Spice things up at the next birthday bash you host with a make-your-own taco bar.
At the taco bar: tortillas (corn tacos and flour tortillas), taco filling (turkey, pork, chicken, or whatever meat the birthday guests prefer), black or refried beans, salsa, guacamole, shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, sour cream and taco sauce. Whip up a pot of Spanish rice to eat alongside. Since many kids don't like spicy foods, be sure to keep the lid on the hot sauce.
Mix a pitcher of virgin sangria -- grape juice, club soda, fruit and ice -- to keep hot palates cool.