Biggest Loser Family Cookbook: Budget-Friendly Meals Your Whole Family Will Love
Devin Alexander, Melissa Roberson
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
As grocery costs continue to rise, many family cooks are finding themselves in a tough predicament: How can they feed their families healthy, satisfying meals without breaking the bank? In The Biggest Loser Family Cookbook, New York Times best-selling author Devin Alexander shows families that eating on a budget can be easy, nutritious-and delicious!
With more than 125 recipes that will satisfy every member of the family, Chef Alexander provides complete, affordable options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, along with mix-and-match side dishes, healthy snacks, and desserts. From Broccoli & Cheddar Frittatas to Steak Fajita Quesadillas, Family Sized Meatball Parmesan to Peanut Butter Fudge Sundaes, these wholesome, satisfying dishes will become an essential part of every family cook's repertoire.
In addition to an overview of the Biggest Loser eating plan and Chef Alexander's recipes, readers will find helpful cooking and cost-saving tips from favorite Biggest Loser contestants and online club members. They will also find simple ways to get kids involved in the kitchen and fun ideas for family mealtimes. Designed to make healthy eating accessible for everyone, The Biggest Loser Family Cookbook will help pad wallets-not waistlines.
winter months. If you’d prefer your soup a bit thinner, just add a little more milk. 1 cup dried split peas, rinsed 4 cups water 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium stalks celery, diced � cup diced sweet onion � extra-large (5-gram) vegetable bouillon cube 1½ teaspoons curry powder 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced � cup fat-free milk Ground black pepper, to taste In a medium nonstick saucepan, combine the peas and water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and
and cook for 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until the chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear. Allow the chicken to cool, then cut it into bite-sized cubes. In a large glass or plastic mixing bowl, whisk together the remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil, the yogurt, and mustard. Add the chicken, celery, grapes, and apple. Gently toss well to combine. Season with salt and pepper and serve. Makes 4 servings Per serving: 173 calories, 27 g protein, 4 g carbohydrates, 5 g fat (less than 1 g
deep bowl and top with the tomatoes. Serve immediately or refrigerate in an airtight plastic container for up to 3 days. Makes 7 (¼-cup) servings Per serving: 42 calories, 3 g protein, 10 g carbohydrates, trace fat (trace saturated), 0 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 169 mg sodium ENGLISH MUFFIN MELT When shopping for tomatoes, try to find the least expensive variety. If beefsteak tomatoes are too pricey, try plum tomatoes instead. Just use four or eight �" slices plum tomatoes instead of the
you need before heading to the store, then break a small piece off the larger roots you’ll find—it’s perfectly acceptable to do that and you’ll have very little waste. 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup chopped yellow onion 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger 2 tablespoons freshly minced garlic 1½ pounds unpeeled eggplant, cut into �" cubes (about 10 cups) 6 tablespoons water � cup ponzu sauce � to 1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce, or more to taste 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 4
SCRAMBLE Scrambles are an ideal breakfast for weight loss or maintenance because you can eat such a large portion for so few calories—and they’re packed with protein. Here, I love the smoky sausage flavor with the cool freshness of the uncooked tomatoes. It’s a breakfast that feels indulgent without actually doing damage. Olive oil spray 4 ounces extra-lean fully cooked smoked turkey sausage or kielbasa (5 grams fat or less per 2-ounce serving), diced 1 cup finely chopped sweet onion 2