Family-Friendly Healthy Recipes From Canyon Ranch (Access Hollywood Live)

Most parents aim to feed their kids nutritious and tasty meals. And, buying and serving healthy dishes doesn’t have to be more expensive.

Canyon Ranch’s corporate chef Scott Uehlein stopped by Access Hollywood Live to spotlight healthy foods that are budget-friendly.

Canyon Ranch is well-known as a health and wellness destination, for celebrities like Eva Longoria, Shakira and Gerard Butler, but Scott also knows how to make meals that are low in cost and high in good-for-you ingredients.

Chicken Kale Peanut Salad

(1 serving)

  • 3 oz. mixed vegetables
  • 1 oz. fresh kale
  • 1 oz. cabbage, diced
  • 4 oz. chicken breast
  • 1.5 oz. peanut dressing (see recipe below)
  • Cilantro sprigs

Julienne cut the kale and rough chop the cabbage. Toss both with mixed vegetables and the grilled chicken breast. Add cilantro to taste. Mix with dressing and serve.

Peanut Dressing

(16 servings)

  • 6 oz. peanuts, roasted
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup low sodium tamari
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 2 tbsp. jalapeno peppers, minced
  • 1 oz. fresh cilantro, chopped

Roast peanuts in 350-degree oven for 4 to 6 minutes, until golden brown. Take roasted peanuts and all remaining ingredients and place them in a blender. Pulse 6 times just to emulsify but not puree. Hand stir in chopped cilantro.

For more healthy recipes, check out www.canyonranch.com.