According to Smithsonian.com, the taco dates back to the 18th century Mexican silver mines and has been reinvented and evolving ever since it crossed our borders into the southwest. In her Health Notes, Tacos: Hand Held Wonders!, Dr. Liz noted ways to keep your tacos nutritious. We tried our hand at folding together some healthy taco recipes of our own with lean proteins, lots of veggies and bold flavor.
Spicy Shrimp Tacos: Balance out the heat of these spicy shrimp tacos with a crisp, refreshing slaw and a squeeze of lime to top it off.
Spiced Tofu Tacos: These spiced tofu tacos are great as a vegetarian option with a bright fresh pico de gallo are filling and nutritious. Even if you’re not a vegetarian, give them a try!
Chicken Tacos with Salsa Verde: This is a flavorful recipe for a basic chicken taco with signature Mexican spices and an easy tomatillo salsa verde so good, make sure you have enough chips on the side.
For other flavorful recipes, check out nuggetmarket.com/recipes.