Saving Dinner the Low-Carb Way

Healthy Menus, Recipes, and the Shopping Lists That Will Keep the Whole Family at the Dinner Tab

By Leanne Ely
(Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345478061, 288pp.)

Publication Date: December 28, 2004

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Leanne Ely doesn’t actually cook dinner for your family. It just feels that way.

Certified nutritionist Leanne Ely loves delicious food and is dedicated to enticing today’s busy families back to the dinner table with home cooking that cannot be beat. In Saving Dinner the Low-Carb Way, she integrates low-carb requirements into her mélange of dining pleasures for every season–providing easy-to-follow menus and highlighting per-serving measurements of calories, fat, protein, carbohydrates, cholesterol, and sodium for each dish.

Itemizing ingredients by product in convenient lists, Ely makes your grocery shopping quick and effortless. She also gives you a helping hand in the kitchen with shortcuts that take the stress out of cooking, and suggests menu variations for children and family members who choose not to go the low-carb route.

The result? These dinners are not only balanced and healthy but truly varied and delectably good to eat. Main dishes like Low-Carb Beef Stroganoff, Crustless Quiche Lorraine, Crock-Pot Pork Jambalaya, Skillet Salmon with Horseradish Cream, and nearly 150 other entrees (plus recommendations for great side dishes) make dinnertime special in more ways than one.




About the Author

LEANNE ELY is considered the expert on family cooking and healthy eating. Between her popular Heart of a Woman radio show in Southern California and her weekly “Food for Thought” column at the ever-popular Flylady.net website, thousands of fans have already discovered Leanne Ely’s secrets to easily prepared, well-balanced meals.

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