Appetite for reduction : fast & filling low-fat vegan meals / Isa Chandra Moskowitz.
Publication year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Lifelong ; London : Perseus Running [
ISBN: 9781600940491 (pbk.) : 1600940498 (pbk.) : 9780738214412 (ebook) : 0738214418 (ebook) :
'Appetite for Destruction' is a weight-loss cookbook featuring 100 recipes, from spinach lasagna to Manhattan glam chowder,- that are fewer than 400 calories per serving, low in fat and sugar, and high in fibre.
256 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
There are some very good recipes in here for those who'd like to watch their fat intake for a while but still eat tasty food that's not too time-consuming or expensive to make. The Sanctuary Dressing is my favourite recipe in this book, it's extremely easy to prepare, tastes good and takes the place of mayo in most dishes but with a fraction of the calories and a good deal more protein. I also tried the Scarlet Barley (good, but watch out it doesn't burn after adding the beetroot), the Mango Barbecue Beans (also good, but don't use too large a mango or it tends to take over) as well as the Lotsa Veggies Lentil Soup (too much tarragon for my taste, but a perfectly solid recipe apart from that). I like that there is nutritional information by each recipe which tells you not only the caloric value but also how much iron, vitamin A and other goodies each serving will provide. There are also some useful tips, although they're scattered around in a slightly annoying way (e.g. there are about
Other titles by the author