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Vegan Cinco de Mayo Recipes

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Vegan Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Many folks confuse Cinco de Mayo with Mexican Independence Day, but these are two different holidays. Cinco de Mayo celebrates a small Mexican army defeating the French in Puebla against all odds. Folks in Puebla still celebrate Cinco de Mayo, but Cinco de Mayo celebrations are actually more widespread in the U.S. than they are in most of Mexico.

Most Cinco de Mayo menus I’ve run across are pretty heavy on the meat, cheese, and sour cream, but you can absolutely make your Cinco de Mayo meal cruelty free. If you’re throwing a Cinco de Mayo shindig of your own, here are some tasty, vegan recipes to help get your menu planning in order!

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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Thank you :)

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Thanks for this.

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6:51PM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

Yummy :-) Thank you!!

9:03AM PDT on May 11, 2012

Thank you

2:01PM PDT on May 5, 2012

Thanks for the recipes

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Thanks for the article.

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