Last Tuesday was Mardi Gras! As lovers of all things New Orleans, z and I always celebrate!
z read my mind and brought home some Abita!
Blackened tilapia, black beans (cooked with the “holy trinity”), rice, avocado, and cornbread!
For dessert, I made my own colored sugar (granulated sugar and food coloring) to put on top of the baby king cakes.
(Even though they sort of look like king cakes, these are really just super healthy, vegan cupcakes I made using a mini bundt pan)
Happy Mardi Gras, ya’ll!
Here’s how we’ve celebrated Mardi Gras in the past: