We LOVE LOVE LOVE tacos. Beef, pork, chicken... if it fits in a shell and can be topped with guacamole we will eat it! I figured this would be a safe enough place to start. I came out of the womb a strong-willed, skeptical baby girl, and after 25 years I am now just a well-seasoned, strong-willed, skeptical woman! Let me paint the picture for you...
1 pot of organic lentils
1 pot of white corn
1 large skillet of HAMBURGER MEAT
… I was convinced the “EARTH” tacos would fail and I was ready with some taco MEAT when that happened!
Yea, it was love at first bite. The cooked taco meat went straight back into the freezer and I eventually had to throw it out because it got frost-bite sitting in the freezer for so long. We fell hard for the vegan/whole foods lifestyle and have not turned back.
This recipe is tried and true. We love it. Our kids love it. The earth loves it. Non-vegan company loves it. I think this is a good place to start if you're wanting to flirt with an animal-free lifestyle.
(unless you make guacamole –
which I think you should!
But then you are dealing with
GOOD fat that God put there for you!)
Here's how you do it...
White sweet corn / chopped red pepper
**cook/prepare these separately then mix together with these seasonings...
**just do what tastes right for YOU and your family! Add a little – then add more if needed.
2 ripe avocados – spooned out of shell (SAVE SEEDS!)
1 tsp. minced jalapeño
¼ C. finely chopped onion
sea salt and garlic to taste
**mix together and throw in the seeds! A good friend, from Mexico!, taught us that the seeds help preserve that “green” color we are so drawn to with fresh guacamole! It works!
shredded romaine or kale (we LOVE kale on our tacos!)
Stuff all of the above into a healthy tortilla! Think: all-natural, organic, unbleached, wheat, corn, etc. We love El Milagro's all-natural corn tortillas. Very authentic. Viva la Mexico!
Needless to say, the “3 vegan meals a week” - has turned into more of a lifestyle for our family. My brain, heart, and stomach are pretty happy about that!