Betty Crocker's Eat and Lose Weight

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9780130743039: Betty Crocker's Eat and Lose Weight

This bestselling classic has been completely updated, modernized and redesigned to be the one-stop kitchen reference for today's cook. New in this edition:
-- All new design, including two-color text
-- Recipes with numbered steps for easy use
-- Preparation and cooking times with each recipe
-- Lighter versions of favorite recipes
-- Timesaving tips to make recipes even quicker
-- 200 all-new color photographs
-- All-new line art to make learning techniques easy
-- Complete nutrition information with each recipe, including percentage of calories from fat
-- Back cover of the book shows sample pages of the interior, so you can see the design even though it is shrink-wrapped

People really rely on Betty Crocker, and all the information they have come to expect is here, revised to be up-to-the-minute.
-- Over 900 recipes, from how to make coffee to rolling a fajita
-- Recipes that call for readily available ingredients
-- Definitions of cooking terms
-- Microwave basics and tips
-- The best -- and easiest -- way to cook anything, from oysters to apple pie to spaghetti squash
-- Photographs to help identify foods, such as types of mushrooms and pasta
-- Step-by-step photographs illustrating cooking techniques
-- Complete roasting, broiling and microwaving charts for meat and poultry
-- Trouble-shooting guides for successful baking
-- Food safety facts
-- High altitude cooking information

Trust Betty Crocker to make cooking easy, fun, and up-to-the-minute!

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Betty Crocker's Eat and Lose Weight Betty Crocker has redefined the word "diet," taking weight loss to a whole new level!

Forget about trendy diets and complicated exercise plans. This easy, two-step weight loss guide shows you how to lose weight safely and effectively while eating the satisfying and delicious food only Betty Crocker can give you. First, Betty Crocker will start you on the path to success by teaching you how to set a weight loss goal. This takes more than stepping on a scale or looking in the mirror?you'll learn how to determine your ideal goal weight based on age, height, heredity and lifestyle. With your weight loss goal in mind, you're ready for Step 1: Eating Smart. Instead of telling you what you can and can't eat, Step 1 gives you the eight basics for building a well-balanced and nutritious diet. Once you master these basics, you'll have the know-how for a lifetime of healthy eating. Step 1 also gives you the facts behind the fiction when it comes to fad diets, so you won't be fooled by the promise of quick weight loss. And check out the Smart Food Choices Chart. Find out which foods will pack on the pounds and which ones will fit sensibly into a healthy eating plan. Then it's on to Step 2: Staying Active, which proves that no matter your fitness level, it's easy to make exercise a part of your life. Think about it: The more active you are,the more calories you'll burn, and the more calories you burn, the more weight you'll lose! Questions about how often you should work out, how long your workouts should be and at what intensity you should exercise are all clearly answered. And don't forget the recipes! Betty Crocker's Eat and Lose Weight is chock full of nearly 150 low-fat and low-calorie recipes that are sure to satisfy, like Veal and Potato Strata with Roasted Peppers, Garlic-Ginger Chicken with Fettuccine and Chocolate Souffl? Cakes. Savor the scrumptious recipes in 60 full-color photographs of dishes for every time of the day. This food tastes so good you'll never know it's good for you, too. Plus, every recipe comes with a tip for Eating Smart and Staying Active to help you stay focused and keep you motivated. And to make it even easier, we've done the planning for you in A Week's Worth of Menus. There, you'll get seven days of breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks, all with nutritional information. So what are you waiting for? Grab a copy of Betty Crocker's Eat and Lose Weight, start the two-step plan and change your life!

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From the Back Cover:

Betty Crocker's Eat and Lose Weight Say good-bye to complicated diets forever. Now there's an easier way to lose weight. It's all about balancing what you eat with how active you are, and this simple equation gets you started on the path to weight-loss success — Step 1: Eating Smart + Step 2 Staying Active = A Healthy New You!

As you follow the two-step plan and watch the pounds melt away, you'll also enjoy delicious food that will always leave you satisfied. We've replaced the fat with flavor and the calories with great taste in recipes such as:

  • Eye-Opening Breakfasts
  • Spring Vegetable Frittata, Ginger Pancakes with Lemon-Cream Cheese Topping, Old-Fashioned Blueberry Muffins, Apple-Kiwi Smoothie Super Lunches
  • Caesar Chicken Paninis, Flank Steak Sandwiches, Gazpacho Pasta Salad with Tomato-Lime Dressing, Rio Grande Turkey Soup Satisfying Snacks' Sides
  • Rosemary Focaccia Wedges, Spinach Quesadillas with Feta Cheese, Thai-Spiced Cocktail Shrimp, Cheddar and Green Onion Biscuits Dinner Delights
  • Mediterranean Chicken with Rosemary Orzo, Marinated Tuna Steaks with Cucumber Sauce, Spanish Lamb and Couscous, Vegetarian Cannellini Bean Lasagna Decadent Desserts
  • Banana Split Ice-Cream Dessert, Orange Cappuccino Brownies, Almond Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce, Blueberry-Lemon Tart
For More Great Ideas Visit www.bettycrocker.com

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