While most tequila-lovers agree there’s no wrong day to have a margarita, Cinco de Mayo (May 5) is a great excuse to enjoy one at brunch along with other Mexican-inspired foods.
Now that you’ve got something to raise your glass to, there are plenty of SmartPoints®-friendly dishes to turn your toast into a bonafide brunch fiesta—even if you typically get your Mexican food at restaurants.
Actually, digging into a festive Cinco de Mayo brunch without going over your dailies is easier than you think: Whether you end up hosting a Cinco de Mayo party or bringing a dish to a friend’s get-together, the light recipes below can help you fit everything from breakfast tacos to dessert into your Budget. Ready to get cooking? These Mexican brunch recipes will hit the spot and get you in the spirit: