Friday, May 3, 2013

Honoring Our Neighbors in the Most Delicious Way

Did you know that Cinco de Mayo commemorates a pivotal battle in Puebla, Mexico in 1862 that led to the foundation of freedom and unity in the United States? It's true! Cinco de Mayo celebrations slowly spread from the Southwest throughout the US and in Puebla, and now hundreds of major festivals and events honor that unique time in history!

So let's start celebrating a Cinco de Mayo weekend by visiting a few vegan bloggers...

Cinco de Mayo Party from spabettie
Self-serve Raw Taco Bar
Mango Habanero Guacamole
Seven Layer Dip with ‘Noocho Cheese’
[Faux] Huevos a la Mexicana Enchilada
Jalapeno Poppers Two Ways – Spicy and Cheddar
Raspberry Jalapeno Chocolates
Salted Double Chocolate Chili Cookies
Vegan Cinco de Mayo from Sherry and Sandy at Exploits of a Vegan Wannabe
Poblano Queso 
Yucca Chips and Fresh Corn Salsa
Portobello & Bell Pepper Burritos w/Cilantro Sour Cream
Stuffed Poblano Peppers
Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies
Vegan Cinco de Mayo from Gena at Choosing Raw
Chili-Rubbed Sweet Potato Rounds with Guacamole
Mexican Rice Pilaf with Spicy “Cheese” Topping
Smoky Avocado and Cumin Dressing
Raw Tortilla Soup
Raw Corn Tortillas
Mexican “Chocomole” (chocolate avocado pudding with cinnamon and spice)

Cinco de Mayo Vegan Recipes - Updated from Kathy at Healthy. Happy. Life.
Banana Pina Guava Daiquiri
Lemon-y Guacamole
Salsa Verde
Protein-rich Tempeh Tacos
Fresh Citrus Daiquiri
Tomato Rice
Cilantro Smother Sauce (in a burrito or on a burrito!)
Sticky Sweet Plantains
Corn Cake Bean Balls
Daiya-infused Cheezy Quesadillas
Sassy Jicama Fiesta Slaw
Vegan Enchiladas
Triple Stacked Breakfast Quesadilla
Elote - Mexican corn on the cob

And don't forget Puebla's two signature dishes!

Mole Poblano with Tofu from Jai & Bee of Jugalbandi

Chiles en Nogada from Ricki at Diet, Dessert and Dogs

What are your favorite dishes and drinks for Cinco de Mayo?

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