Gone are the days of TV trays and microwaveable meals as more and more families choose to return to the dinner table. Yet as food costs continue to rise, and parents are always strapped for time, they need new ways to cook easy and affordable meals for their kids--and fast.With this cookbook, families will find 301 great recipes that almost cook themselves, including Spicy Turkey Meatballs; Hearty Root Vegetable Soup; Pizza Fondue; Crock-Pot Fajitas; Black Bean Lasagna; and more. This comprehensive, all-purpose cookbook is packed with simple instructions, nutritional information, and the amount of money needed for each recipe and makes preparing delicious, healthy, and cheap meals easier than ever before
Autumn Brew, Fall Harvest Chowder, warm Honey Wheat Bread . . . fall is coming, and there's no better time to plug in that amazing kitchen contraption known as the slow cooker. The slow cooker can do what no oven or stopetop burner can--cook flavorful and healthy food while its owner goes blissfully about the business of the day.
Don't miss this follow up to the best-selling 101 Things to do with a Slow Cooker
Stephanie Ashcraft, author of the New York Times best-selling 101 Things to do With a Cake Mix, is a full-time mom who has created and collected recipes for years. She teaches a monthly cooking class for Macey's Little Cooking Theater. She lives in Pocatello, Idaho.
Janet Eyring's interest in learning how to cook healthy, inexpensive meals without living in the kitchen inspired her to write a cookbook that relied on the ease of the slow cooker. She also teaches cooking classes at Macey's Little Cooking Theater. She lives in Highland, Utah.
From the New York Times best-selling author of 101 Things to Do With a Cake Mix comes 101 Things to Do with a Slow Cooker.
Call it a slow cooker, a crockery cooker, or your best friend, the popularity of these handy machines has exploded recently, and Mrs. 101 Stephanie Ashcraft has stepped up to the plate (and bowl, and serving tray) with an amazing collection of timesaving recipes.
From South of the Border Pot Roast to Hearty Vegetable Soup to Cherries Jubilee, now anyone can make hearty, healthy dishes for the whole family the throw-n-go way. Simply throw several ingredients into the slow cooker, get on with life, and come home to a kitchen filled with the aroma of real home cooking. 101 recipes for main courses, side dishes, desserts, and more are included, along with suggestions for how and what to serve with each dish, time-saving meal preparation tips, and easy modifications to fit your families tastes.
Stephanie Ashcraft, New York Times best selling author of 101 Things to Do With a Cake Mix, is a full-time mom who has created and collected recipes for years. She also teaches a monthly cooking class for Macey's Little Cooking Theater.
Janet Eyring's interest in learning how to cook healthy, inexpensive meals without living in the kitchen inspired her to write a cookbook that relied on the ease of the slow cooker. She also teaches cooking classes at Macey's Little Cooking Theater.
The food journal and fitness tracker that helps make your weight loss goals a reality.
When your goal is to lose weight, every day counts. From day one, the 12-Week Food Journal and Fitness Tracker helps you set your weight loss goal and meet it with an action-oriented plan based on your needs and routine.
Over a 12-week period, you will plan meals, keep track of nutritional information, and record your exercise habits. An easy-to-use layout with a large format provides the space and structure you need to balance your daily calorie intake and activity. Plus, a section for notes and a percentage-to-goal rating system allows you to reflect on your progress, so you know what works and what to change tomorrow.
More than your basic food journal, the 12-Week Food Journal and Fitness Tracker keeps you focused on reaching your goal with:
- SMART Goals that set Specific, Measurable, Attainable, and Trackable health objectives
- A Weekly Meal Planner that makes sure your meals support your goals
- A Daily Food Journal that helps you keep track of calories, carbs, fats, and sodium per meal
- An Easy-to-Use Design that provides a large format for ample space to jot down every detail
Take action, lose weight, and see real results with the 12-Week Food Journal and Fitness Tracker.
Great breads from the home kitchen. They will taste like they came from the best bakery in town.
