Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Cinco de Mayo Mexican Dinner


My boys loved our Cinco de Mayo Breakfast so much that we used our same idea to make this fun Cinco de Mayo Mexican Dinner!  This was so much fun to make and they really loved it!  

Cinco de Mayo Mexican Dinner

2 Whole Wheat Tortillas
Shredded Cheese
Black Beans
Yellow Mexican Rice
Tomato
Sour Cream

We cut around the edges of the tortillas into a smaller circle and saved the scraps to make the face details.  Sprinkle cheese in between the two tortillas and microwave for 1 minute. We made yellow rice and then placed it on top for the sombrero.  We used sour cream for the eyes.  We used cooked black beans for the hair, eye brows, pupils, & mustache.  We cut out the nose, eye lids, lips, & ears using kitchen scissors from the tortilla scraps.  We cut a few strips from a tomato to decorate the sombrero.

Here are my 2 youngest amigos with their Cinco de Mayo Quesadilla!


My 2 year old was so excited to have a mustache!:)


Here is my 6 year old with his fun Cinco de Mayo Mexican Dinner!


Here are some of our other Cinco de Mayo fun food creations....











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14 comments:

  1. What a great Cinco de Mayo post! Love the foods, and your creativity! I found you through Pinterest, and would love it if you'd link up to my Cinco de Mayo Round-Up Linky party. :) http://discoveringtheworldthroughmysonseyes.blogspot.com/2013/04/cinco-de-mayo-round-up-linky.html Thank you!

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  2. Love it - so cute! Pinned it to make with the kids, my boys would love this!

    Samantha D
    http://cooksandcreates.blogspot.com/

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  3. I love that it's a whole meal in one :) would love if you would share this on our #kidsinthekitchen linky http://lookwhatmomfound.com/2013/04/prepping-before-baking-kidsinthekitchen.html

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  4. SUPER adorable! Thanks for the great ideas -- and just in time for May 5!

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  5. Your creations are so adorable. I'm so sorry I added the wrong blog my post on facebook. I deleted it and posted it again correctly. Have a nice weekend. ~Sheryl @ Lady Behind The Curtain~

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  6. This is so cute and something i feel like I can do. I just pinned this!

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  7. I lived in Mexico for a few years and these posts are really making me smile. I shared them on my FB page and they were well received. Hope you got some traffic to your great ideas!

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  8. So cute! I will have to make this with my boys. Thank you for sharing on Thursday's Treasures. I've featured it on Week 84!

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  9. He is so cute! I just saw this featured on a link up and had to stop and tell you how much I like it.

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  10. What a fun idea! Your guy looks amazing! I featured this today at TGIF - http://www.123homeschool4me.com/2013/05/tgif-linky-party-74.html

    Feel free to grab an I was featured button if you like. Thanks for sharing your creativity with the rest of us & I hope you'll stop by and link up again today!!

    Have a great weekend,
    Beth

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