Art Smith's Healthy Comfort: How America's Favorite Celebrity Chef Got it Together, Lost Weight, and Reclaimed His Health!

Art Smith's Healthy Comfort: How America's Favorite Celebrity Chef Got it Together, Lost Weight, and Reclaimed His Health!

by Art Smith


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Art Smith, the award-winning, personal chef to Oprah Winfrey, returns to the kitchen with Art Smith’s Healthy Comfort, a collection of 150 original, delicious recipes that will help you lose weight.

Over 100 pounds overweight and facing a personal health crisis that included diagnoses for diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol, Smith started to exercise and made changes to his diet while continuing to prepare scrumptious meals.

For the first time, he shares his weight-loss secrets and the recipes that helped him keep off the pounds. Filled with stunning full-color photos and easy-to-follow directions, Art Smith’s Healthy Comfort is a culinary pleasure that will put you on the path to a new, healthy lifestyle.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062217776
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/07/2013
Pages: 255
Sales rank: 494,506
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Art Smith, who was Oprah Winfrey's personal chef, owns several restaurants across the country, including Table Fifty-Two, Art and Soul, Southern Art, LYFE Kitchen, and Joanne Trattoria. He was a favorite on seasons one and four of Bravo's Top Chef Masters, has appeared on the cover of Parade magazine, and has been featured in Cooking Light magazine. He is a regular contributor to StandUp magazine, the proceeds of which benefit the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, which raises awareness of the long-term, damaging effects of bullying. In 2003, he and Jesus Salgueiro founded a nonprofit organization, Common Threads, which is America's foremost after-school hands-on cooking program for low-income children to learn to cook wholesome and affordable meals.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 You Can Reclaim Your Health, Too! 1

2 How I Took the Plunge 9

3 Breakfast: Start the Day Right! 13

4 First Courses and Snacks 31

5 Soups 49

6 Salads 67

7 Vegetarian Main Courses 91

8 Fish and Seafood Main Courses 115

9 Meat and Poultry Main Courses 145

10 Vegetable Side Dishes 173

11 Party Day Foods: Treats Big and Small 197

A Note to My Readers 237

Acknowledgments 239

Index 243

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