Healthy Carb Cookbook For Dummies
USA Weekend, over a quarter of the adults in the U.S. have tried a low-carb diet. Many people have enjoyed lasting success. Others have felt mystified or deprived and given up!
Whether you re a first-timer or a try, try-againer , this book helps you get with the low-carb program and stick with it! Building on the success of Low-Carb Dieting For Dummies, it gives you loads of nutritional information plus more than 100 sumptuous low-carb recipes like Crunchy Brunch Oatmeal Pecan Waffles, Caribbean Chicken, Chile Spiced Broccoli, and Lemon Torte with Raspberries. Low-Carb Cookbook For Dummies includes:
A complete nutritional analysis for each recipe so you can t go wrongLots of recipes for dishes with 5 carbs or lessRecipes that de-carb no-nos like Southern fried chicken and Philly cheese steak sandwichesRecipes for soups, seafood, and meat dishes, including pork chops, lamb and steaks (with a steak chart so you can chart a low-carb course)Recipes for great desserts, including chocolate specialties and cheesecakeVegetarian recipes and crock pot specialtiesTerrific wrap recipes using lettuce, tortillas, or crepesGuidelines for eating low-carb when you re dining out or brown-bagging it
Author Jan McCracken, a health advocate and low-carber for more than ten years, has written two low-carb cookbooks and is a contributor to numerous low-carb publications. Having fallen off the low-carb wagon several times herself, she alerts you to things that can sabotage your success and clues you in on carb counting and techniques that have worked for her. You ll get started right with:
Mini-courses on low-carb math and on low-carb nutritition and the glycemic indexA shopping list for stocking a low-carb kitchenThe scoop on different kinds of carbs and artificial sweetenersTips on using spices creatively for variety and flavorAdvice on incorporating exercise, including taking the first step (and lots more steps) with a pedometerTips for reducing stress (a common cause of bingeing)
With this information, you won t be mystified. With the fantastic recipes, you won t feel deprived. You will be inspired to stick to a low-carb lifestyle one that can help you lose weight and feel healthier!
- Paperback | 388 pages
- 185.4 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 589.68g
- 14 Jul 2005
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
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About Jan McCracken
Fabulous Foods' Low-Carb Newsletter and
CarbSmart Online Magazine, as well as her own online newsletter.
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With sumptuous recipes and information on nutrition, this terrific cookbook helps you make the switch to healthy carbs. Get the skinny on the basics of low-carb living. Get recipes that de-carb favorite foods like Southern fried chicken and lasagna. If you've tried low-carb, but felt mystified or deprived, this is your key to success.
Discover how to
Prepare low-carb and healthy carb meals, snacks, and desserts Eat low-carb on the go Stock a carb friendly kitchen Make low-carb cooking easy with a crock pot Get in and out of the kitchen quickly
Table of contents
Part I: Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Counting Carbs.
Chapter 1: Taking Control of Carbs In and Out of the Kitchen.
Chapter 2: Raising Your Total Carb Awareness.
Chapter 3: Organizing and Shopping for the Low-Carb Kitchen.
Chapter 4: Adopting a Healthy, Carb-Conscious Lifestyle with Ease.
Chapter 5: Completing the Wellness-for-Life Puzzle: Putting Your Body in Motion.
Part II: Low-Carb Cooking Made Easy.
Chapter 6: Waking Up to Breakfast.
Chapter 7: Soothing Your Low-Carb Soul with Soup.
Chapter 8: Building More Than Just a Salad.
Chapter 9: Living a Low-Carb Life by the Sea.
Chapter 10: Stickin with Chicken in Your Low-Carb Lifestyle.
Chapter 11: Visiting the Meat Counter.
Chapter 12: Serving Up Veggies Galore.
Chapter 13: Dazzling Low-Carb Desserts.
Part III: Expanding Everyday Low-Carb Cooking.
Chapter 14: Outsmarting Cravings with Low-Carb Snacks and Dips.
Chapter 15: Wrapping It Up, Low-Carb Style.7
Chapter 16: Coming Home to Slow-Cooked Comfort Foods.
Chapter 17: Even More Delightful Dishes with 5 Net Grams of Carbs or Less.
Part IV: Eating Low-Carb on the Town and on the Run.
Chapter 18: Taking the Low-Carb Road to Restaurants.
Chapter 19: Brown-Bagging It, Low-Carb Style.
Chapter 20: Cooking Dinner in a Low-Carb Heartbeat.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Easy Ways to Simplify Your Low-Carb Cooking.
Chapter 22: Ten Foods to Eat More Of.
Chapter 23: Ten Carb-Counting Web Sites.
Appendix: Common Abbreviations and Metric Conversion Guide.