Eat Well And Stay Slim Cookbook

Posted on Apr 26 2014 - 12:39am by Susan Bewley


Eat Well And Stay Slim Cookbook

Review & Giveaway

French Cookbook Review by My Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Life

Somehow when I began reading this book, I thought I would be reading a book on how to lose weight. But to my surprise Eat Well and Stay Slim written by French Chef, Michel Gue’rard, was a very detailed book on how to make the best tasting food with the least amount of calories! In fact almost every recipe in this book is 300 calories or less! The authors last health conscious recipe book Cuisine Minceur sold over a million copies. The author also owns Euge’nie-les-Bains, a hotel in the southwest of France lauded for its modern-day Greco-Roman spa experience and slimming menu from which some of these recipes are used.

I do not know much of French Cuisine but this book is definitely going to make a dent in that lack of knowledge. I loved reading and looking at the recipes in this book and getting acquainted with French dishes. One of many recipes from this book that I will be trying is the Hot Apple and Lime Souffle’s. Most of the recipes are gluten-free but many recipes contain diary. So I will be experimenting with other non dairy ingredients for some of the recipes. I would suggest this cookbook for someone who loves being in the kitchen and experimenting with food.

What fascinated me about this book is that the author goes into great detail about making many different stocks that can be saved or frozen and then used in making vinaigrettes, sauces, liaisons (a binding or thickening agent used in cooking), condiments and cold coulis (vegetable or fruit sauce for surrounding a dish) for fish, seafood, chicken and other meats. I have been wanting more knowledge on making various sauces to accompany our fish, since I believe that makes the dish! I have that in this book!

French Cookbook Giveaway

One lucky reader is going to win a 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inch Hardback copy of Eat Well and Stay Slim with 336 pages of fabulous information and recipes.

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Susan Bewley is a professional writer who has been writing content online & in print format for over 10 years. As well, she is an alumni of the University of Louisville with a Masters Degree in Special Education. When not working as an online business consultant or ghost writing, she can be found writing on Budget Earth, on her own novel, or working with various entities in the pet industry.

10 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Sydney Moon April 26, 2014 at 12:55 am -

    I love reading about how being green can save my family money! Plus I love all the giveaways! This cookbook looks amazing. My husband love French food and it’s not always on the light side. I’ll have to check it out if I don’t win!

  2. Linda romer April 26, 2014 at 8:49 am -

    What I like best is the food and health

  3. Debra Womack April 26, 2014 at 11:54 am -

    I love reading about saving money in everyday living, great recipes, and fun giveaways!

  4. Tina Truex April 26, 2014 at 12:23 pm -

    I like the home and budget section the coupons and ideas you share. I have to say the giveaways too!

  5. Lauryn R April 26, 2014 at 5:09 pm -

    What I love the most about this blog is that this book is something new that I have never tried before. I really enjoy cooking and trying new things, and love that this is French food which is all new to me. Also, the fact that it is light food is a definite plus, considering a lot of the recipes I normally cook probably have way too many calories!

  6. Susan Robbins April 26, 2014 at 9:16 pm -

    I like the detail given to food preparation since I prepare meals for special diets in my family: gluten and lactose free, vegetarian, geriatric, low protein and for myself! I am always looking for ideas to keep from making the same things over and over.

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  8. Tami Lewis April 27, 2014 at 3:49 pm -

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  10. Daniel M May 5, 2014 at 10:36 pm -

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