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More low-carb meals in minutes : a three-stage plan for keeping it off
Gassenheimer, Linda.
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Publication Information:
San Francisco, CA : Bay Books, [2003]

Physical Description:
220 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
A sequel to the best-selling low-carb cookbook offers recipes geared to long-term weight loss that are also low in saturated fat and can provide for a range of meal needs, in a guide that further explains how to reintroduce carbohydrates without regaining weight.
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Includes indexes.
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The meals presented here are geared to long-term weight loss without compromising nutrition or flavor. The recipes are not only low in carbohydrates but also low in saturated fat, featuring lean proteins. Includes super speed suppers (15-minute dinners), weekend meals, entertaining, and a wealth of practical tips. Photos.

Author Notes

Linda Gassenheimer is a TV and Public Radio personality, syndicated columnist, author, spokesperson, and culinary consultant. She has an advanced culinary degree from Le Cordon Bleu and has years of training in France and Italy

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 8
Introductionp. 10
Smart Shopping the Low Carb Wayp. 19
Shopping Guidelinesp. 21
Staplesp. 23
Equipmentp. 25
Quick Cooking Tips and Helpful Hintsp. 27
Tips for Eating Outp. 28
Sizing It Upp. 30
Quick Snacksp. 30
Stage I Quick Startp. 32
Breakfastp. 32
Mid-Morning Snackp. 32
Lunchp. 32
Mid-Afternoon Snackp. 32
Dinnerp. 32
Quick Start 14 Day Meal Plan at a Glancep. 34
Quick Start Breakfastsp. 36
Bacon and Cheese Egg Crepesp. 37
Microwave Eggs Parmesanp. 38
Mushroom Turkey, and Tarragon Omeletp. 39
Southwestern Turkey Salsa Rollp. 40
Microwave Marinara Scramblep. 41
Smoked Salmon--Stuffed Celeryp. 42
Sausage and Artichoke Frittatap. 43
Quick Start Lunchesp. 44
Sicilian Baked Mushrooms and Sausagep. 45
Chicken with Dilled Mustardp. 46
Quick-Take Cheese and Chicken Bundlesp. 47
Nutty Chicken Minestronep. 48
Costa del Sol Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoesp. 49
Crunchy Asian Chicken Saladp. 50
Crab Gratinp. 51
Quick Start Dinnersp. 52
Hot Pepper Shrimp with Red Bell Pepper and Endive Saladp. 53
Mediterranean Baked Fish with Zucchini Gratin and Green Saladp. 54
Chicken Burgers with Warm Mushroom Saladp. 56
Crab Cakes with Slawp. 57
Sara Moulton's Pork Scallopini with Spinach and Mushroomsp. 58
Roasted Salmon and Herb Sauce with Braised Asparagusp. 59
Tuscan Chicken with Tomato Basil Relish and Toasted Almond Broccolip. 60
Stage II Which Carbsp. 62
Breakfastp. 62
Lunchp. 62
Dinnerp. 62
Which Carbs 14-Day Meal Plan at a Glancep. 64
Which Carbs Breakfastsp. 66
Tomato, Cheese, and Parsley Frittata with Bran Cerealp. 67
Roast Beef Cucumber Slices with Bran Cerealp. 68
Sausage Scramble with Oatmealp. 69
Ginger-Cranberry Smoothie, Smoked Ham and Cheese, and Bran Cerealp. 70
Ham Baked Egg with Oatmealp. 71
Italian Omelet with Bran Cerealp. 72
New Orleans Shrimp Roll with Oatmealp. 73
Which Carbs Lunchesp. 74
Grilled Ham and Cheese Italiano and Watermelon Cubesp. 75
Vietnamese Crab Soup and Honeydew Melonp. 76
Cajun Shrimp Salad and Orangep. 77
Roast Chicken Vegetable Soup and Pineapplep. 78
Rainbow Tomato Plate and Yogurtp. 79
Horseradish-Crusted Grilled Salmon Salad and Applep. 80
Chinese Chicken Saladp. 81
Which Carbs Dinnersp. 82
Crispy Mahi Mahi with Ratatouille (Sauteed Provencal Vegetables) and Pumpkin Puddingp. 83
Eggplant Parmesan over Linguinep. 84
Mediterranean Steak with Minted Couscous and Spiced Peachesp. 86
Quick-Fried Diced Veal with Snow Peas and Ricep. 88
Five-Spice Tuna Tataki with Japanese Brown Rice and Raspberry Banana Coolerp. 90
Chicken with Black Bean and Corn Salsa Saladp. 92
Veal Piccata with Garlic Zucchini and Tomato Orzop. 93
Stage III Right Carbsp. 94
Breakfastp. 94
Lunchp. 94
Dinnerp. 94
