Quick Cilantro-Lime Pork Tacos – Gluten and Top 8 free

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Submitted by Michelle Landvik from raising (and cooking for) a Protein Intolerant Child.

I was born in Southern California where Mexican food was common and delicious. In the early ’80s, mom decided to move us to the land-locked prairie where tortillas were practically unheard of at the time. The only “Mexican” food people ate in our small town was from a pre-made kit or from a Tex-Mex fast food joint, and not very Mexican at all.

This is an adaptation of the homemade tacos my mother made on a regular basis. She was a terrible cook, but man, she made a delicious homemade taco.

My children have multiple food allergies and celiac disease. This is a Top-8 free version that I make for them.


  • 1 lb pork loin, trimmed and cubed (mine was slightly frozen, so it was easy to do this)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp oil (I used…

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2 thoughts on “Quick Cilantro-Lime Pork Tacos – Gluten and Top 8 free

  1. ancestreats

    Thank you for sharing your recipe and memory with the Ancestreats.com community, Michelle. We welcome others to share too! Our mini ancestreats is a light eater and picky at times. And then thinking of the extra challenges that come with having a child with PIC and food allergies, you really are a super mom and we applaud you for creating this blog.

    1. Michelle @ Raising a PIC Post author

      Thanks so much for sharing my recipe. I love your blog. It’s an ingenious idea… The Hubs also said he excited to try Norwegian Blotkake as he is Norwegian (American born, but from a very Norwegian family!)…Actually, Landvik means “Land by a bay in Norwegian…” if you cared to know, which I’m sure you didn’t. (:


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