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The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook

Recipes to guide you through the revised Atkins Diet.

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Those that have been interested in the Atkins Diet program will be happy to know there is a new cookbook available. Along with some new provisions for the popular diet, the book The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook has been released to give dieters 200 simple low-carb recipes. This cookbook by Colette Heimowitz can help you lose up to 15 pounds in two weeks on the program. Colette is the vice president of nutrition and education at Atkins Nutritionals and has over 25 years of experience as a nutritionist. Many of the recipes included can be prepared in 30 minutes or less and most use 10 or fewer ingredients. These recipes will be made mainly with ingredients you can find in any supermarket. There are recipes for soups and stews, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, vegetables, meat, vegetarian entrees, breakfast options and dessert. The New Atkins for a New You Cookbookreinforces the principles of the Atkins Diet program outlined in The New Atkins for a New You. There is a brief overview of the program at the beginning of the cookbook, but if you aren’t familiar with the details of the diet, you’ll want some additional resources for information. After the overview are some recommendations of ingredients to stock your kitchen with. This includes items for the fridge, freezer and pantry.

PRO
  • Includes 200 recipes
  • Many recipes can be cooked in 30 minutes or less
  • Works as a great tool for those following the New Atkins for a New You program
  • Gives a thorough recommendation for what to stock in your pantry, fridge and freezer
  • Can aid in losing up to 15 pounds in the first two weeks
  • Foods are made with items you can find in most supermarkets
CON
  • Must purchase other books for info on the full diet plan
  • Some may be resistant to a low-carb diet
DIET and NUTRITION

The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook focuses solely on the nutrition aspect of following the Atkins Diet plan. This book provides several different recipes for the four different phases of the program. There are about 200 recipes included in the book and many of them can be prepared in 30 minutes or less. The ingredients used are accessible because most of them can be found in any supermarket. Some of the recipe categories include:

  • Soups and Stews
  • Salads with Dressings
  • Sandwiches and More
  • Appetizers and Snacks
  • Vegetables and Other Sides
  • Poultry, Meat and Seafood
  • Vegetarian Entrees
  • Breakfast Options
  • Dessert

The recipes within The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook offer a variety of carb counts so that you can use this cookbook while losing weight and to maintain a lifetime of healthy eating. Each recipe clearly states under the title which phase of the program it is designed for. Of course all of the nutritional information for the recipes is included as well. You will find that phase one is the most restrictive on the Atkins Diet. Below is a reflection of some of the recipes included in The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook. Beside each recipe are the phases that are appropriate for that recipe.

  • Spicy Pecan Pancakes (2, 3, 4)
  • Cheddar-Dill Scones (3, 4)
  • Sun-Dried Tomato Dip (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Roasted Garlic Hummus (2, 3, 4)
  • Tuna Melt (2, 3, 4)
  • Open-Faced Fried Catfish Sandwiches with Spicy Mayonnaise (2, 3, 4)
  • Portobello Burgers with Blue Cheese Sauce (3, 4)
  • Green Beans with Lemon and Cumin (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Butternut Squash Puree (3, 4)
  • Almond-Plum Tart (3, 4)
EXERCISE

There is no exercise guidance offered in The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook due to it being a cookbook.

CONCLUSION

The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook can be a great resource to those following the Atkins Diet or people that want recipe ideas who are watching their carbohydrate intake. With the recipes being simple and most of them taking 30 minutes or less to prepare, there is really no excuse not to prepare your own healthy low-carb meals.

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