Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP has counseled thousands of his patients on healthy, sustainable weight loss. Now he's compiled his best tips and recipes into a six-week plan for you to learn how to eat great food that just happens to be great for you - and if losing weight is your goal, you can do that, too.
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I have had some questions from media recently about the cost of eating at home vs. eating out.
It's interesting to me that people believe that it's more expensive to eat at home when it comes to a fast food type meal (myth debunked here), but don't have trouble believing that it's less expensive to have a "gourmet" meal at home. After all, pretty much every restaurant looks for the ingredient cost of a meal they serve to come in around 1/3 the amount they charge the consumer.
This is gotten me to thinking about some tips for cooking at home that can help you choose both the best recipes and ideas for cooking them for yourself. Ten Tips to Cook Like a Pro (Sort Of) »
The key to good crunchy shrimp is to coat them well with panko and add them to the hot pan. After that adjust the heat to keep it very high but not so hot that the breadcrumbs burn. After cooking on the first side and turning the shrimp, add the remaining oil and swirl the shrimp in the pan.
No other meal plan includes making extra for lunches and leftovers later in the week. This is truly a meal plan for the Real World! Recipes include Fettuccine Alfredo, Shrimp Fried Rice, and Taco Salad.