Two of America s most popular authorities on healthy eating and cooking join forces in this inspiring, easy-to-use cookbook. This is not a diet book. It is a lively guide to healthy cooking, day-by-day, packed with essential information and, above all, filled with enticing food.
Andrew Weil, M.D. author of the best-selling Eating Well for Optimum Health brings to this perfect collaboration a comprehensive philosophy of nutrition grounded in science. Rosie Daley acclaimed for her best-seller, In the Kitchen with Rosie brings to it her innovative and highly flavorful spa cuisine.
The recipes are eclectic, drawing from the healthy and delicious cooking of the Middle East, the Mediterranean, and Asia, among other cuisines. For starters, you might try Grilled Satay or a Miso Pate; for soup, often a meal in itself, a hearty Mixed-Bean Minestrone Stew or a Roasted Winter Squash and Apple Soup with Cilantro Walnut Pesto; a special entree could be the Savory Roasted Cornish Hens with Roasted Garlic or Baked Spicy Tofu with Bean Thread Noodles, Corn, and Mango; for a simple supper, Turkey Burgers or Portobello Burgers; and for the occasional indulgence, a dessert of Almond Fruit Tart or Peach and Blueberry Cobbler.
Andy and Rosie do not always agree. When Rosie calls for chicken, Andy offers a tofu alternative; she likes the flavor of coconut milk, whereas he prefers ground nut milk; when she makes a pastry with butter, he suggests using Spectrum Spread. There are no hard-and-fast rules.
Lifelong health begins in the kitchen, so this is a lifestyle book as well as a cookbook. In it you will learn from Dr. Weil:
how to make use of nutritional information in everyday cooking
what is organic . . . and how to buy organic foods
the importance of reading labels and what to look for
sensible advice about eggs, milk, cheese, salt, spicy foods, wine, coffee
the facts about sugar and artificial sweeteners
. . . and from Rosie:
how to get kids involved from skinning almonds to layering lasagna
ways to have fun in the kitchen creating scallion firecrackers and radish rosettes
low-fat and nondairy alternatives for those with special concerns
smart menu planning letting the seasons be your guide
. . . and lots more.
This revolutionary book will change forever the way you cook for yourself and your family.
With 58 photographs in full color."
A comprehensive guide to the Chinese art of healing with food- Provides more than 300 authentic Chinese recipes for curing specific ailments and for promoting happiness and vitality - Explains the theories behind traditional Chinese beliefs about health and diet and reconciles these beliefs with contemporary Western medical knowledge - Includes a complete fitness program centered on the popular Chinese qi gong exercises Through 5,000 years of recorded history the Chinese have developed an unequaled pharmacopoeia of food remedies and have turned this knowledge into a delicious cuisine that is simple to prepare. This cuisine has little in common with the dishes on the menus of many Chinese restaurants--which have sacrificed traditional Chinese principles to appeal to high-fat Western tastes. Instead, it emphasizes all-natural ingredients eaten in season and in the most beneficial combinations. The Healing Cuisine of China features more than 300 authentic Chinese recipes, ranging from simple preparations to cure specific ailments to traditional longevity banquets. The authors also explain the underlying theories behind traditional Chinese beliefs about health and reconcile these ancient beliefs with Western medical knowledge about bacteria, viruses, and other causes of disease. A complete fitness program, centered on the popular Chinese qi gong exercises, and a questionnaire to help readers discover their individual body requirements make this the most comprehensive guide to the healthy lifestyle of China ever published.
Achieving your best body ever requires that two elements merge as one: solid training and good nutrition. This book provides the nutritional component of that muscle-building equation, offering the Men's Health take on food for fitness. Men's Health Muscle Chow gives you more than 150 simple recipes for delicious meals ranging from workout protein shakes to healthy dinners the whole family will enjoy.Inside, you'll find: -Eight easy-to-remember dietary strategies to keep your eating habits in line
-Filling breakfasts like Banana Protein Pancakes; energizing entrées including Muscle-Bound Chili and Mahi Fish Wraps; hunger-killing snacks such as Malted Almond Bombs; even desserts like Key Lime Pie-all designed to help burn fat and build muscle
-A shopping list that makes it easy to stock up on essential ingredients and kitchen tools
-A troubleshooting guide for guys with more experience at the gym than in the kitchen
-Insider strategies, tips, tricks of the trade And Men's Health Muscle Chow is much more than just a cookbook. It offers a solid foundation for understanding meal timing and the effects nutrients have on your body. Author Gregg Avedon also outlines his program of 2-month diet cycles that help you set and reach your fitness goals.
Can a regular diet of tomatoes, soy products, and cruciferous vegetables help ward off cancer and heart disease? Can meals really heal? With increasing frequency scientific studies are responding with a resounding yes. It has been general knowledge for years that vitamin C prevents scurvy and calcium helps build strong bones. But this pales in comparison to recent discoveries concerning phytonutrients and nutraceuticals. Garlic, for example, contains compounds that may reduce blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels. Broccoli contains substances that may help prevent cancer. Meals That Heal takes the latest scientific data on these substances out of the lab and puts it into the kitchen.Presents a compilation of the most recent research on the proven benefits of various foods along with charts and graphs that relate this research to specific diseases. More than 100 recipes for creating healthy and delicious meals include the healing properties of the foods and the benefits we can obtain from them.
Today's busy, health-conscious cooks will love the convenience of nearly 900 delicious, kitchen-tested recipes from a year's worth of Cooking Light--the nation's largest epicurean magazine--in one handy edition. Each recipe features a complete nutritional analysis, step-by-step photos, timesaving tips, and menu suggestions.
- 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.
If you've ever had to grapple with picky eaters who won't touch anything but chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese, Beth Bader and Ali Benjamin have a solution. Their unique ideas will help you present fresh foods that appeal to kids, eliminate food waste, and help you quit worrying about what your children eat. A must-have for every family, The Cleaner Plate Club is an easy recipe for healthier kids and happier parents.
Amazingly delicious guilt-free recipes for any fun-filled cocktail party
Margaritas and cosmos and mudslides, oh my Blended drinks, mixed drinks, fruity drinks . . . any and every cocktail you desire is here in Hungry Girl Happy Hour, and they've all got HG's guilt-free guarantee Also included are recipes for Hungry Girl's delicious, decadent, party-pleasing finger foods and appetizers.
Cocoa-nut Banana Rum-ble Frenzy (188 calories)
Hungry, Hungry Hurricane (132 calories)
Blendy Bananas Foster (227 calories)
Red Hot Cinnamon Shots (98 calories)
Spiked Strawberry Shake (204 calories)
Black Forest Jell-O Shot Desserts (49 calories)
Buff Chick Hot Wing Dip (68 calories)
De-Pudged Pigs in a Blanket (134 calories)
Bacon-Bundled BBQ Shrimp (116 calories)
. . . And much more