Tag: cinco de mayo

The Chef’s Take: Chicken Mole Verde from Tamer Hamawi

by in Chefs and Restaurants, April 30, 2014

“It’s called mole verde oaxaqueno, and we love it because it’s probably the lightest, simplest and freshest of moles,” says Tamer Hamawi, owner of Gran Eléctrica, in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood. In this recipe, Hamawi’s beloved mole cooks down with crisped chicken legs and a scattering of plump white beans. This particular mole hails from Oaxaca,Read more

5 Ingredients: Mix-and-Match Quesadillas

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, May 5, 2011

Yes, quesadillas are tortillas and cheese but they can be so much more! Using fresh ingredients and a light amount of flavorful cheese, this Mexican favorite makes a delicious and healthy meal. Fire up any of these 5-ingredient combos for a Cinco de Mayo spread or a quick weeknight dinner.

Make Your Own Margaritas

by in Healthy Recipes, May 3, 2010

Some celebrations call for magaritas, but lots of alcohol, sugary add-ins, and a super-sized glass and you’ve got a 600+ calorie cocktail. Take part in the fiesta with our recipes — all under 275 calories.

A Spicy, Low-Cal Cinco de Mayo Menu

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, May 2, 2009

The 5th of May holds special significance in our house – mostly because we just love Mexican food. Have a fiesta at your house and celebrate the bold and spicy flavors with this Mexican-inspired menu.