The Skinnytaste Cookbook

The Skinnytaste Cookbook

Light on Calories, Big on Flavor

Book - 2014
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A collection of 150 amazing recipes (125 all-new dishes and 25 must-have favorites ) from the Skinnytaste blogger Gina Homolka.
Publisher: New York :, Clarkson Potter/Publishers,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385345620
Branch Call Number: 641.5635 HOM NVD
Characteristics: 320 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Jones, Heather K.
Alternative Title: Skinny taste cookbook

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cmfrakes
Oct 12, 2016

I definitely prefer Gina' s blog over this cookbook, where there are more options for food that I will actually eat. The selection of recipes is small per section (for example, only 16 recipes for poultry), which doesn't leave a lot of options if you don't eat or like certain foods. I wasn't impressed with any of these recipes, and will return without making anything (so can't comment on flavor). Her blog is excellent though!

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LPL_Sarah
Oct 05, 2016

I've found a lot of great recipes in Gina Homolka's books. She's also quite responsive on social media should you have questions regarding any of the recipes.

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corona61373
Aug 01, 2015

This book has some delicious and healthy recipes, great photos and a great introduction in the front. Highly recommended.

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teemsum
Oct 24, 2014

They're probably 'skinny' by American standards.
If you've ever eaten a meal in the USA, the portions are huge.

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nannerl
Oct 20, 2014

I found a few appealing recipes in this book, but really question the 'skinny' in the title. A lot of the recipes use more oil and sugar than necessary, and I didn't find that the calorie counts were all that low, especially when you translate the count to a normal size helping. I'm on a diet, and didn't find even one recipe I'd recommend to dieters. The recipes that appealed to me were saved for AFTER I've reached my goal weight.

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