Feliz Cinco De Mayo! *Skinny Girl Margaritas*

Skinny Girl Margarita

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  To many, Cinco de Mayo is a day to chug margaritas and munch on tortilla chips, but this historic days actually commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.  This holiday is mainly celebrated in the United States and in the Puebla region of Mexico.  More recently, Cinco de Mayo has become a celebration of Mexican culture and pride.

So, if you feel like sitting pretty and sipping on a margarita make sure you think before you drink. Try a calorie friendly “Skinny Girl” Margarita, compliments of Bethany from the Real Housewives of New York.     Check out the recipe below.

Skinny Girl Margarita

2 parts Patron Silver

2 parts fresh squeezed Lime Juice

1 part  Triple Sec

Shake ingredients over  ice and pour into a glass cup rimmed with a half sugar & half salt rim.  Garnish with a lime and enjoy. 🙂

Skinny Rita