Celebrity chef Judson Todd Allen presents the diet that helped him lose 160 pounds, featuring 60 guilt-free recipes packed with powerhouse flavor created especially for THE SPICE DIET.
When Steve Harvey wanted to get camera-ready before his hit television show launched, he turned to Chef Judson Todd Allen to help him. While enjoying the flavorful food Chef Judson prepared, Steve Harvey lost 30 pounds and has kept them off. Chef Judson's diet plan is heaven for food lovers. Using the principles of food science, he offers a way to eat that feels indulgent as it satisfies food cravings and reduces appetite. His program will not only help readers break their addiction to unhealthy foods without feeling deprived but will also inspire them to get into the kitchen to prepare irresistable, healthy meals. THE SPICE DIET provides a full weight-loss program that includes meal plans, creative spice blends, easy-to-prepare recipes, and a heaping helping of motivation.
Judson Todd Allen is CEO and executive chef of Healthy Infused Cuisine, LLC, a premium cuisine company that provides customized personal, private and event chef services. Clients include Steve Harvey, executives, and businesses including Walgreens. An alum of Next Food Network Star, Chef Judson is a food contributor for The Steve Harvey Show and Fox 32 in Chicago.
Foreword Steve Harvey ix
A Note from a Formerly "Heavyweight" Chef xi
Introduction: Heaven for Food Lovers 1
1 Portrait of a Food Addict 5
2 The Architect of Flavor 14
3 Just Can t Stop Eating 31
4 The Price You Pay 44
5 Mind over Habit 61
6 Diet Prep 84
7 The Spice Diet Plan Phase 1: Making Nice with Spice 111
8 The Spice Diet Plan Phase 2: Mastering Healthy Habits Long Term 137
9 Powerhouse Flavor Recipes for Phase 1 145
10 Powerhouse Flavor Recipes for Phase 2 185
11 Spice Blends for Instant Flavor 221
12 Lifetime Strategies 253
Afterword: Own Your Cooking Skills for Good 281
Recommended Reading 289