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Cooking Light The Complete Quick Cook

Over 200 recipes available that can be prepared in under 30 minutes.

QUICK FACTS Start the Diet Now Advertisement
  • Established: 2011
  • Founder: Cooking Light Magazine, Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough
  • Accessibility: Book
  • Diet Type: Low fat, low calorie
  • Gender: Male and female
BACKGROUND

Cooking Light The Complete Quick Cook is a book that offers a practical guide to help you cook fast home cooked meals. This book is written by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough. They have authored more than 20 cookbooks between them and are regular contributors to many cooking magazines including Cooking Light. There are over 200 recipes in Cooking Light The Complete Quick Cook that can all be prepared in 30 minutes or less. This cookbook offers everything you need to prepare healthy and tasty meals that will save you time.

There are also shopping tips, menu planning tips, freezer and refrigerator stocking guides and so much more to help you in the kitchen. Some of the chapters you will find in this cookbook cover desserts, side items, weeknight dinners, stir frys and many others.

PRO
  • Encourages cooking healthy meals
  • Meals take minimal time to prepare
  • Over 200 recipes to choose from
  • Written by contributors to Cooking Light magazine
  • Includes helpful cooking secrets
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

Cooking Light The Complete Quick Cook takes healthy cooking and gives it a quick makeover so that you can create a healthy meal in under 30 minutes. There are over 200 recipes to choose from within this book that will allow you to prepare a meal, dessert or even a snack for your family that are all light on calories and fat. You will find recipes from various chapters and types of meals like fast and fresh salads, no-shopping suppers, convenience cooking, weeknight dinners, superfast sides, sweet endings and stir-fry tonight. All recipes include their nutritional information so you know exactly what type of nutrients you’re getting. Some of the tips that you find in the opening chapter include:

  • Make menu planners
  • Be open to change
  • Practice recipe grazing
  • Read the recipe before you go shopping

The recipes available in this book are designed to get you in and out of the kitchen quickly without a lot of effort or stress. Some of the tips for keeping your kitchen ready for cooking include declutter your counters, consider hanging your pots and pans, and declutter your drawers. These small tips are included throughout the book to aid in quick cooking. Just a few of the recipes you will find in Cooking Light The Complete Quick Cook are listed below.

  • Chicken Chilaquiles
  • North African Chicken and Couscous
  • Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins
  • Southeast Asian Cabbage and Shrimp Salad
  • Gazpacho Panzanella
  • Southwestern Meatloaf and Baked Potatoes
EXERCISE

Cooking Light The Complete Quick Cook is a cookbook so there is no exercise guidance offered.

CONCLUSION

Cooking is a great tool when focusing on your health and trying to trim fat and calories. One of the best ways to take charge of what goes into your body is to cook your own meals. Cooking Light The Complete Quick Cook offers you the best of every method because the recipes are low in fat, low in calories and only take 30 minutes or less to prepare. Getting food on the table quickly with the help of this book is a great way to provide healthy and delicious meals for your family.

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