5 Healthy Cinco de Mayo Snacks
Have a healthy Cinco de Mayo fiesta with these recipes for fresh salsas, guacamole, and homemade corn tortilla chips that will let you indulge in the holiday without derailing your diet. Not only do these salsas and guac taste amazing, they don’t have any of the hidden sugars, sodium, and preservatives that are often found in prepared versions from the grocery store. Try them with these delicious taco recipes that all have less than 310 calories.
Roasted Tomato Salsa
Fresh tomato salsa can be whipped up in minutes, but with just a little extra effort (hardly any), you can enjoy the rich, smoky flavor of this roasted tomato salsa. Get the recipe.
This fresh, vibrantly flavored salsa verde is great on everything from tacos, burgers, and fish to baked potatoes and omelets. Tomatillos are widely available at larger grocery stores, and often are quite inexpensive at ethnic markets and produce stands. Get the recipe.
Whether you’re adding it to a sandwich, enjoying it with Mexican food, or eating it as a snack, get ready to love this guacamole. Get the recipe.
Chunky Rainbow Salsa
It’s easy to “eat the rainbow” with this vibrantly colored salsa made with tomato, mango, avocado, and bell peppers. Want to make it spicy? Add finely chopped jalapeño or habanero. Get the recipe.
Baked Corn Tortilla Chips
These easy baked corn tortilla chips have a satisfying crunch you’ll love, without the guilt. Dress them up with a squeeze of fresh lime and a touch of salt. Get the recipe.