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20 Quick and Delicious Low FODMAP Cinco De Mayo Recipes You Can Get On The Table In A Flash!

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May 5th is Cinco de Mayo, and while we are not of Mexican heritage, we do have an appreciation for Mexican food and Mexican-inspired creations – so why not celebrate with 20 tasty treats, from nachos to guacamole, salads, tacos, burritos, enchiladas and more.

Mile High Low FODMAP Chili Nachos

Side view of mile high low FODMAP chili nachos
Mile High Low FODMAP Chili Nachos. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Load ‘em up! Mounds of corn chips layered with chili, radishes, chile, cheese, scallions, tomatoes and more. A sour cream based avocado drizzle crowns it all. Get the recipe for Mile High Low FODMAP Chili Nachos.

Guacamole – for Sensitive Tummies

chunky low FODMAP guacamole in a glass bowl on a wooden board, chips alongside
Guacamole. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Gotta start with guacamole, also known as “guac”. Guacamole very often contains onion, which wreaks havoc on sensitive tummies. We have a delectable version that even those prone to rumbling tummies will love. Get the recipe for Guacamole.

7-Layer Dip

7 layer dip in glass bowl being held by a woman's hand
7-Layer Dip. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

7 layers: guacamole, along with tomatoes, olives, shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, sour cream, and salsa. Layer up in a glass dish for maximum impact and get out the corn chips. Get the recipe for 7-Layer Dip.

Sweet Potato Tacos with Black Beans & Avocado Lime Crema

Horizontal image of low FODMAP sweet potato tacos with black beans and Avocado Lime Crema
Sweet Potato Tacos. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Think tacos have to be meat laden to be luscious? These sweet potato and black bean tacos will change your mind. Nestled in corn tortillas and drizzled with a smooth and tangy avocado lime crema, no one will miss the meat – and vegans and those eating plant-based will rave. Get the recipe for Sweet Potato Tacos.

Salad Nachos

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Salad Nachos. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Love salad? How about nachos? We got to thinking, why not combine them? Crunchy corn chips, with hot, melted cheese get topped with fresh and crisp salad – featuring avocado, of course. Get the recipe for Salad Nachos.

Slow Roasted Shredded Pork Tacos

Shredded Pork Tacos on corn tortillas with various low FODMAP toppings
Slow Roasted Shredded Pork Tacos. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Our recipe for slow roasted pork allows several days of meals, but we always include tacos! One of the things we love about tacos the most is that once you have your protein made, everyone can pick and choose their toppings to their heart’s content. Of course, we always include some avocado! Get the recipe for Slow Roasted Shredded Pork Tacos.

Low FODMAP Shrimp Tacos

closeup image Low FOMAP Shrimp Tacos with Lime Crema on wooden board; wedges of lime alongside
Low FODMAP Shrimp Tacos. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Our Low FODMAP Shrimp Tacos are packed with garlic and chile flavors, but are easy on the FODMAPs, so that you can enjoy your Mexican inspired food without an IBS flare-up. The shrimp get a quick marination in our very own garlic-free Low FODMAP Chipotle Chiles in Adobo, so you do have to make that first. The garlic flavor comes from Garlic-Infused Oil, made with vegetable oil. This is an easy and fun dinner that can be made in less than 30 minutes, with the ingredients on hand. Get the recipe for Low FODMAP Shrimp Tacos.

Fresh Salsa

Use great tomatoes to make great fresh salsa. This very simple and quick recipe will give you a fresh accompaniment to our Easy Cheesy Quesadillas- for this recipe and more visit
Fresh Salsa. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Have you ever made a tomato-based fresh salsa? A few ingredients combine to create a salsa with bright flavors that are nothing like a jarred salsa. Use the ripest tomatoes you can. Get the recipe for Fresh Salsa.

Shredded Pork Nachos with 3-Cheese Beer Queso

Warm corn chips and shredded pork, creamy queso cheese sauce made with beer and all kinds of fresh and crunchy add-ons: tomatoes, bell peppers, scallions, jalapeno, olives, fresh lime, and cilantro. The “3 cheese” designation comes from the cheddar and Monterey Jack in the queso sauce and additional feta cheese scattered about on top. Get the recipe. Get the recipe for Shredded Pork Nachos with 3-Cheese Beer Queso.

All About Chiles, Chili & Chillis

All About Chiles, Chili & Chillis. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

We love chiles of all kinds. Here is a deep dive into the world of chiles and chili – and how to enjoy them even if you are prone to digestive upset! Get the article here.

Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Not all salsa is based on red tomatoes. This recipe for Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken highlights our recipe for Salsa Verde, which is based upon green tomatillos. It has a little heat and tang, packs this dish with flavor and makes it very easy to put together. 5 ingredients (one is optional) and cooked in about half an hour. Get the recipe for Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken.

Leftover Salmon Tacos

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Leftover Salmon Tacos. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

We eat tacos every week – and most of them are thrown together last-minute using leftovers. This very short article provides ideas on how to create your own tacos – with what you have on hand. Get the recipe for Leftover Salmon Tacos.

