Comfort Food Makeovers

Comfort Food Makeovers Author America's Test Kitchen (Firm)
ISBN-10 193649342X
Year 2013
Pages 326
Language en
Publisher Americas Test Kitchen
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Provides recipes for lighter versions of classic fare, including a turkey-based Bolognese sauce, baked mozzarella sticks, skinnier scampi, steamed egg rolls, and less sugary desserts.

Comfort Food Makeovers

Comfort Food Makeovers Author America's Test Kitchen
ISBN-10 9781936493630
Year 2013-03-01
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher America's Test Kitchen
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Putting the foods you love back on the table We've revamped over 175 feel-good favorites (like creamy Macaroni and Cheese, Meat and Cheese Lasagna, and Fudgy Brownies) including 50 comfort-food restaurant favorites from the likes of The Cheesecake Factory (New York-Style Cheesecake), Olive Garden (Fettuccini Alfredo), Chili's (Nachos), and Au Bon Pain (Cinnamon Rolls) slashing thousands of calories and hundreds of grams of fat along the way. How did we do it? We put flavor first and used our test kitchen experience, smart ingredient substitutions (no fake fats or artificial sweeteners allowed), and innovative cooking techniques to make comfort food that you'll actually be comfortable eating. Comfort Food Makeovers isn't simply a collection of these tested and perfected recipes; it's an arsenal of fat and calorie-cutting strategies you can put to use. Use them to transform your own recipes into better tasting food that's better for you. We include a list of our key go-to ingredients that helped lighten or add flavor to the recipes in the book, as well as the essential equipment we found ourselves using again and again as we developed the recipes over time. Dramatic before and after counts for calories, grams of fat, and grams of saturated fat appear with each recipe, and full nutritional information for the recipes is provided at the back of the book.

Taste of Home Comfort Food Makeovers

Taste of Home Comfort Food Makeovers Author Editors at Taste of Home
ISBN-10 9781617654237
Year 2015-12-22
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The pros at Taste of Home received hundreds of requests to lighten up family-favorite recipes—and they did! Whether cutting calories from a bubbling casserole, trimming fat from a cheesy pizza or skimming sugar from a heavenly dessert, these experts revamped classic dishes while keeping all the mouthwatering flavor in tact. Now they’re sharing their secrets in Taste of Home Best-Loved Makeovers. Inside this brand-new cookbook you’ll find Nutrition Facts with every recipe as well as Diabetic Exchanges, hints and tips for making over your own favorites and more. Best of all, this must-have collection helps you dish out all the comfort you enjoy without an ounce of guilt! Golden potpies, cheesy lasagna, piping hot mac and cheese, decadent chocolate cake…these are just some the favorite foods that home cooks from coast to coast asked Taste of Home to lighten up for them. After all, today’s family cooks want to serve hearty specialties but they also want to keep sugar, fat, carbs, sodium and calories at bay. Now, readers of American’s No. 1 food and entertaining magazine can lean how to trim the fat from classic dishes without cutting back on flavor. The Taste of Home Test Kitchen experts share their secrets for pairing down calories, fat and more with Taste of Home Best-Loved Makeovers. The brand-new title offers more than 340 revamped recipes, each putting a light spin on all-time classics. Complete Nutrition Information with every recipe helps buyers calculate weight-loss points and adhere to particular diet restrictions. In addition, hundreds of color photos and tips on trimming down family favorites make this cookbook a rewarding purchase for anyone hoping to serve best-loved foods without skimping on flavor.

