Taco Tuesday

Healthy Taco Tuesday recipe

Tacos are one of the world’s greatest inventions, so imagine you had a healthy Taco Tuesday recipe that allowed you to partake guilt free! On my journey to become healthier and fitter (check out the recipes from my kitchen and workouts from my living room), creating healthy alternatives for my old favourites was one of the keys to my success. I couldn’t live without donuts, cookies (and more cookies), or pizza and I don’t have to!

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that Buster the boxer is a regular in my feed. He always launches my new recipes, but this time we couldn’t risk it. We recently learned that Buster is highly allergic to beef and while he isn’t a food thief, we didn’t want to take the chance that he would take a bite. So, to support the healthy Taco Tuesday recipe, here is Buster with some vegetables from our garden for your view pleasure:

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What is your favourite taco topping? 

Healthy Taco Tuesday recipe

Try this easy Mexican-inspired recipe for a Taco Tuesday that’s healthy, hearty and delicious (with just enough kick!).

Healthy Comfort Food

Ingredients

For the filling:

  • 1 pound of lean ground beef (I always use organic – factory farming isn’t cool)
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 1 medium red pepper, chopped
  • Optional: 1 jalapeno, minced (the hotter the better in my world!)

For the seasoning: 

Skip the sodium-packed seasoning and make your own!

For the toppings: 

  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons of grated cheese (the cheesier the taco, the less healthy it is, so be mindful)
  • Easy homemade guac
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream

Directions

  1. Brown the lean ground beef in a large skillet, removing any excess fat and grease.
  2. Add the diced onion, chopped red pepper and (if you’re using it) minced jalepano. Continue cooking and then add the chili powderpaprikaonion powdergarlic powdercumin and (if you’re using them) crushed red peppers, stirring until everything is well mixed.
  3. Add the filling into taco shells (we use sprouted grain) and top to your heart’s content (I highly recommend my easy homemade guac as the perfect pairing – it’s too quick and easy not to make it!).
Healthy Taco Tuesday recipe
Massive hand courtesy of James (the tacos aren’t mini, I swear)

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