Mardi Gras Party Recipes

Hosting or attending a Mardi Gras themed gathering? Or looking to cook up a few fun dishes to spice up the usual Tuesday dinner mix? We’ve shared some of our favorite healthy takes on recipes for snacks, apps, and sweets to help you indulge in a slightly less gluttonous, but equally delicious Fat Tuesday! Read on and get ahead of the party prep with help from our full range of food storage solutions to keep your recipes fresh and ready to serve.

Snacks

Cajun Style Roasted Almonds from Ariel Rebel on Honest Cooking
A Cajun twist on the crowd-pleasing snack that’s full of healthy fats, fiber, and protein.roasted_almond02-495x329

Oven “Fried” Okra from Love and Zest
Chow down on crispy & delicious okra that’s lightly battered and roasted in the oven.Oven-Fried-Okra-5348.jpg

Baked Popcorn Shrimp from EatingWell Magazine.
Healthified popcorn shrimp baked and served with a yogurt-based sauce.3759021

 

Apps

Caribbean Citrus Roasted Sweet Potatoes from  Averie Cooks
This citrus & sweet combo is perfect with a Cajun dip like this one from The Live Fit Girls.caribsweetpotatoes-14.jpg

Grilled Eggplant Muffuletta Sandwich from Feasting at Home
A veggie-centric and lighter Muffuletta sandwich.Vegetarian-Muffuletta-Sandwich-100-24.jpg

Skinny Shrimp Po Boy from The Culinary Compass
Sauteed shrimp and greek yogurt remoulade mean all the flavor with fewer calories.IMG_0018

 

Sweets

Homemade Baked Beignets from Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking
It’s hard to healthify a good beignet, but Gemma delivers an awesome baked version.IMG_2030.jpg

Plant Based King Cake from Purple Carrot
Reducing the guilt and not the flavor, this plant-based king cake is dressed (in purple icing and sprinkles) to impress.Vegan_VeganKingCake_Hero-3-e1487859287804

Put on your Mardi Gras beads, crank up the volume, and get to the kitchen!

Have a fave Fat Tuesday recipe you can’t go without? Let us know in the comments.👇

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