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]
The sky’s the limit when it comes to deciding what to put in your blended soups. Use up any stray produce: an extra potato that didn’t get baked, bits of broccoli or red pepper from a party tray, zucchini that’s gone soft, wilty herbs that might be thrown out anyway… Anything is fair game. And delicious! [by Lindsey Dietz]
I’ve never really paid much attention to coconuts. After all, I live in Northern California. Coconuts don’t exactly grow around here. I remember my grandfather buying one and cracking it open when I was little. It was a complete novelty. Then came the start of my real food education and my new love for coconuts! Coconut water is one amazing coconut product that has proven to be an extremely pivotal part of the healing journey in our home.
You know you’re on to something good when your husband says, “Finally… a cookie I can dip. I haven’t been able to do this since Oreos.” You see, he grew up on Oreos. When we first met and married, Oreos dipped in milk were a favorite every day dessert. So… these cookies. They’re very dippable. Also, for those who are allergic or sensitive, they’re free, or can be free, of most major allergens: gluten, grain, egg, and dairy. Sweetened with honey. Oh, and did I mention the crispy, chewy, dippable texture? You should make some today.
What fun! A health supplement in a totally fun package. You’ve got Kombucha with its beneficial acids, detoxing properties, and probiotics; raw honey as an enzyme-rich anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral healing food; and gelatin acting as a digestive aid and “protein sparer”. What’s not to love?