Quick & Healthy Cooking For Dummies

Quick & Healthy Cooking For Dummies

  • Publish Date: 2000-02-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Lynn Fischer
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Think eating healthy is too expensive and too much trouble? Think the Food Pyramid just cant 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 McDonalds. With the right preparation and cooking tips, youll soon have your family beating a path to the kitchen for food that is truly fasta cinch to make and so delicious, its 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 favoritesfrom Barbecued Chicken and Beef Stroganoff to Eggplant Parmesaninto 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 pyramidsincluding ones for young children and adults over 70
  • Creating a lowfat and fatfree pantryincluding peanut butter, jams, jellies, preserves, dried fruit, candy and cookies
  • Mastering quick and healthy cooking techniques

And once you start cooking, youll 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 dressingsincluding Nicoise Salad, Egg Salad with Dill, Waldorf Turkey Salad, Thai Peanut Dressing, Poppyseed Dressing
  • Savory soups, snacks, and sandwichesincluding Chicken Noodle Soup, Onion Soup, Mexicali Burgers, Walnut Chicken Salad Sandwich
  • Delicious entresincluding Panfried Barbecued Chicken, Pork and Apples, Shrimp with White Wine Sauce
  • Pasta and riceincluding Macaroni and Cheese, Linguine with Creamed Clam Sauce, Beef Stroganoff over Noodles, Mexican Rice and Beans
  • Fabulous dessertsincluding 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 youve 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 athleteall year-round!

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