Enjoy French food without worrying about the calories! Traditional French cuisine is famous for ultra-rich, high-calorie dishes, which are off-limits to the figure conscious dieter. In this book, Dr. Jean-Michel Cohen, iternationally best-selling author and nutritionist, takes one hundred classic French dishes, from quiche lorraine to croque-monsieur, and serves them up in health-conscious recipes that taste as good as the originals, but at a fraction of the calorie count. The book is divided into the Cafe, Bistro, and Gourmet phases of The Parisian Diet, each featuring a variety of recipes for starters, main courses, and desserts. With Dr. Cohen's simple step-by-step recipes, even beginners can create fool-proof and delicious French dishes. From the famous onion soup to cheese souffle, a Nicoise salad to boeuf bourguignon, and from crepes Suzette to a layered mille-feuilles dessert, these easyto- follow recipes- for starters, main courses, and desserts-will impress your dinner companions and get your body beach-ready at the same time. General advice on how to "lighten" your own favorite recipes makes this cookbook a valuable reference for life-long healthy-and enjoyable-meals.
The whole family (not just dieters) will relish these appealing dishes.
Dr. Jean-Michel Cohen is France's best-known nutritionist. He is the best-selling author of several titles on general nutrition and healthy, sustainable weight loss, which have sold over 1.25 million copies worldwide. Madelyn Fernstrom, the Today Show's diet and nutrition editor, singled out his book The Parisian Diet as one of the best diet books of 2012. He appeared on Good Morning America and Nightline. Dr. Cohen has treated 30,000 patients for nutrition-related concerns in his medical practice, and his diet-coaching website has motivated 500,000 subscribers to lose weight. Bernard Radvaner is a lifestyle photographer. Geraldine Sauvage is a food stylist.