Wellness + Nutrition | Eat healthy at Hogs for the Cause!

Chief Andrew Lu of Get Your Mom and Dim Sum and his team “Pig Latin” present two Eat in shape dishes, Scallion Ranch pork tacos and kimchi salad and crackers for this year Pigs for the causea two-day event with tons of music and great food, with a mission to help families battling pediatric brain cancer.

On the menu this year:

  • Ranch Pork Tacos with Green Onions | 340 calories, 15 grams fat, 4 grams saturated fat, 250 mg sodium, 26 grams carbs, 3 grams fiber, < 1 gram sugar, 0 added sugar, 27 grams protein
  • Kimchi and cracked coleslaw | 50 calories, 1.5 grams fat, 0.5 grams saturated fat, 190 mg sodium, 8 grams carbs, 4 grams fiber, 4 grams sugar, 0 added sugar, 3 grams protein

Pigs Details:

  • April 1-2, 2022 @ UNO Lakefront Arena Grounds
  • Several stages, many bands, hours of music!
  • Tickets start at $50 per day, buy your tickets here

Pig Latin is a team founded by Ochsner doctors, many of whom actually care for pediatric brain cancer patients, so this cause is near and dear. The Pig Latin team begins its 13and year with Hogs for the Cause and is complemented by many renowned community leaders and chefs, all of whom share their passion.

Pig Latin is known throughout the festival for Coach’s Cracklin’, which was also a top 10 fan favorite last year. This year, they also have the distinction of offering the only Eat Fit approved dishes throughout the festival.

Chef Andrew Lu, owner of local pop, Get Your Mom & Dim Sum (@getURdimsum on Instagram) is adding his unique twist to Pig Latin’s menu this year. For the first time ever, Pig Latin will be offering TWO Eat Fit menu items: “Kimchi and Cracklin’ Slaw” which is Chef Andrew’s personal creation and “Mopped Whole Hog Street Tacos” featuring the whole hog, roasted overnight. at the festival.

With sponsorship from Ochsner Children’s Hospital, Pig Latin has been a top fundraiser for the past few years. Come to the Pig Latin tent to see the team in action and support an incredible cause. And when you purchase your festival tickets, click “Pig Latin” from the drop-down list to give their team credit for your purchase.

Follow Pig Latin on social media! Instagram: @teampiglatin and Facebook: Team Pig Latin

Link to donate: https://hogsforthecause.rallybound.org/hogs-fest-2022/TeamPigLatin


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Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD is a New Orleans registered dietitian and nutrition journalist and founder of the nonprofit Ochsner Eat Fit restaurant initiative. Tune into his podcast, FUEL | Wellness + Nutrition and follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @MollyKimballRD. See more Molly articles + TV segments on www.mollykimball.comand sign up for the weekly Eat Fit Wellness Bites newsletter, here.


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