Spicy Corn and 12 Vegan Cinco De Mayo Recipes. Gluten-free Soy-free Options

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This Mexican-ish Spicy corn on the cob. Grilled to a blackened perfection and rubbed with cayenne, lime and nutritional yeast! The Indian corn on the cob, is grilled to blackened kernels, then served with a good rub of lemon juice, salt, cayenne/chili powder, kala namak or chaat masala. Cayenne is used liberally and with the lemon juice, heat from the freshly grilled corn, the corn is darn delicious. But after you are done eating it, you can feel the lemony+cayenne burn on them lips! 

Spicy Grilled Corn on the cob:

Grill the corn on a grill or gas flame, turning every minute, until most of the kernels are browned.
Brush or spray oil or vegan butter on it. Sprinkle salt, cayenne, nutritional yeast and lime/lemon juice and lightly rub them in. Serve hot!

What are your plans for this weekend. Lets get to the round up, shall we. Almost all the recipes are soy-free. Tempeh can be replaced with hemp-tofu. Most are also gluten-free. Others can be made glutenfree with a gluten-free tortilla or pizza crust. 

Make these Chickpea Cauliflower Tacos!
Those tortillas are lentil tortillas. No rolling required, gluten and gum free!

Or make these Tacos. with Pulled Butternut or other squash or use jackfruit.  Veggies look so gorgeous right.

Make a Chipotle Refried Beans, Pico De gallo, Lime crema pizza with all the fix ins.

Mexican Pizza with Chipotle Refried Beans, Pico De Gallo, Lime crema on Wheat Sorghum Crust

A 10 minute Quesadilla with Taco Spiced White beans.

Vegan Taco Spice White Bean Pepper jack Quesadilla

Smoky Black Beans, Parsley Chimichurri Wraps

Vegan Smoky Black Beans, Parsley Chimichurri, Spinach Wraps

Nacho Mac and Cheese Caserrole with Tempeh Taco "meat". This is awesome i tell you.

Grilled Avocados Stuffed with Hearts of palm Salsa

Grilled Avocado with hearts of palm salsa - 1

This Lentil Bean Chili

Loaded Southwestern Pizza.

Some Spanish Rice.

Flan for Dessert. 

Darn, no drinks on the blog yet. Time to correct that this summer! And of course add some loaded Nachos to the blog for next year too!

More recipe round ups
Kathy's every growing Healthy Happy Life round up with some amazing drinks. 
Veg Kitchens numerous recipes.
VegNews cinco De Mayo Brunch
Fork and Beans Gf and V cinco De Mayo Feast


  1. Wow. I hardly know what to say — everything looks so mouthwatering. The corn is what pulled me in — can't wait for fresh local corn — but we have a butternut squash sitting on the counter, and the taco looks so good. So many choices ...

  2. I remember seeing the Mexican Pizza when you first posted it - I've been meaning to make it, so thank you for the reminder! And holy guacamole, so many other delicious looking ideas here. too! I can't wait for corn season; grilled spicy corn sounds amazing!

  3. Your house is the place to be for Cinco de Mayo ;-)!

  4. what a great roundup! i love charred corn. slightly burnt foods are always my favorite ;)

  5. I'm coming to your house next year for cinco de mayo!! Too bad Justin only likes plain old corn on teh cob- I would totally be into your supped up versions!


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