The 150 Healthiest Comfort Food Recipes on Earth The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about How to Make Over Your Diet and Lose Weight While Still Enjoying the Foods You Love and Crave (Paperback)
|Author: Jonny Bowden|
|Comfort 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.|
From the Publisher:
“This book tantalizes my taste buds and is everything I love—real comfort food that is as nutritious as it is delicious!” —Holly Clegg, author of the trim&TERRIFIC® cookbook series
Feel good about satisfying your craving for comfort food! You can now savor the taste—and healthiness—of warm, delicious, and comforting classics including mac ’n cheese, lasagna, chicken nuggets, pancakes, potato skins, and shepherd’s pie, thanks to acclaimed nutritionist Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., and whole foods chef Jeannette Bessinger, C.H.H.C.
The two transform 150 comfort food favorites into good-for-you dishes without sacrificing an ounce of taste by:
- cutting back on sugar to lower blood sugar impact
- increasing fiber and protein
- boosting nutrients with added fruits and vegetables
- focusing on higher-quality fats such as olive oil
- reducing calories by reducing overall fat
The result? Delicious new classics such as: Fresh Phyllo Chicken Pot Pie; Higher-Protein, Lower-Cal Creamy Fettuccini Alfredo; Whole-Grain Home-Grilled Pizza; Satisfying Real-Food Pumpkin Pancakes; Lower-Cal Loaded Potato Skins; and Grass-Fed Italian Feta Meatballs in Tomato Sauce. Your taste buds—and your health—will thank you!