The Dude Diet Dinnertime: 125 Clean(ish) Recipes for Weeknight Winners and Fancypants Dinners (Hardcover)

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This is book number 2 in the Dude Diet series.


The author of The Dude Diet is back with 125 crowd-pleasing recipes to hack the daily dinner dilemma.

in her cult-classic The Dude Diet, chef and recipe developer Serena Wolf dared go where no healthy living cookbook had gone before: into the realm of dude food. From wings and nachos to burgers and pizza, Serena offered clean(ish) junk food makeovers that inspired dudes everywhere to put down the takeout menu and pick up a spatula. Now, The Dude Diet Dinnertime gives those same hungry dudes—and their families—dozens of drool-worthy main course dishes.

In The Dude Diet Dinnertime, Serena gives you 125 foolproof recipes to satisfy every craving and please every member of the family. With soon-to-be classics like Super Sloppy Josés, Turkey Reuben Patty Melts, Chicago Dog Baked Potatoes and Chicken Parm Quinoa Bake, Serena shows comfort food fanatics and picky eaters alike how to get a delicious, nutritious, and filling dinner on the table without a fuss—and sometimes in 30 minutes flat.

With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, gorgeous food photography, and Serena’s one-of-a-kind voice and humor, The Dude Diet Dinnertime offers a fun and utterly satisfying answer to the eternal question: What’s for dinner?

About the Author

After graduating from Harvard in 2009, Serena followed her passion for food to Le Cordon Bleu Paris, receiving her cuisine diploma in 2011. Since then, she has put her culinary skills to work as a private chef, food writer, recipe developer, and blogger at

She is currently a food contributor for and a member of SELF Magazine’s SelfMade Collective (an elite group of 25 influencers in the lifestyle space), as well as the former private chef for two players on the New York Giants. She also creates regular video content for her growing YouTube channel.

Serena’s writing, recipes and photography have been featured on The Huffington Post,, SELF. Com,,, BuzzFeed and POPSUGAR among others. She has also appeared as a guest on The Dr. Oz Show and Martha Stewart’s Radio Show "Mostly Martha."

Praise For…

“As a bonafide Dude, who has ‘dieted’ in some form his entire life, I can wholeheartedly say that The Dude Diet Dinnertime is much more than a diet cookbook. It’s a necessary resource for those who enjoy a healthy lifestyle but still crave a ton of flavor and excitement in their daily meals.  This book proves that a healthy & balanced dinner is not only delicious but SUSTAINABLE!” — Jeff Mauro, host of Food Network’sSandwich King” and co-host of “The Kitchen”

“The Dude Diet Dinnertime is basically my dream book: flavor-bomb comfort food that’s tweaked to not make you feel like crap. These are the types of recipes that will help build relationships in the kitchen (try to keep your dude away when you’re making Sour Cream & Onion Roasted Cauliflower)—and they’ll eliminate the notion that healthy equals boring. With wit and genius kitchen chops, Serena has created a book that perfectly answers the age-old question: ‘what’s for dinner?’” — Liz Moody, host of the “Healthier Together” podcast and author of Healthier Together

“It’s hard to find a go-to cookbook, especially one that appeals to our family of very picky eaters, but this is it! Easy, healthy, and great tasting recipes that both parents and kids love.” — Peter Budaj (Dad and former NHL star) and Taylor Budaj (Mom and yoga instructor  

“If you think that healthy food has to be ‘boring or gross,’ I urge you to cook from Serena Wolf’s Dude Diet Dinnertime. The recipes are delicious, good for you, and dude-approved (Serena’s husband Logan was the prime tester). Wolf’s makeover of deeply dude dishes like burgers and wings and patty melts is great for anyone who wants to eat well!” — Dana Cowin, former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine and host ofSpeaking Broadly” podcast

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062854704
ISBN-10: 0062854704
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: October 29th, 2019
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Dude Diet