Cinco de Mayo is on a Saturday!! And it is understandable that you are tempted to splurge, but with summer on the way, you are going to do it moderately. We have compiled a lost of amazing meals and snacks packed with protein and low in fat. So instead of getting a cheesy enchilada or nachos, you need to try these health Cinco de Mayo snacks.
1. Chunky Guacamole
When it comes to guacamole, the possibilities are endless, but when in doubt, keep it simple. This Cinco De Mayo snack is a classic recipe from Chef Richard Sandoval, and it uses few ingredients allowing the avocado to shine.
2. Chicken Tortilla Soup
If you are a fan of Pioneer Woman, you will absolutely love this Cinco De May snack. It is slightly more labor intensive than the previous recipe, but the finished product is beyond amazing. It is bursting with flavor and dimension making it a must try.
3. Fresh Herb-and-Tomato Salsa With Smoked Cheese
We know that Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday, but this Italian Caprese salad inspires tomato salsa is full of calcium-rich cheese. You can serve this on its own, as a side, or add shredded chicken for a main dish.
4. Grilled Corn on the Cob with Pesto
Liven up corn on the cob by tossing it on the grill and adding delicious Mexican-flavored pesto. The pesto is made with pumpkin seeds, cilantro, and cotija, and can be perfectly paired with fish or chicken.
5. Turkey Taquitos
These taquitos are baked rather than fried for a super light and flak snack.This Cinco de Mayo snack is much better than anything you will find in your local frozen food section. They are also good with shredded chicken in place of turkey.
We hope you have enjoyed these healthy Cinco de Mayo snacks. Remember to take full advantage of Cinco de Mayo being on a Saturday this year. It won’t happen again until 2029. If you liked this week’s post be sure to check out other recipes on HealingRadius.com!
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