Low-Carb Gourmet: Recipes for the New Lifestyle

Low-Carb Gourmet: Recipes for the New Lifestyle

by Brigit Binns
     
 

From Hollywood to South Beach, the latest craze in the diet world is low-carbohydrate, high-protein meals. However, until now, low-carb cookbooks have been decidedly lowbrow, more concerned with prepared ingredients and overly simplistic recipes than with flavor or presentation. THE LOW-CARB GOURMET takes low-carb eating beyond the hamburger sans bun and explains

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Overview

From Hollywood to South Beach, the latest craze in the diet world is low-carbohydrate, high-protein meals. However, until now, low-carb cookbooks have been decidedly lowbrow, more concerned with prepared ingredients and overly simplistic recipes than with flavor or presentation. THE LOW-CARB GOURMET takes low-carb eating beyond the hamburger sans bun and explains how to maintain a healthy, gourmet lifestyle that will leave you looking and feeling great. Complex enough to impress foodies and discerning guests yet simple enough for everyday family meals at home, THE LOW-CARB GOURMET raises the concept of “diet food” to new culinary heights. An upscale low-carb cookbook featuring 70 recipes that emphasize vegetables, heart-healthy fats, lean protein, and eggs. Low-carb diets are rapidly gaining acceptance as safe and effective ways to shed pounds. According to market research, 17 percent of the U.S. population has tried the Atkins diet. Nearly two-thirds of Americans are considered overweight.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580086301
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
10/25/2004
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author

The author or coauthor of 13 cookbooks, BRIGIT BINNS has a wealth of knowledge about food, from home-style gourmet and low-fat cooking to complex chefs dishes. She attended professional cooking school and owned a catering business in Europe, and currently resides in Venice, California.

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