Get the Skinny on Jazz Fest Dishes Under 300 Calories
Get the Skinny with Molly
We all have our Jazz fest favorites, those once-a-year, gotta-have-it indulgences that you can only get at the Fair Grounds during these two weekends. But, if you’re out there for multiple days of the Fest, you¿ll want to incorporate some lower-calorie nutritious food and drink options throughout. Today we¿re Getting the Skinny with Molly on five Jazz Fest favorites under 300 calories!it¿s definitely okay to splurge on some of Jazz Fest¿s specialty foods… that¿s why we make good choices most of the time ¿ so that we can relish in these splurge-worthy faves, guilt-free!But if you¿re out there for multiple days of the Fest, it¿s a good idea to have some lower-calorie nutritious food and drink throughout, and keep the high-cal splurges just an occasional treat. Top 5 Jazz Fest options under 300 calories and 10 grams of fat:In Congo Square:¿ Benachin¿s - poulet fricassee (chicken on a stick) & jama-jama (sautéed spinach) o Together, under 300 calories - - just lean protein + veggies, no white carbs¿ Palmer¿s Jamaican Cuisine - Caribbean fish with steamed vegetables (can get extra veggies in place of rice) In Heritage Square:¿ Ba Mien Vietnamese Cuisine¿s goi cuon (spring roll), easy on the dipping sauce and & shrimp bun (skewered shrimp), request over a bed of lettuce instead of vermicelli. o Together, both are <300 calories, less than 5 grams of fat, minimal white carbsIn Food Area I:¿ Smitty¿s boiled crawfish o 115-1500 calories, depending on portion o All protein ¿ no white carbs, very low in fat, almost no saturated fatIn Food Area II: ¿ Taqueria Corona o shrimp taco & chicken tacoo Well-seasoned and topped with just pico de gallo, the tacos are still a low-fat, low-calorie option
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