Cinco De Mayo – Celebrate with Healthy Options

For those of you who don’t know what day of the week it is, let alone day of the month,  its Cinco De Mayo! This day is of historical significance.  It serves as the date to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza.

El Cinco de Mayo es un dia recuerda el tiunfo del ejercito mexicano contra los Frances en la Batalla de Puebla. Se celebra el 5 de mayo mas en las Estados Unides que en Mexico.

It is much more celebrated in the United States than in Mexico as a day to drink, throw parties and enjoy the flavors of Mexico.

However, we know  you are on this site, looking for ways to be a healthier, happier you. This always starts in the kitchen.  Let’s take a look at some of the healthier options for your next Mexican flavors night.

Healthy Recipes to Lighten up your Cinco De Mayo Party:

  1. Keto green enchiladas are made with thinly sliced Zucchinni instead of tortillas to save on carbs. Follow the link for the full recipe.
  2. Pull out your avocados and mix up some homemade guacamole to serve with your enchiladas.
  3. Chicken/veggie fajitas are another healthy option and you can mix them up with your favorite side to get a satisfying, fulfilling meal.
  4. If you are looking for something a little non-traditional check out the low-carb Mexican lasagna OR these raw vegan bowls. These will be sure to get the party going.

Also, with the kids stuck at home, we know you are going crazy. Here are some crafty, and fun ideas to help get them out of their slump and their creative juices flowing.

If none of these ideas tickle your fancy, post your own healthy recipe or craft idea for those at home. Your gut, and our readers will thank you! Party on!


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