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This colorful Edamame Broccoli Dip is excellent with vegetable sticks, such as carrots, celery, and jicama, or with low-sodium, baked chips. 45 calories per serving.
December 3, 2017 | Spa Index
Baked Crab Cakes a la Pritikin are a delectable combination of crab, veggies, garlic, egg whites, and salt-free Old Bay Seasoning — and only 50 calories and 70 milligrams of sodium per cake. Delicious and healthy!
December 1, 2017 | Spa Index
Balance by bistroMD is the first meal delivery service to offer chef-prepared meals a-la-carte, without minimums, memberships, or recurring orders. The top-rated diet delivery and weight loss program, bistroMD, created this subscription-free service to provide healthy meals with convenience and flexibility.
October 24, 2017 | Spa Index
From Canyon Ranch Health Spa comes this very fast Pumpkin Crunch recipe. Use it as a breakfast cereal, or eat out of hand or top your yogurt with it. We like to keep a baggie in the car on long road trips — it’s an excellent trail mix.
October 13, 2017 | Kitchens Spa Index
For those of you looking for a veggie burger in place of traditional beef sliders, try this Grilled Portobello Mushroom Sliders recipe courtesy of PureRejuv Wellness Center, a health retreat in the Poconos.
June 22, 2016 | Spa Index
Steer clear of purchased banana chips which are usually coated in sugar (for a fruit already sweet on its own!) and preservatives. Instead, try this simple recipe for Cinnamon Banana Chips. They are great way to satisfy sweet and crunchy cravings at the same time.
June 6, 2016 | Spa Index
With Cinco de Mayo coming up, its customary to serve our favorite Latin American dishes. Unfortunately, the most popular dishes can include cheesy, fatty appetizers, often high in fat. Enjoy this fresh shrimp dish instead!.
April 19, 2016 | Spa Index
These guest favorite Granola Bars are courtesy of Ananda Spa in the Himalayas. The executive Chef, Narenda Sharma, carefully creates recipes for guests which feature wholesome ingredients, like oats, coconut flour and seeds.
January 5, 2016 | Spa Index
These popular Stuffed Mushrooms are intended as a single-serving treat, but if you increase the ingredients, they can be perfect for your holiday table.
December 16, 2015 | Kitchens Spa Index
This colorful Asparagus Ricotta Bruschetta appetizer is full of color and has a flavor terrific for brunch, spa party, or light lunch. It can made with soft ricotta cheese, or consider a fat-free herby substitute, like Laughing Cow or Boursin.
September 2, 2015 | Spa Index
This tasty, tangy cucumber spread is wonderful with fresh vegetables or between very thinly sliced bread for tea sandwiches.
August 12, 2015 | Kitchens Spa Index
You can streamline this recipe by skipping the fresh dough and instead splitting open pita bread rounds at the seam, separating each into an entire round of 1 layer. These bake up very crisp. We’ve also used 1 sheet of lavash, which also gets very crisp.
June 14, 2015 | Kitchens Spa Index
This recipe for Turkey Meatballs Al Forno is a perfect cold weather comfort food dish. Courtesy of California Health & Longevity Institute® near Los Angeles, the Institute offers a holistic approach to healthy living that unites renowned experts in the fields of Medicine, Nutrition, Fitness, Life Balance and Spa.
March 7, 2015 | Kitchens Spa Index
Peanuts and Peanut Butter are strongly flavored foods so a little goes a long way in flavoring this spread, which makes use of low fat or fat free ricotta cheese as another protein source. Together, they make a fluffy peanut spread which is terrific on rice cakes or used as a dip for celery sticks and apple slices — and it’s popular with children and teens.
February 25, 2015 | Spa Index
Try this zesty, savory take on a popular appetizer which benefits from added protein. It’s a handy way to use your hardcooked Easter Eggs!
June 1, 2014 | Spa Index
This is a fun lunch or entree for one. A toasted whole wheat pita takes the place of a flour tortilla, and it is topped with spicy hummus, shredded chicken, chopped veggies and dab of guacamole or fat free sour cream.
May 17, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index
This recipe for Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Caramelized Onions and Herb Dressing is courtesy of UltraWellness and Dr. Mark Hyman.
May 7, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index
This lighter but full-flavored version of hummus, a traditional Mediterranean dip, is a great source of of heart healthy mono-unsaturated fat and lean protein.
April 25, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index
This recipe for Crostini with Lima Bean and Pecorino Puree is courtesy of Cowgirl Chef Paula Disbrowe. We love the green vibrant color, crunchy toast, and find it a nice change from pesto.
April 13, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index
This fast, simple recipe for Honey Cornflake Chicken Fingers is a family pleaser and very nice in a lunch bag at the office.
January 1, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index
Serve this delicious, low-carb and low-fat version of “Fried Zucchini” with your favorite burger or sandwich. Here, it is served with lite Sour Cream. This will surely become a family favorite in your home just as it is in ours.
August 29, 2013 | Kitchens Spa Index
Here’s a recipe that had us thump our heads. Iced Tea Popsicles! Why didn’t we think of that when we had our sweltering 110 degrees summer weather?
August 6, 2013 | Kitchens Spa Index
This recipe uses whole wheat tortillas, reduced fat cream cheese, roasted peppers, and fresh basil. Plus, a tip for why you should roast your own bell peppers.
October 3, 2012 | Kitchens Spa Index
This easy recipe for Cranberry Flax Protein Bars comes together quickly and makes a 20g protein snack bar.
February 19, 2010 | Spa Index
Roasted Garbanzo Beans are easy to make and really tasty. This version is from Canyon Ranch Spa and is a popular substitute for high-fat nuts at parties and a nutritious solution for both brown bag lunches and after-school snack
February 1, 2010 | Kitchens Spa Index