For anyone who enjoys the flavor and aroma of freshly baked bread, nothing beats the convenience of a bread machine. This convenience is even greater for those managing a gluten intolerance. Finally here are great recipes for the food that is most strictly avoided and typically most missed in gluten-free diets: bread.
These recipes make gluten-free breads that not only taste great but are specifically designed to meet the exacting requirements of bread machines. Each recipe has been thoroughly tested to ensure successful results every time.
And what a collection of recipes it is:
Throughout the book there are tips and techniques for using a bread machine, and as a bonus the authors have included recipes for mixer prepared variations. These breads will be enjoyed by everyone in the family, whether affected by gluten intolerance or not.
Delicious meals that will let you enjoy the ease of grilling all year round.
Indoor grills are versatile and usable year-round, the perfect kitchen alternative to outdoor BBQing especially on days when the weather doesn't cooperate with dinner plans. Millions of them are sold each year. This updated and beautifully repackaged edition of the bestselling 125 Best Indoor Grill Recipes features over 125 recipes for every meal of the day along with advice on how to enjoy delicious grilled meals without the fuss of using an outdoor grill and without the trouble of even leaving the house.
The book's diverse, mouth-watering, and tantalizing recipes include: Blackened Red Fish which delivers the sizzling southern flavor of New Orleans, a Caesar Salad Burger giving you the best of two worlds, the Three Meat Panini with Provolone which takes a simple sandwich to new heights, and the Portobello Mushroom Burger, the ultimate in vegetarian cuisine. Other delicious recipe options include, Beef Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce, Cilantro Lime Chicken, Shrimp Satay, Southern Fried Chicken and Honey Dill Salmon with Dijon.
Indoor grill-chefs will love these great recipes and practical indoor grilling tips and techniques. 125 Best Indoor Grill Recipes is hands-down the perfect companion for indoor grill enthusiasts.
Perform microwave magic in your kitchen.
Typically, microwave ovens are only used to heat leftovers, thaw frozen foods or nuke popcorn. Yet, there are many benefits to microwave cooking, such as:
- A greater retention of taste and natural flavors
- More vitamins and minerals are retained for better nutrition
- Shorter cooking times use less electricity than a conventional oven
- Less mess to clean up
In 125 Best Microwave Recipes, Burkhard brings her culinary expertise to this versatile and convenient appliance with outstanding recipes for delicious main meals in a fraction of the time required by conventional ovens.
From the tantalizing Chicken Creole, Beef, Macaroni and Zucchini Casserole to the Salmon Steaks with Creamy Tomato-Dill Sauce there is a variety of recipes for every occasion and taste. Grains and pastas are particularly well suited to cooking in a microwave. Lemon Barley Pilaf with Mushrooms, Asparagus Risotto, Linguine with Broccoli-Tomato Sauce and Tortellini with Basil, Cream and Walnut Sauce are sublime when cooked in the microwave. There is also a wonderful array of recipes for appetizers, side dishes and desserts.
The recipes in 125 Best Microwave Recipes reflect the latest technology in microwaves, while recognizing that many cooks still use older microwaves. Rediscover the easy and convenient way to cook with this practical and appetizing cookbook.
Easy breakfast sandwiches made at home.
Breakfast is easier than ever using these delicious recipes and a breakfast sandwich maker. A morning meal can be a breeze: quick and delicious, easy to make, and ready in five minutes with minimal cleanup afterwards.
Nutritionists are right that a good breakfast is the very best way to start a day, yet often it is a struggle for time and ideas on what to make. This book provides a really fun, fool-proof and fast way to make a delicious breakfast sandwich -- perfect for students, busy moms, teenagers and anyone on the go who finds it just too time consuming or cumbersome to make breakfast for themselves.
All of these recipes have been designed for the speed of a breakfast sandwich maker along with easy-to-follow directions. All of these recipes can also be prepared using small kitchen appliances such as an all-in-one-griddle, sandwich maker or even good old-fashioned pots and pans.
