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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.

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.

Green Smoothie Revolution: The Radical Leap Towards Natural Health
Green Smoothie Revolution
The Radical Leap Towards Natural Health
Paperback      ISBN: 1556438125
Raw food pioneer Victoria Boutenko takes the chore out of eating your greens with this surprisingly simple and powerful solution to the ongoing struggle for proper nutrition

Thanks to the advent of processed food, people who live in industrial countries, especially those whose families have done so for several generations, often have symptoms of multiple nutrient deficiencies on a very high level. We may not be obviously sick, but may suffer from lack of focus, insomnia, sluggishness, or any host of symptoms caused by nutritional deficiency.

Green smoothies provide a way for us to correct these persistent imbalances and begin to discover what health actually feels like. Green Smoothie Revolution offers a wide variety of smoothie recipes as well as the nutrition and know-how behind the drinks.

Featuring 200 recipes that pack a powerhouse punch, Boutenko reintroduces long neglected fruits, vegetables, and greens in the most persuasive style for our busy lives: with fast prep and delicious results. Green Smoothie Revolution offers both simplicity and enough variety to keep taste buds happy and the vital nutrients you need.
Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free: 200 Delicious Dishes to Make Eating a Pleasure
Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free
200 Delicious Dishes to Make Eating a Pleasure
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1572840455
Celiac disease is a chronic digestive disorder caused by a sensitive reaction to gluten. Using gluten-free flours, breads, and pastas, the recipes here cover everything from the everyday (Chicken Kiev and Spaghetti Bolognese) to the elegant (Rack of Lamb with Mustard Crust and Chicken Risotto with Fennel and Pine Nuts). The book also provides information on diagnosis, lifestyle changes, foods to avoid, and pantry stocking. Black-and-while illustrations are featured throughout.
Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
Food Matters
A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
Paperback      ISBN: 1416575650

From the award-winning champion of culinary simplicity who gave us the bestselling How to Cook Everything and How to Cook Everything Vegetarian comes Food Matters, a plan for responsible eating that's as good for the planet as it is for your weight and your health.

We are finally starting to acknowledge the threat carbon emissions pose to our ozone layer, but few people have focused on the extent to which our consumption of meat contributes to global warming. Think about it this way: In terms of energy consumption, serving a typical family-of-four steak dinner is the rough equivalent of driving around in an SUV for three hours while leaving all the lights on at home.

Bittman offers a no-nonsense rundown on how government policy, big business marketing, and global economics influence what we choose to put on the table each evening. He demystifies buzzwords like "organic," "sustainable," and "local" and offers straightforward, budget-conscious advice that will help you make small changes that will shrink your carbon footprint--and your waistline.

Flexible, simple, and non-doctrinaire, the plan is based on hard science but gives you plenty of leeway to tailor your food choices to your lifestyle, schedule, and level of commitment. Bittman, a food writer who loves to eat and eats out frequently, lost thirty-five pounds and saw marked improvement in his blood levels by simply cutting meat and processed foods out of two of his three daily meals. But the simple truth, as he points out, is that as long as you eat more vegetables and whole grains, the result will be better health for you and for the world in which we live.

Unlike most things that are virtuous and healthful, Bittman's plan doesn't involve sacrifice. From Spinach and Sweet Potato Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing to Breakfast Bread Pudding, the recipes in Food Matters are flavorful and sophisticated. A month's worth of meal plans shows you how Bittman chooses to eat and offers proof of how satisfying a mindful and responsible diet can be. Cheaper, healthier, and socially sound, Food Matters represents the future of American eating.
The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What You Should Eat and Why
The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth
The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What You Should Eat and Why
Paperback      ISBN: 1592332285

A complete guide to the healthiest foods you can eat - and how to cook them

Why get your nutrients from expensive supplements when you can enjoy delicious, nourishing foods instead? From almonds to yucca, readers will find out what nutrients each of the 150 featured foods contains, what form contains the most nutrients, if it's been recommended to combat any diseases, where to find it, how to prepare it, and how much to eat - plus wonderful recipes using these sometimes obscure foods Indexes by nutrient, by disease, and by food make finding what you need a snap, and the at-a-glance format makes the information as easy to digest as the foods themselves.

The Everything Organic Cooking for Baby & Toddler Book: 300 Naturally Delicious Recipes to Get Your Child Off to a Healthy Start
The Everything Organic Cooking for Baby & Toddler Book
300 Naturally Delicious Recipes to Get Your Child Off to a Healthy Start
Paperback      ISBN: 1598699261

Parents want the best for their children, starting with what they eat. This book includes both information and recipes so readers can educate themselves about organics and prepare all-natural meals for their children. Readers will discover how to know if foods are really organic, prepare natural baby and toddler meals at home, grow their own organic produce, make delicious dishes like Apple and Carrot Mash and Potato-Crusted Vegetable Quiche, and more This book gives readers all the tools and know-how they need to shop economically, find the best organic foods, and prepare the perfect meals for their little ones.

Mayo Clinic William-sonoma Cookbook: Si
Mayo Clinic William-sonoma Cookbook
Si
Hardcover      ISBN: 0737000082

We are sure you will agree The Mayo Clinic I Williams-Sonoma Cookbook is one of the best health cookbooks on the market today This attractively designed cookbook features 135 delicious recipes professionally developed to meet the nutrition guidelines established by Mayo Clinic physicians and dietitians. Each recipe was created with the careful guidance of Mayo Clinic experts, using health, easy-to-find ingredients and practical cooking techniques.

Keith Michell's Practically Macrobiotic Cookbook
Keith Michell's Practically Macrobiotic Cookbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0892818484

- Acclaimed stage and screen actor Keith Michell delivers a cookbook filled with the fabulous recipes that keep him healthy, active, and in the spotlight.

- Includes over 200 recipes, many appearing for the first time, as well as seasonal menu suggestions.

- Answers the questions that too often obscure macrobiotic practices.

- Revised, expanded, and newly illustrated edition of Practically Macrobiotic.

In the latest edition of this unique cookbook, internationally acclaimed actor Keith Michell draws aside the curtain of mystery that too often obscures macrobiotics. With an inimitable and entertaining style, Michell shows that being practically macrobiotic doesn't have to mean a life of food denial and strict diets, but instead can provide a way to enjoy eating heathily from the vast variety of foods that nature supplies.

With the understanding of someone who has taken to heart a new way of life, Keith Michell explains just what macrobiotics is all about. He has painstakingly sought answers to the many questions commonly asked about the macrobiotic diet. Practically macrobiotic in both senses of the expression, Michell is able to offer us refreshing and appealing explanations of the principles behind this lifestyle and way of eating. With over 200 delicious recipes--many of them appearing here for the first time--and original color illustrations by the author himself, Keith Michell's Practically Macrobiotic Cookbook gives full creative expression to a man who is always a star, whether on stage or in the kitchen.
Great Good Food: Luscious Lower-Fat Cooking
Great Good Food
Luscious Lower-Fat Cooking
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0517596458

A five-part cookbook that features sections on seasonal cookery and holiday cuisine presents a classic collection of recipes for healthy, low-fat dishes that combine fresh ingredients with savory flavors