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Flat Belly Cookbook For Dummies

Flat Belly Cookbook For Dummies

Erin Palinski-Wade, Tara Gidus, Kristina LaRue

ISBN: 978-1-118-69257-8

Oct 2013

336 pages



The fast and easy way to get a flatter belly

Tens of thousands of Americans have changed their bodies—and their lives—with the help of the recipes and guidelines developed to eliminate body fat. Flat Belly Cookbook For Dummies includes an overview of the belly fat; grocery shopping and pantry stocking tip; delicious, nutritious, and even kid-friendly flat belly recipes.

All 125 recipes are carefully developed by America's Belly Fat Fighter to make sure every meal includes just the right amount of belly-flattening monounsaturated fatty acids (or MUFAs), found in nuts and seeds, vegetable oils, olives, avocados, and dark chocolate, so you can mix and match meals to suit your taste.

  • Explains the importance of replacing sugars, saturated fats, and trans fats with whole grains, lean proteins, and fiber
  • Teaches you how to effectively structure your diet, practice good nutrition, and drop belly fat at the same time
  • Includes 125 flat belly recipes

If you're looking to shed fat and tone your midsection through diet and exercise, Flat Belly Cookbook For Dummies has you covered.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with the Belly Fat Diet 5

Chapter 1: Wrapping Your Mind around Belly Fat 7

Chapter 2: Introducing the Belly Fat–Burning Lifestyle 25

Chapter 3: Identifying Belly-Blasting Superfoods 41

Chapter 4: The Belly Fat Diet Plans 55

Chapter 5: Getting Ready for Your Belly-Blasting Journey 75

Part II: Belly-Blasting Main Courses 93

Chapter 6: Breakfast 95

Chapter 7: Brown-Bag Lunches 111

Chapter 8: Poultry, Meat, and Seafood 127

Chapter 9: Comfort Foods 153

Part III: Belly-Burning Starters, Sides, Desserts, and More 169

Chapter 10: Soups and Salads 171

Chapter 11: Sides 187

Chapter 12: Desserts and Snacks 197

Chapter 13: Smoothies and Cocktails 213

Part IV: Flat Belly Recipes for Special Situations 225

Chapter 14: Vegetarian and Vegan Meals 227

Chapter 15: Slow-Cooker Meals 243

Chapter 16: Kid-Friendly Meals 257

Part V: The Part of Tens 271

Chapter 17: Ten Belly-Flattening Spices and Seasonings 273

Chapter 18: Ten Timesaving Kitchen Gadgets 281

Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide 287

Index 291