Lose Weight by Eating

Lose Weight by Eating Author Audrey Johns
ISBN-10 9780062378705
Year 2016-04-12
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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Popular blogger Audrey Johns lost 150 pounds in 11 months by eating all the foods she loved. Now she shares her secrets to help you lose weight, too! At 275 pounds, Audrey Johns was unhealthy and unhappy—until the day she vowed to give up the “fake food”—frozen “diet” meals, low-cal sodas, quick-to-make boxed foods—and taught herself to cook her favorites from scratch. In less than a year, Audrey mastered the kitchen and lost more than 150 pounds (more than half her body weight), going from a size 24 to a size 4—all while pinching pennies. Now Audrey shares her story, insights, and clean-eating recipes to help you slim down. Lose Weight by Eating includes more than 130 mouth-watering recipes for family favorites, including pasta, scones, nachos, meat loaf, and cookies—all bursting with flavor but with fewer than 500 calories per meal. Most recipes use simple and inexpensive Smart Swaps and are full of hidden vegetables that keep you feeling fuller longer, and all are picky-kid-friendly and spouse-approved. Imagine losing 8 to 16 pounds the first week and 15 to 25 pounds a month eating skinny pizzas with only 125 calories per slice or 150-calorie cheesecake! Enjoy these delights and more: • “Jelly Doughnut” French Toast • California Club Pizza • Veggie-Packed Lasagna • Cheddar-Stuffed Turkey Burgers • Steak Fajitas • Skinny Watermelon Margaritas • Chocolate Peanut Butter Dip with Fruit • Skinny Cheesecake with Raspberry Drizzle Nutritious food doesn’t have to be boring, expensive, and difficult to make. Lose Weight by Eating is easy to follow because there are no rules, only goals you set for yourself. Complete with a handy six-week meal plan to keep you motivated, Lose Weight by Eating gives you the support and kitchen confidence you need to change your life, your body, and your health.

Fast Food Fix

Fast Food Fix Author Devin Alexander
ISBN-10 9781594863103
Year 2006-04-18
Pages 228
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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A collection of recipes demonstrates how to transform seventy-five popular fast foods into healthier and more flavorful versions of their originals, in a resource that explains how fast-food sauces and flavors can be reproduced with common ingredients while providing instructions on how to modify cooking methods in order to reduce fat content. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Gluten Free Makeovers

Gluten Free Makeovers Author Beth Hillson
ISBN-10 9780738215365
Year 2011-10-04
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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When Beth Hillson was diagnosed with celiac disease more than thirty years ago, she had nowhere to turn to for recipes or support. She embarked on a lifelong journey to help provide delicious and healthy food to others who cannot have wheat—as many as 1 in 133 Americans, according to recent estimates. In Gluten-Free Makeovers, Hillson makes over some of the most popular recipes—from celeb chef favorites to classic comfort foods, from pot pies to pizza, fig bars to croissants—so wheat-free home cooks can have their cake and eat it too. With chapters dedicated to the gluten-free kitchen, preparation basics, a resource guide on ingredient sources, and supplemental info on gluten-free living, Gluten-Free Makeovers offers inspiring meals for both seasoned and novice chefs alike.

From Junk Food to Joy Food

From Junk Food to Joy Food Author Joy Bauer
ISBN-10 9781401950385
Year 2016-02-24
Pages 276
Language en
Publisher Hay House, Inc
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Imagine what it would be like if you could eat all the foods you love—from General Tso’s Chicken and Buffalo Wings to Strawberry Cheesecake and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. But instead of feeling bloated, heavy, and lethargic, you felt light, alive, and healthy. It sounds like a dream, doesn’t it?

This dream is, in fact, reality, and New York Times best-selling author Joy Bauer is here to prove it. In From Junk Food to Joy Food, Bauer lays out the secrets to transforming everyone’s favorite comfort foods into healthier versions of themselves—just like she does in her popular segment on the TODAY show. With a few simple tweaks, readers can create sumptuous dishes with the flavors and textures they crave but without the negative side effects. Instead of making them feel tired and weighed down, these foods will help readers lose weight, alleviate arthritis pain, boost energy, enhance heart health, normalize blood pressure, minimize wrinkles, and so much more. Packed with more than 100 recipes and stunning four-color before-and-after food photography, this book presents some of the most delicious (and typically fattening!) meals, snacks, desserts and drinks—but with a healthy twist.

