500 Light Meals is full of delicious recipes that are healthy, low in calories, and feature good-for-you ingredients. This is not another diet book offering a weight-loss regime, it is the best companion you can have to maintain a healthy weight. Author Deborah Gray offers main courses that are under 500 calories,with lighter versions under 350 calories, plus scrumptious desserts and baked goods that are 300 calories or less. Without compromising flavor or texture, she creates both familiar recipes and new dishes and uses less fat and sugar to keep calories in check. It's a fresh, new compendium that no health-oriented cook should be without.