Nick’s Crispy Tacos – San Francisco

I had gone to the city, San Francisco, with one of my best friends and her sister, and we were starving! I started contacting a bunch of my friends in the area or that were familiar with some hot spots in SF and one of my good friends suggested to go to Nick’s Crispy Tacos. My friends and I were a little skeptic at first…one because of our location and how long it would take us to get there and two because it didn’t look appealing from the outside.

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Capsicum Chicken (Bell Pepper Chicken)

One of my favorite vegetables are Bell Peppers. They are a wonderful combination of tangy taste and crunchy textures! Capsicum annuum is the scientifically correct name for Bell Peppers. There are a variety of colors and flavors in each pepper, but all equally yummy!

Capsicum chicken has been a popular dish with many of my friends and one of the easier dishes to make after a long day at the office. Very simple and straight forward.

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Toor Daal (ironamma)

I am huge fan of yellow daal (Lentils in Hindi). Toor Daal, or split pigeon pea as some may call it, is a member of the legume family.

This traditional Indian dish is often served with rice and a staple in many Indian restaurants and households. There are also many reasons why toor daal is a very healthy choice. An important vitamin for all women are folic acids, especially those that are pregnant or become pregnant. For vegetarians, it provides them with all the proteins and nutrients any vegetable would offer. It also has a great source of complex carbohydrates and fiber. Feeling constipated? This is one remedy given in an Indian household to help that! (No joke!) My gramps, who has diabetes, eats this on the daily! It provides him with all the nutrients he needs! (we add spinach and other veggies to it for more flavor).

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Savory Chili Fully Loaded (Vegetarian or Meat)

Who Loves Football? I definitely do!! San Francisco 49ers!!!! SUPER BOWL! Here we come! Who’s with me?

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This past weekend I had a group of friends over at my place to watch the NFC Championship game, which was amazing! As I had last year, I made a fully loaded, tub of turkey chili (you can substitute the minced meat for more beans and/or tofu). It was a hit! Turkey is a leaner meat than chicken. Its a healthier choice for a healthier diet! No saturated fats…. even better!

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