Cook This, Not That!: Kitchen Survival Guide (Paperback)

Kitchen Survival Guide

By David Zinczenko, Matt Goulding

Rodale Press, 9781605294421, 352pp.

Publication Date: December 29, 2009



Did you know the average dinner from a chain restaurant costs nearly $35 a person and contains more than 1,200 calories? That's hard on your wallet and your waistline, and few people understand this better than the authors of "Eat This, Not That "After years of helping consumers navigate America's daunting culinary landscape and literally thousands of weight-loss success stories Dave and Matt have finally turned their nutritional savvy to the place with the greatest impact your kitchen. The hundreds of recipes contained inside this book will help you and your loved ones eliminate body fat, get in shape, and lead fitter, happier lives.

But make no mistake this is no rice-and-tofu cookbook. The genius of "Cook This, Not That " is that it teaches you how to save hundreds sometimes thousands of calories by recreating America's most popular restaurant dishes, including Outback Steakhouse's Roasted Filet with Port Wine Sauce, Uno Chicago Grill's Individual Deep Dish Pizza, and Chili's Fire Grilled Chicken Fajita. Alongside this you'll find other priceless advice, such as:

. The 37 Ways to Cook a Chicken Breast, A Dozen 10-Minute Pasta Sauces, The Ultimate Sandwich Matrix, and other on-the-go cooking tips.
. Scorecards that let you easily compare the nutritional quality of the carbohydrates, fats, and proteins that go into building every meal you eat.
. The truth about how seemingly healthy foods such as wheat bread, salmon, and low-fat snacks are secretly sabotaging your health.

About the Author

DAVID ZINCZENKO is editor-in-chief of Men's Health and editorial director of Women's Health. MATT GOULDING is a food and nutrition editor of Men's Health.

Praise For Cook This, Not That!: Kitchen Survival Guide

Praise for Eat This, Not That!
“These books are a great guide to carry around and have with you whenever you’re not sure what to choose.”
-- Oprah Winfrey on Oprah "You can make pretty easy substitutes and do very well."
 -- Meredith Vieira, co-host of the Today Show. "David Zinczenko, editor-in-chief of Men's Health and author of NY Times best selling book Eat This, Not That! is going to help you fight the battle of the bulge."
-- EXTRA! “It’s just so easy with these books. I now control my food instead of my food controlling me. I’m losing weight without even trying.” -Darlene Coburn, Eat This, Not That! Reader, who—in 4 months—lost 40 pounds and went from a size 14 to a size 8.  “I Think Eat This, Not That! is a brilliant book.”
-Rachael Ray