A treat from south of the border, tacos usually contain a type of meat, cheese, tomatoes and lettuce all wrapped in either a hard or a soft shell. Tacos can be personalized to fit different taste buds, so they're perfect for kid palates. Hard taco shells are usually deep-fried, so a 100 percent corn or whole-wheat tortilla is a healthier choice [source: Krieger]. Due to the taco seasonings, lean ground beef, turkey or ground veggie crumbles will have a similar taste to higher fat versions, without the fat [source: Krieger].
For individualization, you can add different sauces. Salsa lovers can pile it on because it counts as a vegetable [source: Krieger]. For kids that like green guacamole, it's a good choice because of the healthier monounsaturated fats, but it's high in calories, so it should be used in moderation [source: Krieger]. Finally, if your kids like sour cream, keep it to the low-fat version.