1. You may be interested in my experiences with the Blackmail diet, on which I lost 20 lbs.
2. I haven’t tried it myself yet, but Once a month cooking seems like a good way to have ready meals available, without spending a huge amount of time in the kitchen.
3. The book Self-directed Behavior is a great resource for designing behavior modification programs.
4. How To Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food, is the best general book on cooking I’ve found so far.