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Fueling for a Workout: Stuffed Mushroom Tacos (Video)

When it comes to “fueling” for a workout, it helps to eat a light meal high in carbs about two to three hours before your exercise routine.

Chef Rod Knight, executive chef at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, shows us how to make a multi-grain taco. This is especially useful for those who will be participating in the ZooRun 5k, taking place Saturday, November 11.

(Watch Chef Rod Knight prepare a multi-grain taco.)

Stuffed Mushroom Tacos


½ cup cooked red quinoa
½ cup cooked mixed grain blend
½ cup quick pickled onions (see below)
Half of a small white onion diced
1 small avocado
4 baby radishes sliced thinly
2 cups mixed mushroom
1 plantain sliced into 1 inch segments
4 whole wheat low sodium tacos
1 green onion thinly sliced for garnish
Cilantro (stems removed)
2 table spoons Olive oil
½ cup vinegar
Red pepper flakes
Cracked black pepper



Nutrition facts

Yield 4 portions
Serving 1 taco

Calories 232
Total fat 9g
Sat fat 1g
Carbohydrates 40g
Fiber 7g
Sodium 22mg
Protein 5g