"Jewish diabetics with a Kosher palate can feel confident in consuming healthy, delicious recipes from MealLeaniYumm! ...for ALL ethnic tastes." -- Marilyn's Diabetic Review, diabeticgourmet.com
"Loved the Tzadziki...this cookbook has become my new favorite." -- Jewish Voice, Wilmington, Delaware
"Many dishes for the major Jewish holidays, including a comprehensive selection of recipes for Passover." -- Connecticut Jewish Ledger
"Meals for the lips, not the hips." -- Montreal Gazette
"Ms. Gilletz cleverly combines both good health and superb taste..." -- Baltimore Jewish Times
"What should Americans eat to stay healthy? Recipes from Norene Gilletz's 'MealLeaniYumm!' (will) help you find some tasty answers." -- Judy Baumann, Rd, LD, Washtenaw Jewish News
...packed full of excellent ideas for the cook who keeps kosher and is interested in preparing low-fat meals. I recommend this book for all serious cooks." -- Association of Jewish Libraries - AJL Newsletter
..Holiday feasts are traditionally rich and heavy, but a quick glance through the fact-filled, 800-recipe book was enough to tell me that it contained scores, or more, of uncomplicated, tantalizing dishes to make in minutes. And as an irresistible New Year dietary bonus, the subtitle notes "all that's missing is the fat."
Ms. Gilletz cleverly combines both good health and superb taste in MealLeaniYumm! between the snappy, bright covers. Written in a breezy conversational manner, Ms. Gilletz addresses everything from the why's and how's of nutritional analysis; Things you Want to Know covers 22 pages, Good Foods, Bad Foods (there's no such thing as all bad), How to Shop, How to Figure out the Labels, Staples and Perishables and What's a Serving..
MealLeaniYumm! is an indispensable food guide for cooks of every level. It answers all kitchen queries. -- Baltimore Jewish Times, Ethel Hofman
A bouquet garni to Norene Gilletz...She certainly has turned out a cookbook with lean recipes. They come complete with nutritional analysis, lots of ideas for variations and in some cases, lactose-free variations. There is a good meatless section with a directory of vegetarian terms, a whack of bean dish ideas and helpful suggestions to balance the proper nutrients in a vegetarian diet..
You may think you know all the low-fat strategies, but you'll probably find new ones in her two pages of nutrition tips and strategies.
Jewish cooks will enjoy her sections on festive holiday tables and Passover pleasures. She shares her secret ingredient for Low-Fat Matzo Balls. Well, all right, it's club soda. And did you know that cola makes Coke Brisket very tender!
No doubt about it, MealLeaniYumm! is an energy-filled and positive low-fat cookbook. Gilletz could have also called it Oy, the Joy of Low-Fat Cooking. -- Hamilton Spectator, Suzanne Bourret
MealLeaniYumm! is a Kosher low-fat cookbook and an excellent resource for cardiac patients, as well as anyone with weight and health concerns and (who) wishes to follow Kosher dietary guidelines. From Mushroom Barley Soup, New Wave Gefilte Fish and Sweet & Sour Stuffed Peppers, to Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie, Pesto Pasta Salad and Rozie's Magical Carrot Muffins, MealLeaniYumm! offers up more than 800 delicious, nutritious, low-fat, kosher recipes that will grace any table and please any palate. -- Midwest Book Review, Reviewer's Bookwatch
You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy the 800 healthy, home-style recipes in MealLeaniYumm! (pronounced meal.leani.yumm, almost like millennium). This quick and easy cookbook focuses on low-fat, nutritious cuisine, using everyday ingredients. It's an excellent resource for people with health and weight concerns, part-time vegetarian, cardiac patients, diabetics, WeightWatcher members - or those who couldn't care less, but just love good food!
From family fare to bountiful buffets, this information-packed book is perfect for today's time-challenged cook. You'll find step-by-step directions for nutritious, satisfying dishes that are sure to please. Don't be surprised if even your children ask for second helpings!
Each recipe has a nutritional analysis, plus there are hundreds of healthful hints about fat, fiber, cholesterol, calories, calcium and mmm-more! MealLeaniYumm! is packed with timesaving tips, information on freezing, substitutions, plus there are hundreds of recipe variations.
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