These tacos are the best ground turkey tacos around. They come together in a flash and then are slow cooked to perfection, and the recipe comes from one of my new favorite cookbooks – Skinnytaste Fast and Slow: Knockout Quick-Fix and Slow Cooker Recipes.
In my cookbook collection, I have this one cookbook that I always turn to when I’m needing some inspiration for healthy mealtime. That cookbook is of course The Skinnytaste Cookbook: Light on Calories, Big on Flavor by Gina Homolka. There’s no other way to put this, except that it is the first healthy/diet cookbook I ever purchased where the low-calorie recipes came out tasting delicious! Not just like “oh, that’s ok, but I know it’s a ‘healthy’ recipe” more like “omg this is so good, I cannot believe this is healthy!”
I then started following Gina’s blog, Skinnytaste.com. I made her recipes, and they always turned out great.
Then in April I had the pleasure of meeting Gina face to face at a retreat. The thing you have to realize about Gina is that she is wildly successful. She’s big time. Her blog is incredible and her first cookbook is a New York Times best seller!! When I met her in person, I was blown away. She radiates kindness. She is the nicest, most down to earth, most deserving of every success in the world person. She is amazing.
When my cookbook came out over the summer, she was one of the first ones to share a recipe (she posted five-ingredient chocolate cheesecake cups), again, I was blown away by her.
And now her new cookbook Skinnytaste Fast and Slow is out, and I have to tell you, yet again I am blow away, I am truly impressed.
Every page is packed full of useful information, and the recipes are nothing short of amazing. There are 140 of them, and I cannot wait to make them all (no joke). I’ve already made several, each declared a favorite in our household, each has been requested for repeat by my husband. I’ve made the slow cooker banh mi rice bowls (so good) and the slow cooker chicken burrito bowls (again, so good) and Madison’s favorite beef tacos (yet again amazing).
Today I’m going to share with you my take on Madison’s favorite beef tacos by making them with turkey, and instead of making them in a slow cooker (mine is in storage because we are in the process of trying to sell our house) I made them by slowly roasting them in the oven. These tacos – as with the other recipes, were perfect for meal prepping/planning.
When I made these turkey tacos, they were seriously the best ground turkey tacos I have ever had. I know you’re going to love them, just as I know you’re going to LOVE Gina’s new cookbook Skinnytaste Fast and Slow: Knockout Quick-Fix and Slow Cooker Recipes which is available via Amazon, Target, Barnes & Noble and Indiebound. This recipe makes enough taco filling for multiple meals. Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days or freeze for another night.
This recipe makes enough taco filling for multiple meals. Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days or freeze for another night.
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