Perky Turkey Tacos with Guacamole

Harness the power of protein to curb irritability and restlessness. Use this recipe as part of your ADHD diet for the best nutrition and symptom control.

ADHD Diet and Nutrition

(Serves 4)

INGREDIENTS FOR SHELLS

1–2 heads butter or romaine lettuce

(leaves detached from stem for plating)

INGREDIENTS FOR GUACOMOLE

1/2 avocado, pitted and peeled

1/4 teaspoon garlic

(minced or garlic powder)

1/2 –1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

INGREDIENTS FOR TACO MEAT

1 teaspoon grapeseed or coconut oil (raw)

1 pound ground organic turkey

1 onion, peeled and diced

1 small red bell pepper, diced

2 teaspoons chile powder

2 teaspoons fresh oregano, chopped, or 2 teaspoons dried

1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced , or 1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon cumin

1–2 cups pureed tomatoes

OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon coriander

PREPARATION

1. In small bowl, mash avocado, garlic, and lime juice together. Set aside.

2. Heat large sauté pan over medium heat, add grapeseed oil, onions, and red bell pepper. Stir and sauté until golden. Add ground turkey and break up with your cooking utensil. While turkey is cooking, add chile powder, oregano, garlic, and cumin. Also add the cinnamon and coriander for a different flavor profile. (Note: You can add more or less of the spices based on your taste preference.)

3. Once the herbs and spices are blended in and the turkey is fully cooked, add the tomato puree and simmer a minute or so.

4. Fill the lettuce cups with the taco meat and top with a teaspoon of guacamole.

EXCERPTED FROM HEALING ADD THROUGH FOOD COOKBOOK (CD-ROM)

TAGS: ADHD Diet and Nutrition

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