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5 Cinco de Mayo Ideas to Try This Year

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, so this year I’ve decided to do a little pinning and find my favorite recipes to share. Check them out and let me know what you think!

Individual 7 Layer Dip

  •  Beans
  • Guacamole
  • Sour Cream
  • Salsa
  • Cheese
  • Olives
  • Pico
credit: www.hellosociety.com
credit: http://www.hellosociety.com

A Fresh Light Margarita

  • 1.5 parts tequila
  • 1.5 parts triple sec (It’s worth springing for Cointreau)
  • 1 part FRESH lime juice
  • Splash of FRESH orange juice
  • Splash of club soda
  • Agave syrup (as desired)
  • Fine salt

Prep your glasses by slicing a lime and rubbing it on the edge. Dip edge in salt and let dry. Mix tequila, triple sec and lime juice with ice in a shaker. Pour over ice in glasses. Add a splash of fresh O.J and club soda. If you like a sweeter margarita add a bit of agave syrup to taste. Garnish with a lime.

credit: http://www.theglitterguide.com

Black-Bean Tostadas with Corn Relish

  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 can of Black beans
  • 1 package of corn, frozen kernels
  • 1 pint of grape tomatoes
  • 1 Jalapeno chile
  • 2 Limes
  • 2 Scallions
  • Salt and ground pepper, Coarse
  • Oil & vinegar
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 4 Flour tortillas (6-inch)
  • 8 oz Monterey jack cheese
  • Sour cream, Reduced-fat
credit: http://www.marthastewart.com

 

Margarita Cupcakes with Tequila Lime Icing

Click here for recipe

credit: http://www.sweetcarolinescooking.com

Corona Ice Pops

credit: http://www.blogs.babycenter.com
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