Cook Yourself Sexy: Easy Delicious Recipes for the Hottest, Most Confident You
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As a former model turned chef, Candice Kumai knows that nothing is sexier than rocking a gorgeous body and enjoying your food. Now, she shows you how to dig in, ditch imitation products for the real thing, and make smart swaps to cut calories without sacrificing flavor. By packing each meal with "Foods with Benefits," Candice ensures that every enticing bite provides the key nutrients your body craves to stay healthy and look amazing.
From decadent French toast and creamy butternut squash mac 'n' cheese to guilt-free burgers and crispy sweet potato fries, she proves that you can have your cake―Dark Chocolate–Orange Cake, to be exact―and eat it, too!
Sharing essential tips and tricks every sexy chef should know, Candice's smart, fun advice and more than 100 irresistible recipes make Cook Yourself Sexy the ultimate guide to your hottest, healthiest self ever.
large salad bowl, combine the watermelon, radishes, and hearts of palm. Toss with half of the vinaigrette. Reserve the other half of the dressing and use more, if desired. Top with the hazelnuts and reserved radish tops. PER SERVING: 120 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated), 2 g protein, 1 g fiber, 15 g sugars, 241 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrates Did you know that the green radish top contains more nutrients than the radish itself? With more vitamin C, calcium, and iron, radish tops make you a whole
needed.* TO SERVE Add the kale and fennel to the salad bowl and toss well to coat with the Caesar dressing. Add the sunflower seeds, plate up, and top with the sardines. PER SERVING: 267 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated), 11 g protein, 4 g fiber, 1 g sugars, 256 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrates KEEP IT SEXY: Not a fan of sardines? Try anchovies, a salty, classic touch for the perfect Caesar. Or opt out of fish and add � cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese. The cheese will give you that hit of
butter-banana ice cream IF YOU’RE ANYTHING LIKE ME, YOU’RE obsessed with spooning—not just with a loved one but with anything sweet and creamy! However, too many spoonfuls can cost you your waistline. Here’s my favorite guiltless recipe to spoon away and enjoy a satisfying cold treat. FWB: Bananas, peanut butter Makes 4 servings 3 frozen bananas, peeled and sliced into chunks � cup unsweetened almond milk 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter 1 teaspoon honey Dark chocolate chips or
Chili-Lime Tortilla Chips, 92, 93–94, 94 Salt, reducing, 70 Sandwiches. See also Burgers S’Mega Sardine Sandwich, 171 Smoked Tofu and Edamame Bites, 62, 63 Sardines health benefits from, 171 Kale and Fennel Caesar, 98, 99 omega-3 fatty acids in, 4 S’Mega Sardine Sandwich, 171 Sweet Honey Chèvre and Sardine Flatbread Pizza, 166, 167–68, 168 Sauces Candice’s Homemade Marinara Sauce, 133 homemade vs. bottled, 14 Scallops Pan-Seared Scallops in a Creamy Balsamic Sauce, 165
in Bed, 114, 115–16 Roasted Cauliflower and Leek Soup, 126 Roasted Garlic–Lentil Soup, 127 Smoky Split Pea Soup, 83 Soy foods. See also Miso paste; Tofu nonfermented vs. fermented, 15 Spaghetti Marry Me Spaghetti and Meatballs, 188, 189 Spelt flour Blueberry-Lime Spelt Cake, 198, 199–200 Spelt Pancakes with Blueberry Jam, 40, 41–42 Spices. See also specific spices health benefits from, 247 Spinach Asian Pear Salad, 74, 75 Spinach and Mushroom Pierogies, 136–37 Sunnyside