Super Taco Salad Recipe

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Super Taco Salad Recipe

This taco salad recipe is from my wife Angel, who loves to make food and home and body care recipes that support people’s journey to optimal health.  Check out my wife’s website and facebook page where she shares stories and pics about our life.  We know that you will LOVE this super taco salad recipe!

Super Taco Salad

Prep

Cook

Total

Yield 8 taco salads

Ingredients:

2 pounds of ground buffalo (or grassfed beef

1 tablespoon coconut oil (for cooking meat) 

1 diced roma tomato 

2 cups spring lettuce mix 

1 cup guacamole 

1 cup shredded grassfed cheese of choice 

1 container of organic sour cream 

1/4 diced white onion 

2 teaspoons cumin 

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 

1/4 teaspoon pink salt 

dash black pepper

1 bag of Paleo Chips 

1 cup pico de gallo or organic salsa 

Instructions:

Step #1:  Add diced onion and ground buffalo (or grassfed beef) into pan with melted coconut oil. (We love using our cast iron one, found HERE!) Saute on medium heat. When meat is nearly done cooking, add in spices (cumin, cayenne pepper, pink salt, and black pepper).

Step #2:  Prepare your plate! If you want your cheese melted, first place paleo chips topped with cheese in a convection oven on low heat for about five minutes.

Step #3:  After melting cheese, add remaining ingredients as toppings, according to your preference!

*Keto option: Instead of using paleo chips, place a bed of extra greens beneath taco salad. Do not use tomatoes or pico de gallo. 

***The nutrition info for this recipe is based on the linked ingredients above** 

Courses Main dish

Cuisine Mexican

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 taco salad

Amount Per Serving

Calories 480

% Daily Value

Total Fat 34 g

52%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g

7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g

8%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 29 g

58%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Dr Jockers Comments:

Taco salads are a classic favorite for most people in the western world and if prepared properly like this can be extremely healthy and life giving.

Grass-fed beef is extremely nourishing and provides tons of high quality omega-3 fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid.  Additionally, they contain L-carnitine and carnosine. These nutrients help to down-regulate inflammation and improve hormonal and immune function.  This results in improved fat burning and mental clarity.

Tamari is a fermented soy sauce which is acceptable but I prefer to use coconut amino’s.  Guacamole provides more fat-soluble vitamins and alkalizing nutrients such as potassium and magnesium.  A great company for high quality grass-fed beef and many other pasture-raised animal products is US Wellness Meats here

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Dr. Jockers

Dr. David Jockers is a doctor of natural medicine, functional nutritionist and corrective care chiropractor. He currently owns and operates Exodus Health Center in Kennesaw, Georgia. He has developed 6 revolutionary online programs with thousands of participants.

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