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For every mother who has repackaged last-minute, store-bought brownies in tinfoil, The Best Bake Sale Ever Cookbook is a godsend. It packs more than 120 quick and easy recipes for irresistible treats and makes a terrific one-stop kitchen companion for parents, kids, or anyone on the go. Cookies, brownies, breads, bars, cupcakes, muffins, cakes, pies, and more . . . this essential cookbook is stocked with bake sale sell-outs. Every recipe is a proven success! Also included are helpful tips for packaging each delicious treat to ensure a beautiful presentation and to maximize sales. From chocolate-dipped fortune cookies to frosted ice cream cone cakes, these delightful recipes will inspire the baker (and fundraiser) in everyone.
Like everyone else, people with type II diabetes don't have much time to cook, don't want to deal with "gourmet" recipes, and just want to eat their favorite dishes. They want to pop something in the oven, under the broiler, or on the gas grill, and eat what they like without worrying that it will be harmful to them. If they are kids (and the increase of diabetes among teens is alarming), they want to find some ready-to-munch snacks waiting for them.* 150 recipes for snacks, dips, munchies, appetizers, main courses, side dishes, vegetarian treats, beverages, cakes, pies, cookies and brownies, and desserts - even ice cream -- that are low in fat, carbohydrates, and sodium, created especially for people with diabetes* All the dishes are really easy to make - most take less than 20 minutes to prepare, use less than 4 ingredients plus condiments, and don't require much in the way of cooking skills* stocking the pantry to make quick cooking a breeze.* Special section of meals and snacks kids like.* Nutrition analysis and exchanges for each recipe.* Introduction by a Certified Diabetes Educator covering basics of cooking for people with diabetes.
When children come home from school or sports, they want a snack. Not some gourmet meal, just something simple and tasty and quick to fix. For those with diabetes, these snacks can be especially hard to come by. And with incidence rates rising sharply - one in three American children born in the last five years is expected to become diabetic - it's a problem more and more families are facing. This book offers a happy solution, with 130 recipes for the types of things youngsters really like to eat that are also healthy and help them stay within diabetic guidelines. It contains a wide array of choices for every meal of the day and to satisfy every hunger pang in between, with healthy renditions of favorites like Pizza Puffs, Chicken Nuggets, Taco Salad, Turkey Quesadillas, Puffy German Pancakes, Strawberry Sundae, Mini Chocolate Cupcakes, and many more.
The barbecue grill is an American icon. In suburbia it's a backyard fixture. In cities it appears on tiny balconies. At picnics and beach parties it's indispensable. Yet the food we usually grill has a fatty sameness that does justice neither to the cook's skill or the diners' good health.Barbara Grunes, author of over 50 cookbooks and maven of grill cookery, puts an end to routine, fat-laden barbecues once and for all with Skinny Grilling's 100 exciting new recipes. This unique collection establishes grill cooking as a versatile culinary technique in its own right, no longer limited to chicken, ribs, and hamburgers.Now home cooks can grill--easily and without fuss--delicious roasts, succulent seafood, smoked turkeys, bubbling pizzas, and dozens more main dishes. But that's just the beginning. Over the same coals, readers can quickly turn out juicy vegetables, creative salads, unforgettable smoked meats, oriental stir-fries in the wok--even fabulous desserts! Also included is a wonderful red-white-and-blue 5-course 4th of July feast.Families and friends love the festivity and fun of cookouts, and Skinny Grilling will provide an inventive recipe collection to vastly extend any cook's grilling repertory. Even better, the food prepared from this book will be low in fat, high in flavor, and anything but routine.Appetizers: Smoked pizza, chicken satay, turkey mini-burgers, and more.Vegetables: Sweet pepers salad, eggplant steaks, double-baked potatoes, vegetable kabobs, and more.Seafood: Teriyaki salmon, mahimahi in corn husks, smoky scallops, seafood paella, and more.Poultry: Smoked chicken, blackened chicken breasts, jerk chicken, mixed grill, and more.Meats: Steak kabobs, pork loin barbecue, grilled lamb, buffalo burgers, and more.Wok Grilling: Hot and spicy chicken, beef & vegetable stir fries.Desserts: Angel cake with berries, bananas Foster, grilled figs, and more.All recipes include nutritional data, diabetic exchanges, and follow American Heart Association guidelines regarding calories from fat.
