If you’re on a low fat diet and want to enjoy a variety of tasty, low fat recipes, these low fat diet books will hit the spot. Each one is filled with healthy, delicious low fat recipes that will keep your diet fresh and keep you motivated.
1. Cooking Light Annual Recipes 2009
In their 13th installment of this annual cookbook, Cooking Light magazine pulls together over 1,000 low fat recipes from the pages of their magazine. This is more than just a collection of recipes. There are over 100 menus, over 50 staff favorite recipes, and endless information on the latest cooking techniques, the best ingredients, and state-of-the-art kitchen equipment.
2. The New American Heart Association Cookbook
The 7th edition of the heart-healthy classic contains over 700 pages chock-full of recipes, 600 to be exact. But it doesn’t stop there. You will find advice on changing your eating habits, tips on grocery shopping, what to look for on food labels, low fat cooking lessons and much more. Not many photos, but lots of info for the low fat cook.
3. South Beach Diet Quick & Easy Cookbook: 200 Delicious Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This book not only offers great low fat diet recipes, but it also fits in your busy schedule. As the title points out, there are 200 recipes that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less. This is fantastic for those of you who don’t have time to make most low fat recipes. Another bonus is that most recipes use 10 or fewer ingredients, making this book even more approachable.
4. You: On a Diet: The Owner’s Manual for Waist Management by Michael Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet Oz, M.D.
This isn’t just a cookbook, it’s a complete plan. This book doesn’t focus on the scale but on your waist size as the measurement of health and risk of obesity. There is a two week plan that is aimed toward losing two inches from the waist. There are recipes, workouts and eating plans aimed toward reducing the dangerous belly fat that is the biggest threat to heart health.
5. The Best Life Diet Cookbook by Bob Greene
Bob Green, personal trainer and best-selling author, provides all the tools you need to succeed in this low fat diet cookbook. There are three phases in his Best Life Diet plan, and he provides a number of easy meal plans and low fat recipes for the busy dieter. You’ll find more then 175 low fat recipes, and many of them are family-friendly, helping you bring healthier food options to every member of your household.
Whether you are maintaining your weight or just beginning your weight loss journey, these books will equip you for success. Each has a different approach, but all have amazing recipes to keep your diet fresh. Whether you are looking for new breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert or even slow cooker recipes, you’re sure to what you are looking for in these books.