Happy {healthy] Cinco de Mayo Print Recipe Print Recipe

Looking for a healthy way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo AND save some cash? Here are a few ideas & recipes:

{Healthy} Margarita

  • 1.5 oz of Tequila
  • 1 tbsp of agave nectar (OR Crystal Light powdered mix: Raspberry Ice)
  • 5 oz of water
  • 1 oz lime juice

Combine all ingredients, mix well and serve over ice. Or, for a frozen one, place all ingredients (dissolve Crystal Light in water first) in a blender with 1 cup crushed ice, and blend on high until well mixed. Optional: Garnish with a slice of lime. Serves 1 (cal: 105, fat: 0g, sodium: 15mg, carbs: 3g, protein:0) (Source: Hungry Girl). If you prefer beer, then go ahead and crack open a Corona Light – don’t forget the lime!

{Healthy} Chicken Fajita Tostadas

  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 bell peppers (ribs & seeds removed), thinly sliced
  • 1 box (10oz) frozen corn kernels
  • 1 cup fresh salsa
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • course salt & ground pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 4 corn tortillas (6″)
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (option: reduced fat cheese)

Directions, here

{Healthy Dessert} Tequila-Soaked Fruit

  • 1/4 watermelon (2 pounds)
  • 1 mango, peeled
  • 3 oranges
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1 Tbsp lime zest

Cut watermelon and mango into 1-inch cubes. Slice off rind and pith from oranges; cut in half lengthwise, place flat sides down, and cut into semicircles. Place all fruit in a large dish and sprinkle with tequila. Set aside for up to an hour. Grate lime zest over fruit. Skewer and serve. (Source: Martha Stewart)

More Fiesta recipes, here. Cheers!

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  • Wishy

    I was just looking ahead to Wednesday and was thinking of doing a dinner that was inspired by the holiday!! Thanks so much for your inspirations and ideas!!

  • Argyle

    I wonder who this wishy character is? I love the soaked fruit idea!