Healthy Options To Enjoy on Cinco De Mayo

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Happy Cinco De Mayo! It's a day for chips, guac, and margaritas! That doesn't mean you need to sit out of the celebration. Follow these tips for a healthy Cinco De Mayo!

The Margarita:

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Full Swap: Have Tequila & Club with Lime instead of a frozen Margarita 

= Savings of 170 calories

Half Swap: Margarita on the Rocks instead of a Frozen Margarita 

= Savings of 100 calories

Pro Tip: Take this after drinking for NO HANGOVER...we wouldn't kid about such a thing!

The Apps:

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Full Swap: Ask for Jicama or Veggies to dip instead of chips (hint: a serving of chips at a Mexican restaurant can run up to 600+ calories because they are sometimes deep fried)

= Savings of 550 calories

Half Swap: Put a handful of chips on your plate and alternate with veggies

= Savings of 400 calories

Dinner:

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Full Swap: Order Fajitas and don't use any of the wrappers instead of a cheese Quesadilla

= Savings of 300 calories

Half Swap: Order Fajitas and use one of the wrappers instead of a Cheese Quesadilla 

= Savings of 200 calories