Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo with a TIU Approved Menu

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Get ready to spice up your Cinco de Mayo celebration! At Tone It Up, we're all about enjoying delicious foods and drinks without sacrificing your goals. That's why we've curated a menu for this weekend’s festivities that's nutritious, flavorful, and Tone It Up approved. From drinks to main courses, we've got you covered! ❤️‍🔥🌶️

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Drink - Blood Orange Margarita

Makes 1 Serving

INGREDIENTS 

  • Kosher salt and lime wedge to rim the glass
  • 1 1⁄2 oz. silver tequila *Exclude for a mocktail
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh blood orange juice (regular OJ works too!)
  • 1 tsp. light agave nectar

INSTRUCTIONS

    1. To rim the glass, pour a thin layer of kosher salt on a small plate. Rub the lime wedge around the rim of a glass and then dip in the salt.
    2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all ingredients and shake well for about 30 seconds. Strain into the rimmed glass over ice.
    3. Garnish with a fresh lime and blood orange slice.



    Dip - Mango Salsa

    Makes 4 Servings

    INGREDIENTS 

    • 3 ripe mangoes, diced to your preferred size
    • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 
    • 2 tbsp seeded and diced  jalapeño
    • 2 tbsp finely chopped red onion 
    • ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
    • 2-3 tbsp fresh lime juice
    • ½ tsp sea salt

    INSTRUCTIONS

      1. Chop and dice all ingredients. Make your salsa as chunky or finely-chopped as you like.
      2. In a small bowl, toss together all of the ingredients. Taste and adjust flavors as needed, adding more salt for overall flavor, lime for acidity, jalapeño for heat, or mango for sweetness.
      3. Serve with tortilla chips, Celery sticks, carrot sticks, bell peppers, or whole grain crackers. We also love to top our favorite grilled protein with this salsa as well.


      Appetizer - Corn & Tomato Summer Salad

      Makes 6 Servings

      INGREDIENTS 

      • 2 cups corn 
      • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

      • ½ small red onion, diced

      • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped

      • 3 tbsp olive oil

      • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

      • ¼ tsp sea salt

      INSTRUCTIONS
        1. Add the corn, cherry tomatoes, and red onion to a bowl, and mix well. Top with chopped basil, olive oil, apple cider vinegar and sea salt and mix again. Enjoy!

        Main Course - Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos

        Makes 2 Servings

        INGREDIENTS 

        • ½ tbsp olive oil 
        • ½ tsp chili powder 
        • ½ tsp kosher salt 
        • 10 medium shrimp 
        • 4 whole wheat tortillas 
        • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro 
        • 1 lime, cut into wedges 
        • ½ avocado, chopped

        INSTRUCTIONS

          1. Heat your grill to medium-high. Mix the olive oil, chili powder, and salt in a large bowl. Add the shrimp and toss to coat. Grill the shrimp until translucent, about 1 ½ to 2 minutes on each side. 
          2. Grill tortillas, until slightly charred, about 20 seconds per side. Place about 5-6 shrimp, avocado, and cilantro on the tortilla then top with your favorite salsa. 
          3. Serve 2 tacos per person with a lime wedge on the side.



          Dessert - Sunset Spice Popsicle

          Makes 3 Servings

          INGREDIENTS 

          • 1 scoop vanilla Tone It Up Protein
          • ½ peeled orange
          • ¼ tsp. cayenne
          • ¼ tsp. ground turmeric
          • ½ cup frozen pineapple
          • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
          • ½ cup sliced carrot
          • ¼ cup Greek yogurt 

          INSTRUCTIONS

            1. Blend all the ingredients until smooth and pour into popsicle mold.
            2. Freeze for about 12 hours or until solid

            Enjoy! If you're looking for more delicious recipes, head to the nutrition section of your Tone It Up app for more ideas and full recipes to make your Cinco de Mayo celebration a hit!

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