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Flavour Train Soft Tacos


Zesty, spicy, salty, sweet—I Chew Chew Choose you

I love LOTS of flavour, and there’s nothing quite like zesty soft tacos filled with a plethora of delicious ingredients. I assure you these babies will railroad your taste buds.

Move aside Thomas, there’s a new train in town!

Soft tacos are a hipster dream these days, but often tacos are beer-battered and fried. Today I ask you to hop on my flavour train and discover this healthier, grilled version of soft tacos.

Nutritional Highlights

Yam – Yams are made up of complex carbohydrates and dietary fiber allowing for slow uptake to keep blood sugar levels steady. Yams have healthy skin promoting and bone strengthening vitamin A, which also works to heighten night vision (…But probably don’t toss your headlamp).

Cilantro – Cilantro is one of the richest herbal sources for vitamin K; provide about 258% of daily recommended intake. Vitamin-K has a potential role in bone mass building. —recovery faster from injuries!

Avocado – Over twice the potassium of a banana! Avocados are rich in good heart-protecting fat, antioxidants for eye health, high fibre for promotes healthy gut function. —You’re gonna need extra guts for da spicy drops!

CinnamonCinnamon is known to promote heart health and eyesight through beneficial antioxidants, it’s been found to kill E. coli and many other bacteria, and its anti-inflammatory compounds help relieve pain and stiffness of muscles and joints due to arthritis —or a day of siiiick riding!

Flavour Train Soft Tacos

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Serves: 3-4 Cooking Time: 1 hour


  • 1 yam, diced
  • red cabbage, shaved
  • cilantro, chopped
  • lime
  • guacamole
  • salsa
  • jalapeňos, diced
  • mini tortillas
  • 6-8 skewers
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • meat rub:
  • 2 tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. pink sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • Cilantro-Lime Crema
  • 16 ounces organic sour cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp pink sea salt
  • 1/4 c beet sauerkraut



Prepare rub: Combine paprika, cumin, sea salt, cayenne, cinnamon


Prepare yam: Dice yam into cubes about the size of your thumbnail. Rub a thin layer of coconut oil on a cast iron pan, throw in the yam. Cook at 350ºF, for approx 40min. Done when lightly browned, crispy and soft in the middle.


Plate: Put veggies in tortillas and top with yam, cilantro, guacamole, sauerkraut and a squeeze of lime. Drizzle with cilantro-lime crema


*optional you can add baked tofu using the same spice rub

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    April 22, 2017 at 7:48 am

    Flavour country! One of the best meals I have ever had! Thanks for making this for me Rachelle!

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