Eat like the French
Mardi Gras is french for Fat Tuesday so eat like the French in the book French Women Don’t Get Fat. Eat and enjoy a small amount.
No Fast so No Feast
Instead bring your Tupperware and Beads to the dinner party. Pack about half of your oversized portion and eat the other half on WEDNESDAY!
Focus on Friends not Food
Create Club Mardi Gras – celebrate with a dance party. Have friends wear masks, bring beads, and dance in celebration.
Secure a snack
Before leaving work make sure you are not starving, eat a snack to prevent overeating at the party. Try a eating a carbohydrate and a protein together such as low fat Greek yogurt with a handful of berries to balance your blood sugar pre -party.
Cap it at a Cup
Don’t miss the creole just serve yourself a cup full of the lobster bisque or broccoli hollandaise.
Navigating French Creole Fare:
Forgo the fried eggplant and forge forward with shrimp remoulade.
Choose the red remoulade as the white is mayonnaise based.
Choose the avocado and crabmeat salad.
Get the girlled Possion Provença.
Save room for dessert, just eat a few small bites like the French do.