Hungry Girl 200 Under 200 Just Desserts: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories

Hungry Girl 200 Under 200 Just Desserts: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories

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by Lisa Lillien
     
 

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CALLING ALL DESSERT FANATICS: Get ready for an entire cookbook of decadent treats with under 200 calories each! Now, you can indulge and satisfy your sweet tooth with NONE of the guilt! Only Hungry Girl could create delicious guilt-free recipes like...

Gooey German Chocolate Cake Mug (194 calories!)

PB Cheesecake Chocolate Cupcakes (154 calories!)

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CALLING ALL DESSERT FANATICS: Get ready for an entire cookbook of decadent treats with under 200 calories each! Now, you can indulge and satisfy your sweet tooth with NONE of the guilt! Only Hungry Girl could create delicious guilt-free recipes like...

Gooey German Chocolate Cake Mug (194 calories!)

PB Cheesecake Chocolate Cupcakes (154 calories!)

Strawberry Snowball Cupcakes (135 calories!)

Roarin' Red Velvet Cake Pops (93 calories!)

Black Forest Brownies (141 calories!)
Banana Cream Cutie Pies (108 calories!)
Freezy Cookies ‘n Cream Whoopie Pie (164 calories!)
Cuckoo for Cannoli Crunchers (108 calories!)
Strawberry Shortcake Cream Fluff Cups (95 calories!)
Berry-Good Tropical Trifle (188 calories!)
Baked Caramel ‘n Coconut Apples (140 calories!) This is the first-ever ALL-DESSERT cookbook from Hungry Girl, and it's sure to please sweets-obsessed Hungry Girl fans everywhere!

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
A case study in "just because you can doesn't mean you should," "Hungry Girl" Lillien continues her assault on common kitchen decency in this compilation of 200 desserts under 200 calories per serving. Favoring convenience over common sense, Lillien's unabashed endorsement of processed foods, boxed mixes, and bizarre combinations may well deliver on their promise, but at what cost? ("Candy Cane Brownies" for example, call for chocolate frosting, sugar-free pudding, devil's food cake mix, canned pumpkin, and candy canes also peppermint extract; "Fruity Caramel Crunchcakes" contain strawberries, strawberry preserves, rice cakes, caramel dip, chocolate chips, and Cool Whip.) As in her previous works, Lillien achieves low calorie counts by relying on fat-free and low-calorie ingredients (often pre-made), making her recipes more of an assembly operation than one that involves baking or other culinary skills. For those new to the kitchen, in a hurry, or simply interested in putting forth as little effort as possible, her Pineapple Bliss cake (literally yellow cake mix and canned pineapple ) or "S'mores Crunchettes"—baked fillo shells with various fillings—could be just the thing for a last-minute get-together. Those who can tell the difference between whipped cream and Cool Whip, however, will want to leave this one alone. (May)
Library Journal
Lillien's Hungry Girl brand (hungry-girl.com) encompasses a daily email service with more than a million subscribers, several best-selling cookbooks, and an eponymous television show airing on the Food Network and the Cooking Channel. In her newest collection of "guilt-free" recipes, she transforms supermarket staples like sugar-free pudding snacks and fat-free cream cheese into exotic-sounding creations like Tropical Dreamboat Parfaits and Coconut Cream Crunchettes. These easy desserts are low in fat and calories but not necessarily "healthy," as they're mostly made of processed ingredients. Additional recipe photos and Weight Watchers "PointsPlus" values are available on Lillien's website. VERDICT These recipes can help readers quickly satisfy cravings without subverting weight-loss goals. Expect demand.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781250031914
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
05/07/2013
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
594,332
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

LISA LILLIEN is a New York Times bestselling author and the creator of the Hungry Girl brand. The founder of hungry-girl.com, the free daily email service, she is obsessed with food--how wonderful it is, and how much of it she can eat and still fit into her pants. More than 1 million fans eagerly wait for Hungry Girl's recipes and tips&tricks each weekday.
Lisa Lillien is not a nutritionist, she’s just hungry. She’s the founder of www.hungry-girl.com, the daily email service providing approximately one million fans with guilt-free recipes, food and product reviews, dieting news, shockers and more. She also writes weekly columns for WeightWatchers.com and Yahoo!, and regularly contributes to Redbook magazine. She has appeared on TV shows like Rachel Ray and Extra, and now has her own show on the Cooking Channel. Her Hungry Girl cookbooks are New York Times bestsellers. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Hungry Girl 200 Under 200: Just Desserts: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I made the first receipe listed in the book for three of us and it was fabulous. We all enjoy it and the favors were great together. I would recommend this to anyone that is watching what they take in. As a matter of fact it would be wonderful for anyone not just the dieters.
Deb07 More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderful cookbook, I have most of hungry girls books. I love it especaially because it has nutritional values in the book which is very important to me since I watch every thing I eat. If you are a Weight Watchers member like I am you are going to love it. Its so nice to always find cookbook that has this in it. This is what I want in cookbook I buy. You have to get this one too. A constant user of her most her cookbooks Deb07
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great! HG to the Max is still my favorite of the HG books but this is definitely a great cookbook for everyone with a sweet tooth. I've made so many recipes already and all of them just take a few minutes to throw together. Love it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The cookbook samples rarely have even one recipe. That's rather lame and makes me choose not to purchase.