411 on Lisa Lillien aka Hungry Girl

By: Mark Levine

By January, you may resolve to focus on a little calorie cutting after an abundant and waist-increasing holiday season.  Stress not -- we've got your back. Beginning Saturday, January 8th at 4pm, Hungry Girl aka Lisa Lillien arrives on Cooking Channel...

Lisa Lillien aka Hungry Girl -- What You Need To Know:

Hungry Girl -- Lisa Lillien isn't a nutritionist, she's just hungry.  She's obsessed with food and wants to celebrate it...while still fitting into her pants.  This apparently has struck a chord since she has about 1 million fans who get her free newsletter, with millions more who read her weekly columns on Weight Watchers and Yahoo!

The Calorie 411 -- With a keen focus on calorie cutting,  Hungry Girl recipes include nutritional information.  This  particular rundown comes from a recipe for Hungry Girl-nola.

Cocktails -- Not only does Hungry Girl cover main dishes, sides and emergency snacks but she also blends up delicious, frosty guilt-free cocktails.  Magical Low-Cal Margarita recipe, anyone?

Survival Guides -- In addition to all of the great recipes and programming information on CookingChannelTV.com, Hungry Girl will share some survival guides on her official site.  These handy tips feature her advice for navigating a host of eating situations.  Check out her site here.

Chocolate -- Heads up!  Hungry Girl loves chocolate as much as the rest of us.  In fact, it rocks her world so much, she's dedicated an entire episode to it.  As a quick tease, check out her recipe for Chocolate Marshmallow Madness Cupcakes.

Hungry Girl is Social -- Craving more?  In addition to the Hungry Girl show page here, you can catch up with Hungry Girl on Facebook, follow her on Twitter or sign up for her free daily newsletter.

[Remember to check out the Hungry Girl show page for great updates & recipes from Lisa Lillien!]

Do you have any great tricks or tips for guilt-free eating or calorie cutting to share?
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