The 1500-Calorie-a-Day Cookbook

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December 3, 2008


Mixed media product, 208 pages

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0071543856 / 9780071543859


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Breakfast + two snacks + lunch + dinner + dessert = 1,500 tasty and healthy calories

If you want to be healthy and eat a low-calorie diet but the thought of planning every meal makes your head spin, The 1,500-Calorie-a-Day Cookbook is your solution. You'll eat well without sacrificing taste or skipping meals-you can even have snacks!

Choose from such delicious offerings as:

  • Broccoli-Bacon Frittata with Fresh Oranges, Wheat Bagels, and Herbed Cream Cheese
  • Refried Bean and Avocado Stacker Dip with Corn Tortilla Wedges
  • Smoked Sausage Fryers with Speed-Baked Sweet Potato Halves
  • Seared Pork Tenderloin and Horseradish-Rosemary Aioli with Quick-Baked Potatoes, Lemon-Zested String Beans, and Caesar's Tomatoes
  • Frozen Banana[en dash]Peanut Butter Pie

Each mouth-watering, easy-to-follow recipe includes nutritional information and uses ingredients commonly found at your local grocery store. Some meals can even be made in fifteen minutes or less! The hard part is already done for you-each breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipe is approximately 350 calories; desserts and snacks are about 150 calories. Just mix and match recipes for the day and enjoy!

Table of contents

Part 1: Breakfasts
Part 2: Snacks & Appetizers
Part 3: Lunches
Part 4: Dinners
Part 5: Desserts
Appendix: Converting to Metrics

Author comments

Nancy S. Hughes is the author of ten cookbooks and has developed recipes for Weight Watchers, the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association, Betty Crocker, and Better Homes & Gardens. She resides in Daphne, Alabama, with her husband, Greg.

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