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Review: Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook

Updated on February 15, 2010

Do you love the rich, familiar flavor of the comfort foods that you grow up on? Do you crave the goodness of these types of hearty recipes but prefer to avoid the extra calories and fat that they typically contain? If so you'll be excited to discover the Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook.

With this terrific cookbook, you'll learn to make many of your favorite recipes quickly and easily with only a fraction of the calories and fat that are included in traditional comfort food dishes. The Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook includes more than 400 terrific reduced calorie recipes for all types of comfort food dishes that everyone in your family – and all of your friends! – will certainly enjoy.

About Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook

More than just a cookbook, the Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook contains a wealth of information designed to help you incorporate your favorite comfort foods into your healthy eating and weight loss or maintenance goals. In addition to hundreds of easy to follow recipes, the book also includes tips to help you stick with a balanced and healthy diet plan whether you are cooking at home or dining out, a portion size chart to help you make wise serving size choices, worksheets for meal planning, a sample six-week meal plan, exercise tips, and much more.

Additionally, the book also includes success stories from real people who have achieved their weight loss goals eating meals prepared with the delicious recipes you'll find in the Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook. What better way to motivate yourself to try the recipes yourself and to stick with your healthy eating plan overall.

Peggy Woodward, Registered Dietician and Food Editor for Taste of Home magazine explains, "There is an overwhelming number of diets that are extremes of what people should be eating. These diets are unsuccessful because of all the restrictions that leave dieters feeling deprived. The Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook offers an alternative to extreme diets and incorporates lighter versions of favorite foods for long-term success."

Examples of Recipes in the Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook

With 433 total recipes in the book, it will take you quite some time to try every one of the recipes that you think has the potential to become a hit in your household. A few of the tasty options include:

  • Beef and Spinach Lasagna
  • Broccoli-Ham Cheese Pie
  • Chewy Chocolate Brownies
  • Chicken Chili
  • Ranch Chicken Salad Sandwiches
  • Stuffed Potato Skins
  • Vegetable Soup with Dumplings
  • Hundreds of additional recipe choices


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