400 Calorie Slow-Cooker Recipes

Book Description

Whether you wish to get trim or simply maintain a balanced lifestyle, Gooseberry Patch’s 400 Calorie Slow-Cooker Recipes takes the guesswork out of making calorie-controlled dishes your family will want to sink their teeth into again and again.

With smart ingredient choices, we were able to makeover the most-beloved Gooseberry Patch slow cooker main dish recipes and slash their calories to 400 or less. As a bonus, we’ve branched out beyond entrées to include luscious desserts and snacks—most have less than 250 calories. Tips inside include:

  • Low-Cal Add-Ons provide calorie amounts for optional garnishes, side dishes and other accompaniments.
  • Skinny Secrets teach you the tricks and techniques to making lighter dishes without losing an ounce of lip-smacking taste.
  • Savvy Swaps give you ideas for handy, equal-calorie ingredient substitutions.
  • Nutrition Facts with every recipe provide a complete list of nutrients—including calories, total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrate, fiber, and protein.

About

Gooseberry Patch was founded nearly 30 years ago by Vickie Hutchins and Jo Ann Martin, two moms looking for a way to do what they loved and stay home with kids too. Gooseberry Patch is best known for their collection of family-friendly, community-style cookbooks. Each book is created with today's time-strapped, budget-conscious families in mind and filled with recipes shared by cooks all across the country… with some from friends in Canada and occasionally “across the pond”. Along with treasured family recipes, each book includes the stories the go along with these tried & true dishes.