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The Athlete's Palate Cookbook: 100 Gourmet Recipes for Endurance Athletes
The Athlete's Palate Cookbook
100 Gourmet Recipes for Endurance Athletes
Paperback      ISBN: 1605295787

Fuel Your Workouts with 125 Recipes from All-star Chef-Athletes

Training hard doesn't have to mean fueling workouts with flavorless foods better suited to members of the animal kingdom. Just ask the all-star roster of chefs who contribute to Runner's World magazine's popular monthly column, the Athlete's Palate. For five years, the likes of Bobby Flay, Jacques Torres, Charlie Trotter, Mark Bittman, Dan Barber, Cat Cora and many more have contributed the recipes they use to fuel their runs to the column.

Now, in The Athlete's Palate Cookbook - by Yishane Lee and the editors of Runner's World - these dishes along with more than 60 all-new recipes for breakfasts, entrees, soups, salads, sides, desserts, and beverages are presented along side profiles of the chef-athletes who created them. The first of its kind, this gorgeously photographed cookbook includes recipes for:
- Walnut and Banana Bran Pancakes from Cat Cora
- Marathon Fettuccine with Shrimp in Charred Tomato Sauce from Bobby Flay
- Chicken with Quinoa Tabbouleh from Charlie Trotter
- And many more sumptuous meals

With healthy and delicious recipes for all phases of training along with labels for quick-and-easy meals, The Athlete's Palate Cookbook is perfect for any runner, cyclist, swimmer, or triathlete who wants to train hard while eating well.
The New Mayo Clinic Cookbook: Eating Well for Better Health
The New Mayo Clinic Cookbook
Eating Well for Better Health
Hardcover      ISBN: 0848727584

Who hasn't vowed to eat healthier? But who wants to give up great taste? Now you can have both. Introducing the cookbook that will change your mind about healthy meals, from the esteemed Mayo Clinic, the foremost authority on healthy cooking in America. Dedicated to the art of eating well, this all-new volume offers 150 inspired recipes for delicious dishes with appetizing photography and detailed nutritional analysis. Also includes Mayo Clinic's New Philosophy of Cooking and Healthy Weight Pyramid. Destined to be a daily staple for health-conscious cooks everywhere.

Plenty: One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally
Plenty
One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally
Hardcover      ISBN: 030734732x

Like many great adventures, the 100-mile diet began with a memorable feast. Stranded in their off-the-grid summer cottage in the Canadian wilderness with unexpected guests, Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon turned to the land around them. They caught a trout, picked mushrooms, and mulled apples from an abandoned orchard with rose hips in wine. The meal was truly satisfying; every ingredient had a story, a direct line they could trace from the soil to their forks. The experience raised a question: Was it possible to eat this way in their everyday lives?
Back in the city, they began to research the origins of the items that stocked the shelves of their local supermarket. They were shocked to discover that a typical ingredient in a North American meal travels roughly the distance between Boulder, Colorado, and New York City before it reaches the plate. Like so many people, Smith and MacKinnon were trying to live more lightly on the planet; meanwhile, their "SUV diet" was producing greenhouse gases and smog at an unparalleled rate. So they decided on an experiment: For one year they would eat only food produced within 100 miles of their Vancouver home.
It wouldn't be easy. Stepping outside the industrial food system, Smith and MacKinnon found themselves relying on World War II-era cookbooks and maverick farmers who refused to play by the rules of a global economy. What began as a struggle slowly transformed into one of the deepest pleasures of their lives. For the first time they felt connected to the people and the places that sustain them.
For Smith and MacKinnon, the 100-mile diet became a journey whose destination was, simply, home. From the satisfaction of pulling their own crop of garlic out of the earth to pitched battles over canning tomatoes, "Plenty" is about eating locally and thinking globally.
The authors' food-focused experiment questions globalization, monoculture, the oil economy, environmental collapse, and the tattering threads of community. Thought-provoking and inspiring, Plenty offers more than a way of eating. In the end, it's a new way of looking at the world.

The Living Foods Lifestyle
The Living Foods Lifestyle
Paperback      ISBN: 0972149007

This inspiring guide chronicles how Brenda Cobb, founder of the Living

Foods Institute in Atlanta, Georgia, healed herself by adopting a living foods

diet and turned her personal health challenges into a mission to

help heal others.

