ZonePerfect Cooking Made Easy: Quick, Delicious Meals for Your Healthy Zone Lifestyle

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ZonePerfect Cooking Made Easy: Quick, Delicious Meals for Your Healthy Zone Lifestyle

by Gloria Bakst, Mary Goodbody

McGraw-Hill Education | July 24, 2006 | Hardcover

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From the cooking expert at ZonePerfect Nutrition, daily and weekly menus that make it easy for you to stay in the Zone

Offering a proven formula for permanent fat loss, optimal health and all-round peak performance, the Zone diet has an estimated over two million followers worldwide. Zone Perfect Cooking Made Easy shows you how to stay in the Zone while enjoying delicious, easy-to-fix meals. It features 150 recipes from Gloria Bakst, whose work as the cooking and lifestyle expert at ZonePerfect Nutrition appears in the "Cooking with Gloria" section of ZonePerfect''s well-traveled website.

Zone Perfect Cooking Made Easy shows you how to adapt the Zone''s 40-30-30 (carbs-fats-protein) formula to real food and your real life and supplies daily and weekly menus along with down-to-earth explanations of the latest nutrition research findings.

Easy and Tasty Recipes for Zone Living:

  • Lettuce Wraps with Thai Peanut Sauce
  • Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
  • Tuna and Apple Salad
  • Shrimp Scampi with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • Scallops with Orange and Sesame
  • Grilled Swordfish in Lime-Cilantro Sauce
  • Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Strawberries
  • Chicken Taco Salad
  • Open-Face Avocado-Chicken Salad Sandwich
  • Turkey Apple Quesadillas
  • Grilled Lemon-Basil Pork Chops
  • Chili-in-the-Zone
  • Zucchini Lasagna
  • Spicy Eggplant Stir-Fry
  • Steamed Butternut Squash with Bok Choy and Mushrooms
  • Sweet Crisps with Ricotta and Berries
  • Apple Crisp or Fresh Fruit Crisp

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 pages, 9.4 × 6.4 × 0.88 in

Published: July 24, 2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0071457909

ISBN - 13: 9780071457903

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ZonePerfect Cooking Made Easy: Quick, Delicious Meals for Your Healthy Zone Lifestyle

by Gloria Bakst, Mary Goodbody

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 pages, 9.4 × 6.4 × 0.88 in

Published: July 24, 2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0071457909

ISBN - 13: 9780071457903

About the Book

This book features 150 recipes from Gloria Bakst, whose work as the cooking and lifestyle expert at ZonePerfect Nutrition appears in the "Cooking with Gloria" section of ZonePerfect's well-traveled website.

From the Publisher

From the cooking expert at ZonePerfect Nutrition, daily and weekly menus that make it easy for you to stay in the Zone

Offering a proven formula for permanent fat loss, optimal health and all-round peak performance, the Zone diet has an estimated over two million followers worldwide. Zone Perfect Cooking Made Easy shows you how to stay in the Zone while enjoying delicious, easy-to-fix meals. It features 150 recipes from Gloria Bakst, whose work as the cooking and lifestyle expert at ZonePerfect Nutrition appears in the "Cooking with Gloria" section of ZonePerfect''s well-traveled website.

Zone Perfect Cooking Made Easy shows you how to adapt the Zone''s 40-30-30 (carbs-fats-protein) formula to real food and your real life and supplies daily and weekly menus along with down-to-earth explanations of the latest nutrition research findings.

Easy and Tasty Recipes for Zone Living:

  • Lettuce Wraps with Thai Peanut Sauce
  • Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
  • Tuna and Apple Salad
  • Shrimp Scampi with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • Scallops with Orange and Sesame
  • Grilled Swordfish in Lime-Cilantro Sauce
  • Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Strawberries
  • Chicken Taco Salad
  • Open-Face Avocado-Chicken Salad Sandwich
  • Turkey Apple Quesadillas
  • Grilled Lemon-Basil Pork Chops
  • Chili-in-the-Zone
  • Zucchini Lasagna
  • Spicy Eggplant Stir-Fry
  • Steamed Butternut Squash with Bok Choy and Mushrooms
  • Sweet Crisps with Ricotta and Berries
  • Apple Crisp or Fresh Fruit Crisp

From the Jacket

Keep your body in shape and your taste buds happy in the Zone

Gloria Bakst, a former food expert at ZonePerfect Nutrition, presents her mouthwatering collection of meal plans and recipes that will keep you in the Zone. So scrumptious and so simple to make, you just won''t believe it''s . . .

Breakfast . . .
Sunday Brunch Bagels with Smoked Fish
Blueberry Smoothie

Appetizers, Soups, and Salads . . .
Stuffed Mushrooms
Shrimp Soup with Ginger and Snow Peas
Arugula and Roasted Pear Salad

Fish and Seafood . . .
Grilled Swordfish in Lime-Cilantro Sauce
Baked New England Cod
Mussels with Artichoke Hearts

Poultry and Meat . . .
Chicken Stir-Fry with Almonds
Sauteed Turkey Breast with Mushroom & Garlic
Marinated Lamb Kabobs

Tofu, Tempeh, and Other Vegetarian Main Courses . . .
Italian-Flavored Tofu Sausage with Vegetables
Chili-in-the-Zone
Zucchini Lasagna

Vegetable Side Dishes . . .
Brazilian Black Beans with Salsa
Oven-Roasted Orange Vegetables
Grilled Eggplant with Hoisin Sauce

Desserts and Snacks . . .
Sweet Crisps with Ricotta and Berries
Summer Cherries Jubilee
Almond Biscotti

150 easy-to-make recipes . . .
2 weeks of family-friendly menus . . .
1 ZonePerfect program for every lifestyle!

Lose weight. Increase energy. Improve health. Feel great. These are just a few of the amazing benefits of the Zone lifestyle, the perfect 40-30-30 balance of proteins, carbs, and fats that''s scientifically proven to help you slim down, shape up, and satisfy your cravings for real food. But how do you juggle your family, career, and busy schedule if your diet plan is hard to follow? It''s easy with ZonePerfect Cooking Made Easy.

Specifically designed for real people with real lives, this incredible collection of simple recipes and meal plans takes the hassle out of shopping, cooking, and eating "in the Zone." Food expert Gloria Bakst avoids the overly complicated "block" method of other Zone meal plans and provides a realistic alternative for people on-the-go. She''s done all the work so you don''t have to, creating a wide array of mouthwatering dishes that are perfectly balanced, surprisingly easy to cook, and unbelievably good.

You''ll learn how to:

  • Stock your pantry and shop using the book''s handy food guide
  • Prepare delicious, balanced meals your whole family will love
  • "Eyeball" a restaurant menu to find Zone-friendly items so you can eat in the Zone wherever you go!

    For more than ten years, the Zone has proven to be a safe, effective way to eat well, feel better, and look your best. But that doesn''t mean you have to work all day in the kitchen. All you need is ZonePerfect Cooking Made Easy.

About the Author

Gloria Bakst is a nutritional lifestyle consultant and the founder of Balanced Nutritional Lifestyles. Gloria spent seven years as the food expert at ZonePerfect Nutrition and wrote the popular Cooking with Gloria column on the Zone Perfect website. Her recipes have been published in Weight Watcher cookbooks, The Jewish Vegetarian Year Cookbook and The Healing the Heart Cookbook.

Mary Goodbody is a nationally known food writer and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Taste: Pure and Simple. She recently worked with bestselling author Debra Ponzek on The Family Kitchen Mary also has collaborated on cookbooks with Williams-Sonoma and Art Smith, Oprah Winfrey''s chef.