Healthy Cinco de Mayo Round up

Hi Everyone,

Today, I thought I would put together my favorite Mexican recipes just for Cinco de Mayo! However,  Mexican food is so good you should eat it all the time!


6 Layer Taco Dip


Taco Cups
Taco Wontons
Homemade Tortilla Shells – Easy

Dips and Spreads

Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus
Jalapeno Dressing
Mango Salsa
Restaurant Style Salsa
Taco Dip
Pina Colada
Watermelon Strawberry Lemonade
Main Dishes and Sides
Black Beans with Pepper, Onions & Tomato Taco Filling
Grilled Flank Steak

My personal favorites from the list is the homemade tortilla shells, taco lasagna, taco salad, jalapeno dressing and jalapeno cilantro humus.  Yum!  I think I’m going to make the taco lasagna later this week!!

Have a great day!!!


P.S.  I almost forgot, I also LOVE the Restaurant Style Salsa!  It tastes like Chili’s salsa!  It’s my favorite salsa ever!



  1. I’ve had healthy cinco de mayo recipes on the brain too lately! Great minds and all. I need to try some of these!

    • Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers says:

      I know I have had Mexican recipes on the brain. Like you I love the spice!

  2. This post is making me crazy! Too much goodness, all at once. I basically want to make them ALL. *wipe drool off chin*

  3. Looks like an AWESOME round up!
    May I feature this on my Featured 5? [with a link of course]

  4. I love guacamole, and that 6 Layer Taco dip sounds very delicious to me!!

    • Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers says:

      Glad I can have guacamole, when I first started to make it I got stomach aches but not anymore. I just bought an avocado, so I’m going to make it again!!

  5. What a great assortment of recipes for Cinco de Mayo! They all look so delicious, Jennifer. Especially your Watermelon Strawberry Lemonade and Taco Lasagna, yum!

    • Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers says:

      Thanks Georgia! I think I may make the Watermelon Strawberry Lemonade, but add a splash of rum in it with some crushed ice this weekend!!

  6. All of those look great!! I so love Mexican anything!!

    • Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers says:

      I’m with you Tara! I love Mexican food! It’s my favorite!

  7. What a fabulous line up! You have so many great dishes to choose from.

    • Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers says:

      The taco lasagna is amazing!! Well worth making!! It’s tastes like taco salad in Italian form. That sounded kind of weird doesn’t?

  8. Mmmm, what a tasty selection 🙂

  9. Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines of all time! I love how you have health-ified everything! Now I can eat more of it! 🙂

  10. Great round-up of recipes! I’ll have to try that 6 layer taco dip!

  11. Thanks for the healthy options!


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