Cook Yourself Thin: Skinny Meals You Can Make in Minutes (Paperback)

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    Lauren Deen is a multiple Emmy Award-winning lifestyle producer and director for Martha Stewart, Bobby Flay, Food Network,Food & Wine, Walmart, and Conde Nast. She is also the co-executive producer ofCook Yourself Thin (Tiger Aspect/IMG/Lifetime Television). Lauren is the author ofKitchen Playdates (Chronicle 2007) and the coauthor of the New York Times bestsellerCook Yourself Thin. A Blue-Ribbon graduate of Peter Kump's New York Cooking School (now ICE), Lauren lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two young children.
    Lose weight without losing your mind!

    Cook Yourself Thin, a #1 New York Times bestseller, is a healthy, delicious way to drop a dress size without all the gimmicks. Eighty easy, accessible recipes teach readers how to cut calories without compromising taste.

    For some of us, losing weight has always been a struggle. The challenge: figuring out how to cook healthy, low-fat foods that won't leave you hungry, bored, or running for a gallon of ice cream! Cook Yourself Thin shows how to cut calories, change diets, and improve health without sacrificing the foods we love.

    Cook Yourself Thin is not a fad diet. It gives skinny alternatives to your cravings. You can't live without your chocolate cake or mac 'n' cheese You don't have to! There's never enough time to cook Cook Yourself Thin keeps it simple with easy instructions and fun recipes you'll want to make again and again.

    What are you waiting for? Cook Yourself Thin!

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    ISBN 9781401341138
    Genre COOKING / Health & Healing / Weight Control
    Format Paperback
    Pages 234
    Publisher Date 2009-04-28 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Hachette Books
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 9.5 in
    Wdth 7.5 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.4 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Skinny Meals You Can Make in Minutes
    Edition Number 1
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Lifetime Television

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    • Cook Yourself Thin

      The book has very good recipes. I have made several of the recipes and they are very good.

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    • Great recipes

      the book has some great recipes. Saw the book on a show what recommended the book and I am definitely happy with it.

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    • Not ready to cook

      I purchased the book to jump start my diet. The recipes are nice, however it does not have any menu suggestions with calorie groupings. It is simply a cookbook with their philosophy about dieting. The recipes are grouped bye Breakfast, Mains and Sweets. I think this may help me get started, but sitting down grouping the recipes and make shopping list will not be on my list of priorities.

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    • Cook Yourself Thin

      I found the book extremely helpful and informative. I have recommended it to my friends and family. It contains great tasting recipes that will not derail you from a healthy eating life style. The most important factor is that all the recipes use healthy products - no artificial ingredients go into any of their foods!

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    • Hungry

      I'm glad I got the cookbook. I love the tv show and can't right the recipes down as they do it on the show due to editing. My favorite is the portabello mushroom with the fried egg, spinach, and great white sauce. Yummo!

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    • I don't know how.....

      ....... the front cover of this book can honestly say "Skinny Meals you can make in minutes" because almost all of the recipes are at least 15-20 ingredients long with many steps in order to make this food. It would take 20 minutes just to gather up all of the equiptment and food items needed to even start to prepare the meal. Speaking of equiptment, this book suggest that you have everything from a blender to a food processor. What a disappointing purchase. And some of the ingredients are not things that one would just happen to have in their pantry, ie Pine nuts. What a waste to me for believing the front cover of this book.My book did not come wrapped in plastic so I can not even return it according to Overstock.com's return policy on books,( must be wrapped in the original plastic wrap).Note to all, if you have the chance to look at this book at a bookstore before ordering it, less expensive at overstock, I strongly suggest that you do. Who knows? Maybe some of you won't dislike it as much as I do.

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