Instead of snacking on chips, nuts, or other unhealthy or fattening foods, indulge in something healthy and delicious. Follow these easy steps to whip up a healthy alternative, and garnish with your favorite fresh herb, such as dill before serving.
Fresh and snappy, your guests can munch on these cucumber slices to their heart’s content because there are just 16 calories per serving.4
Use this versatile sauce on everything from vegetables and tofu to chicken and fish. Plus, it freezes well.
The sweet delicate taste of trout pairs well with the southern heat of Cajun spices. And in Pritikin’s Cajun Trout recipe, you don’t have to worry about astronomically high amounts of salt. Each 4-ounce serving has just 37 mg of sodium. Typical fish dishes using Cajun spices often ratchet up 1,000+ mg of sodium, especially in restaurants.
This one’s always a favorite in our dining room at the Pritikin Longevity Center, and it’s so easy to whip up at home. Pair with a baked or sweet potato, or a quick-cooking whole grain like couscous. Or slice your chicken up and enjoy with a big green salad plus any other veggies you have on hand.
Excellent fish choices for this exotic entree are halibut, cod, tilapia, and snapper. Banana leaves (the leaves of the banana plant) are large, flexible, and waterproof. Throughout the world, in countries like Thailand, India, and Mexico, they’re used as wraps for food. Steaming with banana leaves imparts a sweet flavor and aroma to dishes. Asian and Hispanic markets are your best bet for purchasing them. They’re also available online.