Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook: 280 Delicious Recipes for Every Meal

Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook: 280 Delicious Recipes for Every Meal

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We're having a celebration of food for cooks who love to eat well—and eat smart!

Weight Watchers cookbooks are trusted by anyone who is excited about cooking delicious, healthy food. And with the more than 280 recipes in Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook, healthy cooks (and anyone who aspires to be one!) everywhere now have the opportunity to

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Overview

We're having a celebration of food for cooks who love to eat well—and eat smart!

Weight Watchers cookbooks are trusted by anyone who is excited about cooking delicious, healthy food. And with the more than 280 recipes in Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook, healthy cooks (and anyone who aspires to be one!) everywhere now have the opportunity to sample a collection of many treasured favorites. These delicious dishes have been updated, featuring fresh ingredients, how-to tips, Weight Watchers lore, and nutritional info and PointsPlus® values for the newest program, Weight Watchers 360°.

Inside you'll find…

• Classics like Easy Homemade Macaroni and Cheese and Garden Vegetable Soup

• Savory Italian fare such as Sausage Focaccia and Pizza Margherita

• Healthy takes on hearty dishes such as Buffalo Chicken Wings and Biscuit-Topped Chicken Pot Pie

• Bold-flavor favorites such as Asian Noodle Soup with Tofu and Shrimp; and Ham, Pepper and Onion Calzones

• Hearty salads that make a meal, like Caesar, Chef, and Cobb

• Retro faves such as Deviled Eggs and Fudgy Brownie Pudding Cake

Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook is a great resource, whether you're in search of a quick-fix dinner for tonight or planning a week's worth of menus. Every single recipe works like a charm and tastes great!

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
For 50 years Weight Watchers has been helping dieters make sound choices through its science-based approach to nutrition, enabling people to enjoy their favorite foods while losing weight. In many cases that involves purchasing premade meals and following the program's point-based program (now called PointPlus, part of the new Weight Watchers 360 program). To complement that system, these points are included with each of the 250 recipes here, enabling followers to whip up classics like Cobb Salad or vegetable lasagna at home. But readers don't need to participate in the program to find worthwhile recipes—nutritional information is provided in conjunction with the points. Those expecting tired, recycled recipes from the program's early days will find them, but they'll also find calorie-friendly takes on Pad Thai, Tofu-Lentil Burgers, Oven-Fried Fish and Chips, Lamb Kebabs, and Boston Cream Pie. By relying on healthy cooking methods (such as baking instead of frying), using low-calorie and reduced-fat ingredients, and imparting flavor with fresh herbs and spices, readers will find they can create healthy, toothsome meals at home without sacrificing taste. That's great news for Weight Watchers followers, but those outside the program will also find this to be another perfectly acceptable low-cal, low-fat cookbook. (May)
Library Journal
Like the recently revised Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook, this collection of updated classics supplements the new Weight Watchers 360 program. Emphasizing retro comfort foods like chicken cordon bleu, cheddar corn pudding, and Boston cream pie, the book aims to dispel notions that diet food can't be crave-worthy. Each recipe includes nutritional analysis and a "PointsPlus" value based on the amount of protein, carbohydrates, fat, and fiber per serving. Using the secondary index, readers can easily choose recipes by points value. VERDICT The popular and highly rated Weight Watchers diet has undergone changes, so most libraries should update their collections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781250036407
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Edition description:
Anniversary
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
147,774
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

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WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. is the world's leading provider of weight management services. Weight Watchers holds almost 45,000 meetings weekly where members receive group support and learn about healthy eating patterns, behavior modification and physical activity. The leading Internet-based weight management provider in the world, the company also offers a range of products and publications for those interested in managing their weight.

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