Cinco de Mayo Goes Guilt-Free! (Mexican Recipes)

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This Sunday is May 5th, a.k.a. Cinco de Mayo! Before you indulge, check out some of our best guilt-free recipes inspired by Mexican favorites...

  Snacks for a Crowd!

Whether you're hosting a get-together or attending one, here are some recipes that should be invited...

Holy Moly Guacamole - You NEED this classic dip to get the party started. And click for chip picks!

Tiny Taco Salads - These adorable items will wow your friends. More importantly, they taste terrific!

Wonton 'Quitos - These quirky taquitos are mind-blowingly delicious. Three cheers for that!

Two-Cheese Taquitos - Prefer your taquitos on the traditional side? This super-easy recipe is for YOU.

Amazing ATE-Layer Dip - No Cinco de Mayo celebration is complete without this beany, cheesy, "meaty" (yet meat-free) concoction. It rocks!

Cheesy Beefy Quesadilla - Make a bunch of these yummy 'dillas for hungry guests to munch on. Mmmm...

Turkey-rific Taco Bean Dip - Another excellent dip for any fiesta. This one cooks up (and keeps warm) in a slow cooker!

  Can I Get You a Drink?

These are only for those of the legal drinking age! Please drink responsibly...

HG's Magical Low-Calorie Margarita - An absolute staple. Attend any HG party, and you'll always see a pitcher of this cocktail!

Fruity Margaritas! Strawberry, Raspberry, Mango, and More - If you're the type who likes to get a little crazy with your cocktail flavors, you need this recipe roundup.

Upside-Down Tequila Sunrise - For a beauteous tequila cocktail, enjoy this smart sipper!

And for a ton of cocktail tips and tricks, check out our Happy Hour Survival Guide!

  Single-Serving Eats

Never hit a party when you're super hungry! Enjoy these prior to any festivities...

Mexi' Shrimp Salad Wrap - Talk about refreshing... Chew on this flavorful wrap, and prepare to ooh and aah in satisfaction.

Nice to See Ya! Quesadilla - Celebrate Cinco first thing in the morning with this scramble-packed breakfast 'dilla!

Shrimp Cocktail Tacos - These chilly, crunchy tacos are so easy and so filling!

  Meals for Many!

Wanna serve up something substantial at your fiesta? These recipes are here to help...

HG-rific Taco Meat - Make a big batch of veggie-boosted taco meat for the crowd. Then serve with crunchy taco shells and smart fixins!

Outside-In Turkey Tamale Pie - A slow cooker full of fun. And when we say "fun," we mean "insanely delicious food that you will soon be craving all the time."

Mucho Mas Mexican Lasagna - Layer upon layer of gooey, zesty items, waiting for their time to shine at your next celebration.


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Today, May 3rd, is National Chocolate Custard Day. We skip the heavy custards and keep things light with sugar-free chocolate pudding snacks. The ones by Jell-O rule!

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