Light And Hearty by Jeanne Jones
From Pad Thai to Cassoulet, Healthy Home-Style Recipes from Around the World

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Beautiful full-color photographs and quick and easy recipes bring to life the tasty international specialties--all of them low in fat and cholesterol and high in fiber. This is the ideal source book for cooks who want to eat smart but also want to eat well. Full-color photographs.
 

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Published May 3, 1994 by Three Rivers Press. 148 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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While the premise of this volume is timely--updating old standbys with new, lighter versions--the latest entry from columnist Jones ( Eating Smart ) may frustrate even the most die-hard fans.

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Jones, a newspaper columnist (Cook It Light) and the author of other books in the similarly named series, offers a collection of 200 mostly standard desserts whose fat, calorie, cholesterol and sodium contents are reduced by fairly well-known means.

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Jones's ( Cook It Light Classics ) syndicated column, ``Cook It Light,'' is popular in part because the recipes unveiled there cut back on our common enemies: sodium, fat, calories, cholesterol.

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Such staple dishes are given less fattening reincarnations: macaroni and cheese, for example, made with 2% milk and reduced fat cheese, weighs in at 12 grams of fat per cup, versus 22 grams for the typical recipe made with whole milk and aged cheddar.

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