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E! News host Maria Menounos adds to her New York Times bestselling EveryGirl book series with this essential collection of 150 easy-to-prepare and delicious recipes for the busy EveryGirl looking to eat well every day of the week! Maria learned her way around the kitchen by watching and cooking with her mother, Litsa, a professional cook. Inspired by their Greek heritage, The EveryGirl's Guide to Cooking focuses on fresh and natural ingredients that yield a wide variety of both healthy and splurge-worthy food, including Breakfast: Strawberry Shortcake French Toast, Apple Pie Quinoa Porridge, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Breakfast Burrito Lunch: Three-Bean Power Salad, Caramelized Veggie Flatbreads, Kale and Lemon Oil Pizza Dinner: Melted Baked Ziti with Charred Cauliflower, Double-Cheese-Stuffed Artichokes, Spinach and Walnut-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Entertaining: Meatball Sliders, Sloppy BBQ Buns with Cabbage Coleslaw, Summertime Watermelon-Feta Salad Protein Snacks: Spicy Avocado Toasts, Chickpea Poppers, Speedy Egg Salad Desserts: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Toasted Pecans, Anytime Oatmeal Fruit Crumble, Greek Yogurt Strawberry Sunday Whether you are a whiz in the kitchen or just learning your way around it, their guidance will help EveryGirl live healthily, happily, and meaningfully. As Maria says: "No experience? No problem. Let's get cooking!" Advance praise for The EveryGirl's Guide to Cooking "One of the many reasons Brooks and I always love going to Maria's house is the food. We experience firsthand how delicious and incredible her and her mom's dishes are. This cookbook is going to be one of my kitchen essentials."--Julianne Hough "Everyone in our house loves Maria and her mom's cooking. They have a knack for making healthy food taste delicious. Her recipes are so simple, fast, and easy that EveryGirl can manage them, no matter how hectic her schedule. But more than just a cookbook, this book is full of Maria's invaluable tips and tricks."--Kris Jenner "The combination of Maria's solutions like caffeine smoothies, her pre-made breakfasts, and new protein snack ideas, and her ability to make vegetables taste delicious, make this book the perfect companion for today's EveryGirl who wants to be in control of her diet."--Khloé Kardashian"The cohost of E! News brings delicious and slimming recipes for the busy EveryGirl who wants to eat healthy on a budget, with beautiful photos of the food and Maria in the kitchen throughout."--Publishers WeeklyFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
From Maria Menounos, self-proclaimed EveryGirl and host of Extra, comes a lasting weight-loss program based on the Mediterranean diet of her childhood that will encourage women to think "smarter, simpler, healthier"--a personal mantra that helped the star lose (and keep off!) forty pounds. TV host and journalist Maria Menounos was once more than forty pounds overweight, low on energy, and often sick. Desperate for a change, she tried a wide array of diet and exercise fads--with zero success. Like most EveryGirl out there, Maria lacked the time, money, energy, and willpower to get in shape. Determined to overcome those obstacles, Maria spent a year developing commonsense diet, exercise, and lifestyle techniques that transcended traditional nutrition and weight-loss plans. As a result, she lost the extra pounds, regained her energy and health--and saw her career take off. Now, applying those techniques and bolstered by the wisdom, insight, and secrets of some of the world's leading health and fitness experts--as well as the glamorous, superfit superstars she interviews regularly--Maria has created the ultimate no-time, no-money, no-willpower guide to losing weight, getting fit, and gaining long-term health and success: The EveryGirl's Guide to Diet and Fitness. Inside, you'll discover all of Maria's secrets: * her 9-step plan for losing weight fast * her lifelong plan for health and well-being * a complete blueprint for rebuilding your physical and emotional foundation * healthy, delicious, and easy-to-prepare recipes * the quickest, easiest, most effective workouts (no gym or trainer required!) * 1,000+ tips, tricks, and techniques for losing weight, getting fit, and staying that way * how to do it all when time and money are in short supply The EveryGirl's Guide to Diet and Fitness is simply the most complete, effective, and convenient manual for all the EveryGirls out there who lack the time, money, or willpower to change. It's not merely a weight-loss book. It's a guide to help you get fit, feel healthy, be productive, and embark on a longer, happier, healthier life!Advance praise for The EveryGirl's Guide to Diet and Fitness "When you look at Maria you want what she's having. This book tells you how to get it."--Suzanne Somers "I love Maria's approach to health and fitness. Her tips are easy to follow and she proves you don't have to avoid some of your favorite foods in order to be fit. I recommend this book to anyone trying to get a jumpstart on a healthy lifestyle!"--Serena Williams "For the multitasking busy girl, Maria proves by example that it can be done! Maria is very inspiring."--Kim Kardashian "It's not about being skinny. Maria shows you how to live a happy and healthy life--and still indulge. This book finds new ways to help you stay inspired and gives you techniques that will change your life and get you in shape."--Khloé KardashianFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
Raised by working-class immigrant parents and later exposed to Hollywood's most elite experts in every field, Access Hollywood's, Today's, and Nightly News's reporter Maria Menounos reveals her EveryGirl secrets on everything: her systems to organize life, manage time, and ascend the ladder of success; her lazy woman's workout; her weight-loss tips (how she lost forty pounds and kept it off); and her guide to styling yourself like the stars-a self-proclaimed EveryGirl, Maria often does her own hair and makeup for celebrity events. In The EveryGirl's Guide to Life, Maria shares personal experiences and photos from her life and professional journey as well as the various mantras, mottos, and philosophies she's adopted from the world's most impressive women. She gives advice on health, career, relationships, renovations, recreation, and more. From your carpet to the red carpet, Maria teaches the EveryGirl on a budget how to do it all, while living a healthier and happier life.