Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas & Recipe Round Up!

CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA!

It's no surprise that we love margaritas and Mexican food around here. I feel like 1/5 recipes I post usually has some sort of kick to it. 

The colors. The bougainvillea decor. The never ending margaritas and the warm feel to it all. Uh it's just the best.

Last year I had all of my family with me at college for my graduation ceremony and we through a kick ass cinco de mayo party to start the weekend off. You can check it out here!

Whether you are throwing a big bash or just cooking for you and your man, plan out some fun recipes that you will sure to enjoy. For some ultimate inspiration scroll below. I get hungry just looking at all these! Enjoy!

ROSE GOLD MARGARITAS!
Having a ladies night?! Crank a few of these out to start your cinco!

BASIL INFUSED TEQUILA LEMONADE!
Love herbed cocktails? Me too! Basil is a great compliment but feel free to swap out for any fresh herb that you love. Thyme is one of my favorites!

MANGO MARGARITA POPSICLES!
So simple and refreshing! Great for a hot BBQ line up!

BLOOD ORANGE MARGARITAS!
One of my absolute, if not absolute favorite margarita. If blood oranges aren't available at your market feel free to swap out for other citrus fruits. 

MANGO SALSA!
Seriously the most colorful salsa out there! Leave a fresh bowl out for people to top off their tacos with!

CLASSIC WHITE QUESO DIP!
Nothing says chips and dip like queso! You can keep it classic with just the melty smooth dip or kick it up a notch and top it off with quac and pico!

CHORIZO AND MANGO NACHOS!
The perfect combo of salty and sweet! 
 

BRAISED TEQUILA - BEER CHICKEN TACOS!
Tacos are certainly a Cinco De Mayo staple, feel free to swap out with a few pounds of other braising meat if chicken isn't your fav!

GREEN CHILI CHICKEN & CORNBREAD CASSEROLE!
For all the chili lovers out there this is for you. Same wholesomeness in half the time! 

VEGETARIAN SQUASH & QUINOA ENCHILADAS!
Have any vegetarians coming over? This is the perfect recipe to break out. Hearty AND delicious. 

TEQUILA LIME PIE!
Nothing says Cinco De Mayo dessert like key lime pie made with tequila! 

CHILI MOCHA BROWNIES!
For all the chocolate lovers this is for you. A staple brownie with the a spicy kick!