Cooking lighter never looked so good as it does in Make It Lighter: Healthier Versions of Your Favorite Recipes by Angela Nilsen (Hamlyn, $24.99, 224 pages). The full-color photos are deliciously inviting and will make your mouth water. Many recipes have multiple photos of the cooking process, making it easy for even novice home cooks.
For anyone looking to lighten up classic recipes or find some new ones, you’ll find versions of shepherd’s pie, chicken cacciatore, spaghetti carbonara, coq au vin, lamb tagine, apple and blackberry crisp, Thai green chicken curry, pizza Margherita, burgers with roasted red pepper salsa, fish chowder, quiche Lorraine, beef Wellington, chocolate tart and salmon teriyaki, among many others.
— Ellen Folkman
Tampa Bay Times