Heart Healthy & Energy Enhancing Lentil Taco “Meat” (Vegan)
Written by: Lindsay Sibson
It’s commonly reported that to live a healthy and vibrant life… it’s “all about balance.”
Well then… you know what balanced eating looks like to me?
It’s a TACO in each hand!
Yeeeessss. Tacos are love. Love is tacos.
You can still live a “Fitlife” and have your tacos too – it’s all about getting creative in the kitchen and using natural, healthy and plant-based recipes.
Take this lentil taco “meat” for example. It’s FULL of the taco-y flavors you love, but is also made with easily digested ingredients that promote energy and great health!
Why eat lentils? Let’s take a look:
Benefits Of Lentils
- Loaded with zinc
- Boosts your immune system
- Necessary for your body’s metabolic processes
- Support liver metabolism
- Rich in dietary fiber, which helps lower cholesterol
- Have high amounts of magnesium and folate that protects your heart health
- Promotes healthy digestion
- Replenishes your iron stores, which enhances your energy levels
Once your have your tasty base, top off your meal with homemade salsa, guacamole and vegan sour cream!
How To Make Lentil Taco Meat
- Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until well mixed.
- Add more spices to adjust the flavor as desired.
- Scoop the mixture into a bowl and serve in/on:
- Tacos shells
Check out these Fitlife.tv recipes to create the ultimate Taco Tuesday fiesta:
And have yourself a balanced and happy day!
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Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.
Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life. Connect with her on her website and follow her travels on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/_traveloholic_).
Through her blog, Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life.
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