8 Healthy Mardi Gras Recipes

Featured Article, Healthy Meal Ideas, Healthy Recipes and Nutrition
on February 27, 2014
Ditte Isager

Cajun food is about as synonymous with New Orleans as jazz and debauchery. If you can’t make it to the French Quarter this weekend, bring the flavors of Louisiana to your table with these 8 lightened-up Creole and Cajun recipes, perfect for your at-home Mardi Gras celebration.

Shrimp & Crab Gumbo

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Seafood Gumbo

seafood gumbo

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo


Slow-Cooker Chicken Crockpot Gumbo


Shrimp Creole


Red Beans & Rice

red beans and rice

Stewed Okra & Tomatoes

stewed okra and tomatoes

Chicken Jambalaya 

chicken jambalaya