Diet cookbooks should be about dropping weight, not depriving yourself. By swapping this for that, you can turn your favorite foods into low-calorie creations--proving once and for all that you can have your chocolate molten cake, and eat it too! In this calorie-slashing collection, Bikini Chef-to-the-stars Susan Irby offers 175 inventive recipes for switching up ingredients that keep calories to a minimum. Here, you'll get expertly crafted recipes that include offerings for every meal of the day, such as:Flat-Belly Eggs Benedict (with turkey bacon or lean prosciutto instead of bacon or ham)--save 465 calories!Smoked Gouda Burger (with turkey bacon and a whole-wheat bun)--save 716 calories!Monterey Chicken Pasta (with sugar-free BBQ sauce and reduced fat cheese)--save 345 calories!Molten Chocolate Cake (with less cream and more strawberries)--save 262 calories!Complete with "Thin Tip" shortcuts to trim calories in little ways throughout the day and serving size suggestions, you get all the flavor--minus the muffin top!
Chef Susan Irby (Orange County, CA) trained under Master Chefs in Florence, Italy and Bourgogne, France. She's cooked for Patrick Swayze, Baby Face Edmonds, David Spade, Kate Sagal, James Garner, Dennis Cole, and Bill Handel. She has been featured in The Mail on Sunday and Woman's Own magazine, and appeared on BBC radio.