In the world of diets, low-carb dieting is still very popular. Reformed from its early no-carb version, today's low-carb diet relies on cutting down carbohydrates in your diet and replacing them with protein. Numerous diets today-and even some diabe......more
In the world of diets, low-carb dieting is still very popular. Reformed from its early no-carb version, today's low-carb diet relies on cutting down carbohydrates in your diet and replacing them with protein. Numerous diets today-and even some diabetic diets-rely on cutting carbohydrates. Cooks today are looking for low-carb alternatives that aren't bland diet book recipes. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Low-Carb Meals, Second Edition has lower carb recipes and more vegetarian and vegan selections than before.
As many readers point out, low-carb diet cookbooks read like they were written by scientists, not cooks. Enter cookbook authors Lucy Beale and Sandy Couvillon with more than 330 taste-tempting recipes for low-carb alternatives. Moreover, the recipes have additional nutritional information-not just carb/gram data but also protein replacement data and complex and simple carbohydrates nutritional information. With everything from breakfast (egg dishes, of course) to late-night snacks, Beale and Couvillon offer hundreds of delicious recipes for the die-hard dieter and health-conscious cook that appeal to the family and are easy to make. This cookbook even offers fantastic salads, bread and pasta recipes, grains, potatoes, rice, desserts, fruit options-and even an entire chocolate chapter.
Lucy Beale is creator of the bestselling CD and speaking series Be Thin in Body, Mind & Spirit. She’s the author of several books, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Low Carb Meals, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Glycemic Index Weight Loss.
Sandy G. Couvillon, MS, LDN, is a registered dietician who has taught seminars on the benefits of wholesome nutrition for 25 years, and has been featured on television and radio and in nationally syndicated newspapers. She is the co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Low-Carb Meals.