Synopses & Reviews
1,000 Lowfat Recipes is the most complete cookbook of its kind. Here is an extraordinary range of simple, healthful, and delicious lowfat recipes for every kind of food you could want to cook, from breakfast to dessert and everything in between. It is the only book you need if you, like so many other Americans, are trying to improve your health by cutting back on fat. Unlike some other lowfat cookbooks, 1,000 Lowfat Recipes is easy to use. Written with the everyday cook in mind, its flavorful recipes are straightforward, simple to follow, as well as quick to prepare: Many take less than half an hour from start to finish. The ingredients it calls for are accessible and familiaralmost all are available at the supermarket. Many of the recipes are lowfat versions of your favorite foods like meatloaf and apple pie, Chicken Nuggets and Lasagna, even lowfat Sloppy Joes and Brownies. Others are Golson's creative inventions. Try Strawberry-Stuffed French Toast for breakfast; Chicken and Pesto Stuffed Potatoes for lunch; Five-Spice Turkey Cutlets for dinner; and Cappuccino Mud Pie for dessert. Some recipes make use of spices and ingredients found in world cuisines, but are cleverly interpreted for home kitchens. Here is an Indian-inspired Tandoori Chicken; innovative pizzas and ravioli from Italy; from China, Kung Pao Chicken and Shrimp Fried Rice. Inexperienced cooks will feel confident using the explicit recipes, while experienced cooks will be inspired by the wealth of creative new recipes the book offers. The recipes in this book, in addition to covering an astonishing range, are unique in their accessibility and versatility; the dishes are simple enough for everyday, delicious enough for company. All of the recipes fit within sensible nutrition guidelines to maximize the eater's pleasure and minimize the cook's efforts. The recipes reduce calories and fat, while emphasizing fresh vegetablestomatoes and carrots, broccoli and greens; complex carbohydrates like rice, beans, and pasta; and lean proteins. All recipes include nutritional analyses for vigilant readers as well as helpful hints and ideas to maximize the home cook's time and effort. Whether you have been cooking lowfat meals for years or you are just beginning to do so, 1,000 Lowfat Recipes is the one resource you cannot be without.
1,000 Lowfat Recipes It's Like Getting 5 Cookbooks for the Price of 1 61 Finger Foods 107 Salads and Dressings 67 Soups 223 Main Dishes 74 Pasta, Grain, and Bean Dishes 131 Vegetables 51 Sandwiches and Casual Meals 42 Breakfast Treats 45 Breads and Muffins 127 Desserts And Even More! Whether you are trying to lose weight, safeguard your health, or just find a reliable collection of simple, flavorful recipes, 1,000 Lowfat Recipes is the book for you. This hefty collection of reliable, straightforward, and lowfat recipes enables you to prepare healthful, delicious dishes every time you cook. Praise for Terry Blonder Golson's work "She understands what makes recipes tick and has adapted that knowledge to create practical dishes in line with a healthful diet." Los Angeles Times "Her positive attitude towards food and her relaxed, realistic approach to cooking make Wholehearted Cooking a pleasure to read and use." The Cookbook Review Visit us online at http://www.mgr.com/mgr/cooking
The ultimate low-fat cookbook
Low-fat eating remains the most popular and medically sound way to lose weight and maintain good health. 1,000 Low-Fat Recipes is the bible of low-fat cookbooks. Here are recipes for every taste and occasion. There are appetizers, soups, salads, and sandwiches. There are main courses (both with meat and without), accompaniments, breads, and desserts. Golson even includes breakfast fare and a condiments and staples section for simple, flavorful cooking. Each recipe is accompanied by nutritional information.
In addition to the tempting body recipes, Golson packs her book with crucial information. She offers nutrition guidelines for healthy eating, a glossary of ingredients, the best techniques for low-fat cooking, and helpful hints for efficiency, menu planning, and improvising. 1,000 Low-Fat Recipes combines practical tips with delicious, foolproof recipes in one inspiring, indispensable book.
About the Author
Terry Blonder Golson has worked in a bakery, cafe, French restaurant, and as the chef at a health spa. A cooking teacher who specializes in lowfat home cooking, she has written for many publications including the Boston Herald, Eating Well magazine, and Country Life magazine. Golson lives in the Boston area with her husband and children.
Table of Contents
Small Bites and Finger Foods.
Entrees: Poultry and Meat.
Entrees: Fish and Shellfish.
Pastas, Grains, and Beans.
Yeast Breads, Quick Breads, and Muffins.
Sauces, Salsas, Pantry Staples, and Beverages.