Heartland Health Spa is located just 90 miles south of Chicago, in Gilman, Illinois. Once a busy dairy farm this destination health spa stays true to its roots by providing a welcoming, unpretentious, and nurturing environment for guests to relax, unplug and focus on lifestyle goals.
Chef Barb Peters and its registered dietitians are committed to providing you with a maximum level of nutrition, presented in delicious and satisfying ways.
The Heartland Spa Recipe Collection is available for purchase. Here is one of the popular recipes for Peanut Butter Spread.
Peanut Butter is a strongly flavored food 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.
- 1 container (15 ounces) fat-free ricotta cheese
- ¼ cup peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon honey
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon vanilla
- ¼ teaspoon almond extract
- Place all ingredients in food processor; process until smooth.
- Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.