10 Favorite Cinco de Mayo Recipes

10 Favorite Cinco de Mayo Recipes from The Live-In Kitchen

When it comes to holidays I’m not much into celebrating.

To be honest, I still don’t know what Cinco de Mayo is all about (aside from being the 5th of May), but I’m gonna go out on a limb and declare it as my favorite holiday. Why? Because Mexican food ruuules. Tostadas. Tacos. Guacamole. You just can’t go wrong.

I feel like Mexican food gets a bad rap as being high calorie and unhealthy. However, I feel like if you do it right you end up with whole grains, lean protein, and tons of veggies. I don’t know how authentic the following recipes are, but they are ten of my favorite Cinco de Mayo recipes on the blog.

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