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Comfort Food Fix : Feel-good Favorites Made Healthy (Hardcover) (Ellie Krieger)

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Comfort food made healthy, from New York Times bestselling author Ellie Krieger

In Comfort Food Fix, Ellie Krieger presents a healthier take on classic American comfort food—without sacrificing the comfort part. These 150 soul-satisfying recipes include such hearty favorites as meatloaf, lasagna, chicken potpie, crab cakes, and mashed potatoes, but without all the calories and saturated fat.

With simple tricks and tips, Ellie serves up healthy delights like delicious sweet potato casserole with just a third of the calories and amazing buttermilk waffles with just a fraction of the fat. With full nutrition information for every recipe and gorgeous full-color photos that are sure to whet any appetite, Comfort Food Fix is the perfect cookbook for healthy eaters with healthy appetites.

  • Ellie Krieger is the host of the popular show Healthy Appetite, which airs on the Cooking Channel, and the author of theNew York Times bestsellers So Easy and The Food You Crave
  • The book features 150 delicious comfort food recipes that are lower in calories and fat than you would ever guess based on how great they taste
  • 50 lavish full-color photographs beautifully illustrate finished dishes

When it comes to healthy cooking, Ellie Krieger is the chef you can trust. In Comfort Food Fix, she takes the guilt out of guilty pleasures.

Comfort Food Fix is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the New York Times best-selling So Easy. This time Ellie Krieger, host of the long-running, popular Food Network cooking show, Healthy Appetite,(now airing in re-runs every weekday morning on Cooking Channel), offers 150 recipes for American favorites -- meatloaf, lasagna, New England Clam Chowder, chicken pot pie, shrimp and grits, crab cakes, garlic bread sticks, mashed potatoes, and more. But because Ellie is all about eating right, for every recipes she reduces the calories, saturated fat, and cholesterol, without sacrificing any of the flavor. All of the recipes include a before-and-after chart at the bottom, so you can see just how much healthier Ellie's recipes are than the originals. Imagine a sweet potato casserole with 150 calories per serving instead of 420 calories. Or buttermilk waffles with 1.5 grams of saturated fat instead of 11. Or a hearty beef stew with 50 milligrams of cholesterold instead of 120. And because they're recipes by Ellie Krieger, you know they're going to be easy to prepare, made with ingredients you can find in any supermarket -- no trips to the health food store required. Just in case recipe titles like Country Fried Steak with Gravy and Triple Onion French Onion Soup aren't tempting enough, the book will be packed with gorgeous photography of finished dishes to whet the appetite. Ellie Krieger's fans are devoted, and this is the book they've been waiting for.

Number of Pages: 304
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Sub-Genre: Health + Healing / General, Regional + Ethnic / American / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author: Ellie Krieger
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 2011
TCIN: 13776435
UPC: 9780470603093
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-8161
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