Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Clean Eating Taco night!

Taco night is a favorite in my house. Its easy to make as a 21 day fix or clean eating meal too! Our typical taco night, pre-21 day fix, only needed a few minor adjustments to make it work. The key to having a successful 21 Day Fix taco night is measuring. Before "the fix" we would just load up our plates and go back for seconds. A person could eat 3-4 tacos, nachos, and maybe even a piece of quesadilla. Everything was loaded with cheese and sour cream and Margaritas were always a MUST! (I will be posting a few margarita options for Cinco de Mayo so stay tuned!)

1 Green, 1 Yellow, 1 Red and 1 Blue

Here's what we ate:

Clean Tacos

  • 1 lb organic ground turkey (see seasoning recipe below)
  • organic plain greek yogurt
  • Whole grain hard taco shells or 2 corn taco shells 
  • lettuce
  • onion, chopped 
  • black olives 
  • salsa 
  • organic mexican bend cheese or another 21 day fix approved cheese
  • avocado 
  • Frank's hot sauce for some spice

1. Cook ground turkey on stove top in a pan. Once browned, drain and add 3/4 cup of water and desired amount of taco seasoning and mix up.

2. Chop or shred lettuce and onion

3. Make your tacos!!!

21 Day Fix container count:

2 Whole Grain Tortilla Shells = 1 Yellow
Ground Turkey = 1 Red ( I fill my red with turkey and greek yogurt) 
Cheese & Avocado(optional) = 1 Blue
Olives = 1 Orange
Lettuce, Onion and Salsa (optional) = 1 Green
Frank's Hot Sauce = Free

Taco seasoning for the meat: 

  • Ingredients
    • 1 Tbsp chili powder
    • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
    • 1 1/2 tsp paprika
    • 1 tsp pregano
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/2 tsp onion powder
    • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Directions 
    • Mix all spices together
    • Use desired amount to season your meat
This is a 21 Day Fix free food!

There were plenty of left overs so we can take tacos for lunch the next two days! It's great because it feels like a cheat meal but it's not!

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