Category Archives: taco types

The Real Healthy Taco Alternative

Cholesterol levels too high? Blood pressure not regulated? Need to lose weight? These are health questions that a lot of us have to address. I myself had to regulate my blood pressure and lose weight; it is difficult, but possible. I could not imagine giving up tacos, so I decided to reduce the amount I could eat, more so I had to reduce my meat consumption. The best way to address my problem was to eat taco salads. I could still enjoy the flavors of tacos, by having less meat and adding more avocados, tomatoes, and peppers. Continue reading


Eat Dessert First

If the taco has an ice cream banana split filling, then why not eat it before having a taco dinner? It uses a fried flour tortilla, just like tacos, and then sprinkled with powdered sugar or cinnamon. The insides contain vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream, with sliced bananas, drizzled chocolate sauce and topped with a cherry. Much like an actual banana split sundae, but with a taco shell that lets you enjoy it with your hands, but you can also use utensils if that is your thing. Either way, it is a sure taco treat feast!!

Lobster Tacos

Further proof that a taco can be made with anything edible so as long as it is folded up in a tortilla. Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet has a savory recipe for lobster tacos that will clamp your taste buds full of flavor! Grilled lobster tail is topped with bacon, queso fresco, shaved shallots, and a spicy butternut squash sauce, all wrapped in a corn tortilla and ready to eat. Continue reading

Tacos for Dessert?

Oh yes! What is the best way to follow up with a taco dinner? A taco dessert! Some folks are already familiar with the Choco Taco by Klondike, but for the uninformed, it is an ice cream explosion. It is a taco shell shaped waffle packed with vanilla ice cream laced with chocolate fudge swirls; dipped in chocolate and finally topped with peanut crumbles. The Choco Taco is the certified treat for zealous taco fanatics. Bite into one!