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5 Must-Have Spices for Cinco de Mayo

5 Must-Have Spices for Cinco de Mayo!

What are you cooking for Cinco de Mayo? Our guess is that you’ll be using at least one of these spices to create your festive dishes.

Did you know that conventional spices may contain “concentrated toxic pesticides, GMOs, synthetic anti-caking agents, and chemical additives”? - Vani Hari

https://foodbabe.com/are-there-harmful-ingredients-lurking-in-your-spice-cabinet/

Shocking, right!?

Because of this, we strongly recommend our Peter Rubi Approved organic spices from Frontier Co-Op.

Here are our top five favorite organic spices that are sure to perfect any Cinco de Mayo dish!

1. Organic Coriander

Fun fact: Coriander is the seed of cilantro. Many people use coriander to give great flavor to plant-based tamales or enchiladas. Additionally, Coriander may help to lower blood sugar, boost the immune system, and aid in digestion and gut health!

2. Organic Cumin

Cumin is a seed that is a member of the parsley family. Cumin is a rich source of iron and has been correlated to promote weight loss, aid in diabetes, and improve blood cholesterol. Cumin adds a delightful, warm aroma and flavor to dishes. Season your eggplant and barbeque mushroom tacos, chili rellenos, or loaded veggie mexican pizza with this spice!

Frontier Co-Op Spices

3. Organic Chili Powder

Chili Powder is great for hardy dishes! Use this spice in beans, rice dishes, chilis, or cauliflower ceviche to name a few! Frontier Co-Op makes their Chili Powder using a rich blend of chili powder, cumin, oregano, coriander, garlic, rice concentrate, allspice, and cloves (all of which are organic!).You can’t go wrong with this chili powder masterpiece! Chili Powder may also help with inflammation, digestive health, heart health, and even nasal congestion!

4. Frontier Organic Taco Seasoning

This is one of our favorite blended spices!! Use it in butternut squash tacos, Mexican black bean soup, quinoa wraps, veggie burritos, or fajita tacos! To make this flavorful spice, Frontier Co-Op uses classic ingredients that are staples to many of our favorite Mexican dishes such as onion, chili peppers, garlic, paprika, and more!

5. Red Pepper Flakes

Red Pepper Flakes are not only great to add some heat to your Cinco De Mayo dishes but also to spice up your health! These flakes might help prevent blood clots, aid in weight loss, reduce inflammation, and boost heart health! Dash this spice over any dish for some extra heat and potential health benefits!!

These are our top 5 Must-Have Cinco De Mayo Spices! Get creative, look up plant-based Cinco De Mayo recipes, and be sure to include these spices in your dishes! Your health will thank you in the long run.

If you are planning on cooking any delicious plant-based dishes using these spices, be sure to post a photo and tag us on Facebook and Instagram! We want to see your creations!

Enjoy!

Sources:

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/coriander-benefits

https://foodbabe.com/are-there-harmful-ingredients-lurking-in-your-spice-cabinet/

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/9-benefits-of-cumin

https://tatanutrikorner.com/blogs/nutrikorner/hot-health-benefits-of-red-chilli-powder

https://leesmongolianbbq.com/healthy-choices/red-pepper-flakes/

About the author:

Hi! My name is Joni Graves, the daughter of John and Maria Graves. I am the Marketing Assistant at Peter Rubi! I love the creative challenges in this role and appreciate being a part of the family business. Aside from marketing, I am usually enjoying time with friends and family or writing music. Thanks for reading. I hope this was helpful!