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A Healthier Cinco de Mayo: 12 Mexican Dishes To Feast On This Weekend (RECIPES)

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the smart way this weekend with better-for-you versions of Mexican fare that you can make at home. From easy enchiladas, to spicy nachos and guac, to flavorful chicken chili and margaritas, you'll wonder why you ever considered going out to eat. Party on!

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  • Spinach and Turkey Enchiladas

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/spinach-and-turkey-enchiladas/13e68c31-1583-45ba-98d8-ac07ece91d18?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Extra-lean ground turkey breast is a delicious alternative to ground beef in this family-pleasing enchilada casserole.

  • Steak Fajitas with Tomato-Corn Relish

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/steak-fajitas-with-tomato-corn-relish/90008a51-e992-4701-a48d-862e8597e5a6?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Prep Time 30 min Total Time 7 hr 15 min Servings 12

  • Healthified Garlic Guacamole

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/healthified-garlic-guacamole/78a01be6-15cd-4521-8802-390ed52edfcf?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Holy guacamole! The healthified version of this fiesta favorite has a garlicky kick. Olé!

  • Chicken Tortilla Soup

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/chicken-tortilla-soup/4e7373ee-43ca-425a-a4e0-b9e8583d1002?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Calories 190 Fat 7g Saturated Fat 1g Sodium 710mg

  • Fresh Tomato Salsa

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/fresh-tomato-salsa/92186981-344b-4abb-a39b-3e6a5504ae69?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Fresh vegetables combined with citrus juice and jalapeño chile give this salsa a wonderfully refreshing flavor.

  • Honeydew Margarita

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/honeydew-margarita/695a33f6-d976-4d01-81d8-d9f7089e725f?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Blogger Brooke McLay from <a href="http://www.cheekykitchen.com/" target="_blank">Cheeky Kitchen</a> makes an unbelievably fresh, simple margarita with the addition of cool honeydew melon.

  • Creamy Key Lime Chicken Enchiladas

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/creamy-key-lime-chicken-enchiladas/eb02eb7a-c556-40f9-9f98-56b93418d9e6?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Calories 280 Fat 7g Saturated Fat 2 1/2g Sodium 740mg

  • Healthified Mexican Bean Salad

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/healthified-mexican-bean-salad/fee6a14d-228b-4d37-9458-36e207290945?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Bean salad gets sassy and healthier, too. This version has 15 percent fewer calories, 30 percent less fat and 68 percent more vitamin A than the original recipe.

  • Mexican Chicken Chili

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/mexican-chicken-chili/889d7197-0a2f-4057-9694-983d9f62526d?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Prep Time 10 min Total Time 7 hr 10 min Servings 8

  • Spicy Chicken Nachos

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/spicy-chicken-nachos/bfeeba97-e23e-4eec-a92d-6555b302dfeb?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Calories 190 Fat 6g Saturated Fat 1 1/2g Sodium 470mg

  • Healthified Chicken Quesadillas

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/healthified-chicken-quesadillas/a80eb1b4-d5e7-4c75-8b84-aa0e6cb2d321?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Mexican food is known for having lots of flavor. We were able to keep the flavor, while cutting fat and calories, in these chicken quesadillas.

  • Cilantro-Lime Salsa

    <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/cilantro-lime-salsa/557a060b-1cce-454b-bf02-d7b8298ca06c?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a> Quick, easy and fresh describe this tasty tomato salsa that's great with chips or spooned over chicken or fish.

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