Synopses & Reviews
With more than 19 million copies in print worldwide, the best-selling phenomenon continues with South Beach Diet Parties and Holidays Cookbook containing fabulous all new recipes for healthy, delicious South Beach Diet-friendly entertaining.
The famed Miami Beach cardiologist who has helped millions of people worldwide to lose weight and eat healthier with his best-selling South Beach Diet books now addresses the special challenge that can undermine anyones willpower—the irresistible lure of diet-busting dishes at festive occasions.
As the more than 20 menus and 150 easy, all-new recipes in this cookbook prove, theres no need to give up favorite holiday and party dishes to stay on the South Beach Diet. Dr. Agatston explains that healthy entertaining is not a matter of deprivation, but of "simply making as many good choices as possible." His new book provides those choices, putting a healthy twist on favorite entertaining meals for every occasion, whether its a family Christmas Eve dinner, a Thanksgiving feast, a Passover Seder, a football fest in front of the TV, or a backyard barbeque with the neighbors. Readers will also find:
• practical tips and helpful (and healthful) hints throughout—including make-ahead suggestions, ideas for nonalcoholic cocktails (mocktails), ways to use leftovers, and more
• 55 full-page color photographs that illustrate the finished dishes along with ideas for stylish table settings and centerpieces
With more than 19 million copies in print worldwide, the bestselling phenomenon continues with fabulous, all-new recipes for healthy, delicious South Beach Diet-friendly entertaining. The famed Miami Beach cardiologist now addresses the special challenge that can undermine anyone's willpower--the irresistible lure of diet-busting dishes at festive occasions.
About the Author
Arthur Agatston, M.D., is a preventive cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In 1995, Dr. Agatston developed the South Beach Diet to help his cardiac and diabetes patients improve their blood chemistries and lose weight. Since then, his book The South Beach Diet and its companion titles have sold more than 22 million copies. Dr. Agatston has published more than 100 scientific articles and abstracts in medical journals, and recently he received the prestigious Alpha Omega Award from New York University Medical Center for outstanding achievement in the medical profession. He lives in Miami Beach with his wife, Sari.