With 30 Minute Entertaining, cooking for friends and family can be as enjoyable as spending time with them. Each of the healthy and contemporary recipes can be prepared in 30 minutes or less. This comprehensive cookbook covers a variety of social occasions and settings, including brunches, cocktail parties, impromptu occasions, and a vegetarian dinner party. Each dish, from the goat's cheese wrapped in vine leaves to the hearty pumpkin soup to the stir-fried duck with mango, features nutritious and low-fat ingredients. Illustrated with full-color photos throughout.