Yucca, also known as cassava, is a Latin American root vegetable with a potato-like flavor and texture that is very absorbant, so it easily takes on the flavor of any other ingredients combined with it when baked, boiled, or sauteed. Mojo is the signature marinade of Cuba.
Black Thai rice is an exotic addition to any meal! It is naturally sweet, and actually dark purple in color when cooked, and full of nutrients.
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.
This is an exciting small-plate addition to a party. It allows each guest to pick and choose their own ingredients for their Asian-style wrap. And it allows you to say, “Everything’s 100% Pritikin healthy — very low in calories, sodium, sugar, and fat, and very high in fiber and beneficial nutrients.”
Aloo Phujia is a potato, onion, and tomato stew with a spicy Indian kick. Serve over brown rice for a wonderfully filling vegetarian main dish or side dish.
Ah yes! With Pritikin living, potatoes are a big wonderful “yes!” Enjoy these healthy hash browns. So savory, but completely free of added fats and salt.
Why mess up your arteries with all the butter and cream of regular mashed potatoes when you can enjoy the rich piquant flavors of this recipe, and with no added fat. It’s a feast for both you and your heart!
Oh, the rewards of easy, healthy cooking! Here’s a creamy, comfort-food-style creation – Mashed Potatoes With Corn and Fat-Free Cream. It’ll fill you up, but not out.