Skinny Cinco de Mayo Party Appetizers

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Skinny Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Bring on the margaritas and cerveza! Cinco de Mayo means party time and tables loaded with nachos, tacos, and calorie-laden dips. But with a quick trip to the grocery store and a little time in the kitchen you can create a buffet of healthier versions of party favorites.

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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Coconut Quinoa Peppers

Get the step-by-step instructions for this original recipe from The Good Stuff.

Skinny Mini Mexican Meatball Tostada
Skinny Cinco de Mayo Apps #2

Source: Skinny kitchen

Fill Tostito’s Baked Scoops with mini meatballs seasoned with store bought taco seasoning. Top with grated cheese and shredded lettuce. If you can believe it, they are only 31 calories for each mini-tostado.

Skinny Guacamole

Skinny Cinco de Mayo Apps #3

Source: Blender Babes

Blend up a skinny guac made with peas and avocado for lower calorie dip.

Jalapeno Lime Grilled Chicken Kabobs

Skinny Cinco de Mayo Apps #4

Source: A Dash of Sanity

Grill up these spicy margarita chicken skewers to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Marinade in lime juice, cilantro, jalapeños and a little sugar.

Watermelon Tomato Salad

Skinny Cinco De Mayo apps #5

Source: Vegan Yack Attack

No one will be missing heavy dips and sauces when you have this refreshing salad on the table.

Skinny Queso Dip

Skinny Cinco De Mayo apps #6

Source: Damn Delicious 

Queso is a Cinco de Mayo party must have. This skinny version is made with Greek yogurt and coconut milk. Serve with black bean chips and dip away!

Skinny Mexican Pizza

Skinny Cinco de Mayo Apps #7

Source; Snixy Kitchen

Build healthier Mexican pizzas with corn tortillas as a base. Top with refried beans and low-fat cheese. Drizzle with an avocado cream sauce.

Spicy Green Bean Fries

Skinny Cinco de Mayo Apps #8

Source: Slender Kitchen

Bake a batch of these spicy green beans to munch on instead of chips.

Healthy Quinoa Nachos

Skinny Cinco de Mayo Apps #9

Source: Fit Foodie Finds 

Sneak in superfood quinoa and some extra veggies with these nachos.

Skinny Baja Fish Tacos

Skinny Cinco de Mayo Apps #10

Source: The Wanderlust Kitchen

These Baja Fish tacos are skinny on calories, but big on flavor. Chile-spiced fish is topped with fresh mango, cilantro, lime and chipotle peppers. Greek yogurt and mix with lime to create a healthy crema that pairs well with the spicy tacos.

Mexican Chicken and Sweet Potato

Skinny Cinco de Mayo Apps #11

Source: I Quit Sugar 

Kale and sweet potatoes come together to make a healthy family Cinco de Mayo celebration dinner. These Mexican inspired stuffed sweet potatoes are loaded with protein and nutrients. Save time by shredding a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store.

Skinny Black Bean Flautas

Skinny Cinco de Mayo Apps #12

Source: Skinny Ms

Flautas are great finger foods for a party. You will only need five ingredients including beans, shredded cheese, green chiles, taco seasoning and tortillas. Keep your pantry stocked and you can make these anytime you have a craving for Mexican food.