Cooking that Counts:
1,200- to 1,500-Calorie Meal Plans to Lose Weight Deliciously
by The Editors of Cooking Light
Lose weight and love it with 150+ amazingly tasty recipes and smart tips to stay on track.
Cooking that Counts delivers sustainable 1,200-1,500 calorie-controlled meal plans packed with tasty food in an easy-to-use format. Unlike other weight-loss plans that rely on processed meals and preportioned snacks, the Cooking Light solution emphasizes delicious meals prepared with whole, natural foods and teaches proper portion sizes to ensure you lose weight and keep it off, for life.
With more than 150 recipes, readers will enjoy menu variety (hopefully picking up some new favorite recipes along the way!) as well as some flexibility to enjoy desserts and alcohol while still losing weight. More than just a cookbook, the Cooking Light editors offer suggestions throughout to create full meals that meet daily calorie goals, as well as providing simple serving suggestions for sides to help readers stay on track without feeling deprived. Readers will find information about fresh, convenient options for when time is tight, including suggestions for healthy readymade foods, shopping guidance, and make-ahead tips.
I saw this book in a post at Beth Fish Reads. Since the food on the cover looked light and healthy, I decided to look at the book at the library, and when I saw that the carb count was included for each recipe, I checked it out. I’m watching my carb intake and recipes with the carb count make it so easy to keep track. All the recipes look easy to make and sound good. I usually eat the same things for breakfast so I’m planing on making a few of the recipes for lunch and dinner. I try to eat 35 g. carbs per meal and most of the recipes for lunch and dinner are that or less.
This is a great book for anyone wanting to lose weight, but also for anyone wanting to keep track of the carbs they eat.
I’d give this book a 5★
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