Five Little Things for Cinco De Mayo

Five Little Things for Cinco De Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone! Are margaritas on the horizon for you today? I thought that for today’s Five Little Things, I should share CINCO LITTLE THINGS I love to celebrate! Here are Five Little Things for Cinco De Mayo: Margaritas, tacos, and more recipes for your fiesta!

Five Little Things I loved for Cinco de Mayo 2017! Margaritas, Tacos and more!

1. Margaritas

My Watermelon Lime Margaritas are a favorite whenever the temperatures rise, but have you tried my Margarita Bars? More margaritas on my must try list include:

Strawberry Champagne Margaritas from Foolproof Living
Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita from A Thought for Food
Prickly Pear Margaritas from Pink Patisserie
Raspberry Iced Tea Margarita from Creative Culinary

2. Tacos

Give taco night a little spice and some extra crunch with these Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Jicama Slaw!

I don’t need Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday to crave tacos. Here are some tacos for every day:

Search taco Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Jicama Slaw
Taco Frittata
Baked Egg Taco Boats with Pulled Pork, Potatoes and Kale
Fish Tacos with Avocado-Cilantro Sauce
Taco Chicken Tenders from Boulder Locavore

3. All the Dips

You won't be able to resist double dipping into this guacamole! Try this simple and flavor-packed recipe!

It wouldn’t be a fiesta without the dips, right? Dive into:

Guacamole Tarts
Chipotle Black Bean Dip from Vanilla and Bean

4. Pulled Pork

Chipotle Pulled Pork Bruschetta with Queso Fresco | | A hearty appetizer with zesty kick!

Feed a crowd with pulled pork!

Chipotle Pulled Pork Bruschetta with Queso Fresco
Pulled Pork & Veggie Hash + Arugula Chimichurri by The Kitchen McCabe
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches by Foodness Gracious

5. Corn

And of course, it wouldn’t be a fiesta without corn!

Grilled Corn and Poblano Salad
Jalapeño, Corn and Cheddar Arancini
Loaded Mexican Street Corn Sauté from Healthy Seasonal Recipes
Mexican Street Corn Salad from The View from Great Island

Happy celebrating, everyone!


  1. Barb | Creative Culinary

    I love Cinco de Mayo; it’s always a big deal in Denver and of course the food is why I love it so much!

    Thanks for including my margarita in your list; it’s a new favorite and perfect for a warm spring or summer day!

    • Liren Baker

      You’re so welcome, Barb! I can’t wait to try it — I would love it all year long! Happy Cinco!

  2. Aysegul Sanford

    What a great list Liren.. Cinco de Mayo is my favorite holiday as I love Mexican food so much (who doesn’t?!!) :))
    Thanks for sharing my recipe. <3

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