Healthy Mardi Gras Meals

Healthy Recipes and Nutrition,Nutrition
March 8, 2011

In honor of not-so-Fat Tuesday, we share our favorite Mardi Gras meal ideas.

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If you're family plans to feast on Fat Tuesday, try some of these healthier alternatives.

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Heart-Smart Sweet Potato Muffins

Get your daily servings of whole grains—deliciously.

Spicy Cajun Shrimp with Edamame Mango Succotash

Edamame lend a beautiful green pop of color to this spicy dish.

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Red Beans and Rice with Kielbasa

Turkey sausage updates a traditional New Orleans recipe.

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Shrimp Salad

This light and creamy salad features sweet, succulent shrimp.

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Shrimp, Sausage and Quinoa Jambalaya

For a healthy boost, quinoa replaces rice in this jambalaya.