Instead of using heavy mayonnaise and white potatoes, opt for fat-free sour cream and sweet potatoes, which are a great source of potassium, dietary fiber and many vitamins. With the added diced apples, this salad is the perfect balance of hearty, crunchy and sweet.
Creamy, mashed potatoes are the perfect side dish to a number of entrees. These spuds are a great way to get fiber and other nutrients from complex carbohydrates, yet when they’re loaded with heavy cream it can quickly diminish their value. This winter, try out one of Pritikin’s most popular recipes.
Calabaza or calabaza squash, also known as the West Indian pumpkin, is a
pumpkin-like squash with a wonderfully rich sweet flavor and firm texture.
It is popular in the Caribbean as well as Central and South America, and is
often sold in the U.S. in Latin markets, already chopped into chunks. If you
can’t find calabaza, regular pumpkin is a fine substitute.
A sinfully tasting (yet oh-so good for you) dessert! Traditional parfaits can be full of fatty, calorie-dense ingredients like cream, and can pack in as much artery-clogging saturated fat as a cheeseburger! There is zero saturated fat in our Pritikin parfait, and less than 100 calories per serving.
Throw in just about any veggies already in the crisper, especially the crunchy ones. Here’s a combination that guests love at the Pritikin Longevity Center.
Guests at the Pritikin Center love this recipe! It’s full of flavor and so simple to make. Serve it with a salad or brown rice and you have a very healthy meal in minutes!
Two tablespoons of regular Thousand Island dressing packs in about 120 calories and 300 mg of sodium. Our tasty Pritikin Thousand Island Dressing has just 20 calories and 15 mg of sodium.
This creamy cucumber and dill sauce is ideal for fish. The lemons give it a burst of added flavor.