Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites: Flavorful Recipes for Healthful Meals

Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites: Flavorful Recipes for Healthful Meals

This is the low-fat book cooks who care about wholesome, vegetarian-inspired food have been waiting for.  Each of the more than 280 recipes are as delicious and trustworthy as those in the Moosewood Collective’s previous books, and vibrant flavors and generous portions are still a hallmark of every dish. Because the Collective’s primary goal is always to make great tasting food they resisted the notion of doing a low-fat book until they were convinced they could make low-fat dishes as flavor-packed as their regular favorites.  “We’ve mostly been interested in gourmet cuisine at Moosewood Restaurant, not deprivation diet food,” say the authors.  “So, it’s a happy surprise that the dishes we created for this cookbook don’t come off as merely healthful diet foods.  The food is exciting, ethnically diverse, and satisfyingly delicious.  Moosewood Restaurant Low-fat Favorites is as much a celebration of the pleasures of eating as it is about low-fat cooking.”

In Moosewood Restaurant Low-fat Favorites the Collective emphasizes a few changes in basic cooking techniques to apply to everyday recipes and they offer tips and ideas for sustaining a low-fat lifestyle. They bake rather than fry, replace high-fat ingredients with healthy substitutes (no artificial ingredients allowed!), and use butter and oil very moderately.  What is lost in fat is gained in bold, intense flavors.  “When fashioning low-fat recipes, taking a nip here, a tuck there, we sometimes need to add a little embroidery, an embellishment such as extra herbs, spices, fruit or vegetable purée, vinegar, sun-dried tomatoes, dried mushrooms, miso, soy sauce, or garlic,” explain the cooks at Moosewood Restaurant.  “Our gingerbread gets extra flavor and moisture from chunks of pear rather than from butter and egg yolks.  Two small calamata olives enliven the Caesar Salad Dressing.  A little sauerkraut adds interest to an Italian mushroom stew.”

Fat will not be missed in mouthwatering recipes like Guacamole with Asparagus, Chinese Orzo Vegetable Salad, Spring Vegetable Paella, Indian Potato Pancakes, and Creamy Dairyless Rice Pudding. Along with those creative dishes, one of the most appealing parts of Moosewood Restaurant Low-fat Favorites is finding low-fat variations on familiar favorites such as Macaroni and Cheese, Shephard’s Pie, and Dark Chocolate Pudding.  An added bonus is that the Moosewood Collective has made sure that the ingredients used in the recipes throughout the book are very accessible–easily found in most well-stocked supermarkets.  

In the nutritional, glossary, and guide sections of  Moosewood Restaurant Low-fat Favorites the Collective gives explanations of nutritional terms, instructions for how to glean the information you need from nutrition labels, a brief overview of vitamins and minerals, and guides to ingredients and cooking techniques. These three important sections, combined with the deliciously appetizing recipes, are a wealth of encouragement for low-fat eating and living a healthy lifestyle. The fourteen chapters range from savory soups and main course salads to creative side dishes and aromatic Mediterranean and Asian-inspired dishes.  With chapters which range from healthy breakfasts and lunch foods to a collection of fish recipes and more than twenty truly delectable desserts, Moosewood Restaurant Low-fat Favorites is sure to set the kitchen standard not only for health-conscious cooks, but also for those who have come to rely on the Moosewood Collective’s easy, earthy approach to cooking.The first Moosewood Cookbook–loved for its cozy, comforting food–mused oil, eggs, and dairy products so lavishly that it was extensively revised in 1992 to fit our changing diet. Now, the Moosewood Collective takes an even more extreme step: recipes in Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites are so intentionally healthful that they put the word right on the cover of this chubby book filled with lean recipes (many dishes get the fat down to a modest 16-17% of their total calories). Still, the 280-plus recipes offer the bold, pan-ethnic flavors that have won the Moosewood Collective cookbooks so many fans.

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Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Over 280 Incredibly Flavorful 5-Ingredient 15-Minute Recipes

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With over 280 incredibly delicious flavorful 5-ingredient, 150 minute recipes at your fingertips, you’ll discover how simple it is to serve a healthful home-cooked meal on a busy weeknight. Our Test Kitchens experts have paired easy side dishes and desserts with superfast entrées to create over 160 mouthwatering menus.

Organized by easy-to-use food categories, including Soups, Sandwiches, Salads, Meatless Main Dishes, Fish and Shellfish, Meats, and Poultry, Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast offers recipes that are great for you and taste great, too!

With short ingredient lists, straightforward procedures, fresh ingredients, and delicious results, the recipes and meals in this cookbook will be the most requested, often-repeated solutions in your weeknight repertoire.

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