Comfort Food Fix: Feel-Good Favorites Made Healthy: Feel-Good Favorites Made Healthy [NOOK Book]

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Comfort food made healthy, from New York Times bestselling author Ellie Krieger

In Comfort Food Fix, Ellie Krieger presents a healthier take on classic American comfort food—without sacrificing the comfort part. These 150 soul-satisfying recipes include such hearty favorites as meatloaf, lasagna, chicken potpie, crab cakes, and mashed potatoes, but without all the calories and saturated fat.

With simple tricks and tips, Ellie serves up healthy ...

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Comfort Food Fix: Feel-Good Favorites Made Healthy: Feel-Good Favorites Made Healthy

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Overview

Comfort food made healthy, from New York Times bestselling author Ellie Krieger

In Comfort Food Fix, Ellie Krieger presents a healthier take on classic American comfort food—without sacrificing the comfort part. These 150 soul-satisfying recipes include such hearty favorites as meatloaf, lasagna, chicken potpie, crab cakes, and mashed potatoes, but without all the calories and saturated fat.

With simple tricks and tips, Ellie serves up healthy delights like delicious sweet potato casserole with just a third of the calories and amazing buttermilk waffles with just a fraction of the fat. With full nutrition information for every recipe and gorgeous full-color photos that are sure to whet any appetite, Comfort Food Fix is the perfect cookbook for healthy eaters with healthy appetites.

  • Ellie Krieger is the host of the popular show Healthy Appetite, which airs on the Cooking Channel, and the author of the New York Times bestsellers So Easy and The Food You Crave
  • The book features 150 delicious comfort food recipes that are lower in calories and fat than you would ever guess based on how great they taste
  • 50 lavish full-color photographs beautifully illustrate finished dishes

When it comes to healthy cooking, Ellie Krieger is the chef you can trust. In Comfort Food Fix, she takes the guilt out of guilty pleasures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780544185883
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 9/23/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 89,996
  • File size: 20 MB
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Meet the Author

Ellie Krieger

New York Times best-selling author and registered dietitian ELLIE KRIEGER was the host of Food Network’s Healthy Appetite, which also aired on the Cooking Channel. She regularly contributes to CNN and USA Today, and appears often on national morning shows.

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Table of Contents

8 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

10 INTRODUCTION

16 CHAPTER 1: BREAKFAST, BRUNCH, AND BAKERY

50 CHAPTER 2: SNACK AND STARTERS

92 CHAPTER 3: SOUPS AND SANDWICHES

126 CHAPTER 4: MEAT MAIN DISHES

158 CHAPTER 5: POULTRY MAIN DISHES

182 CHAPTER 6: SEAFOOD MAIN DISHES

202 CHAPTER 7: VEGETARIAN MAIN DISHES

218 CHAPTER 8: SIDES AND SALADS

254 CHAPTER 9: DESSERTS

298 INDEX

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  • Posted October 23, 2011

    Beautiful, straightforward, easy to use cookbook!

    Comfort Food Fix is a beautiful, straightforward, easy to use cookbook - just what I've come to expect of Ellie Krieger. The book focuses on classic family favorite type recipes and both simplifies and lightens them. Everything I cooked out of this cookbook I served to a group of 10 teenagers and 3 adults, so I got some great feedback on the recipes. Here's what I tried:

    Citrus Salad with Cherries - extremely simple but the addition of cherries really makes this fruit salad something special both in taste and visually. This one was a hit and would be especially good for brunch.

    Smoked Paprika Potato Chips and Triple Onion Dip - Wow! These two recipes make this cookbook a must have. Both recipes were really easy to make, especially if you have a mandolin for slicing the potatoes. These things flew off the baking sheet, I couldn't make them fast enough. The dip was delicious, tasted like that terrible for you store bought onion dip. Guilt free potato chips and onion dip!!

    Honey-Mustard Dip - Nothing remarkable, but as she says, why would you serve honey mustard with high fructose corn syrup in it when the real thing is so easy to make yourself?

    Creamy Tomato Soup - Another wow for me! This is a ridiculously easy recipe using canned tomatoes, but it was sooooooo good. Of all the recipes I tried this is the one I will make the most, on cold winter nights, to take to work for lunch, or anytime I need something quick, easy and healthy.

    Honey-Crisp Oven-Fried Chicken - This is the one recipe I tried that didn't do much for me. The honey brushed on made it too sweet and the coating wasn't crunchy enough. But what do I know? The kids sucked this down, cleaned their plates, and asked for more.

    Broccoli Cheese Calzones - Delicious! Hand held broccoli and I'm not sure the kids even recognized what they were eating. The combination of cheeses, broccoli, and sun dried tomato made for a more complex flavor and the pocket made it fun and easy to eat.

    Waldorf Salad - Super easy to make and good. Nothing surprising here, it tasted just like a waldorf salad, but a nice way to get fruit and veggies into the kids.

    Peanut Butter Cookies - A good, solid peanut butter cookie recipe. As expected these were devoured.

    Grandma's Chocolate Pudding - Nice silky texture and a more chocolaty taste than I expected. The kids dipped their pb cookies in it to make that ultimate flavor match.

    All-in-all a fabulous cookbook that I will keep handy for when I want a quick, healthy homemade meal. Lots more recipes I plan to try!

    19 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2012

    Too much for the quality

    This is way too much cost for the quality of the nook version. Don't buy if you don't care that you can't see the quantity of ingredients. I feel BN needs to fix this. The book looks great but I can't read the ingredients.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 1, 2012

    Highly recommend

    Ellie Krieger never disappoints! Another terrific addition to her collection.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 26, 2012

    Great Heart Smart Book

    I love Ellie Krieger to begin w/so why not her cookbooks! I love how she makes just a few ingredients taste great. I have all her books and am constantly going back for more recipes. I have a lot memorized; great advise and every recipe I've made taste great. I would highly recommend ANY of her books to anyone who enjoys cooking in a 'healthier' lifestyle.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 9, 2012

    A Must Buy!

    We've been cooking from this book for the past 2 weeks. Awesome healthy recipes that don't sacrifice on flavor.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2014

    Nook version doesnt show full page!

    Beware before buying, nook users. The numbers for the amount of ingredients is cut off. The left side of page is not fully shown so it may say "tbsp" but you don't know how much because you won' t be able to see the numbers. It is basically worthless and was a waste of money. Buy the hardback version!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 23, 2012

    Amazing...

    I have been cooking the recipes and my husband does not realize he is eating healthier because they taste so much like the original!! I finally found recipes my husband will eat healthy without getting hungrier later!! :-)

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