A Cowboy's Life: Pulled Pork Tacos

Pulled Pork Tacos

11:04:00 AM

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Like most people, one of my main goals for the New Year is to live a healthy lifestyle. I’m not talking about going on a diet, but simply making better choices so that I can reach my goal weight (and keep it off), as well as to be physically fit. I need more energy and strength so I can keep up with my energetic four year old!

I am working on these 5 things so that I can meet my health goals:
  1. Lift weights – My goal is to hit the gym 3 days a week and the rest of the week, do some sort of fun activity with the family. Typically it’s playing basketball or going on walks around the neighborhood.
  2. Less sugar – Cut out unnecessary sugar in my diet. Replacing sugar with Truvia is a great way to cut out calories, but keep all the great taste and sweetness in your food.
  3. Stay hydrated – I need to drink more water – lots and lots of water!
  4. Get a good night’s sleep – Now that my son finally sleeps all night, I can get to bed at a decent time and get my needed 8 hours.
  5. Say no – It is OK to tell others no. No reason to add more to my to-do list and get stressed for no reason.


I know I can reach this goal if I stay organized and plan out my week - especially when it comes to meal planning. It's easier to plan when you go to Walmart with a grocery list so you make sure you get everything on your list. That's where I picked up the Truvia Natural Sweetener Spoonable. I have been using my crockpot lot lately, so that I have time to head to the gym after work and not worry about making dinner when I get home. This pulled pork taco recipe is something I make on the regular.

Ingredients needed:
Pork loin
2 tbsp. Truvia (I used Truvia Spoonable)
1 tbsp. cumin
1tbsp cayenne pepper
1 tbsp. pepper
1tbsp garlic salt
1 cup onion, chopped
1 jalapeno, chopped
1 cup chicken broth
Pico de Gallo
Tortillas
Shredded pepper jack cheese
*Using Truvia still gives the meat a sweet taste, but without the added calories. Not only does it give a great flavor to the pork, it also helps me stay on track with my fitness goals!

Directions:
  1. Pour chicken broth in crockpot.
  2. Place pork loin in pot and turn on high.
  3. Sprinkle all dry ingredients on top of pork loin.
  4. Add onions and jalapenos to pot.
  5. Cook for 3-4 hours (depending on size.)
  6. With fork, pull pork apart.
  7. Place pork on tortillas, add Pico, cheese and enjoy!

 Have you cooked with Truvia before? If not, request a sample for Truvia so you can try out this great tasting, zero-calorie sweetener. You can find more recipe ideas here!

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7 comments

  1. Great New Years goals. Your recipe sounds delicious too.

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  2. I love pulled pork and I love tacos. This recipe sounds so amazing right about now!

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  3. I love tacos and pulled pork ones are great. I could eat them every night! These look delicious and so easy #client

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  4. One of our favorite dinners! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. mmm those sounds delish. We make tacos often.:)

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  6. Your Pulled Pork Tacos look delicious. Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  7. This pulled pork recipe looks so good!! I am always looking for new recipes to try for my family! Thank you so much for sharing and linking up with us over at the Welcome Home Wednesdays Link Party!

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