Right Carbs 14-Day Meal Plan at a Glancep. 96
Right Carbs Breakfastsp. 98
Ham, Red Bell Pepper, and Onion Frittata with Bran Cereal and Vegetable Juicep. 99
Smoked Salmon Sandwich with Oatmealp. 100
Strawberry Splash with Pecan and Dilled Cottage Cheese--Stuffed Endive and Bran Cerealp. 101
Microwave Portobello Egg Scramble with Bran Cerealp. 102
Mediterranean Scramble on Toast with Oatmealp. 103
Monte Cristo Sandwich with Bran Cerealp. 104
Provencal Omelet with Oatmealp. 105
Right Carbs Lunchesp. 106
Mulligatawny Soup and Pearsp. 107
BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato) Sandwich on Rye and Watermelon Cubesp. 108
Layered Antipasto Salad and Grapefruitp. 109
Blue Cheese, Roast Beef, and Pear Pasta Salad and Grapesp. 110
Endive and Orange Salad with Turkey Swiss Melt and Melon Cupp. 111
Mushroom and Sausage Soup and Tangerinesp. 112
Danish Shrimp Smorrebrod with Scandinavian Cucumber Salad and Blueberry Cupp. 113
Right Carbs Dinnersp. 114
Mahi Mahi Satay with Thai Peanut Sauce, Snow Peas and Rice, and Lychee Cupp. 115
Turkey Gratinee with Basil Linguine and Spiced Pineapplep. 117
Roast Pork with Chunky Strawberry Salsa, and Yellow Squash and Linguinep. 119
Whiskey-Soused Salmon with Broccoli and Potatoes, and Deep Dish Blueberry Creamp. 121
Roasted Pepper and Olive Snapper with Lemon-Braised Celery Hearts and Rice, and Peach Crumblep. 123
Hawaiian Chicken with Pineapple Caesar Salad, and Mangoesp. 125
Mexican Sopes (Layered Open Tortilla Sandwich) and Oranges in Cherry Coulisp. 127
Super Speed Suppersp. 129
Quick Start Super Speed Suppersp. 130
Greek Shrimp with Feta Cheese and Romaine with Fresh Cabbage Saladp. 131
Jamaican Jerk Pork with Hearts of Palm Saladp. 132
Savory Sage Chicken with Italian Zucchini and Tomatoesp. 133
Which Carbs Super Speed Suppersp. 134
Swordfish in Spanish Sofrito Sauce with Yellow Ricep. 135
Peasant Country Soup with Herb Cheese Toast and Saladp. 136
Beef Teriyaki with Chinese Noodlesp. 137
Right Carbs Super Speed Suppersp. 138
Creole Chicken with Quick Brown Rice and Watermelon Cubesp. 139
Parmesan Sole with Sauteed Potato Cubes and Melon Cupp. 141
Black Bean and Bacon Soup with Quick Brown Ricep. 142
Mock Hungarian Goulash with Caraway Noodlesp. 143
Weekend Mealsp. 145
Quick Start Weekend Mealsp. 146
Dijon Chicken with Crunchy Couscousp. 147
Garlic Stuffed Steak with Linguine and Asparagusp. 148
Veal Saltimbocca with Parmesan Zucchini and Italian Saladp. 150
Which Carbs Weekend Mealsp. 152
Snapper Cote d'Azur with Salade de Provence and Pears with Raspberry Coulisp. 153
Adobo Rubbed Cowboy Steak with Jalapeno Ricep. 155
Chicken and Walnuts in Lettuce Puffs with Sweet and Sour Cabbage and Orangesp. 157
Steak in Port Wine with French Green Beans and Brown Ricep. 159
Right Carbs Weekend Mealsp. 161
Pan Sealed Tuna with Mango Salsa, Saffron Pilaf, and Lemon Chiffonp. 162
Indian Spiced Chicken with Rice and Spinach Pilafp. 164
Pork Chops with Apple Relish, Toasted Walnut Lentils, and Cranberry Applesaucep. 166
Entertainingp. 168
Italian Supper for Friendsp. 170
Garden Crudites and Dipp. 173
Lentil and Rice Saladp. 174
String Beans with Crumbled Gorgonzolap. 175
Pollo Tonnato (Italian Chicken with Tuna Sauce)p. 176
White Chocolate Whipp. 177
Dinner Party for Eightp. 178
Bruschettap. 181
Radicchio, Endive, and Watercress Saladp. 182
Game Hens in Red Winep. 183
Brown Rice with Toasted Pecansp. 184
Asparagus with Pimientop. 185
Berry Cups with Almond Saucep. 186
Casual Soup Supperp. 187
Creamy Wild Mushroom Soupp. 190
Grilled Grouper Sandwichp. 191
Three Bean Saladp. 192
Mango Foolp. 193
Buffet for Friendsp. 194
Key Lime Mustard Sauced Shrimpp. 197
Roasted Meat Platter with Horseradish Sauce and Honey Mustard Saucep. 198
Tomato Platterp. 199
Pasta Saladp. 200
Frozen Yogurt Berry Cupp. 201
Barbecue Partyp. 202
Spicy Tuna Spreadp. 206
No Fuss Salad Barp. 207
Lime Barbecued Chicken with Black Bean Saucep. 208
Green Bean and Orzo Saladp. 209
Melon with Marinated Strawberry Sauce and Hot Cookiesp. 210
Indexp. 211
Category Indexp. 219
Acknowledgmentsp. 221