Taco Tuesday the Healthy Way

By Xtrema Pure Ceramic Cookware on

Taco Tuesday is always a fun idea, but it can be loaded with high-fat and high-calorie ingredients that aren't so great for the body. It doesn't have to be that way to be fun and delicious!

Here are some tips and recipe options to do Taco Tuesday the healthy way.

Making Taco Tuesday Healthier

There are many ways to improve the health of Taco Tuesday without sacrificing any flavor (and even improving the flavor!).

  • Look for alternatives to the meat ingredients that are high in saturated, unhealthy fats. Healthier meat alternatives include ground turkey, and there are also some wonderful non-meat alternatives as well such as vegetables.
  • Replace processed ingredients with whole food and natural ingredients.
  • Swap out white flour or heavily fried ingredients with whole grains (such as quinoa) or get creative using fresh vegetables to replace flour tortillas or fried corn taco shells. Whole romaine lettuce leaves, for example, work great as a "taco shell," and zucchini sliced thin is a healthy alternative to a soft flour tortilla.

Here are some recipes to level up your next Taco Tuesday:

Meatless Taco Meat

Zucchini Enchiladas

Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

Southwestern Rice

 Sweet Potato Nachos

Spanish Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Turkey Burrito Bowls with Rice

Turkey Taco Soup

Chicken and Zucchini Enchiladas

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Xtrema® redefines healthy cooking by crafting products with the highest integrity and versatility to help cooks everywhere make the best food possible for themselves, their families and their friends. Xtrema® cookware was developed by experts to be a healthy, non-toxic alternative to metal, nonstick or ceramic-coated cookware. Xtrema® cookware is entirely ceramic, from the glaze to the core, for consistent heating and exceptional versatility. Most importantly— unlike cookware that is metal, nonstick, or merely coated in ceramic—Xtrema® will not leach chemicals or metals into food, for a safer cooking experience.

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