In this Carrot and Pineapple Salad, always a hit in Pritikin’s dining room, the tart lime juice balances beautifully with the sweet pineapple. Each 1-cup serving is just 45 calories. What a yummy way to shed excess weight!
This healthy recipe pairs well with just about anything — salmon, chicken, or game meat like bison and venison. It’s also a superb go-to for quick-fix lunches or snacks. Ladle some into whole-wheat tortillas stuffed with crunchy veggies. Pour a cup or two into some chicken or vegetable stock for an easy soup. Or blend a big scoop of your beans and rice with a big bowl of lettuce greens and sliced tomatoes for a filling lunch salad.
Double or triple the recipe for a great potluck party side dish. On busy weeknights, it’s also wonderful to have on hand in the fridge. Scoop some of your black bean salad into a whole-wheat tortilla, or blend with some crispy Romaine lettuce for a really big-sized salad. Enjoy with some fresh corn on the cob.
Here’s a fabulous fusion of tropical flavors, a colorful combination that’s sure to delight your dinner guests, and brimming with healthful nutrients.
Give your balsamic vinegar salad dressing a whole lot of zip with this recipe, plus garden-fresh complexity, compliments of the fresh basil, garlic, and shallots. And all for much less sodium, fat, sugar — and money — than most store-bought vinaigrettes. This dressing will keep well in the refrigerator for about one week.
Here’s something new for your salads! This dressing, a favorite among guests at the Pritikin Longevity Center, has loads of Caribbean punch – sweet bananas, zesty chili. Yes, your salad greens are going to explode with flavor! Don’t like cilantro? Just remove it. Really like it? Add more!