More Low Carb Meals in Minutes: A Three Stage Plan to Keeping It Off


Recent news on the health and diets of the American public has pointed to the over-consumption of carbohydrates as a major contributing factor in the epidemic rise of obesity in our nation. Obesity among adults and even children is now considered to be the principal factor in the development of diabetes, heart disease, increased cholesterol, and high blood pressure in the general population. So, how do we lose weight the low-carb way? And how do we keep it off? This book details Linda Gassenheimer's unique ...
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Recent news on the health and diets of the American public has pointed to the over-consumption of carbohydrates as a major contributing factor in the epidemic rise of obesity in our nation. Obesity among adults and even children is now considered to be the principal factor in the development of diabetes, heart disease, increased cholesterol, and high blood pressure in the general population. So, how do we lose weight the low-carb way? And how do we keep it off? This book details Linda Gassenheimer's unique Three-Stage Plan, showing you the simple and delicious meals you can eat and enjoy each day, but she also tells you how to eat for the rest of your life. Linda's approach leaves nothing to guesswork -- she spells it all out. And, you can prepare these meals in minutes! This is not a deprivation diet. In fact, the very word 'diet' seems inappropriate. This is a fabulous food plan that will satisfy your desire to eat a healthy diet while eating better than you've probably ever eaten in your life.

The Three-Stage Plan includes: I-Quick Start, II-Which Carbs, and III-Right Carbs. Each of these Stages includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a grand total of 135 recipes and 45 meals. Other sections include: Super Speed Suppers -- meals that can be prepared in about 10-15 minutes; and Weekends and Entertaining -- 30-45 minute meals that are perfect for leisure time and special occasions. Besides enjoying the meals, improving your health, and losing undesirable weight, you will also marvel at the simplicity and speed of the preparation. Most importantly, this book will help you make the transition to a long-term balanced eating lifestyle. It is not a gimmicky, fad diet. Gassenheimer consulted with and has been endorsed by esteemed cardiologists and endocrinologists. She includes lean proteins (and fiber), so the plan is also low in fat, and good carbs are eventually re-introduced without weight gain. As a result, More Low-Carb Meals in Minutes is more balanced than other low-carb and low-fat diet books.

