Boiled Yucca with Mojo

yucca pritikin recipe

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

Whole grain flour may be a good carb, and white flour may be a bad carb, but for weight loss it's best to limit your intake.

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.

Black Beans and Brown Rice

Black Beans and Brown Rice Recipe for Lower LDL Cholesterol

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.

Healthy Black Bean Salad

Black Bean Recipes for Health and Weight Loss

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.

Asian Lettuce Wraps

lettuce pritikin recipe

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

Potatoes Pritikin Recipe

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.

Three Potato Hash

Complex carbohydrates sources such as whole grains, potatoes, yams, and beans are super stars for our health because they deliver fiber as well as mega amounts of other nutrients. The Pritikin Eating Plan suggests at least 5 servings daily. Start with this delish recipe.

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.

Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions

Healthy Mashed Potato Recipe

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!

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