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Lifestyle 4 weeks ago

cinco de mayo recipe inspo

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y’all the fact that cinco de mayo is next week is BLOWING my mind. honestly i feel like it was christmas 5 minutes ago. we are actually going to be in mexico for cinco de mayo and i can’t wait! in case you are going to be home or thinking about having some people over…i wanted to round up some of my go to tex-mex recipes or cocktails / mocktails for cinco de mayo!

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drinks + appetizers

clayton’s margarita by the defined dish

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whenever i choose to drink, if i want a good margarita…this is definitely my go-to margarita recipe. it’s delicious, not to sweet, and super easy to make at home.

watermelon limeade cocktail by the defined dish

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i saved this recipe a while ago because it looks like the perfect light + refreshing summer cocktail! i haven’t tried it yet so if you have..let me know if it tastes as good as it looks! i love anything with watermelon!

restaurant style salsa by the pioneer woman

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chips and salsa never fail! this homemade recipe is light and refresh and not too spicy!

chorizo queso fundido by the defined dish

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chorizo ALWAYS makes queso better! this recipe is always a crowd pleaser and will be gone in seconds haha

the perfect guacamole by the defined dish

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my go-to recipe for guacamole! light and tasty and tons of flavor!

 

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entrees + sides

deconstructed butternut squash enchiladas by lillie eats and tells

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i have posted this recipe no less than 500 times haha because it is a STAPLE in our house! you can make it feel cinco de mayo-y by serving it with tortillas and chips and salsa! it’s so easy, delicious, and healthy!

instant pot texas-style brisket tacos by the defined dish

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y’all these instant pot tacos are as good as they look if not better. i love that you can throw everything in the instant pot and just forget about it. it also makes a decent amount which is great if you’re having a lot of people over! everyone will be asking you for the recipe!

grilled mexican street corn by the defined dish

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perfect to throw on the grill and serve it with your tacos!

martha’s mexican rice by the defined dish

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another great side if you are doing tacos or a tex-mex dinner!

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desserts

easy cinnamon churros with coffee chocolate sauce by half baked harvest

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i mean. i have no words but YUM !!!

lemon key lime pie bars half baked harvest

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i am OBSESSED with key lime pie but i’ve never tried to make one. the key lime pie bars seem slightly less intimidating and look SO delicious!

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Do you guys have plans for cinco de mayo? If not, i hope this post inspires you to invite some friends over, enjoy yummy food and a fun night! Thanks for reading!

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xo Lauren

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