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This review is from: Hungry Girl Happy Hour: 75 Recipes for Amazingly Fantastic Guilt-Free Cocktails and Party Foods (Paperback)
Thank you Hungry Girl once again. Everyone who ever feels as if they have to give up something, or can't enjoy drinking and party food do stay on "plan" please get this book. Hungry Girl shows us over and over again how we can make better choices by easy substitutions to reduce calories and fat -- but not taste. Please get this book and you will see how you can stay on plan and not feel deprive. I am a Weight Watchers life time/leader and I totally recommend this book - Thank you
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Initial post: Jul 13, 2010, 10:45:51 AM PDT
Heather Getz says:
Do many of the recipes call for "low fat" and "fat-free" versions of dairy products, salad dressings, etc.? I know Weight Watchers recipes definitely do. What you're missing in the fat and calories, you're making up for (not in a good way), by adding in the artificial ingredients that are put in "low fat" and "fat-free" products. A little more fat and calories, when natural, is MUCH better for you than these "synthesized" products. I'm wondering about these recipes, and probably may not buy the book(s) if this is the case. I can and often try to keep things lower fat/calories, but substitute natural ingredients whenever possible.
In reply to an earlier post on Jul 15, 2010, 9:46:43 AM PDT
Heather, you make an excellent point. I hope someone who uses Hungry Girl's recipes can provide an answer.
In reply to an earlier post on Jul 15, 2010, 1:22:02 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 15, 2010, 1:23:43 PM PDT
Posted on Aug 9, 2011, 7:37:52 PM PDT
Do they include the number of points for each recipe?
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