Pizza is America's national fun food. And now--thanks to Barbara Grunes' innovative recipes--pizza qualifies as America's national good-health food, too. These 100-plus recipes trim away the excess fat, cholesterol, and calories that usually come with pizza, so families can enjoy all the great tastes without sacrificing good nutrition.Starting with easy-to-make (and store) recipes for basic crusts and sauces, Skinny Pizzas shows you how easy it is to top pizzas with fresh, low-fat, high-fiber vegetables, dairy products, fruits, poultry, meat, and fish--everything from zucchini and pears to smoked salmon. From hearty one-dish meals to pizza snacks, appetizers, party dishes, and even desserts--all slimmed down for today's healthful lifestyle--home cooks can feel good about serving pizza any time and for any occasion. Tomato-based pizzas: Shrimp, mushroom, chicken, spinach, tuna, peppers, artichoke, eggplant, and more. Non-tomato-based pizzas: Teriyaki, salmon, bok choy, goat's cheese, clam, turkey, stir-fry, zucchini, and more. Pizza on the grill: Fajita, vegetarian, Thai-flavored, salsa, olive, ratatouille, mango, barbecue, and more. Specialty pizzas: Creole, Szechwan, smoked turkey, scallop, focaccia, crab cake, nacho, English muffin, and more. Dessert pizzas: Apple, mint brownie, cheesecake, strawberry yogurt, rum-raisin, and more.All recipes include diabetic exchanges and nutritional specifics on fat, cholesterol, sodium, calories, and percent of calories from fat. Recipes conform to the American Heart Association guidelines regarding the percent daily intake of calories from fat.
Can the easy-to-cook, inexpensive, low-fat potato--the ubiquitous "spud"--turn up with chicken and peanuts as the star of an exotic stir-fry? Can plump baked potatoes, topped with everything from shrimps and tofu to chicken and chili, win acclaim as delicious one-course meals? Emphatically yes, as these 100-plus recipes prove.Barbara Grunes, known nationally for her innovative and nutritionally aware recipes, makes it easy for both novice and seasoned cooks to transform "bakers," "broilers," red, new, sweet, and every other kind of potato into imaginative appetizers, hearty soups, exciting stir-frys, 10 different potato salads, a dozen outdoor barbecues, and delicious side dishes, breads--even desserts.To "top" it off, Grunes presents no less than 24 luscious, low-fat toppings that recreate baked potatoes as main-course delights.Top your "bakers" with Thai shrimp, eggplant Parmesan, ratatouille, Moroccan chicken, turkey chili, Cantonese stir-fry, Spanakopita, asparagus and mushrooms, tofu Veracruzana, Provencal vegetables, mushrooms and cheese, and many other ingredients. This book also includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, and side dishes: Vichyssoise, German potato salad, calm chowder, goulash soup, Oriental steamed potatoes, grilled sweets with pineapple, grilled skins and salsa, Colcannon tandoori kabobs, Cuban mashed potato pudding, potato biscuits, Bohemian dessert pancakes, potato-zucchini pancakes, and many more!The most health-happy collection of its kind, these recipes deliver not only the great taste but also the incredible nutrition of the potato as a low-fat complex carbohydrate that's cholesterol-free and literally loaded with potassium, vitamin C, and fiber.
Seafood eating is healthy eating. But preparing exciting and delicious fish and shellfish can be a challenge. Skinny Seafood meets the challenge with 100 new recipes that are as inventive as they are easy to make. Banish bland, ho-hum fish forever, and start enjoying the bounty of the sea for great taste as well as good health.Skinny Seafood's recipes make it easy to prepare seafood. Most dishes require little cooking time, and fish is surprisingly economical when purchased fresh. All of the recipes employ simple preparation techniques to control fat, calories, and cholesterol. Likewise, the scores of creative sauces and accompaniments rely on herbs, spices, an fresh natural ingredients for flavor rather than fat-laden oils and butter.Fish was never like this:Trout with Mango and Blueberry SauceSalsa Red SnapperCrabmeat Fu YongSole and Shrimp with TequilaDown East Grilled LobsterCanadian ChowderMicrowave Perch with Honeydew SalsaTeriyaki BassMahimahi with MintTuna VeracruzScallop BurritosMagyar Fish StewFinnan HaddieSmoke WhitefishGrouper with BananasCajun CatfishJamabalayaMongolian Seafood Hot PotShrimp PizzaMargarita SwordfishGumboDoor County Fish Boil, and more!
Today's busy bakers want to make a gorgeous variety of delicious Christmas cookies without spending days upon flour-smudged days mixing, rolling, and baking. This is your guide to the Christmas cookie exchange, where everyone shows up with a few batches of homemade cookies to swap. It's all the variety without the fuss! Red-and-white striped edges make this adorable book look like a Christmas present, with 120 recipes to choose from, plus tips for decorating, planning, and throwing the party.
The concept is simple: one wok, many meals, all of them perfectly done. Arguably the only pan you really need, the wok is the kitchen chameleon capable of turning out not just stir-fries, but everything from pub-style fish and chips to, yes, chocolate cake. The wok can do it all, and do it well - whether it's sizzling up crunchy polenta fries, steaming succulent Swordfish Margarita with Papaya Salsa, braising delicious Curried Beef with Basmati Pilaf, or smoking Chicken with Fig Confit. And imagine popping a warm homemade jelly doughnut into your mouth! With plenty of traditional stir-fry recipes, advice on choosing the right wok and accessories, and tips on proper wok upkeep, Wok Every Day makes it easy to wok like a gourmet.
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