Cotija cheese and house-made salsa.

“We are thrilled to have Cotixan as a Healthy Dining partner,” said Amber Caswell, MPH, RD, Restaurant Partnerships Manager for Healthy Dining. “I am personally excited because I go there often with my children, and knowing that we can all dine out on healthy options makes my life so much easier.”

For a complete list of participating restaurants nationwide, visit

Healthy Choices at Cotixan Mexican Food

Healthy Choices at Cotixan Mexican FoodHealthy Dining provides Americans with digital tools and resources to find the best restaurant choices for their dietary goals and healthy lifestyles. President and founder Anita Jones-Mueller, MPH, launched Healthy Dining in San Diego, CA, in 1991 by combining the brainpower and creativity of chefs, restaurateurs, health experts, registered dietitians and communication strategists. The Healthy Dining program has grown to become the most powerful restaurant industry nutrition initiative in the nation. Healthy Dining’s signature website,, enables millions of nutrition-conscious restaurant diners, as well as those dealing with diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and other nutrition-related conditions, to easily find dietitian-recommended Healthy Dining choices served at restaurants nationwide. For more information, please contact Deborah Lawrence,, 760.809.2622.

Since 1995, Cotixan Mexican and Seafood Restaurants has specialized in serving traditional and contemporary dishes from Michoacán, Mexico. On our sizzling grills, Cotixan prepares lean meats, boneless chicken, and fresh first hand quality vegetables for truly delicious cuisine. Our salsas, chips, guacamole, beans and rice are prepared several times daily. Lard, preservatives and MSG are not allowed on our grills. We only use 100% cholesterol-free canola and corn oil. Our friendly staff will be waiting to greet you with a smile. We are convinced that our clean atmosphere and tasty, healthy menu will make our restaurants your home away from home.