Here are some individual and crowd pleasers:
- Bacon, Avocado and Cheddar Breakfast Melt, Rustic Ham and Cheese Sandwich, Apple Bacon and Cheddar Croissant, Hash Browns and Sausage
- Chocolate Chip Blueberry Pancakes, Portabella Mushroom Sandwich, Caramelized Onion and Kale Frittata, Margherita Pizza, Florentine Eggs
- Prosciutto, Artichokes and Cream Cheese on a Brioche, Chorizo Egg Torta, Southwestern Chicken Sandwich, Anytime Quesadillas, Cranberry Bagel Sausage.
Classic Breakfast Sandwiches
Now home cooks can enjoy scrumptious restaurant-quality sweet and savory waffles.
To say that waffles are enjoying a moment is an understatement. The Waffle House sells 145 waffles per minute - 877 million waffles and counting since they opened - and almost 10 percent of North Americans eat waffles at least once a week. But the really hot trend in waffles is taking the experience beyond breakfast to create savory sandwich-style meals for lunch, dinner and beyond. If the lineups outside waffles-only restaurants are any indication, waffles are here to stay in a big way.
As bestselling authors and highly respected recipe developers, Marilyn and Jennifer have created 150 delightfully delicious and inspired waffle recipes, from the classics and delectable breakfast and brunch options to snacks and light bites, grab-and-go burgers and sandwiches, main dishes for one or two, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free waffles, and tantalizing desserts and treats.
Breakfast dishes such as hearty Huevos Rancheros with Cornmeal Waffles or the indulgent Pumpkin Spice Waffles with Coconut Cream are guaranteed to get anyone's day off to a perfect start, but if you're ready to take it up a notch, try innovative options like Pico de Gallo Chicken Quesadillas, Black Bean Burgers with Creamy Avocado or a Club Wafflewich - a club sandwich taken to all-new heights.
Throughout the book, Marilyn and Jennifer offer up ingenious tips and techniques that will have you making waffles like a pro in the same time it would take you to go out to a restaurant
"Jonny and Jeannette have done a wonderful job at marrying healthy, delicious recipes with invaluable (and surprising) nutrition information for each of these hearty slow-cooker recipes."--Alicia Rewega, editor-in-chief of Clean Eating magazine
"These convenient, time-saving dishes are delicious, healthy, and easy from prep to clean up "--Calvin Hurd, publisher of Total Health Online, www.totalhealthmagazine.com
"The 150 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes on Earth is a foolproof guide to cooking flavorful, super satisfying one-pot dishes perfect for any budget or diet. You'll feel good about eating meals made with the most nutrient-packed ingredients out there--and you'll savor every bite while getting healthier "--Nicole Brechka, editor of Better Nutrition
"Many people think choosing healthy foods means they won't taste very good. Jonny and Jeannette prove otherwise. Even people who are eliminating sugar and other sweeteners from their diets can find dozens of simple, scrumptious, nutritious dishes."--Connie Bennett, CHHC, CPC, ACC, author of Sugar Shock and Beyond Sugar Shock (May 2012, Hay House) and founder of The Sugar Freedom Now Course
Discover how to make mouth-watering, super-healthy, and super-convenient slow-cooked meals Nationally-known nutritionist Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., and chef Jeannette Bessinger, C.H.H.C., take slow cooking to a whole new level with these easy, nutritious, and deliciously satisfying recipes
The "clean foods team" of Dr. Jonny and Chef Jeannette use wholesome ingredients, such as fresh fruit and vegetables, grass-fed beef, wild-caught fish, and pasture-raised poultry in their recipes. Losing none of the convenience, they skip the high-sodium canned food "products" used in many slow cooker recipes and bring you dishes with both traditional and ethnic flair. Try the Real Deal Beef Stew with Orange and Clove, the Quick Sesame Teriyaki Low-Carb Lettuce Wraps, the Hot and Hearty Red, White, and Blue Crab Dip, or the Gingered Honey Pears with Cinnamon Sticks. Bon appetit