Low-Carb Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “Fifth of May”) is a yearly celebration held on May 5, which commemorates the anniversary of Mexico’s victory over the Second French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, led by General Ignacio Zaragoza.

More popular in the United States than Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has become associated with the celebration of Mexican-American culture including Mexican foods that fit into your Low-Carb Lifestyle.

Low-Carb Lesson #49: Low Carb South Of The Border Chicken

Low-Carb Mexican Chicken Breasts

My family has a love affair with Mexican food. Oh heck, let's face it: my family has a love affair with food. But Mexican food really is high up on the list, believe me, just as long as it is spicy enough (for my son) and not too spicy (for my husband). It's such a joy trying to make everyone happy at the dinner table. I've learned adjust the spices to MY taste (which is mildly medium - I'm so boring). I then provide my son with multiple bottles of a variety of hot sauces with slightly obscene names and my husband with multiple glasses of ice water.

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Lesson #46: Chicken Ole

I served this meal last week out in the sunroom with all the windows up and the ceiling fans creating a mild tempest. Judy went nuts with her crayons and markers and made Mexican placemats and napkins. She wanted me to buy a pinata, but I drew the line at that. After all, we're moving in a few weeks and the one thing I don't need is anything more to pack!

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Low-Carb Lesson #13: Low Carb Mexican Fiesta; Meatloaf, Fauxtatoes, Beans, Deviled Eggs, & Pina Colada Mocktail

Low Carb Fiesta

Everyone loves a Low Carb Mexican Fiesta - Mexican and Southwestern food, and you don't have to go out to a restaurant to get it. When it's time for a family party, and what better theme to have than a Mexican fiesta? This colorful meal is guaranteed to perk everybody up on a cold, damp day.

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