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This hilarious send-up of cleanse fads will prevent or reverse taco deficiency with 75 seriously tasty vegan recipes
The typical cleanse deprives
you of your favorite foods. The plantbased Taco Cleanse, on the other hand, rewards
your body with what it naturally craves, like tacos al Pastor, refried beans, and guacamole. The Taco Cleanse
is an inexpensive and easy path to increased deliciousness, hunger reversal, and overall contentment: Eat tacos for every meal, adding margaritas as needed. It’s that simple
. (And if that doesn’t sound simple, see chapter one: “What is a taco?”)
Begin with a breakfast taco, the most important taco of the day. Even if you do nothing else
, your mood will brighten in just 24 hours. Keep eating tacos and within a week your outlook will be noticeably improved. After 30 days, cleansers report lasting benefits—you will too!
- Make your own flour, corn, and waffle (!) tortillas
- Baja Slaw, Beer Battered Portobellos, Tequila Sausage
- Creamy Jalapeño Salsa, Radiant Chipotle Sauce
- Margaritas, and much more!
“Pretty much the best, hottest cleanse of all time.” —Isa Chandra Moskowitz,Post Punk Kitchen
Prevent or reverse taco deficiency. Get that fresh taco-y feeling with over 75 seriously tasty vegan recipes.
Tired of the same old cleanse? Instead of feeling rejuvenated are you feeling depleted, anxious, and cranky? (Not to mention . . . hungry
?) A group of vegan taco scientists in Austin, Texas, know just how you feel, and now reveal their one-of-a-kind cleansing journey that anybody can follow and stick to the Taco Cleanse. While the typical cleanse works by depriving
you of your favorite foods, the plant-based Taco Cleanse rewards
your body with what it naturally craves: tortillas, refried beans, guacamole
Begin with a breakfast taco, the most important taco of the day. Even if you do nothing else, your mood will brighten in just 24 hours. Keep eating tacos and within a week your outlook will be noticeably improved. After 30 days, cleansers report lasting benefits and you will, too
The Taco Cleanse shows you:
- How to make everything from the tortilla flour, corn, and waffle ( ) to the thirst-quenching Supplements (margaritas and other beverages) that best complement your tacos
- What to put in the tortilla beer-battered portobellos, mac and cheese, even tater tots
- How to remake popular staples like picadillo, tacos al pastor, carne guisada, and fish tacos using plants instead of, well, animals.
The Taco Cleanse is cheap, easy, and delicious. Its recipes are authentically Austin, and are sometimes even inspired by Mexico, where the taco was first created. Everything
tastes better folded (exactly once) into a tortilla. Just eat one or more tacos at every meal, adding margaritas as necessary. It s that simple
About the Author
Wes Allison is the chief nutrition scientist and illustrator for The Taco Cleanse. Taco cleansing took his perspective on life from “meh” to “yeah!” He lives in Austin, Texas (where else?).
Stephanie Bogdanich blogs about vegan recipes, restaurant reviews, and Austin happenings at lazysmurf.wordpress.com. She enjoys whiling away her time in hammocks, especially in tropical locales, and although she loves breakfast tacos, she sometimes sleeps too late to get them.
Molly Frisinger is the writer behind Lone Star Plate, the blog of vegan Texas, where she covers vegan food, lifestyles, communities, and activism from El Paso to Houston. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and two cats, and she has strong opinions about chili (no beans!).
Jessica Morris is a vegan tattooed bunny-hugging hair colorist who runs Rabbit Food Grocery, an online and pop-up vegan shop based in Austin, Texas. She firmly believes that even those who hate to cook can enjoy the benefits of a Taco Cleanse.