Cinco de Mayo Recipes

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Every year, people all over the world celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5th to honor Mexican heritage, culture and tradition. Cinco de Mayo isn’t until next week, but we are starting the party early by sharing some of our favorite fiesta recipes.

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Black Bean Salsa
Lime Bars
Salmon Tacos
Lime Sherbet
Black Bean Avocado, and Mango Salad with Cilantro and Lime
Black Bean and Sweet Corn Soup with Cilantro and Lime
Chicken and Veggie Tostadas
Guacamole Dip
Huevos Rancheros

So what is on your Cinco de Mayo menu? We are going to celebrate all weekend long to make sure we fit in our favorite foods, our list is long:) Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Cinco de mayo is such a great food holiday! I may just have to make your lime bars. They sound seriously awesome.

  2. Mexican food is my favorite! We aren’t doing anything, but I might need to change that. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. ah! Love love mexican food. Totally delicious. And you know we’re HUGE fans of your key lime bars. Everyone should try them- easy, delicious!

  4. Looks like great recipes. I haven’t ever had Huevos Rancheros. I may have to start the morning with those.

  5. Ah, it looks so good. Especially the Chicken and Veggie Tostadas. Mexican cuisine is about the best. We don’t have any plans – a little friend of ours has her birthday on May 5th.

    Happy Cinco de Mayo to you, too!

  6. I love Mexican food, and eat it all year round… Not just for Cinco de Mayo! Love all of your recipes ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. I love Mexican food! We are making fish tacos tonight… loaded with halibut, cabbage, tomatoes, lime, avocados, cheese and spice! If it stays chilly… I might make some Mexican hot cocoa ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Wow, Maria! I could really go for any your recipes for Cinco de Mayo! That lime sherbet looks delicious.

    I really like to make tres leches cake and do fajitas.

  9. Those lime bars look great!

    PS – Cinco de Mayo is on WEDNESDAY (although, I’d be happy to celebrate early on Monday! I love Mexican food!)

  10. I’m so glad you posted these! My cooking group’s theme is Cinco de Mayo next week and you’ve given me a wealth of options. ๐Ÿ™‚ Have a lovely weekend!

  11. This is my first Cinco de Mayo not in College so I’m finally excited to celebrate it as a food holiday (and not a binge drinking holiday)! I like your style of starting early too.


  12. Thanks for the awesome roundup! I sort of forgot about cinco de mayo but I definitely want to celebrate ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. I’m hoping to make some tres leches cake next week. I love Cinco de Mayo just for the food!!