Diet books are a financial boon for the weight loss industry. Each week a new title releases, and while most seem to be different ways of saying the same things, some truly stand out by providing readers with unique, interesting and reliable information about managing their health and weight.
Recently, Amazon.com announced the bestselling books of 2009, and the list of 100 books included nine stellar titles under the diet and weight loss category.
Just in time for the holidays, DietsInReview.com had a chance to talk with Lisa as she shared with us some of her tips for making the season fun, festive and healthy. She also gave us the scoop on her soon-to-be-released, Chew the Right Thing, a perfect guilt-free gift for the holidays.
Listen now to the audio of my conversation with Lisa, or continue reading the transcipt below.
Tune in, this Tuesday, November 10 to the Rachael Ray Show to watch Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien give a healthy lunchroom lesson to schoolteachers.
Rather than noshing on Lunchables, bags of Fritos and reheated slices of last night’s deep-dish pizza, Lisa shows a group of hardworking teachers just how healthy their lunch box is. She also helps them make subtle adjustments to their noon-time meal to make it more healthy and nourishing so that they have the energy they need to face the afternoon with a classroom full of kids.
This week, we love Yoplait’s new Fiber One yogurts. From Greek to non-fat and from fruit-on-the-bottom to probiotic, there is no shortage of yogurts lining grocery store dairy cases. And while yogurt is a DietsInReview.com favorite healthy food, we are particularly excited about this new line from the yogurt gurus at Yoplait.
Each small tub contains just 50 calories, zero fat, five grams of filling fiber (that’s 20 percent of your recommended daily amount), ten percent of your calcium needs, 15 percent of your Vitamin D needs and live active yogurt cultures. Plus, this new line of Fiber One yogurts is endorsed by best-selling author and food expert, Lisa Lillien, a.k.a. Hungry Girl.
Continue reading to learn how you can try it for free, and see more of our review.(more…)
Tune in this Wednesday, October 7 to The Rachael Ray Show when The View’s co-host Sherri Shepherd discusses her bathing suit bare-all on live television just a few weeks ago. Sherri dishes on the thrill she now receives from the endorphin-release of hitting the gym.
And Lisa Lillien, a.k.a. Hungry Girl, also stops by Rachael’s kitchen to share with us two secret ingredients that will cut the calories in your favorite dishes in half! (more…)
Tune in this Tuesday, September 15 to watch Hungry Girl, Lisa Lillien whip up some of her signature low-cal, guilt-free and scrumptious eats on The Rachael Ray Show.
Lisa will reveal some of her tricks and secrets for drastically slashing calories on your favorite dishes while also keeping them healthy and yummy. Unveiling some of the weighty truths of your favorite lunch meals, Lisa will show you how to do a complete recipe makeover of your beloved burger meal while also keeping your tummy happy and your bum looking great! (more…)
Lisa Lillien, aka “The Hungry Girl,” is the creative dynamo behind the Hungry Girl cookbook, her uber famous website and her newly released Hungry Girl 200 Under 200 cookbook. Known for taking highly caloric eats and slashing calories and fat through her near-genius way of using healthy ingredients, Lisa has made a career out of concocting recipes that are easy to prepare and easy on the hips.
Like any woman who has spent years struggling with her weight, Lisa lost 30 pounds by giving up heavy starches, pasta and junk food. But once she hit her goal weight, she started to experiment with how she could re-incorporate some of her favorite foods back into her diet. She is now a Weight Watchers devotee who tries to keep her points in check and her dry carbs down to a daily minimum. (more…)
Tune in this Tuesday, April 21 to The Tyra Banks Show to watch Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien whip up some of her favorite low-cal meals from her newest book, Hungry Girl 200 Under 200. From an entire chapter dedicated to just cupcakes (low-cal and low-fat ones) to amazing diet-friendly dishes all under 200 calories, you don’t want to miss Tuesday’s Tyra.
via The Tyra Banks Show
Also on the show is soulful crooner Patti LaBelle. The last time she was on Tyra she put a call out for someone to be her own personal chef. See who answered her call and battles it out to become Patti’s own personal chef. (more…)
I don’t know about you, but I have waited so long for a cookbook like this. In Lisa Lillien’s “Hungry Girl’s Cookbook“, she takes decadent eats like brownies, pasta-dishes, and sandwiches and shows you how to very simply make them low-fat and very low in calories. Her tricks are numerous: using pureed pumpkin in baked goods in lieu of oil and eggs, adding shirataki noodles (low-cal and low-carb tofu noodles) to make soups, pasta dishes and more, and using light vanilla soy milk in place of cream or milk.
The names of her dishes are just as colorful as the recipes: “rockin & choppin taco salad,” “fancy schmancy oatmeal,” “my big fat greek pita,” and “lord of the onion rings.” Whatever your craving is, the Hungry Girl has got it covered for you.
Also in the book are fun tips on how to snack and eat on the road, in the office, or at the movies without jeopardizing your jean size. The great thing about this book is that Lisa’s recipes are healthy, full of fiber and they are not meager! With a reliance on veggies, lean protein and sneaky replacements, you don’t have to worry that this cookbook will serve you up mouse-sized portions that lead you to raid the fridge when dinner is over.
For $17.95, you can’t beat this book! It’s creative, delicious and so much fun!
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