If you like deprivation diets, then this book is NOT for you. Rather, Just Tell Me What to Eat! The Delicious 6-Week Weight Loss Plan for the Real World is so chock full of deliciously healthy recipes, I feel as though I'm getting away with something every time I crack open the book. Who wouldn't want to follow a six-week plan that not only delivers the goods, but does it in a way that leaves you feeling satisfied?
Just Tell Me What to Eat! includes 80 recipes, shopping lists, nutrition tips, cooking techniques, a weekly meal plan, a daily meal plan, and a food diary to make the diet easy to incorporate into everyday life. For even more guidance, readers are instructed to go to his website: drgourmet. The website offers more flexibility in that it allows you to create your own menus and weekly shopping lists. Also interrelated with the website, and a component unique to Just Tell Me What to Eat!, is a lengthy list (starting on page 237) of convenience meals that were reviewed by Dr. Gourmet tasters and came out with good ratings. You can read complete reviews of the good, the mediocre, and the downright bad at his website reviews.
The chapters are broken down by six weekly goals, plus two additional bonus weeks in Chapter Seven, as dieters are gradually educated about healthy eating. Specifically what to eat for breakfast and lunch are covered in Chapter One. Due to this chapter, I am now addicted to one of the breakfast options: a cup of cereal blended with 1/2 cup of yogurt. Holy delicious!