Quick and easy mardi gras recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style

CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style

My buddy, Ed, of Puerto Rican descent, spent his time in the Air Force in Central and South America. Ed's favorite dish: ceviche! He tells endless…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
7 votes
9692 views
Chicken Kabobs

Chicken Kabobs

These kabobs are colorful, tasty, and make a great dish for any summertime party.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
14647 views
Tailgating Coleslaw

Tailgating Coleslaw

A good coleslaw can serve as an all-purpose side dish. It goes with barbecue, with sandwiches, with grilled chicken, even steaks.

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
215 views
Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Starting off with an appetizer? An easy way to make seared scallops, pan fried outside on the grill in a little olive oil. After they are browned…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
15 votes
5210 views
Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

This sauce recipe deserves 5 stars! I adapted the original recipe by adding the zest from the fresh orange and lemon. Also used coarse-grain brown…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
249 views
Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Easy Mediterranean Chicken

This is a tasty, easy little marinade that takes minutes to prepare, and gives grilled chicken an awesome flavor. The lemon gives it a very nice…

GrillKing
Mar 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
15873 views
Creole Pralines

Creole Pralines

Better than a cookie (sorry bakers, but this is a Creole group) and with the true taste of New Orleans, Creole Pralines are one of the signature…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
2211 views
Sugar Free Cocktail - Frozen Strawberry Daquiri

Sugar Free Cocktail - Frozen Strawberry Daquiri

If you're looking for a recipe for entertaining, and need to watch calories, sugar or carb intake, this is a…

Teodora Pogonat
Jan 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
5418 views
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Everyone will thank you for this one make double if you have big eaters this has never failed me .... This is a very heavy, creamy filling side…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
4 votes
7184 views
Spanakopita Dip

Spanakopita Dip

So yummy! Great for parties and get togethers. Original recipe is posted here but I leave out the dill because I am not a big fan of dill. Serve…

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
629 views
Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
21865 views
Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

I have made this recipe for years. There is none better - or so I've been told by some serious and knowing Creole cooks. And while some may say…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
2 votes
2469 views
Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

So I didn't find a recipe I liked for this and had to bungle my way through it alone. But it turned out pretty darned good! Nice crispy crunch, and…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2012
Professional
2 votes
3640 views
Pepper Squash Soup

Pepper Squash Soup

This soup is creamy, velvety, tasty and could be served as an entrée for a special meal and occasion.

Mitch
Aug 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1505 views
BEST EVER FRUITY FIBRE RUSKS / BOERBESKUIT (SOUTH AFRICAN)

BEST EVER FRUITY FIBRE RUSKS / BOERBESKUIT (SOUTH AFRICAN)

Moorishly fruitful with a citrusy burst on the tongue! Makes: 72 + 55 = Total 127 Rusks using a 72 & 55 Rusk…

Gypsy-Rose Belladonna Kilachef
Aug 2012
Advanced
1 vote
2050 views