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Smart Chefs Stay Slim: Lessons in Eating and Living from America's Best Chefsby Allison Adato
Synopses & Reviews
Chefs are around delicious, tempting food all day. So how do they manage to look good while eating so well? When People magazine editor Allison Adato found covering the restaurant world was taking a toll on her own waistline, she turned to top chefs for their secrets. Here, more than three dozen greats like Eric Ripert, Thomas Keller, Rick Bayless, Tom Colicchio, and Michelle Bernstein reveal how to:
Always enjoy the food you love
Choose big flavors for maximum pleasure
Read a restaurant menu and indulge the way smart chefs do
Cook the easy, satisfying meals that pros prepare at home
Use lemon, salt, and olive oil to make almost any dish terrific
End your day with a square of chocolate
You dont have to cook like a four-star chef to eat like one! Like so many Americans, celebrity chefs also face the strain of balancing a good diet with a busy lifestyle. Now they share their own smart tips, scrumptious recipes and personal stories of losing over 100 pounds, of taking off baby weight and eating with kids, and of celebrating a love for food without sacrificing health—all while indulging an appetite for life.
How do you stay thin with a job like that? This is the question many food loving mortals often pose to celebrity chefs. Clearly they indulge in their love of food, so how is it that they can enjoy the tantalizing dishes we see them create and still look fit, fabulous, and photo-shoot- ready?
Like so many Americans, celebrity chefs also face the strain of balancing a good diet with a busy lifestyle full of temptation. Now chefs like Michelle Bernstein, Eric Ripert, Tom Colicchio, Rick Bayless, Jacques Torres, and Cat Cora share their own stories on how you can keep your love for food-without foregoing a healthy life.
About the Author
Allison Adato is an award-winning journalist and senior editor at People magazine. Her work has appeared in Los Angeles Times magazine, and she was a staff writer at Life magazine. She lives in New York City.
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