Cinco de Mayo Meal Plans for 5 Special Diets {Traditional, Gluten-Free, GAPS, Paleo, and Autoimmune Paleo}

Cinco de Mayo Meal Plans for 5 Special Diets | In these Cinco de Mayo meal plans for five special diets (traditional, gluten-free, GAPS, Paleo, and Autoimmune Paleo), we've provided you with a good mix of both American and Pueblo cuisine. From appetizer all the way to dessert! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

The foods Americans most often associate with Cinco de Mayo include modern-day favorites such as beef tacos and nachos, chicken fajitas, and margaritas. Traditional Pueblan cuisine is vastly different and includes foods like mole, chalupas, barbacoa, and queso fresco. In these Cinco de Mayo meal plans for five special diets (traditional, gluten-free, GAPS, Paleo, and Autoimmune Paleo), we’ve provided you with a good mix of both types of cuisine. From appetizer all the way to dessert! [by Lindsey Dietz]

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Slow Cooker Jambalaya | Somehow, jambalaya hits the spot for me. I harken it back to the Cajun restaurant that opened right when I got my first post-university job and my own apartment. What once had been a foreign cuisine altogether became soul food. Thus, every once in while, I crave jambalaya. As you prepare this recipe for your family and friends, I hope it will provide you with the same joy that it has provided me for many years! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Somehow, jambalaya hits the spot for me. I harken it back to the Cajun restaurant that opened right when I got my first post-university job and my own apartment. What once had been a foreign cuisine altogether became soul food. Thus, every once in while, I crave jambalaya. As you prepare this recipe for your family and friends, I hope it will provide you with the same joy that it has provided me for many years! [by Kresha Faber]

37 Ferments for Spring

37 Ferments for Spring | I dare you. Scroll though these 37 beautiful ferments crafted from spring produce and tell me your mouth doesn't start watering even just a little bit. Beautiful color, a crunch you can practically feel, and I bet your lips are even puckering (with delight). As if that wasn't enough, fermentation causes an explosion of enzymes, beneficial acids, and probiotics -- all good for the gut and the immune system. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

I dare you. Scroll though these 37 beautiful ferments crafted from spring produce and tell me your mouth doesn’t start watering even just a little bit. Beautiful color, a crunch you can practically feel, and I bet your lips are even puckering (with delight). As if that wasn’t enough, fermentation causes an explosion of enzymes, beneficial acids, and probiotics — all good for the gut and the immune system. [by Wardee Harmon]

Fermented Tex-Mex Salsa

Fermented Tex-Mex Salsa | Having lived in Texas all my life, I think it’s safe to say that I know a thing or two about really good Tex-Mex salsa. I’ve spent the last two decades perfecting my salsa recipe, and several years ago, I began lacto-fermenting it. It’s my most-requested recipe! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Having lived in Texas all my life, I think it’s safe to say that I know a thing or two about really good Tex-Mex salsa. I’ve spent the last two decades perfecting my salsa recipe, and several years ago, I began lacto-fermenting it. It’s my most-requested recipe! [by Lindsey Dietz]

Vanilla Ginger Chai Tea (with a nourishing gelatin boost!)

Vanilla Ginger Chai Tea | In recent years, I've avoided vanilla chai drinks because of the caffeine and sugar. Then I happened up on this warm, soothing, nourishing, mug-worthy morning drink, and I include gelatin for a nutritional boost. If you like chai, I believe you will love this as much as I do! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

In recent years, I’ve avoided vanilla chai drinks because of the caffeine and sugar. Then I happened up on this warm, soothing, nourishing, mug-worthy morning drink, and I include gelatin for a nutritional boost. If you like chai, I believe you will love this as much as I do! [by Tracey Vierra]