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Gluten-Free Tuesday: Hearty, healthy recipes from Cooking Light

February 7, 2017

Two selections from "Cooking That Counts: 1,200 to 1,500-Calorie Meal Plans to Lose Weight Deliciously" let you lighten up without sacrificing flavor. Cooking Light magazine is one of my trusted sources for recipes, so I was pleased to see the new "Cooking That Counts: 1,200 to 1,500-Calorie Meal Plans to Lose Weight Deliciously" by the magazine's editors (Oxmoor House, $21.95). The time is right for a cookbook that offers recipes and strategies to cook delicious food with fewer calories than you might expect. The goal is to teach proper portion sizes of food prepared with whole, natural ingredients. This is not a specialty cookbook, but it's so complete that among the 150 recipes are ones that are noted as dairy-free, low-carb, vegetarian and gluten-free. I'm sharing two gluten-free recipes here that any home cook would like to serve. Show more... Roasted Pork Chops with Cabbage and Carrots offers a classic combination of German flavors with apple, caraway and cabbage paired with pork. The same pan is used to prepare this meal from start to finish, so cleanup is easy. The Lasagna Bowl is a lovely dish that features zucchini instead of pasta noodles. The secret is to find a zucchini narrower than your vegetable peeler. Find it wherever books are sold or online at amazon.com. LASAGNA BOWL 1 medium zucchini ¾ teaspoon kosher salt, divided use 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup chopped yellow onion 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 16 ounces sliced cremini mushrooms 1 tablespoon unsalted tomato paste 1 (28-ounce) can unsalted diced fire-roasted tomatoes, undrained 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 5 ounces fresh baby...

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