These are a completely different take on the typical taco – they are raw, vegan, and gluten free. When these were posted on 86 Lemons, the writer, Livvy, was doing a 28-day detox, and these tacos fit the bill! They are super unique. The taco “meat” is actually made from ground walnuts, the “sour cream” is made from cashews, and the fresh salsa looks absolutely amazing – all wrapped up in lettuce “taco shells”! For a very ‘clean eating’ natural, all raw taco, these are perfect. Must try a.s.a.p!
photo by Claire K Creations
Mmm… slow cooker. Sometimes that’s all that needs to be said “slow cooker” and you know the recipe is going to be a warm, comforting, and incredibly delicious. Food that gets to take it’s time to develop it’s flavors, sit in it’s delicious juices, and cook over time, is always delicious. This recipe combines chicken, tomatoes, garlic, spices, and beans all in the cooker to simmer for hours, the chicken becomes tender enough to just pull apart, perfect for a burrito filling! These burritos do not need any salsa, just a little sprinkling of cheese, and a hungry belly!
photo by Munchin with Munchkin
Oh my, you knew I had to, I just had to put a dessert taco in this list. The thing I love about this recipe is even though they look a little naughty, and indulgent, they are actually still really healthy! The taco shells are made with whole wheat flour, coconut oil, cocoa powder, and agave nectar (the recipe calls for part whole wheat flour, and part all purpose, so I would substitute all whole wheat pastry flour instead and kick the refined flour to the curb). There are no refined sugars, and just a simple mix of fresh fruit as the filling. Top it all with a drizzle of plain yogurt and honey, and you have yourself one heavenly taco!
There you have it, my Fave Five for this week! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!
Nutritionist in the Kitch