Each of Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast Weeknight Meals’ 280 recipes meet at least ONE of these two criteria:
It requires five ingredients or less (excluding water, cooking spray, salt, pepper and optional ingredients) or it can be made in 15 minutes or less. And many do both.
The book is broken out into the following chapters:
Fish and Shellfish
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The recipes are simple and straightforward. Many of them include suggestions for quick and easy sides. Each recipe has a full nutritional analysis making it easy to calculate Weight Watchers Points. And there are more than 100 complete menus and 25 desserts with a tempting full color photo of each.
Instructions are clear and concise. And there short cut kitchen tips dispersed throughout the book.
If you live in a small town or don’t have access to a well stocked grocery store a few of the ingredients may be tricky to find. I haven’t seen anything I couldn’t find in my local market here in Phoenix.
Dinner Recipes that caught my eye include Jamaican Red Beans and Rice Soup, Chicken Florentine Soup, Greek Chicken Salad Pitas, Chicken, Spinach and Blueberry Salad, Grilled Southwestern Shrimp Salad, Refried Beans and Rice Burritos, Cowboy Flank Steak, Pork Chops with Mustard Cream Sauce and Two Tomato Turkey Sausage Pizza.
And I can’t wait to try several of the desserts including brownie bites, vanilla sponge cakes with berries, triple chocolate pudding, blueberry lemon white chocolate tarts, and chocolate toffee ice cream pie.
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