Build Your Own Healthy LA Street Tacos!

Hi gorgeous! Who’s down for tacos?!

Karena and I have both lived in LA for years and now it’s home for us. The sunshine, the beaches, the hikes, the happy vibes…we love everything about this city. And of course the food 🙌🏻 LA is known for its delish tacos. There are so many amazing little local spots here so we were inspired to create our own TIU approved version for you! Girls’ night in menu…set! 🌮💃🎉


LA Street Tacos

Create your ultimate #TIUapproved taco by mixing and matching any of the ingredients below!

Start with your base

2 corn tortillas per serving ~ you can heat these up in the oven or microwave before serving!

Add in your protein (pick 1-2)

1/4 cup black beans, warmed on the stovetop

4 oz. cooked grilled chicken

4 oz. cooked ground lean meat

Mix in your veggies (pile on as many as you want!)

2 Tbsp. fire roasted corn, thawed and heated on the stovetop

1 tsp. diced jalapeño

1/4 cup diced red onions

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

1/4 cup chopped romaine lettuce

1/4 cup diced bell pepper

Get a lil’ saucey (pick 1-2)

1/4 cup pico de gallo

1/4 cup pineapple salsa

1/4 cup mango salsa

A few dashes of hot sauce

You can also make your taco naked ;) If you want to skip the tortilla, mix up your proteins, veggies, and sauces in a bowl and enjoy!

And of course pair it with a marg ;) We love this Spicy Grapefruit Margarita!

1 large grapefruit, sliced and juiced

1 jalapeño, sliced

1 tsp. honey

2 oz. tequila

1 oz. Triple Sec or Cointreau

Low-sodium chili lime seasoning for garnish

Shake up grapefruit juice, sliced jalapeño, honey, tequila & Triple Sec (or Cointreau) w/ ice for 10 – 15 seconds. Rim 2 glasses w/ salt & low-sodium chili lime seasoning. Pour over ice & enjoy!! Recipe makes 2! 💃

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  1. Tip from a Mexican #TIUGirl – heat your tortillas in a flat pan (no oil or anything added) on low heat, it will make your tortilla soft but a with a little crunch, besides it’s easier than oven (in the microwave they will break easy) :)

  2. I never really ate tacos before moving to Texas and now tacos are life. Definitely warm up corn tortillas in a small pan — they’ll heat better that way. Don’t overload tacos or be prepared to scoop with your fingers or eat with a fork.

    I like to put chicken breast in the slow cooker with Trader Joe’s Salsa Verde (simple ingredients). That plus sauteed onions and bell peppers, topped with lime juice..YUM.

  3. Another tip for heating up those corn tortillas, if you have a gas stove you can turn it on medium and throw one on for a few seconds and flip to heat the other side! You don’t dirty a pan and it’s makes it perfectly warm and a little crunchy! #TIUAPPROVED

  4. What type of corn tortillas do you recommend as TIU approved? Is there a low cal/ carb option that you ladies suggest?

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