Taste of Home Comfort Food Makeovers: 482 Delicious & Comforting Recipes Made Light
Taste of Home
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The pros at Taste of Home received hundreds of requests to lighten up family-favorite recipes—and they did! Whether cutting calories from a bubbling casserole, trimming fat from a cheesy pizza or skimming sugar from a heavenly dessert, these experts revamped classic dishes while keeping all the mouthwatering flavor in tact. Now they’re sharing their secrets in Taste of Home Best-Loved Makeovers. Inside this brand-new cookbook you’ll find Nutrition Facts with every recipe as well as Diabetic Exchanges, hints and tips for making over your own favorites and more. Best of all, this must-have collection helps you dish out all the comfort you enjoy without an ounce of guilt!
Golden potpies, cheesy lasagna, piping hot mac and cheese, decadent chocolate cake…these are just some the favorite foods that home cooks from coast to coast asked Taste of Home to lighten up for them. After all, today’s family cooks want to serve hearty specialties but they also want to keep sugar, fat, carbs, sodium and calories at bay. Now, readers of American’s No. 1 food and entertaining magazine can lean how to trim the fat from classic dishes without cutting back on flavor. The Taste of Home Test Kitchen experts share their secrets for pairing down calories, fat and more with Taste of Home Best-Loved Makeovers. The brand-new title offers more than 340 revamped recipes, each putting a light spin on all-time classics. Complete Nutrition Information with every recipe helps buyers calculate weight-loss points and adhere to particular diet restrictions. In addition, hundreds of color photos and tips on trimming down family favorites make this cookbook a rewarding purchase for anyone hoping to serve best-loved foods without skimping on flavor.
inserted near the center comes out clean and cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. PER SERVING 1 piece equals 265 cal., 14 g fat (5 g sat. fat), 88 mg chol., 610 mg sodium, 21 g carb., 1 g fiber, 16 g pro. FAST FIX Lemon Breakfast Parfaits I serve these refreshing parfaits as a lively start to a day. You can make the couscous mixture ahead, then cover and chill it overnight. —JANELLE LEE APPLETON, WI PREP: 25 MIN. + COOLING • MAKES: 6 SERVINGS 3/4 cup fat-free milk
4-6 minutes or until tender. Remove from pan. 3. In same skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add beef; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until no longer pink. Serve on pitas; top with onion and sauce. PER SERVING 1 filled pita with 1/4 cup sauce equals 405 cal., 10 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 47 mg chol., 784 mg sodium, 45 g carb., 2 g fiber, 33 g pro. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 fat. FREEZE ITSLOW COOKER Stamp-of-Approval Spaghetti Sauce My father is pretty
a large shallow roasting pan. 2. Bake, uncovered, 1 1/2-2 hours or until a thermometer reads 170°, basting every 30 minutes with apricot mixture. (Cover loosely with foil if turkey browns too quickly.) Cover and let stand 15 minutes before slicing. PER SERVING 4 ounces cooked turkey equals 236 cal., 8 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 81 mg chol., 84 mg sodium, 8 g carb., trace fiber, 32 g pro. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch. FAST FIX Turkey Taco Salad I discovered this taco salad while I
4 tuna steaks (6 ounces each) 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/4 cup orange juice 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot 1. Combine the five-spice powder, salt and cayenne; sprinkle over tuna steaks. In a large skillet, cook tuna in oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until slightly pink in the center; remove and keep warm.
Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 medium-fat meat, 1/2 fat. FAST FIX Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro Black Beans As a vegan, I’m always looking for delicious, easy dishes to share. A touch of peanut butter (or almond butter) gives these loaded sweet potatoes a special flavor. —KAYLA CAPPER OJAI, CA START TO FINISH: 20 MIN. • MAKES: 4 SERVINGS 4 medium sweet potatoes (about 8 ounces each) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 1 can (15 ounces) black beans,