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BBQ Healthy and Delicious Recipes from the Sneaky Chef

A creative way to sneak healthy veggies and fruit into summertime BBQ classics.

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BBQ: Healthy and Delicious Recipes from the Sneaky Chef, is a great e-cookbook for those wanting to indulge in their summer favorites like burgers, fries and desserts, without throwing their diet out the window.

Sneaky Chef Missy Chase Lapine presents 15 healthy recipes in her cookbook, each designed to capture the flavor of BBQ favorites with her healthy 'sneaky purees' added in.

"My sneaky swaps, tweaks and tricks secretly make your favorite foods a bit healthier and whole lot tastier, not to mention making you the king (or queen) of the neighborhood," she says.

The book is divided into four sections and includes a total of 15 recipes. Recipes and instructions for the signature purees are included at the end of the book.

PRO
  • A creative way to get your family eating more vegetables
  • E-reader friendly
  • Purees can be made ahead and frozen
  • Includes 15 unique recipes
  • Includes techniques for sneaking in more vegetables
  • Recipes tailored to BBQ setting with plenty of variety
  • Overall healthy recipes
CON
  • Not a diet program with the purpose of losing weight
  • Not ideal for helping children learn long-term healthy eating habits
  • Not a ton of vegetarian options
DIET and NUTRITION

This cookbook is aimed at making summertime BBQ favorites healthier without losing an ounce of flavor. It would be ideal for anyone looking to stay trim and healthy this summer without skimping on taste.

Sneaky Chef Missy Chase Lapine brings readers 15 creative and healthy recipes using her 'sneaky purees' that put a healthy punch in classic dishes like bacon burgers and chicken wings.

The book is divided into four sections: Burgers and BBQ, Main Meal and Salads and Grilled Pizza, Sides and Sneaky Dips, and Desserts and Drinks.

The Sneaky Chef's Bacon and Cheese stuffed Burgers sneak in turkey bacon, lean beef and even portobello mushrooms to lighten up this summertime favorite.

Her BBQ Sneaky Turkey Burgers, which include a 'sneaky purple puree,' tomato paste, and ground turkey, yield a healthier-for-you turkey burger that Lapine claims tastes just like a beef burger.

And her wings with a Sneaky Bleu Cheese Dipping Sauce sneak greek yogurt and a white bean puree into the dip to lighten it up while maintaining a rich, creamy bleu cheese flavor.

The chef's Sneaky Greek Grilled Pizza includes a carefully-crafted cauliflower crust. And she tempts readers with delicious desserts like her grilled peaches with toasted almond granola topping and strawberry lime slushies.

At the end of the book, Lapine includes her recipes for her "sneaky make-ahead purple, orange, green and white purees" that each contain a mixture of either fruits, vegetables or beans that can be 'snuck' into all of the BBQ recipes to bulk up their veggie, fruit and fiber count.

EXERCISE

No exercise advice, only recipes.

CONCLUSION

The Sneaky Chef has a beautiful collection of recipes in this new e-cookbook that is perfect for your summertime gatherings and BBQs.

While her "sneaky purees" might not be for everyone, the concept behind them is to get your family eating more fruits and vegetables, and each puree can be modified to suit individual needs and tastes.

We were impressed with her creative ideas for burgers, jicama fries and baked bean and corn meal griddle cakes. There's much inspiration to be found in her 15-recipe collection, and we recommend it a way to add some variety and health to your summer cookouts.

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