4 Elegant & Low-Calorie Appetizers from Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa
We know holiday parties are in full swing, which can mean a little more indulging than usual on the food front.
Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa in Miami, Florida, helps make the holidays a little healthier with these four elegant appetizer recipes.
Give one or all of them a try for your next holiday gathering—whether it be a fun cocktail party or a festive dinner event—for some low-calorie and low-fat, but highly delicious, options. Not only are these recipes healthy and tasty, they’re simple and easy to make, too. Get crafty with the presentation and your guests will be wowed.
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Using just a handful of ingredients, this recipe is simple, quick and easy. Opt for wild salmon over farmed, and serve these delightful bite-sized morsels as an appetizer, blended with pasta, as a filler for sandwiches (particularly pita-style) or side dish for dinner, Pritikin’s chef suggests.
“Salsa also goes well on top of green salad, or accompanying poultry or seafood entrees, or over whole-grain rice,” Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa‘s chef says, and artichoke bottoms are no exception. This appetizer recipe takes cute-as-a-button artichoke bottoms and stuffs them with a simple and zesty black bean salsa.
Take the basic potato up a notch with this recipe, which adds delicious lump crab meat and fresh mozzarella to create a (two) bite-sized app for holiday parties and beyond.
From late October to mid-January, grocery stores stock everyone’s favorite tiny, tangy cousin of the orange. They are perfect for much more than just holiday centerpieces and quick snacks; tangerines add a refreshing twist to this scallop recipe.
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