Jessie Price grew up in a family full of great cooks and food fanatics. After graduating from Williams College, she cooked in restaurants in California and Colorado, including the Relais and Chateaux Home Ranch near Steamboat Springs. She started out testing and developing recipes for EatingWell and joined the editorial team full-time in 2004 when she moved from San Francisco. Jessie directs the food content for EatingWell Magazine and has worked on several EatingWell books including EatingWell Comfort Foods Made Healthy, EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry, EatingWell Serves Two, EatingWell 500-Calorie Dinners, The EatingWell Diet, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart, EatingWell on a Budget, The Simple Art of EatingWell and EatingWell One-Pot Meals. She lives in Charlotte, Vermont. EatingWell is the leading publisher of the award-winning magazine, whose tagline is "Where Good Taste Meets Good Health," as well as a series of cookbooks through Countryman, and a vibrant website. EatingWell's magazine and books have been recognized with numerous awards from the James Beard Foundation, the International Association of Culinary Professionals and Folio: Magazine. EatingWell is recognized by nutritionists, professional chefs and journalists alike as one of the most reliable sources of science-based nutrition information. The company's headquarters and Test Kitchen are located in Charlotte, Vermont.
"The deputy editors at the EatingWell Media Group, publishers of the 2008 James Beard Award-winning The EatingWell Diet, are back to help dieters prepare healthy dinners with yummy recipes designed to fill up the tummy while keeping the calories low." -- Library Journal "I've been cooking East-West food my entire life, and one of the things I love about it is that the ingredients and techniques used most often are all inherently healthy. You can feel good about eating it and it tastes good too. The recipes in 500-Calorie Dinners deliver that same great promise-healthy food that's actually tasty. And simple too-one of my favorite things!" -- Ming Tsai, chef/owner of Blue Ginger "EatingWell has done it again! This book is packed with mouthwatering, inspiring and accessible recipes that make you want to get cooking right away. They do the calorie counting for you so you can relax and enjoy every bite." -- Ellie Krieger, RD, author of So Easy: Luscious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Week "I?always say, 'Life is hard...food should be easy.' EatingWell 500-Calorie Dinners makes deciding what to have for dinner easy and delicious!?With nearly 100 dinner menus that are satisfying and nutritionally balanced, this book is a great tool for anyone who's trying to get-or stay-slim." -- Joy Bauer, MS, RD, CDN, bestselling author of Your Inner Skinny