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Comfort Food Fix: Feel-Good Favorites Made Healthy by Ellie Krieger

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  • Hearty beef stew

    • TrishaCP on November 01, 2016

      Don't make this unless you are comfortable with improvising to improve a recipe or you are a fan of bland. I picked this because I'm cooking for someone in the hospital and need to be careful about sodium and richness. But she needlessly skimps on things that would make the stew much tastier but still healthy, such as garlic (I added two cloves), herbs (I added thyme and rosemary), and spices (what does she think 1/4 tsp of paprika will really do?- I doubled it). I also threw in some mushrooms, and it was much better. On the plus size, the consistency was perfect, but that's because I ignored the cooking instructions for the veggies (they would have been mush had I added them as quickly as she wanted). Also, the recipe (at least in the e-book version) leaves out when you are supposed to add beef back to the pot (I added with the stock, which I changed to chicken and liked that sub).

  • Stuffed cabbage with sweet-and-sour tomato sauce

    • Lindalib on October 18, 2014

      A bit on the fussy side to put together, plus there's a 2- hour baking time, so plan accordingly ( I didn't, so it was a late dunner for us), but, it was well worth the effort in the end. This was delicious and we will definitely be making this recipe again.

  • Chicken Marsala

    • TrishaCP on December 14, 2014

      Anything made with Marsala wine tastes good to me, and I also love mushrooms, but the overall flavor was a little boring to make this a rave. Still good for a healthy weeknight meal, and would be a good choice if you have diners that are sensitive to stong flavors. (I would make it again with that in mind.)

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Reviews about this book

  • Fine Cooking

    ...simple tips and tricks for boosting flavor without adding calories and saturated fat. Thanks to Ellie, now you can have your mac and cheese, banana pudding, and pancakes, and eat them, too.

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  • Rozanne Gold

    As a registered dietician with a master’s degree in nutrition from Columbia University, Ellie brings formidable knowledge and expertise to her craft.

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  • ISBN 10 0470603097
  • ISBN 13 9780470603093
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  • Published Sep 20 2011
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 304
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher John Wiley & Sons

Publishers Text

Comfort food made healthy, from New York Times bestselling author Ellie Krieger In Comfort Food Fix, Ellie Krieger presents a healthier take on classic American comfort food--without sacrificing the comfort part. These 150 soul-satisfying recipes include such hearty favorites as meatloaf, lasagna, chicken potpie, crab cakes, and mashed potatoes, but without all the calories and saturated fat. With simple tricks and tips, Ellie serves up healthy delights like delicious sweet potato casserole with just a third of the calories and amazing buttermilk waffles with just a fraction of the fat. With full nutrition information for every recipe and gorgeous full-color photos that are sure to whet any appetite, Comfort Food Fix is the perfect cookbook for healthy eaters with healthy appetites.

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