The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight and Eating Great
By Pam Anderson
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780618835966, 320pp.)
Publication Date: March 2008
The best-selling author of The Perfect Recipe shares her secret for dumping pounds without dietingand the 250 recipes for her new way of eating.
To millions of citizen cooks, Pam Anderson is a trusted friend who does all the work for them, testing and retesting until she arrives at the best version of classic favorites and simple dishes for company. But gradually, Pam found herself standing with the two thirds of Americans who are more than a few pounds overweight. Fed up with whipsaw cycles of losing and gaining, she vowed to changebut not if it involved dieting, hunger pangs, or saying no to the foods she loved. Complicated recipes were out. She streamlined, creating meals as satisfying as they are quickpizzas that take just thirty minutes, big-bowl combos, and gratifying snacks to forestall cravings. She discovered a few simple habits that make all the difference. Four years later, she’s still maintaining her forty-pound weight loss. The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight and Eating Great is a way to eat for life. It’s filled with voice-of-experience tips for curbing appetite, no-nonsense shortcuts for getting food on the table pronto, and recipes that could only have been developed by this food-loving prono compromises, no wasted steps, just extraordinary results from ordinary ingredients.
PAM ANDERSON is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight and Eating Great and the best-selling Perfect Recipes for Having People Over and The Perfect Recipe, winner of an IACP Award. The monthly food columnist for USA Weekend, she is a contributing editor to Fine Cooking and Runner's World. She is the former executive editor of Cook's Illustrated and teaches cooking classes across the country and appears frequently on TV and radio.