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Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook

Weight Watchers PointsPlus plan has an accompanying cookbook.

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Weight Watchers has created another cookbook that includes over 500 recipes that are healthy and delicious. The Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook offers cooking ideas from the most trusted name in weight loss. You don’t have to give up your favorite foods in order to lose weight and eat healthy. These recipes are good enough to serve to your family and even entertain with. This cookbook includes a chapter full of slow-cooker recipes as well as recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook includes over 60 color photographs of recipes and how-to instructions. This cookbook also contains some helpful tips that will take your cooking skills to the next level and tips on how to change out certain ingredients for healthier ones.

Some of the chapters of the Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook include breakfasts and brunches; starters and light meals; salads, sides and main dishes; beef, pork and lamb; poultry; fish and shellfish; vegetarian main dishes and many others. Following the Weight Watchers plan can lead to weight loss of up to two pounds per week and this cookbook can help you prepare meals that will make sticking to the plan easy.

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PRO
  • Cookbook created by Weight Watchers
  • Over 500 recipes to choose from
  • Recipes perfect for everyday meals or for entertaining
  • Book includes photos showing recipes and giving how-to instructions
  • Recipes range from the basics to baked goods and desserts
  • Recipes follow the new PointsPlus program
  • Over 100 tips and ideas for side dishes
  • Techniques and kitchen tips that will make you a culinary pro
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

The Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook follows the Weight Watchers plan for weight loss. This cookbook will give you several recipes that don’t require you give up your favorite foods to lose weight. The key is learning to substitute certain ingredients without sacrificing flavor. The new PointsPlus system that these recipes are based on keep with the traditional goals of all Weight Watchers programs. Each food is assigned a PointsPlus value based on its caloric, fat, fiber and carbohydrate content. Each person is assigned a daily PointsPlus value and is not to exceed that number of points each day. Some of the suggested foods that are deemed Power Foods and they are lower in sodium, sugar and saturated fat. Each recipe in the cookbook is identified with an icon showing its cooking level of basic, intermediate or advanced. For the best results in your recipes, the cookbook suggests you buy fresh local produce including leafy greens, vegetables and fruits that are in season. There is a section on basics that shows you how to practice food safety, how to measure ingredients and how to make classic marinades, tomato sauces, salad dressings, meat marinades and rubs. Some of the recipes featured in this cookbook include:

  • Jamaican Jerk Paste
  • Honey-Mustard Dressing
  • Basic Dry Rub
  • Stuffed French Crust
  • Basic Omelet
  • Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon and Dill
  • Fried Eggs Tex-Mex Style
  • Crepes
  • Classic Guacamole
  • Hummus
  • Nachos Grandes
  • California Sushi Rolls
  • Classic Chicken Salad
  • Pasta Salad Primavera
  • French Onion Soup
  • Mexican-Style Chicken-Corn Soup
EXERCISE

There is not a specific exercise recommendation with the Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook but it does give a short paragraph about how adding exercise to your weight loss eating plan can help you get faster results.

CONCLUSION

Weight Watchers has revamped their very popular points program to be the PointsPlus program and they have created a great cookbook that will help you follow that. The Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook offers you over 500 recipes along with some photographs and some great tips on basic cooking. This cookbook can offer you everything you’ll need to get started making healthy meals without having to give up your favorite foods. Each recipe includes the PointsPlus value for each serving so you will have no trouble keeping track of what you’re eating.

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