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Tired of always being too hungry (and tired ) to make smart food choices? Ever wonder why the less food you try to eat, the more fat you seem to gain? Ready to start enjoying all your favorite foods and never see an ounce of weight gain? Cook This, Not That Easy & Awesome 350-Calorie Meals is the ultimate cookbook for people who love to eat--even if they don't love to cook. The authors of the best-selling diet and weight loss series Eat This, Not That teach you how easy it is to turn the expensive and unhealthy foods in America's restaurants into fat-blasting superfoods that cost just pennies--and take just minutes to make
Can you believe...
*At Olive Garden, an order of Chicken Parmigiana will cost you half a day's calories--and a day and a half's worth of sodium Cook our Chicken Parm recipe at home and save 730 calories and $9.94
*At T.G.I.Friday's, a Santa Fe Chopped Salad carries a whopping 1,800 calories--the equivalent of three Pepperoni Personal Pan Pizzas from Pizza Hut (You call that a salad ) Try the Cook This, Not That home version and save 1,460 calories
*Hungry for a panini? At Panera Bread, the Italian Combo on Ciabatta comes loaded with more than 1,000 calories and a side of 45 grams of fat (In less time than it takes to order their version, you can whip up ours and save 690 calories)
With this illustrated guide to hundreds of delicious, simple, lightning-quick recipes--along with the nutrition secrets that lead to fast and permanent weight loss--you'll make the smartest choices for you and your family every time.
Additional features in Cook This, Not That: Easy & Awesome 350 -Calorie Meals include:
- A step-by-step illustrated guide to every cooking technique you'll ever need to know
- The 50 Best Foods in the Supermarket
- The Milk Shake Matrix
- The Rules of the Grill
- 12 Ways to Better a Burger
- The World's Best Condiments
- And more
The best-selling weight-loss series that ranks readers favorite restaurant fare now empowers readers to lose weight with recipes for satisfying meals made at home.Studies show that when people eat out they consume hundreds more calories than they would if they ate at home. So it stands to reason that cooking and eating more meals at home is one of the easiest and most effective strategies to lose belly fat. Thats why the authors who have helped millions order smarter at restaurants now extend their life-altering advice to Americas kitchens. Cook This, Not That! Skinny Comfort Foods is not a typical cookbook. While it has recipes and ingredients lists, it delivers much more—an intelligent (and tasty) strategy for controlling the number of calories readers consume. By starting with the best ingredients and the right plan, cooks of any skill level can create delicious meals that actually help them burn more body fat. Best of all, these recipes produce traditional comfort foods like macaroni and cheese, juicy burgers, pizzas, grilled cheese sandwiches—even chocolate chip cookies. Heres the logic: if these foods satisfy their hunger and taste buds, readers will be far less likely to rush for a bag of chips or tub of ice cream two hours after dinner. Cook This, Not That! books have reintroduced hundreds of thousands of people to the joy of cooking by making meal preparation fast and easy and by showing them that they can achieve restaurant tastes right in their own kitchens for a lot less money and much fewer calories.
About the Author
, editor-in-chief of Mens Health
magazine, is the author of the New York Times
bestsellers The Abs Diet, The Abs Diet for Women
and Eat This, Not That!
He is a regular contributor to the Today
He splits his time between New York City and Allentown, PA.
MATT GOULDING is a contributing food and nutrition editor of Mens Health and a former professional cook. He lives in North Carolina.