Don't Ruin Your Diet This Valentine's Day!

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by HylaryL

February 14th might be the day of love, but for so many of us it seems to be more like the day of indulging on candies, cookies, cake and chocolate. Want to celebrate Valentine's Day without ruining your diet? We have some books that can help you! Check out the list below for some healthy alternatives to the traditional Valentine's Day goodies and reserve your copy today from your local Santa Clara County Library District branch! XOXO!

Eat More of What You Love

Eat More of What You Love (2012)
by Marlene Koch

This follow-up to the popular Eat What You Love, features 200 low-calorie recipes including red velvet cupcakes, pecan pie and more!

The Joy of Gluten-free, Sugar-free Baking

The Joy of Gluten-free, Sugar-free Baking (2012)
by Peter Reinhart and Denene Wallace

Help reduce your carb intake on Valentine's Day with these gluten-free, sugar-free treats! Includes recipes for peanut butter cookies, pies and loads of delicious goodies!

Sweet & Skinny

Sweet & Skinny (2011)
by Marisa Churchill

Written by a professional pastry chef, this book will show you how to indulge in tasty treats without indulging in lots of calories, too! Make your Valentine some Orange-Chile Chocolate Bark or try whipping up a Mocha Affogato Milkshake!

Good to the Grain

Good to the Grain (2010)
by Kim Boyce

With over 75 recipes featuring 12 different kinds of whole-grain flours, you are certain to find something delicious and healthy to make for a loved one in this book!



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