So get set to gobble down Chicken Parmesan for dinner and top it off with Boston Cream Pie, and still drop two dress sizes in a few weeks. It’s all possible when you turn your favorite junk food into Joy food.

The Primal Low Carb Kitchen

The Primal Low Carb Kitchen Author Kyndra Holley
ISBN-10 9781624141287
Year 2015-06-02
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Page Street Publishing
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Give Your Low-Carb Diet A Healthy, Primal Makeover Without Sacrificing Taste The healthy, low-carb recipes in this cookbook taste so good you'll forget you're on a diet! Think you have to give up biscuits and gravy, waffles, rich sauces and pizza? Think again. The low-carb diet has proven itself effective, but when it's done with highly-processed low-carb alternatives, it is not always as healthy as it sounds. That's where Kyndra Holley comes in. She is the mastermind behind the blog Peace, Love and Low Carb, and has melded the best of both worlds: a time-tested low carb approach with healthy, whole-food Primal ingredients. Following the Primal template, Kyndra cuts out grains and gluten and emphasizes whole, unprocessed, "real" foods. A lifelong foodie with personal experience losing weight on the low-carb diet, Kyndra brings you mouthwatering comfort food recipes such as Caramelized Onion and Prosciutto "Mac" and Cheese, Italian Meatballs with Tomato Cream Sauce, Chili Dogs, Eggplant Lasagna and more. After all, who says dieting has to be about sacrifice? You'll feel fuller, radiant and satisfied thanks to these healthy, nutrient-dense low-carb meals.

The Gut Makeover Recipe Book

The Gut Makeover Recipe Book Author Jeannette Hyde
ISBN-10 9781786481535
Year 2016-06-16
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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'LIFE-CHANGING. THE MOST PRACTICAL GUT GUIDE.' Dr Rangan Chatterjee of BBC1's Doctor in the House The Gut Makeover: This is more than another fad diet. This is a lifestyle you'll want to adopt for life. Join the thousands of people who are transforming their bodies, minds and overall health with this groundbreaking gut diet for a healthier, happier and lighter you. Packed with over 100 recipes to make your gut-health transformation easy, delicious and fulfilling, The Gut Makeover Recipe Book also explains the revolutionary new science that reveals that the state of our gut is central to our weight and health -and will help you control your weight, improve your skin, sleep better, lift your spirits and strengthen your immune system for good. Weekly meal plans, dinner party inspiration and perfect, quick week-night recipe ideas include: Peruvian ceviche Courgette Bolognese Seabass with Salsa Verde Pil Pil Prawns with green leaves ... and many more. There's no calorie counting and you won't go hungry, so what are you waiting for? Join the Gut Makeover revolution today!

The Gut Makeover

The Gut Makeover Author Jeannette Hyde
ISBN-10 9781784297732
Year 2015-12-31
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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'LIFE-CHANGING. THE MOST PRACTICAL GUT GUIDE.' Dr Rangan Chatterjee of BBC1's Doctor in the House Transform your body with this 4-week health plan for a healthier mind and body. This is more than another fad diet. This is a lifestyle you'll want to adopt for life. Revolutionary new science has shown that the state of our gut is central to our weight, health, immune system and mood. Packed with easy-to-follow advice, the latest science, meal plans and delicious recipes, The Gut Makeover is a radical new approach to eating and living. The Gut Makeover is the only book you'll need to control your weight, improve your skin, sleep better, lift your spirits, and strengthen your immune system for good. 'I dropped a dress size. I feel mentally clearer, far less emotional, have got rid of an ongoing chest infection and sleep better on a regular basis than I have in months. So much so that a few months later I'm still eating according to the plan, which doesn't feel like a hassle at all.' The Times

