Low Fat No Fat VegetarianAuthor: Anne Sheasby
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: July 2006
More than 180 deliciously meat-free dishes with all the taste but none of the fat. Tempting soups, starters, snacks, salads, main courses, accompaniments and deceptively indulgent-looking desserts and bakes Includes low-fat versions of classics such as vegetarian moussaka, lasagne, cassoulet, hot pots, paellas and pies, as well as enticing new ideas such as Tofu and Pepper Kebabs, Couscous Salad, Coriander Omelette Parcels with Asian Vegetables, and Pineapple Crush with Strawberries and Lychees Expert advice on healthy eating with guidelines for cutting out the fat while retaining all the flavour, with low-fat cooking techniques and tips throughout All recipes contain no more than 5 grams of fat per serving and each dish includes a full nutritional breakdown with an at-a-glance guide to the low fat content and calorie count Every dish shown step by step in glorious colour photographs and with over 750 pictures in total Packed with a fantastic range of delicous yet healthy vegetarian recipes, this essential cookbook is perfect for today's lifestyles. Meat-free eating is often assumed to be healthier but of course many classic vegetarian dishes still have a high fat content - this unique book provides the answer, with tasty recipes that are wonderfully low fat too. The easy-to-follow introduction contains invaluable information on fat-free cooking and achieving a low-cholesterol lifestyle, and how to create low-fat and vegetarian alternatives to higher-fat dishes. The main section of the book features over 180 fabulous recipes, each demonstrated in step-by-step photography for clarity and ease of use, and with a glorious picture of the finished dish to show both beginners or experienced cooks exactly what they are aiming to achieve. At-a-glance fat and calorie content charts are included, and each of the recipes comes with its own nutritional fact panel so you can see instantly how little fat each dish contains.The comprehensive selection of recipes includes soups, appetizers, side dishes, salads, accompaniments and main courses as well as enticing low-fat puddings, desserts and bakes. Eating low-fat vegetarian food need not mean that flavour is sacrificed, and there are plenty of deliciously classic recipes specially adapted for those following a low-fat diet. Vegetable Biryani, Jamaican Black Bean Pot, Roasted Ratatouille Moussaka, Tomato Pesto Toasties, Date and Apple Muffins and Banana, Maple and Lime Pancakes are just a few of the tempting recipes that this book has to offer.For cooks who care about their health and diet who also want to enjoy the pleasure of preparing and serving irresistible meals for family and friends, this book is the perfect kitchen reference.