Weight Watchers Take-Out Tonight!: 150+ Restaurant Favorites to Make at Home--All Recipes With POINTS Value of 8 or Less

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Now you can have take-out tonight and every night and still lose weight!
Craving Chinese, Mexican, Thai, or even Japanese for dinner? No problem and no need to worry about the fat and calories thanks to Take-Out Tonight! Based on the Weight Watchers Winning Points® weight loss plan, Take-Out Tonight! serves up more than 150 mouthwatering recipes that reinvent all of America's most-loved take-out dishes -- all 8 POINTS or less! Few people consider, before they stop in for take-out or pick up the phone to call for delivery, how these made-to-order meals fit into their lives if they're trying to lose weight. Truth is, they don't. So let Take-Out Tonight! help you prepare healthy, delicious meals for you and your family using the smart cooking hints people have come to expect from Weight Watchers cookbooks. Take-Out Tonight! includes:
CHINESE CLASSICS, like Shrimp-and-Pork Wontons, Chinese Barbecued Pork, and Szechuan Chicken with Peanuts · MEXICAN MUST-HAVES, like Family-Style Chicken Enchiladas, Chimichurri Steak with Jicama Salsa, and Nachos Supreme · DELI SPECIALS, like Crunchy Chicken Salad Wraps, Reuben Sandwiches, and Crumb-Topped Jumbo Bran Muffins · TOTALLY THAI, like Shrimp Pad Thai and Coconut Rice Pudding · ITALIAN DELIGHTS, like Pizza with the Works, Spaghetti and Meatballs, and Cannoli
Each recipe offers easy how-tos, tips, and complete nutritional information, as well as POINTS per serving. With Take-Out Tonight! there's really no reason to order out -- so get cooking!

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Introduction

It's been said over and over: We're overworked, overstressed, and overbooked. But the fact is that somewhere between office work and homework, cleaning and carpooling, running errands and running a house, you have to eat. Add a family into this chaotic equation and what's a stressed-out wife and mother to do?

Call for take-out.

Recent statistics confirm that ordering out is our generation's way of resolving the daily "What's for dinner?" dilemma. You've also probably noticed that it's possible to walk out of your local market with a fully cooked fresh dinner. Rotisserie chicken or sushi, anyone?

Yet the obvious question arises: How does all this taking out to eat in fit into your life if you're trying to lose weight? Most likely, not very well. It's no secret that whether it's take-out from your local Chinese hangout, the fancy gourmet market, or your town's new Mexican restaurant, portions, fat content, and calorie count of these speedy dishes are, in a word, big.

Welcome to Take-Out Tonight! 150+ Restaurant Favorites to
Make at Home.
We've re-created and reinterpreted you and your family's tasty take-out favorites, keeping fat, calories, and POINTS in mind so that when the craving hits for peanutty sesame noodles, creamy cannolis, filling fajitas, or tasty nachos, you can indulge in your favorites -- guiltlessly.

Our luscious recipes focus on big flavors and feature ingredients that may be new to your cooking repertoire. That's why we've included plenty of helpful hints, as well as listings of the items you'll need to make your kitchen the perfect pantry for creating these delicious dishes at home.

So put down the menu of your favorite restaurant and scan our index for your favorite dish. With Take-Out Tonight! there's really no reason to order out -- so get cooking.

Nancy Gagliardi

Editorial Director

Copyright © 2002 Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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