Cookbook #20 in my Cook the Bookshelf Challenge is Atkins for Life by Robert C. Atkins, M.D. About the Book I bought this book a while back while I was in a low-carb phase. The recipes were good then and are still delicious even though I am no longer restricting my carbohydrate intake. This book outlines the complete Atkins plan and has a lot of great recipes. The Recipe I Chose To Make I made Coconut Chicken on page 266. How Was It? I was looking a for a quick, easy, and flavorful recipe and the Coconut Chicken did not disappoint! I had Thai chili peppers on hand and used them instead of jalapenos to add a bit of heat. What’s Next? The next cookbook in my Cook the Bookshelf Challenge will be Bernard Clayton's New Complete Book of Breads. Click here for previous recipes made in my ‘Cook the Bookshelf’ challenge.
Cookbooks #19: Atkins Best Recipes and #21: Atkins: The Complete Cookbook are the next 2 cookbooks in my Cook the Bookshelf Challenge . These books are grouped together because despite the different titles and covers they are the exact same book! Same introduction, same recipes on the same pages, same photos....exactly the same! About the Book These books are full of recipes that follow the low-carb Atkins plan. I bought them when I went through a low-carb phase a while back. Some recipes call for ingredients that I prefer not to use like Atkins baking mixes, Atkins bread, various low-carb products, and sugar substitutes but there are a lot of recipes that sound great even if you are not following a low-carb diet. The Recipes I Chose To Make: From Atkins Best Recipes I made the Mexican Chicken Salad from page 90. I substituted a regular tortilla for a low-carb tortilla but otherwise kept the recipe the same. This recipe was perfect for a main dish salad. From Atkins: The Comple