I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fattening Review

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fattening is a cookbook that features over 150 low fat, good tasting recipes. The cookbook was written by Chef Devin Alexander, who says spending just 20 minutes in the kitchen can help save you three hours of working out on the treadmill. If you are looking for healthy, good food options, this cookbook could be the answer you have been looking for.

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fattening is packed full of low fat, healthier versions of the foods we all know and love. Low fat does not have to mean bland or boring. Some of the recipes include: bacon cheeseburgers, brownies, chicken parmesan, stromboli, fried rice, and strawberry short cake. She has been able to use this recipes for her favorite comfort foods while maintaining a weight loss of 55 pounds for two decades. By making simple changes such as replacing white grains for whole ones, you provide a more nutritious meal with fewer calories, and you can still get everything you love. She teaches a baking technique that will help you get the “fried crispy” texture that you enjoy from fried food, without the additional fat and calories. She even gives you recipes for some of your favorite menu items from fast food and carry out establishments, but you get fewer calories, fat, and a more reasonable serving size. Each recipe shows easy to see nutrition information so you can see at a glance what each recipe will do your diet. All the recipes are family friendly, so even those who are not on a diet can enjoy it and improve their health.

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  • I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fattening is written by a well known chef.
  • This cookbook has a variety of recipes that focus on flavor rather than deprivation.


  • I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fattening requires people to make their own food. People who are swamped for time may not like the idea of having to cook every night.
  • As a cookbook, this does not address fitness.


I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fattening could be a very powerful tool in your weight loss arsenal if you are willing to take the time to prepare the recipes and include them in part of your sensible reduced calorie diet. If you do not have the time to make a meal every night, consider cooking ahead. With the variety of recipes in the book, you should be able to find several that you like. In addition to the diet, you should also exercise on a regular basis, and consider taking a proven fat burner or appetite suppressant to help accelerate your weight loss efforts.

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