The Volumetrics Eating Plan is bound to delight anyone who combine a desire to control their weight with a love for cooking. Dr. Barbara Rolls’ book offers over 125 tempting recipes for all meals and snacks sauces appetizers and desserts. Most of the recipes receive 4 to 8 portions and their variation makes it clear that Volumetrics does not prohibit any food
start using Volumetrics Recipes
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Select 6-10 meals from The Volumetrics Eating Plan” for your first week using the book’s recipes and shop accordingly.
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Plan to hold the remains of some of these meals or to downsize recipe ingredients depending on how many people you will be serving and kitchen capacity to accommodate leftovers.
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Follow the food selection principles of the first two chapters of “The Volumetrics Eating Plan” for selecting foods to fill the other 10 to 15 meals during the first week including some quick preparation meals.
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Annotate the book’s recipes with post-it notes or marginalia to maintain notes on recipes that were favorites with you and others in your household as well as those that were easier or more difficult to prepare.
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Continue adding the Volumetrics recipes that you continue with Volumetrics Eating Plan.
Transform Other Favorite Recipes Into Volumetric Recipes
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Peruse your favorite cookbooks and recipe files to find old favorites like customizable principles of Volumetrics.
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Make small changes in other recipes to reduce their energy density with steps to remove skin lower amounts of oil or dairy products in a recipe is the ingredients adding vegetables and make substitutions such as egg whites for whole eggs or non-fat sour cream for fattier dairy products.
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Record adjustments as you do in other recipes with notes that you stick with the original recipes.
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Develop your own low-energy-density recipes based on some of your favorite foods that you are experienced in working with the basic principles of Volumetrics food choices.
Tips and Warnings
Plan on making a few extra stops every week on your favorite green grocer farmer’s market or local produce stands. Since you want to use more fruits and vegetables to prepare Volumetrics recipes it only makes sense to use the freshest available ingredients so that you get the maximum benefit from its nutrients.
Unless you are rich enough to hire a full-time cook or have enough disposable time to spend hours in the kitchen every day do not expect that all your meals will immediately follow Volumetrics recipes.”