Eat Fit King Cake: Low Carb, Gluten Free, Dairy Free
Ochsner’s clean-label king cake now available in stores and online
Photo Credit: Swerve
Mardi Gras revelers can indulge in the season’s most beloved sweet treat without busting their New Year’s resolutions, thanks to the Eat Fit King Cake. On sale in select stores throughout Louisiana and Texas and available for purchase online now, the Eat Fit King Cake is gluten free, grain free, low carb, sugar-free, dairy free and all natural, without sacrificing flavor.
Centered on an all-natural clean ingredient label, the Eat Fit King Cake is made with almond flour and coconut flour. It’s sweetened with locally-made Swerve, a natural, plant-based sweetener, with no artificial sweeteners or colors. Each serving has just two grams net carbs and zero sugar.
Visit EatFitKingCake.com for full nutrition facts, as well as a list of retailers in your region. The Eat Fit King Cake is available online and offers two-day shipping nationwide. Local retailers selling the guilt-free delicacy include:
New Orleans Area
- Robert Fresh Market (4 locations)
- Langenstein’s Market (3 locations)
- Whole Foods Market (3 locations)
- PJ’s Coffee (multiple locations)
- Home Malone (2 locations)
- Lakeview Grocery
- Ochsner Pharmacy & Wellness (Jefferson Highway)
- FUEL Café + Market at Ochsner Fitness Center - Harahan
The Eat Fit King Cake is an offering of Eat Fit, a nonprofit initiative of Ochsner Health System. Ochsner Eat Fit was founded in 2013 to make nourishing, balanced meals more readily available in New Orleans restaurants. Since its founding, Ochsner Eat Fit has expanded to restaurants across Louisiana and recently released the Ochsner Eat Fit Cookbook, allowing people to bring nutritious gourmet meals into their own kitchens.
The Eat Fit nutritional criteria is designed for people who want to simply eat clean, look better or feel better, as well as individuals with health issues including inflammatory conditions, diabetes, high blood pressure or obesity. Today Ochsner Eat Fit partners with more than 300 restaurants across the state and can be found in some of Louisiana’s most iconic spots including the Mercedes Benz Superdome, Audubon Zoo and the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Even local students benefit—Ochsner Eat Fit is available in schools through Pigeon Catering & Events in New Orleans.
About Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Health is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the #1 ranked hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report and is recognized as a “Best Hospital” across two specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only facility in Louisiana to be recognized as a top 50 children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report for three consecutive years. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
About Ochsner Eat Fit
Eat Fit is a nonprofit initiative of Ochsner Health System, designed to help the community live their healthiest, strongest lives possible. Free to all restaurants and foodservice partners, Eat Fit encourages nutritious choices whether an individual is looking to lose weight, feel better or look better, as well as help to manage health issues including diabetes, cholesterol and high blood pressure. With more than 100 unique partners in the New Orleans area, Eat Fit NOLA has expanded to Eat Fit Northshore, Eat Fit BR, Eat Fit Acadiana, Eat Fit Shreveport – and, coming soon, Eat Fit Monroe – in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Louisiana. Follow Eat Fit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and visit www.OchsnerEatFit.com for more information about Eat Fit in your region.