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11 Vegan Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

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Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, here are 11 of my all time favorite Vegan Mexican Recipes. You’ll love my creamy pumpkin seed guacamole, tempeh tacos, cheezy quesadillas, colorful loaded nachos topped with homemade cashew sour cream, baked enchiladas and a luscious watermelon lime frosty – these festive vegan, dairy-free recipes will have you wishing everyday was Cinco de Mayo!

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  • Fresh Citrus Daiquiri 1 of 11
    Fresh Citrus Daiquiri

    This frosty refreshing daiquiri can be served virgin or not. Vibrant fresh citrus flavor with every sip.
    Make a Citrus Daiquiri.

  • Rainbow Slaw 2 of 11
    Rainbow Slaw

    Every fiesta needs some cooling, veggie-filled slaw. This colorful slaw is topped with creamy diced avocado. Creamy citrus tahini dressing and peppery accents. Eat as a salad side - or use this slaw to top tacos.
    Make Rainbow Slaw, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.

  • Chipotle Tofu Tacos 3 of 11
    Chipotle Tofu Tacos

    Here are a few recipes to make your fiesta meal happen! Chipotle tofu, superfood lime quinoa and some sweet goji mango guacamole fills this plate.
    Make Chipotle Tofu Tacos with all the sides, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.

  • Watermelon Lime Strawberry Frosty 4 of 11
    Watermelon Lime Strawberry Frosty

    This pink lime and berry accented watermelon frosty is the perfect virgin fruity sip to pair with your meal. Or you could add in some tequila for the adults - if you'd like!
    Make a Watermelon Strawberry Frosty

  • Fun Party Tacos 5 of 11
    Fun Party Tacos

    These build-your-own party tacos are filled with as many toppings as you'd like! Crunchy slaw, black beans, vegan sour cream, salsa and even some melty vegan cheese.
    Make party vegan tacos, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.

  • Veggie Plantain Enchiladas 6 of 11
    Veggie Plantain Enchiladas

    Enchiladas have always been one of my favorite foods to order at Mexican restaurants. So I was thrilled to find how easy it was to many a vegan version!
    Make vegan enchiladas.

  • Cheezy Bean Quesadillas 7 of 11
    Cheezy Bean Quesadillas

    This quickie vegan recipe is the perfect party snack or appetizer. Pan-fried triangles ooze creamy beans and melty vegan cheese.
    Make Cheezy Quesadillas.

  • Nachos 8 of 11
    Nachos

    Grab a pie pan and layer in your toppings to craft some seriously cravable, colorful nachos. This party-approved platter includes spicy nacho cheese sauce, diced veggies and some homemade cashew sour cream!
    Make vegan nachos, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.

  • Elote Corn 9 of 11
    Elote Corn

    The classic Mexican recipe elote is perfect for Cinco de Mayo - and here is a vegan version - topped with chili, cheese, vegan buttery spread and some nutritional yeast. Healthy yet amazing!
    Make Elote.

  • Pumpkin Seed Guacamole 10 of 11
    Pumpkin Seed Guacamole

    This twist on guacamole is sure to please. Peppy crushed pumpkin seeds add flavor, texture and nutrition to each delicious bite.
    Make Pumpkin Seed Guacamole, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.

  • Tempeh Tacos 11 of 11
    Tempeh Tacos

    Craving some flavorful - yet not so traditional - tacos? Try these spicy sweet tempeh tacos loaded with tempeh cubes and some sassy watermelon radish slaw.
    Make Tempeh Tacos, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.

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