Calorie Counters - Good cookbooks or websites for low cal eating
02-07-2010, 09:42 AM
I am in need of some new cookbooks for low cal cooking, any ideas?
I have the following...
Hungry Girl - 200 under 200 (i love this, has some great things in it)
Biggest Loser - Family Cookbook (it is ok, a few good things)
Any other suggestions? Maybe even a website?
I am in need of more meals. I have breakfast and lunch down but we have a large family and I am trying to come up with some "new" ideas for them. We all eat low cal, well the calories we should eat.
02-07-2010, 10:55 AM
Cooking Light magazine is fantastic, and their website has thousands of recipes archived :) www.cookinglight.com You can also buy annual cookbooks that contain a full years worth of recipes.
02-07-2010, 11:00 AM
Vegetarian Times Magazine
The Eat Clean Diet by Tosca Reno
Eat Clean Magazine
02-07-2010, 11:06 AM
I think to look at what is mentioned and also look at the calories on the weight watchers recipes. They are healthy and all of them have the calories listed. I am going to use my cookbooks I have bought from them in the past but I am going to work calories vs. points so I can relax a bit and enjoy my personally tailored to suit me Plan.
I also know about good balancing of food in a day but have gotten frustrated because what my body needs on some days is different than other days. Also, I can satisfy my yearn for some carbs without a feeling of guilt and cheating. I need more flexibility and don't mind using calories to keep the day making sense.
02-07-2010, 11:20 AM
I have found some really good recipes on www.eatingwell.com.
02-07-2010, 11:36 AM
I have found some really wonderful recipes on sparkpeople.com
02-07-2010, 03:00 PM
Thanks ladies, I am looking into these.
I am not a huge fan of cooking light, I have found that they just do not fit (budget wise) a large family.
02-07-2010, 09:25 PM
I was just going to say cooking light and eating well.
In particular, Cooking Light: the essential dinner tonight cookbook because it gives the whole game plan for the entree/side/veg thing. I like not having to think about it too much. :)
I've found some tasty recipes on george stellas website. I have ordered one of his cookbooks but it hasn't arrived yet. I searched through the recipes online and tried a few first. I love them!
02-09-2010, 04:08 PM
the taste of home guilt free cookbook is AMAZING.
02-10-2010, 04:13 PM
Wow Gracie-Anne thanks so much! This looks wonderful. I am going to try it out!
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