Happy Cinco De Mayo!

6 May

Celebrate with a Gluten free Taco Bar fiesta !!!

Gotta love tacos  !!!

I celebrated  Cinco De Mayo early at our last Gluten free meeting which …

 I haven’t even had a Margarita yet ….lol

I was in charge of making all the

 Mexican food items!!!

 We enjoyed some non-alcoholic, rimmed pink sugared lime peel & a lime wedge garnish cup filled with refreshing

Watermelon aqua fresca..

The Gluten free Taco Bar …

Turkey Taco Meat

Cilantro Lime Chicken

Corn Salsa

Pico de Gallo

Refried beans(vegan)

Chips & Salsa


Taco toppings: lime wedges, jalapeno, black olives, black beans, avocado, sour cream, guacamole, shredded Mexican cheese

Here are some of the gluten free brands I used :

Old El Paso Gluten free hard taco shells

McCormick Gluten free Taco seasoning

(Turkey Taco meat)

Toufayan Gluten free flour tortilla wraps

 Nature Raised Farms Grilled Chicken strips 

made with

Frontera Key Lime Taco Skillet Sauce

Pace Gluten free Mild & Hot Salsa

served with mission tortilla chips


For dessert I made up some

Gluten free Mexican Brownies


Non-stick cooking spray, for greasing pan & lined with parchment paper

One box Gluten-Free Pantry™ Double Chocolate Brownie Mix

2 large eggs, at room temperature

1/2 cup non-dairy butter spread(melted)

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Powdered sugar mixed with cinnamon for dusting



Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray 7 x 11 or 8 x 8 inch pan with non-stick spray.

Lined the pan with parchment paper.

In a large bowl or mixer,

 beat eggs for 2-3 minutes.

Gradually add dry mix. Beat to moisten.

Add non-dairy butter spread(melted)

and stir until combined.

Add ground cinnamon & cayenne pepper.

Mix to well combined.

Pour in prepared pan and bake 25-27 minutes. Cool completely..

Dust brownies with Powdered sugar

 mixed with cinnamon.

Makes 16 brownies.

They were yummy !!!

We all enjoyed the

Gluten free Taco Bar fiesta!!!


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