These BBQ tacos are a great example of a satisfying and nutritious meal of crispy, flavorful coleslaw made from non-starchy vegetables mixed with a smoky sweet BBQ sauce – the perfect combination.
We love tacos at Nutrition Stripped. We have more starter recipes in this category than anyone else. We’re also big fans of home cooking that are simple, tasty, and that you’ll want to make like these BBQ tacos over and over again.
Eating on whole foods doesn’t have to be boring, boring, or complicated.
Enjoy these BBQ tacos that make a basic five nutrient meal
A Foundational Five Nourish Meal is a meal that contains all 5 elements of our Foundational Five system: non-starchy carbohydrates, starchy carbohydrates, healthy fat, protein, and the flavor factor.
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The Foundational Five will help you nourish your physical body so you can learn what to eat. This is the first step in mindful eating. The rest is knowing how to eat and how to positively experience your food.
By including these 5 elements in your meal, you are supporting your physical body on a cellular level and ensuring that you are consuming the nutrients you need for sharp focus, calm digestion, sustained energy, healthy sleep, and long-term vitality achieve health.
Here’s what is in these BBQ tacos that make it a basic five-nutrient meal:
1 • Non-starchy carbohydrate
- Red cabbage
2 • Starchy carbohydrate
3 • Healthy fat
4 • protein
- Chicken (if vegetarian: use a 15-ounce packet of tofu or tempeh, or 2 cups of coarsely chopped chickpeas)
5 • Taste factor
- Barbecue sauce
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Dijon mustard
- Celery seeds
We often enjoy our BBQ tacos with our favorite recipe for the simplest black beans and the massaged kale salad.