500 Light Meals


Size: 6.25″ x 6.25″
Pages: 288 pages
Binding: Hardcover with jacket
ISBN13: 978-1-4162-4501-8
Sug. Retail: $17.95

500 Light Meals is full of delicious recipes that are healthy, low in calories, and feature good-for-you-ingredients. This is not another diet book offering a weight-loss regime, it is the best companion you can have to maintain a healthy weight. Without compromising fl avor or texture, author Deborah Gray creates both familiar recipes and new dishes and uses less fat and sugar to keep calories in check. It’s a fresh, new compendium that no health-oriented cook should be without.

If you’re short on time and looking for inspiration, dip into this cookbook for fresh and new recipes that are ready in no time. Each main recipe includes a clock icon which provides the estimated time to prepare, cook, and serve the meal.


• All main dish recipes are under 500 calories, lighter versions come in under 350 calories, and the desserts and baked goods are 300 calories or less.

• Introductory material includes information on low-calorie baking and cooking techniques.

• An at-a-glance chart compares full-fat and low-fat dairy products.

• Several basic recipes, such as low-fat cheese sauce, low-fat pastry recipes, and mayonnaise are included.

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About the Author
Focused on green living and the art of cooking, Deborah
Gray is a highly experienced writer and editor. Author of the
Green Website Guide for Better Living and Vegetarian Cooking
Made Easy, Deborah has also co-written The Baker’s Bible,
Start It (appetizers), Indulge It (desserts), and The Complete
Book of Cookies. Deborah is a regular contributor to food
and parenting magazines.​