It's no secret that we love Mexican food and these Low Carb Cinco de Mayo Favorites make me want to celebrate all year. Hang on to your Sombrero because you're going to want to make everything...
Are those re-fried beans you see? Yeah, there's a low carb trick and I'll share it with you!
Low Carb Drinks
I'll get right to the good stuff first. This Keto Margarita can be made "on the rocks" or blended into a delightful adult slushy.
If you are looking for a slightly sophisticated drink with the gorgeous lime flavors, you've found your drink. Add a festive little umbrella and you'll almost be able to hear those Pacific waves crashing in the background.
Thanks to Locarb-ology for this tasty looking coffee cocktail! It looks amazing and will keep you cool and refreshed.
Check out these five delightful keto cocktails all in one place. Cheers!
Cinco de Mayo Meals
It doesn't need to be a holiday to make this spicy chicken. Add a salad and some low carb tortillas and you're ready to celebrate.
This low carb tamales recipe is as good as it gets when you're staying low carb. This viral recipe has been shared thousands of times for good reason. This is traditionally a holiday dish in Mexico. Cinco de Mayo fits the bill.
You can make your own or use store bought LOW CARB tortillas and have these with your favorite toppings. A favorite around here for sure.
You'll need to have shredded chicken on hand for this recipe. You can find super simple methods for that here.
This easy, baked flauta's recipe is a winner!
If it's getting warm in your neighborhood, this recipe is perfect. Dust off that slow cooker and drive your family crazy with the aroma of the meal that's yet to come.
Tortilla soup is a like a chicken taco in a bowl. Classic, delicious and loved by everyone.
The longer you marinate the meat, the better your fajitas will be. Make power bowls, chicken fajita salad or pick up some low carb tortillas.
I have never served this meal to anyone who didn't immediately declare it their new favorite soup.
Salsa and Dip Recipes
Simple, classic, and healthy. If you've never made your own Pico de Gallo, you're missing out.
This bacon guac is a genius Ketolicious recipe!
This healthy 7 layer dip is perfect for a party. Serve with veggies or check out these prepackaged Low Carb Tortilla Chips if you don't have time to make your own. They're sort of like Doritos married Keto. They're spendy but have a fantastic crunch.
Cinco de Mayo Worthy Sides:
This recipe is an often requested side at our house. It tastes great and has a ton of healthy fiber. Check out the recipe to see how this is possible.
I thought refried beans were off the menu forever. But, they're not really the high carb variety that you think they are.
If you are a cauliflower hater, you're in luck. Just replace the cauliflower rice for wonder rice in this recipe. Either way, this rice is delicious.
This lovely little Shrimp Cocktail is a single serve affair and perfect for the kind of "new" type of get-together's that we'll be having this Spring. Thanks to My Life Cookbook for this amazing recipe.
Hey Keto Mamma came up with this genius way to get your taco on.
This is a super simple snack that only takes a couple of minutes to make.
While this recipe isn't traditional, the fat burners and sugar burners alike will agree that its a filling, flavorful snack that embodies the Cinco de Mayo flavors.
This melt in your mouth Keto cookie was developed by the Keto dessert genius, Hilda over at Fit to Serve.
There is never a time that flan isn't a good idea. This dreamy vanilla concoction is the perfect compliment to Mexican fare.
These popsicles are easy to make and can double as a Margarita-sicle if you add a jigger of tequila. The word "jigger" always has me singing "Moves like Jagger" in my head.
That's all for the huge Cinco de Mayo Favorites List!
I hope that you find something you love and if you have any questions, leave them below.