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Pillsbury Fast and Healthy Cookbook
     

Pillsbury Fast and Healthy Cookbook

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by Pillsbury Company
 
Reflecting a variety of cuisines, this collection includes 350 of Pillsbury's best low-fat and reduced-fat recipes, most taken from Pillsbury's top-selling Fast and Healthy magazine. The book features informative sidebars, tips on shortcuts, substitutions, storing food, and more, plus an explanation of the food pyramid. 120 color photos. 352 pp.

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Reflecting a variety of cuisines, this collection includes 350 of Pillsbury's best low-fat and reduced-fat recipes, most taken from Pillsbury's top-selling Fast and Healthy magazine. The book features informative sidebars, tips on shortcuts, substitutions, storing food, and more, plus an explanation of the food pyramid. 120 color photos. 352 pp.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Here are low-fat or reduced-fat recipes from Pillsbury's Fast and Healthy magazine, along with tips and techniques, boxes on ingredients, detailed nutrition analyses, and lots of color photographs. Prep times are also given, and most recipes take under 30 minutes. The Pillsbury name and the popularity of the magazine will generate demand; for most collections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780609600856
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Series:
Pillsbury Ser.
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
351
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.31(h) x 1.07(d)

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A Recipe from Pillsbury Fast and Healthy Cookbook

Spinach and Feta Quesadillas (prep time: 25 minutes)
1 (8 oz.) container (tub) fat-free cream cheese
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
1 (9 oz.) pkg. Frozen spinach in a pouch, cooked, squeezed to drain
1 medium bell pepper, finely chopped (1 cup)
5 1/2 oz. (1 cup) crumbled feta cheese

  1. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, garlic powder and pepper; blend well. Spread 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture on each tortilla. Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons each of spinach, bell pepper and feta cheese on half of each tortilla; fold tortillas in half.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Place 2 folded tortillas in a skillet; cook about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  3. Remove quesadillas from skillet; place on platter. Cover with foil to keep warm. Repeat with remaining folded tortillas. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges. Serve warm.


Yield: 32 appetizers

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Pillsbury Fast and Healthy Cookbook 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this cookbook. I borrowed it from my local library and am now on a mission to purchase it for myself. I know that this is the last cookbook I'll ever need!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is by far the best cookbook I have ever purchased. There are pages and pages of practical meals to prepare with everyday foods and spices.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As a beginning cook I was looking for something that would offer me a quick way to fix healthy, low fat meals. This is THE book. I love it. Not only are the meals exactly what I needed, it also gives me handy tips when cooking and preparing meals. There is also a lot of variety of foods in this book. It is a must have.