Rayado Ribeye Burritos with Potato and Fiesta Slaw Filling

Rayado Ribeye Burritos. Photo credit: Amy Laura.

Southwestern cuisine lovers unite! This burrito is low FODMAP, gluten-free, dairy-free and packed with juicy ribeye. The beauty of this burrito is that it’s packed with flavor from the pan-seared ribeye, then the warmth of the steak steams the tangy slaw filling once everything is all rolled up in the gluten-free tortilla, along with potatoes. Get the recipe for Rayado Ribeye Burritos.

Baja Tempeh Taco Salad

Low FODMAP Baja Tempeh Taco Salad in dark bowl; woman's hand holding wooden fork
Baja Tempeh Taco Salad. Photo credit: Ayten Salahi.

Our plant-based Baja Tempeh Taco Salad features spicy, seasoned tempeh as the star of the show, but it doesn’t stop there! In addition to cumin, cayenne, smoked paprika and oregano tempered with maple syrup and soy sauce we have a fresh crunchy salad with arugula, cilantro, cabbage and pepitas. More texture and flavor from nutritional yeast and tortilla chips top everything off with a garlicky lime dressing. Get the recipe for Baja Tempeh Taco Salad.

Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

This is our green salsa – salsa verde – based on canned tomatillos. Very quick to put together and you will think of ways to use it, from dipping your chips, to using in our Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken recipe, to adding to eggs…so many ways. Get the recipe for Salsa Verde.

Chicken Enchiladas

Low FODMAP Chicken Enchiladas
Chicken Enchiladas. Photo Credit: Dédé Wilson

This is one of our community favorites. Corn tortillas, tender, juicy chicken, and homemade Red Enchilada Sauce and lots of cheese. This is comfort food. Get the recipe for Chicken Enchiladas.

Red Enchilada Sauce

red enchilada sauce
Red Enchilada Sauce. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

The Italians do not have the corner on red sauce. This Red Enchilada Sauce is a Mexican basic. You might think that enchilada sauce comes in a can – and it does – but it is actually easy to make at home. You can use vegetable stock if you want it to be vegetarian, or chicken stock for more flavor. Grab a can of diced tomatoes and make sure your chile powder is the highest quality. Get the recipe for Red Enchilada Sauce.

Mexican-Inspired Street Corn with Lime Mayo

Mexican-Style Street Corn with Lime Mayo (c) David Malosh
Mexican-Inspired Street Corn. Photo credit: David Malosh.

Got the grill going? This dish comes together in minutes and has everything going for it. It’s juicy, it’s got salty cheese, tangy lime, fresh herbaceous cilantro and a dash if heat from chile sauce. Get the recipe for Mexican-Inspired Street Corn.

IBS Friendly Taco Seasoning

make your own low fodmap taco seasoning
IBS Friendly Taco Seasoning. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Many of us have trouble digesting garlic and onion and Mexican food is often off-limits because of that. We have come up with a homemade taco seasoning and that has tons of garlic and lemon flavor, with ouch the ingredients that would trigger tummy troubles. With the ingredients on hand this takes five minutes to make. Check it out. You will not be disappointed. Get the recipe for IBS Friendly Taco Seasoning.

Todos Mis Mananas Para Ti Cake

Todos Mis Mananas Para Ti Cake. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Looking for a gluten-free chocolate cake, based on olive oil? This version is from Calm Tummy, Happy Heart, by Amy Laura: “When you serve this chocolate Mexican olive oil cake, your sweetheart will whisper in your ear “All of my tomorrows belong to you,” hence the title. Get the recipe for Todos Mis Mananas Para Ti Cake.

Spicy Low FODMAP Chocolate Snack Cake

Spicy Low FODMAP Chocolate Snack Cake with stencils of leaves; dark background
Spicy Low FODMAP Chocolate Snack Cake. Photo credit: Dédé Wilson.

Did the title get your attention? Our Spicy Low FODMAP Chocolate Snack Cake is just as it sounds – chocolaty, easy to make and with a little kick. In this case our very dark, incredibly moist gluten-free cake is spiced with cinnamon, cayenne and chipotle. Get the recipe for Spicy Low FODMAP Chocolate Snack Cake.

The Ultimate Tex-Mex Feast: 15 Easy Recipes You Can Make At Home

Shredded Pork Tacos on corn tortillas with various low FODMAP toppings

Looking for Tex-Mex and south-of-the-border flavor? We’ve got it! Read on for Chicken Enchiladas (one of our most popular recipes), several taco recipes, a couple homemade salsas, burritos and some nacho recipes that are way beyond just chips and cheese. Just look at this recipe title: Shredded Pork Nachos with 3-Cheese Beer Queso. Oh yes! Click for The Ultimate Tex-Mex Feast: 15 Easy Low FODMAP Recipes You Can Make At Home

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