Food Health and Happiness

Food  Health  and Happiness Author Oprah Winfrey
ISBN-10 9781250126542
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Flatiron Books
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Oprah Winfrey will be the first to tell you, she has had a complicated relationship with food. It’s been both a source of delight and comfort for her, but also the cause of an ongoing struggle with her weight. In Food, Health, and Happiness, Oprah shares the recipes that have allowed eating to finally be joyful for her. With dishes created and prepared alongside her favorite chefs, paired with personal essays and memories from Oprah herself, this cookbook offers a candid, behind-the-scenes look into the life (and kitchen!) of one of the most influential and respected celebrities in the world. Delicious, healthy, and easy to prepare, these are the recipes Oprah most loves to make at home and share with friends and family. From simple pleasures like Unfried Chicken and Turkey Chili, to such celebrations of freshness as Tuscan Kale and Apple Salad and Pasta Primavera, this is food as it should be: a taste of happiness, a ritual to be shared, a toast to life.

The Forks Over Knives Plan

The Forks Over Knives Plan Author Alona Pulde
ISBN-10 9781476753317
Year 2014-09-16
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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From the creators of the groundbreaking documentary comes the New York Times bestselling diet plan Sanjay Gupta called “the prescription you need to live a long, healthy life”—a plan to transition to a delicious whole-foods, plant-based diet in just twenty-eight days. The trailblazing film Forks Over Knives helped spark a medical and nutritional revolution. Backed by scientific research, the film’s doctors and expert researchers made a radical but convincing case that modern diseases can be prevented and often reversed by leaving meat, dairy, and highly refined foods off the plate and adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet instead. Now, The Forks Over Knives Plan shows you how to put this life-saving, delicious diet into practice in your own life. This easy-to-follow, meal-by-meal makeover is the approach Doctors Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman (featured in the documentary) use every day in their nutritional health practice—a simple plan that focuses on hearty comfort foods and does not involve portion control or worrying about obtaining single nutrients like protein and calcium. In just four short weeks you’ll learn how to stock your refrigerator, plan meals, combat cravings, and discover all the tips and tricks you’ll need to eat on the go and snack healthily. You’ll also get 100 simple, tasty recipes to keep you on the right track, beautiful photographs, a 28-day eating guide, and advice throughout the book from people just like you. Whether you’re already a convert and just want a dietary reboot, or you’re trying a plant-based diet for the first time, The Forks Over Knives Plan makes it easier than ever to transition to this healthiest way of eating…and to maintain it for life.

Now Eat This

Now Eat This Author Rocco DiSpirito
ISBN-10 9780307767530
Year 2010-08-18
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Ballantine Books
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FRIED CHICKEN, MACARONI AND CHEESE, BROWNIES, AND 147 OTHER FAVORITE RECIPES UNDER 350 CALORIES In this delectable cookbook, award-winning chef Rocco DiSpirito transforms America’s favorite comfort foods into deliciously healthy dishes—all with zero bad carbs, zero bad fats, zero sugar, and maximum flavor. What’s more, Rocco provides time-saving shortcuts, helpful personal advice, and nutritional breakdowns for each recipe from a board-certified nutritionist. So prepare your favorite foods without the guilt. Finally, a world-class chef has made healthy food taste great! From the Trade Paperback edition.

The 150 Healthiest Comfort Foods on Earth

The 150 Healthiest Comfort Foods on Earth Author Jonny Bowden
ISBN-10 9781592334827
Year 2011-09-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Fair Winds Press (MA)
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DIVComfort food is one of the hottest trends in cooking these days and healthy cooking duo Jonny Bowden, PhD, and Jeannette Bessinger will show readers how to make the foods they love more nutritious and delicious than ever. Readers won't feel deprived with healthier versions of mac 'n cheese, chicken nuggets, pot roast, French fries, and chocolate cake, among others. The two transform traditional comfort food into healthy meals by swapping in healthier, more nutritious ingredients, such as whole grains, adding fresh produce to normally "all-white" meals, and using healthy fats, such as olive oiland avocados. The whole family can enjoy these tasty recipes and feel good about what they're eating./div