Brenda presents a frank explanation of how modern lifestyles contribute

to chronic illness and how living foods can play a role in helping

individuals achieve optimal health.

The body-mind-spirit connection is essential for good physical health,

and emotional detoxification is important to the healing process. Brenda

gives practical advice for how to incorporate physical, emotional, and

spiritual healing into everyday life and empowers people to take charge

of their own health and well-being. The delicious assortment of raw and

living-foods recipes included here will help make the transition to this

new dietary lifestyle easy and fun.

Now Eat This!: 150 of America's Favorite Comfort Foods, All Under 350 Calories: A Cookbook
Now Eat This!: 150 of America's Favorite Comfort Foods, All Under 350 Calories
A Cookbook
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0345520904
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, brownies, and 147 other favorite recipes under 350 calories

In this delectable cookbook, award-winning chef Rocco DiSpirito transforms America's favorite comfort foods into deliciously healthy dishes--all with zero bad carbs, zero bad fats, zero sugar, and maximum flavor. What's more, Rocco provides time-saving shortcuts, helpful personal advice, and nutritional breakdowns for each recipe from a board-certified nutritionist. So prepare your favorite foods without the guilt. Finally, a world-class chef has made healthy food taste great
Diet for a Small Planet (20th Anniversary Edition): The Book That Started a Revolution in the Way Americans Eat
Diet for a Small Planet (20th Anniversary Edition)
The Book That Started a Revolution in the Way Americans Eat
Paperback      ISBN: 0345321200
The book that started a revolution in the way Americans eat

The extraordinary book that taught America the social and personal significance of a new way of eating is still a complete guide for eating well in the twenty-first century.

Sharing her personal evolution and how this groundbreaking book changed her own life, world-renowned food expert Frances Moore Lapp offers an all-new, even more fascinating philosophy on changing yourself--and the world--by changing the way you eat.

The Diet for a Small Planet features:
- simple rules for a healthy diet
- streamlined, easy-to-use format
- food combinations that make delicious, protein-rich meals without meat
- indispensable kitchen hints--a comprehensive reference guide for planning and preparing meals and snacks
- hundreds of wonderful recipes
Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food
Deceptively Delicious
Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food
Hardcover      ISBN: 006176793x

It has become common knowledge that childhood obesity rates are increasing every year. But the rates continue to rise. And between busy work schedules and the inconvenient truth that kids simply refuse to eat vegetables and other healthy foods, how can average parents ensure their kids are getting the proper nutrition and avoiding bad eating habits?

As a mother of three, Jessica Seinfeld can speak for all parents who struggle to feed their kids right and deal nightly with dinnertime fiascos. As she wages a personal war against sugars, packaged foods, and other nutritional saboteurs, she offers appetizing alternatives for parents who find themselves succumbing to the fastest and easiest (and least healthy) choices available to them. Her modus operandi? Her book is filled with traditional recipes that kids love, except they're stealthily packed with veggies hidden in them so kids don't even know With the help of a nutritionist and a professional chef, Seinfeld has developed a month's worth of meals for kids of all ages that includes, for example, pureed cauliflower in mac and cheese, and kale in spaghetti and meatballs. She also provides revealing and humorous personal anecdotes, tear-out shopping guides to help parents zoom through the supermarket, and tips on how to deal with the kid that must have the latest sugar bomb cereal.

But this book also contains much more than recipes and tips. By solving problems on a practical level for parents, Seinfeld addresses the big picture issues that surround childhood obesity and its long-term (and ruinous) effects on the body. With the help of a prominent nutritionist, her book provides parents with an arsenal of information related to kids' nutrition so parents understand why it's important to throw in a little avocado puree into their quesadillas. She discusses the critical importance of portion size, and the specific elements kids simply must have (as opposed to adults) in order to flourish now and in the future: protein, calcium, vitamins, and Omega 3 and 6 fats.

Jessica Seinfeld's book is practical, easy-to-read, and a godsend for any parent that wants their kids to be healthy for a long time to come.

