Around our house, Taco Tuesday is a tradition. We try to shake it up a little with different toppings, protein options and even different types of wraps. This has been a great way to introduce my kids to different types of greens that they would have otherwise never even tried. One week they will have shredded kale, another week spinach. I even managed arugula once.
Tacos can be a healthy and fun meal for the whole family. Getting the kids involved with the preparation as well as the assembly makes kids more likely to try new things.
Ground beef is not the only choice for protein. There are plenty of healthier choices, including fish (our favorite), beans (lentils, black beans, white kidney beans, pinto beans), and tofu.
Filling options are endless. This is where you can think outside of the box and really have fun. Avocados, tomatoes and shredded lettuce are common taco fillings, but why not try strawberries, caramelized onions, kumquats, pomegranate seeds and mango? And as I stated above, this is a great place to swap traditional lettuce for healthier green alternatives. Continue reading “Dinner Tonight: Taco Tuesday”Read More