Cinco de Mayo is on its way and although it might look a little different this year, you can still celebrate at home! Pull out the chips and salsa, make some guacamole, and design your favorite taco recipes. Serve your Mexican feast with one of these non-alcoholic mocktails and you’ll be all set!
Margaritas are a classic drink for any Cinco de Mayo celebration. Take them up a notch by adding frozen strawberries, limeade concentrate, orange juice, and lemon-lime soda. Blend with ice for a frozen, slushy treat! Garnish with fresh strawberry or lime for an extra special touch.
Watermelon Green Tea
A quick and easy recipe for Cinco de Mayo or any summer day is this watermelon green tea. Start by pureeing watermelon chunks, then strain until you have just the juice. Add that to some sweet green tea, then pour into a glass and you’re done! Feel free to choose another kind of tea, if you prefer.
Cucumber Lime Agua Fresca
For a light and refreshing drink on a hot summer day, you’ll want agua frescas. You can make these in a variety of flavors including honeydew and pineapple. This recipe calls for cucumbers, lime juice, honey, coconut water, and sea salt. Blend it all together and pour it through a strainer. Add fresh mint leaves if you like!
Frozen Mango “Margarita”
Mangoes are a delicious fruit for the summertime and what better way to enjoy them than in a frozen mango margarita! Blend together orange juice, lime juice, honey, and frozen mangoes. Add crushed ice and blend some more. Pour into a glass with a salted rim and you’ve got a gorgeous, tasty summer beverage!
Enjoy Your Celebration!
You may not be able to spend the holiday with family and friends, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have some fun! Throw up some decorations, prepare a feast, and turn up the Mariachi music in your own home this year!