9 Cinco de Mayo Recipes to Amp up your Fiesta

C i n c o   d e   M a y o.

Yes – this occasion has nothing to do with Canada or the US for that matter, but any excuse to make some Mexican food and drink some margs and you have me at hello.

Here are nine of my favorite Cinco De Mayo recipes to get you inspired! Happy Eating!



Rosé Margarita 

You should always start with a drink and this one is perfect for hosting. Throw this recipe in a punch bowl for quick and easy entertaining, You can also spruce it up by adding garnishes and greenery such as fresh mint, jalapenos or rosemary.




Mexican Street Corn

This is a must for a entertaining; it’s inexpensive to make and takes little time to prepare.



Huevos Breakfast Pizza

What is better than pizza? Breakfast pizza of course! Get the Cinco celebration started with this delicious twist on pizza.

Blood Orange Jalapeno Margaritas

Take your margarita to the next level with this refreshing blood orange margarita.

Steak and Watermelon Tacos

A staple in our house. This recipe will give your guests a refreshing change to the same ol’ taco (but hey, we’re not saying any taco is bad).



Tortilla Soup

Gone are the days of Chicken noodle soup. This soup will kick a cold in no time flat (thanks to the spices), but we dont need a reason to make this recipe; which is why we also have it on hand all the time. This is a great starter and can be made fun by allowing your guest to add various toppings. From avocado and sour cream to tortilla chips and cheese, no matter how you have it, it’ll be the best dang soup you ever tasted.

Taco Cookies

These sweet treats are perfect for that “instagram-able” moment and are bound to gain a lot of attention.  Just look at how cute they are! If you’re a taco lover, then these are a must-have at the party.

Mexican Street Corn Enchiladas 

My love of street corn clearly makes its was to a fan favorite – enchiladas! Tip- you can opt to buy a pre-cooked chicken to save time!

Braised Chili in Adobo Beef Tacos with Roasted Pineapple Salsa 

Set it and forget it.  This braised beef is slammed packed full of flavor.