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    Create a Festive Fiesta - Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
    How are you planning to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? How do you make healthy choices while eating out or planning a fiesta at home?

    For a healthy spin on the authentic favorites -

    Chicken Enchiladas Verde
    Charred Tomato & Chicken Tacos
    Vegetarian Black Bean Tacos with Chipotle Chile Salsa
    Kids Fav - Quesadillas with Cilantro Yogurt Dip
    Fajita Burgers

    For those wanting a culinary challenge check out Squash Blossom Guacamole .

    Who can suggest a lighter or healthier alternatives for cocktails, cerveza or libacions?
    Elizabeth
    ~To eat is a necessity, to eat intelligently is an art.~ La Rochefoucauld
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    butterflygarden responded:
    I make a couple of things. The fave with my family is Taco Dip.

    You just layer the following into a 9" by 9" baking pan in this order:

    1 8-ozpackage lowfat cream cheese
    1 can fat free refried beans
    1 can Hormel Turkey Chili with Beans
    1 can chopped green chilis or fresh chopped jalapenos.
    1 or 1/2 cup lowfat shredded sharp cheddar

    Pop in the oven until cheese is melted and dip is bubbly.

    Remove from oven and top with fresh chopped Roma tomatoes, Romaine lettuce, onions, and cilantro (to taste).

    Can be served hot out of the oven or cooled a bit. We use Tostitoes Multigrain Tortilla Scoops chips.
     
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    fenton04 responded:
    Get the 15 inch paella pan out and make paella mixta for the cul de sac. Hmmm good.


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