“Those who are watching their calories don’t need to miss out on holiday sweets and treats.”
—The Gastronomer’s Bookshelf
“Forty-five distinctively easy-to-prepare desserts fit for any and all dining occasions. Truly living up to its title, The Worry-Free Bakery is very highly recommended.”
—Midwest Book Review
“Definitely do not put this in the Ignore pile. Who cares about worry-free—I just like the delicious treats aspect, and this book delivers.”
“If you enjoy food porn, this book is probably worth buying for that reason alone.”
Ever wonder why you can’t lose those last ten pounds? From Japan comes an answer to lowering calories and indulging the sweet tooth.
The Worry-Free Bakery features a collection of lip-smacking, light-on-the-hips treats, sweets, and desserts. Using some simple substitutions, your favorite sweets can now be your favorite low-calorie snack! With over 45 mouth-watering recipes, it’s guaranteed to please even the veteran sweet lover. Recipes include muffins, scones, pancakes, custard crepes, donuts, waffles, tiramisu, cookies, pies, sweet rolls, truffles, mousse, pudding, frozen yogurt, tarts, Bavarian cream pies, and flavored ice.
Kumiko Ibaraki is an established chef, nurse, health and nutrition counselor, and health care provider. Her work in health care began soon after she graduated nursing school. She started working in health care management centers as a health and nutrition counselor, and also went on to work in health management union offices before starting the Ibaraki Cooking Studio. When not researching or working on publications, she conducts cooking courses at her school.