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579595234
  • Publisher: Bay Soma Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/10/2003
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 8
Introduction 10
Smart Shopping the Low Carb Way 19
Shopping Guidelines 21
Staples 23
Equipment 25
Quick Cooking Tips and Helpful Hints 27
Tips for Eating Out 28
Sizing It Up 30
Quick Snacks 30
Stage I Quick Start 32
Breakfast 32
Mid-Morning Snack 32
Lunch 32
Mid-Afternoon Snack 32
Dinner 32
Quick Start 14 Day Meal Plan at a Glance 34
Quick Start Breakfasts 36
Bacon and Cheese Egg Crepes 37
Microwave Eggs Parmesan 38
Mushroom Turkey, and Tarragon Omelet 39
Southwestern Turkey Salsa Roll 40
Microwave Marinara Scramble 41
Smoked Salmon--Stuffed Celery 42
Sausage and Artichoke Frittata 43
Quick Start Lunches 44
Sicilian Baked Mushrooms and Sausage 45
Chicken with Dilled Mustard 46
Quick-Take Cheese and Chicken Bundles 47
Nutty Chicken Minestrone 48
Costa del Sol Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes 49
Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad 50
Crab Gratin 51
Quick Start Dinners 52
Hot Pepper Shrimp with Red Bell Pepper and Endive Salad 53
Mediterranean Baked Fish with Zucchini Gratin and Green Salad 54
Chicken Burgers with Warm Mushroom Salad 56
Crab Cakes with Slaw 57
Sara Moulton's Pork Scallopini with Spinach and Mushrooms 58
Roasted Salmon and Herb Sauce with Braised Asparagus 59
Tuscan Chicken with Tomato Basil Relish and Toasted Almond Broccoli 60
Stage II Which Carbs 62
Breakfast 62
Lunch 62
Dinner 62
Which Carbs 14-Day Meal Plan at a Glance 64
Which Carbs Breakfasts 66
Tomato, Cheese, and Parsley Frittata with Bran Cereal 67
Roast Beef Cucumber Slices with Bran Cereal 68
Sausage Scramble with Oatmeal 69
Ginger-Cranberry Smoothie, Smoked Ham and Cheese, and Bran Cereal 70
Ham Baked Egg with Oatmeal 71
Italian Omelet with Bran Cereal 72
New Orleans Shrimp Roll with Oatmeal 73
Which Carbs Lunches 74
Grilled Ham and Cheese Italiano and Watermelon Cubes 75
Vietnamese Crab Soup and Honeydew Melon 76
Cajun Shrimp Salad and Orange 77
Roast Chicken Vegetable Soup and Pineapple 78
Rainbow Tomato Plate and Yogurt 79
Horseradish-Crusted Grilled Salmon Salad and Apple 80
Chinese Chicken Salad 81
Which Carbs Dinners 82
Crispy Mahi Mahi with Ratatouille (Sauteed Provencal Vegetables) and Pumpkin Pudding 83
Eggplant Parmesan over Linguine 84
Mediterranean Steak with Minted Couscous and Spiced Peaches 86
Quick-Fried Diced Veal with Snow Peas and Rice 88
Five-Spice Tuna Tataki with Japanese Brown Rice and Raspberry Banana Cooler 90
Chicken with Black Bean and Corn Salsa Salad 92
Veal Piccata with Garlic Zucchini and Tomato Orzo 93
Stage III Right Carbs 94
Breakfast 94
Lunch 94
Dinner 94
Right Carbs 14-Day Meal Plan at a Glance 96
Right Carbs Breakfasts 98
Ham, Red Bell Pepper, and Onion Frittata with Bran Cereal and Vegetable Juice 99
Smoked Salmon Sandwich with Oatmeal 100
Strawberry Splash with Pecan and Dilled Cottage Cheese--Stuffed Endive and Bran Cereal 101
Microwave Portobello Egg Scramble with Bran Cereal 102
Mediterranean Scramble on Toast with Oatmeal 103
Monte Cristo Sandwich with Bran Cereal 104
Provencal Omelet with Oatmeal 105
Right Carbs Lunches 106
Mulligatawny Soup and Pears 107
BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato) Sandwich on Rye and Watermelon Cubes 108
Layered Antipasto Salad and Grapefruit 109
Blue Cheese, Roast Beef, and Pear Pasta Salad and Grapes 110
Endive and Orange Salad with Turkey Swiss Melt and Melon Cup 111
Mushroom and Sausage Soup and Tangerines 112
Danish Shrimp Smorrebrod with Scandinavian Cucumber Salad and Blueberry Cup 113
Right Carbs Dinners 114
Mahi Mahi Satay with Thai Peanut Sauce, Snow Peas and Rice, and Lychee Cup 115
Turkey Gratinee with Basil Linguine and Spiced Pineapple 117
Roast Pork with Chunky Strawberry Salsa, and Yellow Squash and Linguine 119
Whiskey-Soused Salmon with Broccoli and Potatoes, and Deep Dish Blueberry Cream 121
Roasted Pepper and Olive Snapper with Lemon-Braised Celery Hearts and Rice, and Peach Crumble 123
Hawaiian Chicken with Pineapple Caesar Salad, and Mangoes 125
Mexican Sopes (Layered Open Tortilla Sandwich) and Oranges in Cherry Coulis 127
Super Speed Suppers 129
Quick Start Super Speed Suppers 130
Greek Shrimp with Feta Cheese and Romaine with Fresh Cabbage Salad 131
Jamaican Jerk Pork with Hearts of Palm Salad 132
Savory Sage Chicken with Italian Zucchini and Tomatoes 133
Which Carbs Super Speed Suppers 134
Swordfish in Spanish Sofrito Sauce with Yellow Rice 135
Peasant Country Soup with Herb Cheese Toast and Salad 136
Beef Teriyaki with Chinese Noodles 137
Right Carbs Super Speed Suppers 138
Creole Chicken with Quick Brown Rice and Watermelon Cubes 139
Parmesan Sole with Sauteed Potato Cubes and Melon Cup 141
Black Bean and Bacon Soup with Quick Brown Rice 142
Mock Hungarian Goulash with Caraway Noodles 143
Weekend Meals 145
Quick Start Weekend Meals 146
Dijon Chicken with Crunchy Couscous 147
Garlic Stuffed Steak with Linguine and Asparagus 148
Veal Saltimbocca with Parmesan Zucchini and Italian Salad 150
Which Carbs Weekend Meals 152
Snapper Cote d'Azur with Salade de Provence and Pears with Raspberry Coulis 153
Adobo Rubbed Cowboy Steak with Jalapeno Rice 155
Chicken and Walnuts in Lettuce Puffs with Sweet and Sour Cabbage and Oranges 157
Steak in Port Wine with French Green Beans and Brown Rice 159
Right Carbs Weekend Meals 161
Pan Sealed Tuna with Mango Salsa, Saffron Pilaf, and Lemon Chiffon 162
Indian Spiced Chicken with Rice and Spinach Pilaf 164
Pork Chops with Apple Relish, Toasted Walnut Lentils, and Cranberry Applesauce 166
Entertaining 168
Italian Supper for Friends 170
Garden Crudites and Dip 173
Lentil and Rice Salad 174
String Beans with Crumbled Gorgonzola 175
Pollo Tonnato (Italian Chicken with Tuna Sauce) 176
White Chocolate Whip 177
Dinner Party for Eight 178
Bruschetta 181
Radicchio, Endive, and Watercress Salad 182
Game Hens in Red Wine 183
Brown Rice with Toasted Pecans 184
Asparagus with Pimiento 185
Berry Cups with Almond Sauce 186
Casual Soup Supper 187
Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup 190
Grilled Grouper Sandwich 191
Three Bean Salad 192
Mango Fool 193
Buffet for Friends 194
Key Lime Mustard Sauced Shrimp 197
Roasted Meat Platter with Horseradish Sauce and Honey Mustard Sauce 198
Tomato Platter 199
Pasta Salad 200
Frozen Yogurt Berry Cup 201
Barbecue Party 202
Spicy Tuna Spread 206
No Fuss Salad Bar 207
Lime Barbecued Chicken with Black Bean Sauce 208
Green Bean and Orzo Salad 209
Melon with Marinated Strawberry Sauce and Hot Cookies 210
Index 211
Category Index 219
Acknowledgments 221
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