Fresh Start: Great Low-fat Recipes, Day-by-day Menus-- the Savvy Way to Cook, Eat, and Live

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Crown Publishers, 1996 - Cooking - 333 pages
Fresh Start is a guide for beginning a healthy, lower-fat lifestyle with step-by-step help in changing old eating habits to newer, better ones. "In Fresh Start you'll find four weeks of menus designed to get those of you who strive to understand low fat cooking off to a fresh start and give those of you who already have begun the healthy eating habit hundreds of new ideas, " says Julee. Rosso has succeeded once again in creating simple, bold-flavored recipes that reflect her approach to cooking, an approach that has made her a familiar voice, trusted and loved by millions of home cooks.
In Fresh Start, Julee's intense, fabulous-tasting cooking style shines in more than 200 recipe favorites that minimize the fat and intensify the flavor. Organized into four weeks of easy-to-follow daily menus, including snacks and low-fat substitutes, and packed with valuable guidelines on healthful, nutritious cooking, Fresh Start is designed to make a daily commitment to good health deliciously satisfying.

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In her second solo effort, Rosso, of Silver Palate fame (e.g., The Silver Palate Cookbook, LJ 6/15/82), offers what she calls "a primer" for healthier cooking and eating, with a month of menus and ... Read full review


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About the author (1996)

With more than 5.5 million books in print and nearly thirty years of food and cooking experience, Julee Rosso has become one of America's most established and well-respected cooking authorities. Her best-selling cookbooks, including Great Good Food (Crown, May 1993), her first to focus on low-fat, healthy cooking, have won her a devoted following. The Washington Post says, "Rosso is the first cookbook writer who has made lower-fat cooking fun as well as sensible--and has gone out of her way to make it taste absolutely terrific.  It's what food fans across the country have come to expect from her."

As an original co-founder from 1977 to 1988 of The Silver Palate, the first real gourmet take-out food and catering shop in Manhattan, Julee and her co-founder introduced the big, bold intensely flavor

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