Book Review: Quick and Healthy Recipes and Ideas

Quick, healthy and able to lay flat on the counter

With the new, third edition, Quick and Healthy Recipes and Ideas (for people who say they don’t have time to cook) is another ‘spike it in the endzone victory dance’ for people who don’t think they have time to cook, and who follow a moderate-carb, low-fat weight loss regimen.
Award-winning author and registered dietitian, Brenda J. Ponichtera’s latest incarnation of easy-to-use tips and tricks are sure to delight busy folks everywhere.
From the back cover:
Designed for anyone who wants to eat healthier but doesn’t have lots of time, this third edition offers a wealth of nutrition and time-saving tips; delicious, quick-to -prepare, low-fat recipes; and 20 weeks of easy menus–each with a grocery list! Perfect for anyone trying to control their weight, as well as anyone with heart disease or diabetes. This is one cookbook dietitians and physicians are recommending to all their patients.

Features of this book that are deliciously appealing extend beyond the hundreds of practical, healthy recipes. She also provides 20 weeks of easy dinner menus, each with a grocery list, a listing of recipes and what to add as a complement, ideas for quick meals that don’t even require a recipe, weight loss and exercise tips, time-saving ideas and products worth trying, tips for reducing fat, cholestrol and sodium, a staples grocery list, listings of recipes nutritionally by carbohydrates, and a detailed nutitional exchange for each recipe.

On top of this, consider some of these meals: Salmon cakes (6 net carbs per serving), Pizza meat loaf (1 net carb per serving), Roasted Eggplant Medley (4 net carbs per serving) are just a few of the favorites you will find in this book.
The spine lays flat of ease of use in the kitchen, and the information inside is a fantastic resource for people following a moderate-carbohydrate, low-fat weight loss plan.
Number of pages: 334
Size: 8 X 8, comb binding
Paperback
Publisher: Small Steps Press, Virginia
Publication Date: 2008
To order: Diabetes.org
Or call: Call: 1-800-232-6733
This book can also be found at Amazon.com, Borders books, and Barnes and Noble.
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