Quick & Healthy Cooking for Dummies

Quick & Healthy Cooking for Dummies

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Think eating healthy is too expensive and too much trouble? Think the Food Pyramid just can't stack up against a double order of Big Mac and fries? Well, eating sensibly can be as delicious and easy as picking up an order at McDonald's. With the right preparation and cooking tips, you'll soon have your family beating a path to the kitchen for food that is truly fast-a cinch to make and so delicious, it's gone in an instant.

In Quick & Healthy Cooking For Dummies, TV food host and expert Lynn Fischer shows you how to restyle all of your old favorites-from Barbecued Chicken and Beef Stroganoff to Eggplant Parmesan-into light, healthy, and flavor-rich dishes. She gives you tips on daily food requirements and on turning your kitchen into a storehouse of healthy eating even a spa chef would envy. Page after page brings you up to speed on maintaining a dietary lifestyle that keeps you in optimal health, with tips on:

Measuring nutritional values for saturated fat, high and low cholesterol, calories, sodium, and fiber Age-appropriate food pyramids-including ones for young children and adults over 70 Creating a lowfat and fatfree pantry-including peanut butter, jams, jellies, preserves, dried fruit, candy and cookies Mastering quick and healthy cooking techniques

And once you start cooking, you'll be surprised and delighted at how much flavor your new cooking regimen contains as well as how quick and easy it all is. Let your kitchen and palate become acquainted with these mouthwatering selections:

Speedy salads and salad dressings-including Nicoise Salad, Egg Salad with Dill, Waldorf Turkey Salad, Thai Peanut Dressing, Poppyseed Dressing Savory soups, snacks, and sandwiches-including Chicken Noodle Soup, Onion Soup, Mexicali Burgers, Walnut Chicken Salad Sandwich Delicious entrées-including Panfried Barbecued Chicken, Pork and Apples, Shrimp with White Wine Sauce Pasta and rice-including Macaroni and Cheese, Linguine with Creamed Clam Sauce, Beef Stroganoff over Noodles, Mexican Rice and Beans Fabulous desserts-including Apple Brie Pockets, Key Lime Pie, Quick and Easy Chocolate Mousse, and Lemon Cloud

With its over 140 recipes, a cheat sheet of handy cooking tips, sixteen pages of tempting, full-color photos, black-and-white illustrations, and humorous cartoons, Quick & Healthy Cooking For Dummies lets you fulfill every food craving you've ever had, while styling recipes to the daily demands of schedule and dietary needs. With Quick & Healthy Cooking For Dummies you can feast like a king and feel like an athlete-all year-round!

Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2000.
ISBN: 9780764552144
Characteristics: xxvi, 356 p. : ill. (some col. ; 23 cm.


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