Spotlight Recipes: Mardi Gras Madness

This Mardi Gras celebrate Southern-style food without sticks of butter, mounds of meat, and gobs of heavy cream. These top healthy picks will make your mouth water and have your guests begging for more.

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Just because they call it "Fat Tuesday" doesn't mean you need to interpret that literally. Celebrate Mardi Gras tomorrow with Southern-style dishes but leave the sticks of butter, mounds of meat and gobs of heavy cream off the shopping list. These healthy picks will make your mouth water.

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    Satisfying Soup
    Southern-Style Sides
    Must-Have Mains
    No-So Fat Tuesday Desserts
Need more ideas? Check out last year's Mardi Gras menu »
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