--Publishers Weekly
The New Family Cookbook for People With Diabetes
The New Family Cookbook for People With Diabetes
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684826607

Prepared jointly by the American Diabetes Association and The American Dietetic Association, "The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes" is the most authoritative and comprehensive cookbook available for people with diabetes and their families. With more than 375 recipes that taste as good as they are good for you, this book makes it easy to prepare satisfying and delicious meals that the whole family will enjoy.

If you are a person with diabetes, you know you have to be careful about what you eat. But healthful food doesn't have to be dull, and reducing fat and calories doesn't mean giving up flavor. Why feel deprived when you could start the day with Scrambled Eggs with Ham and a hot Buttermilk Biscuit? Company coming? Everyone will enjoy a savory Cheddar Cheese Dip served with crisp raw vegetables and apple slices. Grilled Orange-Mustard Chicken with Apple-Pecan Wild Rice and steamed broccoli make a perfect family dinner, or try Shrimp and Asparagus with Fettuccine in Mustard Cream Sauce for a weekend supper. Have a hankering for something sweet? Port-Poached Pears are an elegant fat-free dessert, or indulge in heavenly Angel Food Cake with Cocoa Whipped Cream.

The recipes in "The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes" are consistent with the latest diabetes recommendations and make the best use of the new lower-fat ingredients available today. Each recipe is accompanied by a nutritional analysis and the most current diabetes exchange information; recipes containing more than 400 milligrams of sodium per serving are flagged.

A winning combination of the most recent nutritional recommendations and contemporary culinary tastes, "The New Family Cookbook for Peoplewith Diabetes" is the one book all those with diabetes should have in their kitchen library.

Eating for Ibs: 175 Delicious, Nutritious, Low-Fat, Low-Residue Recipes to Stabilize the Touchiest Tummy
Eating for Ibs
175 Delicious, Nutritious, Low-Fat, Low-Residue Recipes to Stabilize the Touchiest Tummy
Paperback      ISBN: 1569246009
The essential dietary guide and cookbook for people with irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal disorders--with hundreds of low-fat recipes to ease the effects of IBS, lactose intolerance, Crohn's Disease, ulcerative colitis, and other digestive conditions

Irritable bowel syndrome is one of our nation's most untalked-about ailments, but millions of people - mostly women - suffer from the debilitating condition, one that must be controlled primarily through diet. Contrary to what many sufferers believe, eating for IBS does not mean deprivation, never going to restaurants, boring food, or an unhealthily limited diet. It does mean cutting out such trigger foods as red meat, dairy, most fats, caffeine, alcohol, and insoluble fiber. Heather Van Vorous, who has suffered from IBS since age 9 and gradually learned how to control her IBS symptoms through dietary modifications, collects here 175 recipes she has created over 20 years. Those suffering from IBS, lactose intolerance, Crohn's Disease, ulcerative colitis, and other digestive disorders will be thrilled to discover that they can enjoy traditional homestyle cooking, international foods, rich desserts, snacks, and party foods - and don't have to cook weird or special meals for themselves while their families follow a "normal" diet. Eating for IBS will forever revolutionize the way people with IBS eat--and live.
Yum-Yum Bento Box: Fresh Recipes for Adorable Lunches
Yum-Yum Bento Box
Fresh Recipes for Adorable Lunches
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1594744475
This book makes creating colorful, cute, and tasty Japanese-style lunches easy and fun

Learn how to craft your favorite foods into a variety of shapes--from caterpillars, cars, and puppy dogs to pretty flowers, princesses, and kitty cats to make the yummy, healthy lunches that are all the rage in Japan. Featuring chapters on Cuties & Critters, Fairy-Tale Friends, and Special Day Treats, plus a handy shopping guide, easy recipes for mini snacks, general tips and tricks, and so much more, Yum-Yum Bento Box is the perfect guide for beginner bento makers and expert chefs alike. Stop wasting money on pre-packaged lunches--and start making beautiful, healthy bentos

Includes:
- An introduction to Japanese Lunches
- Packing a Bento Box
- Bento Boxes, Tools, And Accessories
- Ingredients
- Cuties & Critters
- Fairy-Tale Friends
- Special-Day Treats