Skinny Taco Salad

We know that it can be difficult to stay on a healthy eating routine when traveling or working long hours. Today’s recipe is an easy, nutritious meal on the go. This dish is low in carbohydrates and is a sucrose (sugar) intolerance safe recipe. Sucrose and starch tolerance vary. Individuals may need to modify the recipe to meet personal diet goals.



  • 1/2 pound ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup whole grain tortilla chips, broken
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, reduced-fat
  • 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup salsa, no sugar added

Creamy Salsa Dressing (optional)

  • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons ripe, mashed avocado
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup salsa


  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the turkey. Cook until turkey is no longer pink and cooked through. Add spices and stir to combine. Transfer to a bowl and let cool.
  2. To make the salad, divide the tortilla chips between six jars. Layer each with half the salsa, turkey mixture, tomatoes, lettuce and cheese.
  3. Make the optional dressing by blending the yogurt, avocado, lime juice and salsa in a blender. Blend until creamy and smooth. Top the salad with the dressing, seal the jars and store in the fridge until ready to eat. Eat within 1-2 days for best results.

Recipe by: SkinnyMs

We understand at My Gut Health Today how challenging it can be to live with a food intolerance, a food allergy or a food sensitivity. One of the biggest obstacles is finding tasty recipes and/or substitutions that will not make us or our loved ones sick. Our new My Gut Health Today recipe series is where we feature safe recipes for a variety of food intolerances and food allergies. Please carefully review all of the ingredients to ensure the recipe you are interested in is safe for you and your family to consume. Only you understand the unique nuisances of your situation. We are simply offering helpful suggestions to hopefully make your cooking lives easier and your stomachs happier.

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