Healthy Mexican recipes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or quench a Mexican food craving.
Time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Even if you don’t celebrate Cinco de Mayo, these healthy recipes will quench any Mexican food craving. These aren’t loaded with fat and calories or heart clogging cholesterol. Enjoy some of your restaurant favorites in a healthy way. You might even have calories leftover for a margarita or beer with lime.
These vegan burritos would be delicious for breakfast or brinner. You can even make a few batches and freeze them for a quick morning breakfast.
Forget the tortilla and enjoy a bowl of delicious Mexican flavors. Add a little extra chipotle for spicy hot or keep it mild. Either way this bowl is full of flavor.
I love this bean recipe. Traditional refried beans can be loaded with lard and fat. These are light and healthy but still full of flavor.
Love a Mexican casserole. It is a scrumptious way to feed a bunch. This hearty meal with satisfy everyone in your family.
I love the rainbow colors form fruit in this adorable dish. What child wouldn’t go crazy for these. While they may not be authentically Mexican, they would be a cute way to celebrate.
Fresh pineapple is delicious but grill it and it develops the most incredible caramelized flavor. It is perfect for a salsa. This salsa would be delicious with chips or over an enchilada.
I have to admit, tacos are one of my favorite Mexican foods. You can also eat a lot of shrimp for a little calories. That is a win, win in my book.
If you need a low carb option, this one is for you. You’ll get all the flavor of a taco with the shell.
I love the ease of a tostada. This is a quick and easy option that you can have on the table in no time. If you can’t find a turkey tenderloin, use ground turkey instead.
Here are a few recipes perfect for Cinco de Mayo from Food Done Light: