Discover the Thai approach to food and wellness-and use nature's elements to eat for optimum health, beauty, and spiritual well-being
The traditional Thai philosophy of diet and health involves eating meals planned around your "home element"-earth, water, wind, or fire-as well as the weather, time of day, and other factors. In this book, award-winning author Su-Mei Yu explains this age-old philosophy and gives you information and recipes to help you prepare meals that will promote better physical, spiritual, and emotional health.
She describes the personal characteristics related to the each of the four home elements, as well as the tastes, flavors, aromas, and natural ingredients best suited to them. She shows you how to identify your home element and eat foods that accommodate it through different times of the year and different times of the day. Beauty treatments geared to your home element will help you to relax, rejuvenate, and feel renewed.
This beautifully designed book
Written by the IACP Award-winning author of Cracking the Coconut and Asian Grilling, the simple, inspiring recipes and straightforward, easy-to-follow advice found in The Elements of Life will inspire you to live according to the elements and follow a traditional path to health, beauty, longevity, and inner peace.
The Basics of Everyday Nutrition
A Guide to Superfoods
Chapter 1: Breakfast
Chapter 2: Starters & Snacks
Chapter 3: Lunch
Chapter 4: Dinner
Chapter 5: Vegetable & Grain Sides
Chapter 6: Dessert
Healthy Cooking Tools & Techniques
Index Sample Recipes:
Easy egg sandwich with baked egg, wilted greens & Manchego cheese
Sweet corn & edamame salsa with crispy baked tortilla chips
Kale chips with sea salt
Chicken & mango salad with cashews
Quinoa-black bean burger with chipotle mustard
Whole wheat spaghetti with a tangle of garlicky greens
Baked tomatoes stuffed with tuna, capers & parsley bread crumbs
Stir-fried beef & bok choy
Broccoli slaw with apples & pecans
Whole-grain couscous with dried fruits & almonds
Mixed berries with ricotta cream
Oatmeal-dark chocolate bars
The Best-Ever Wheat and Gluten Free Baking Book: 200 Recipes for Muffins, Cookies, Breads, and More, All Guaranteed Gluten-Free!
Today, easy-to-use alternative flours, grains, and flavorings are on supermarket shelves everywhere, which means you don't have to learn any new baking techniques or search the Internet for untried ingredients with names you can't pronounce.
In this book you'll find more than 200 easy-to-follow recipes -- from moist and hearty breads and muffins to sweet-tooth-satisfying cookies, cakes, and pies -- that friends and family will devour. Made with a variety of healthful frains and flours that are packed with protein, these tasty treats will boost energy levels and lift spirits.
Generations of devotees have sworn by apple cider vinegar: cooking with it, swigging it by the spoonful, and using it as a remedy for just about any ailment. Why? The tart, fermented flavor certainly can add a punch to any recipe, but it's also great for weight-loss, digestion, and overall good health. It makes a mean natural cleanser, relieves muscle soreness, and even treats bug bites. The Apple Cider Vinegar Companion is the essential guide, with information on how to make your own, and tips and tricks for using it for household tasks. This book stands out from similar titles because of the wonderful recipes, such as:
Offering more than 220 delicious and carefully-tested recipes for healthier and tastier breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks, The Gluten-Free Cookbook is full of food that is gluten-free and gorgeous, and gives plenty of choice without compromising on flavor.
Full nutritional breakdowns are provided for each recipe to ensure a healthy and balanced diet, as well as a full guide to gluten-containing foods and lists gluten-free alternatives.
The Gluten-Free Cookbook also includes sections on ready-made gluten-free products, gluten-free vegetarian and vegan diets, gluten-free eating for kids, and gluten-free on the go.
- Nourishing entrees and one-dish mains such as Tex-Mex Cheeseburger, Hazelnut-Stuffed Pork Chops, and Chicken Mac and Cheese
- Simply delicious sides and salads such as Cherry Tomato and Forbidden Rice Salad, Tuscan Green Beans, and Home-Fries
- Delectable desserts such as Chocolate-Chip Walnut Cookies, Blueberry Shortcakes, and Mochachino Cupcakes Plus you'll find sample menus for each phase of the 21-Day Tummy Diet, easy-to-follow tips on how to create your own Belly Buddy recipes, and inspirational stories from the Tummy Testers, who collectively lost 90 pounds in 3 weeks, shed 29 inches from their waists, and all reported fewer digestive symptoms and happier tummies.
Cooking for Isaiah is a love story of Silvana Nardone's journey to develop great-tasting meals for her son, Isaiah, after he was diagnosed with food intolerances to gluten and dairy. The results of her efforts found in the pages of this book, are through 135 recipes that are not only easy to make but taste and look delicious, including S'mores Pancakes with Marshmallow Sauce, Double-Decker Toasted Cornbread and Spicy Greens Stack, Chicken and Waffles with Maple Bacon Gravy, Shrimp Pizza with Garlic Cream Sauce, and Chocolate Birthday Cake with Whipped Chocolate Frosting. You'll also find: - Silvana's tried-and-tested all-purpose flour and pancake mix recipes - An ingredient substitutions chart that shows you what to swap if, for example, you need to cook without gluten, but dairy is okay - Dishes that are perfect for entertaining with friends and family - Complete pantry set-up - Food shopping, recipe make-ahead and storage tips Includes a foreword by Rachael Ray!
Paleo Recipes for Rapid Weight Loss: 50 Delicious, Quick & Easy Recipes to Help Melt Your Damn Stubborn Fat Away! (Paleo Recipes, Paleo, Paleo ... Paleo Recipe Book, Paleo Cookbook) (Volume 1)
Cupcakes are the world's most adorable pastry--but until now, people with gluten sensitivities struggling to find sweetness on a gluten-free diet haven't had a cupcake cookbook to call their own. Enter gluten-free guru Elana Amsterdam, who has re-engineered the favored treat for today's dietary needs. Her colorful collection showcases classics like Red Velvet Cupcakes and Vanilla Cupcakes and features creative concoctions like Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes and Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes. These simple-to-make--and simply delicious--cupcakes rely on coconut and almond flours rather than the sometimes difficult-to-source gluten alternatives. Some of the recipes are even vegan and dairy-free, and none use refined sugar. With fifty cupcake recipes plus a variety of frostings to mix and match, Gluten-Free Cupcakes offers delightful cupcake alternatives--as tasty as their traditional counterparts--to anyone in need of a little cupcake fix.
An expanded edition now bursting with color throughout of a category-leading gluten-free cookbook ready to reach more home cooks than everSince its original publication in 2009, " Artisanal Gluten-Free Cooking" has steadily grown in popularity as more and more home cooks have embraced Kelli and Peter Bronski s high-quality gluten-free recipes for every meal, from breakfast through dessert. Now, in an extensively revised and expanded second edition, this trusted, versatile cookbook is better than ever. Here are: 25 brand-new recipes and nearly 100 additional pages 50 all-new full-page color photographs The quality ingredients, from-scratch preparation methods, and unbeatable flavors that made the original edition so appealing Dozens of recipes, from bagels to birthday cake, perfectly suited to the Bronskis signature all-purpose flour blend including Belgian Waffles, Sandwich Bread, pizzas and pastas galore, Cannoli, Carrot Cake, Blueberry Pie, cookies, and much more Globally inspired dishes, from Italian to Indian to Mexican and beyond such as Tortellini, General Chang s Chicken, and Pork Tamales An expanded array of vegetarian options such as Quinoa Salad, Brussels Sprouts-Tofu Fried Rice, and Red Lentil Dal A thorough introduction to gluten-free shopping and cooking plus handy tips about ingredients, equipment, and techniques sprinkled throughout."
Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free & Dairy-Free Recipes: More Than 100 Mouth-Watering Recipes for the Whole Family (A Cook's Bible)
As weekly host of the Food Network's Healthy Appetite, Ellie Krieger is known for creating light and healthy dishes that taste great and are easy enough for the busiest people to prepare. Now, Ellie has put together a collection of meal solutions for those of us who love food and want to eat well but struggle to make it happen given life's hectic pace. With 150 delicious, easy-to-prepare, fortifying recipes, Ellie provides dishes that tackle every possible mealtime situation. Illustrated with 50 full-color photos, there are recipes for:
As a mom with a full-time job, Ellie knows how busy life is when you're juggling your family's needs. Now, you can stop stressing over whether to eat healthily or to eat fast. The recipes here-from Cheddar Apple Quesadilla, Pork Piccata with Spinach and Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Marinated Flank Steak with Blue Cheese Sauce to Chocolate-Cream Cheese Panini Bites and Fig and Ginger Truffles-are ideal, regardless of the time, or experience, you have in the kitchen.
When so much in life is complicated, isn't it nice to know that eating doesn't have to be? After making and enjoying the meals in this book, you will say along with the title, That was SO EASY!
Gluten-free has never tasted (or looked!) so good.
In addition to over 100 recipes there are plenty of mouthwatering photos of finished dishes.
Learn how to add healthful new ingredients to your cooking. Try easy recipes with quinoa, chickpea flour, rice noodles and more. You'll find recipes for hearty family dinners, chocolate treats and even homemade gluten-free breads.
Includes a short, helpful introduction about cooking gluten-free as well as tips throughout make gluten-free cooking easy and delicious.
Starters and Snacks: Sweet Potato Hummus; Beet Chips
Sandwiches and Wraps: Salmon Salad and Curried Egg on Multigrain Bread; Kiwifruit Summer Roll
Soups and Stews: Golden Pepper Soup; Chili with Chicken and Beans
Salads: Quinoa and Corn Salad with Pumpkin Seeds; Endive, Avocado, and Grapefruit Salad
Main Dishes: Citrus-Roasted Salmon with Spring Pea Sauce; Soba Noodle, Tofu, and Vegetable Stir-fry; Turkey Cutlets with Tomatoes and Capers
Side Dishes: Cauliflower and Barley Salad with Toasted Almonds; Edamame Succotash
Desserts: Lemon Cream with Blackberries; Double Dark Chocolate and Ginger Biscotti
Beyond these wonderful recipes, the editors of Whole Living magazine include research-backed information about the health benefits and disease-fighting properties of 38 power foods, along with nutritional data and helpful tips on storing, preparing, and cooking them. In this one-stop resource, you'll learn all about stocking a healthy pantry, eating seasonally, understanding food labels, and when it's best to splurge for organic ingredients. These 38 Power Foods are:
- Bell Peppers
- Brussels Sprouts
- Sweet Potatoes
- Swiss Chard
- Winter Squash
- Brown Rice
- Dried Beans
- Green Peas
- Pumpkin Seeds
- Rainbow Trout
- Wild Alaskan Salmon
With 150 quick, flavor-packed recipes using the 38 healthiest foods nature has to offer, Power Foods makes eating well simple--and more delicious than ever before.
- Eating chocolate can help boost the immune system, lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes--even obesity!--and increase lifespan.
- A 1.5 ounce bar of quality chocolate has as much antioxidant power as a 5 ounce glass of wine--without the side effects of alcohol.
- Chocolate is chock-full of mood-enhancing ingredients, including phenylethylamine (the "love drug") and serotonin.
- Chocolate can relieve a host of ailments, including depression, fatigue, pain and PMS, as well as rev up your sex drive! Drawing on the latest scientific research as well as interviews with medical doctors and chocolatiers, this fascinating book reveals how to live longer and healthier while indulging in one of nature's most decadent and versatile foods. Explore real chocolate (infused with fruits, herbs, and spices), Mediterranean-style, heart-healthy recipes, plus home remedies that combat everything from acne to anxiety. You'll also discover rejuvenating beauty and anti-aging spa treatments--all made with antioxidant-rich chocolate! "Can dark chocolate boost brain power? This book shows you how regular intake of antioxidant-rich cacao foods is likely to do just that, and more."
--Ray Sahelian, M.D., author of Mind Boosters
We're having a celebration of food for cooks who love to eat well--and eat smart!
Weight Watchers cookbooks are trusted by anyone who is excited about cooking delicious, healthy food. And with the more than 280 recipes in Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook, healthy cooks (and anyone who aspires to be one!) everywhere now have the opportunity to sample a collection of many treasured favorites. These delicious dishes have been updated, featuring fresh ingredients, how-to tips, Weight Watchers lore, and nutritional info and PointsPlus(R) values for the newest program, Weight Watchers 360.
Inside you'll find...
- Classics like Easy Homemade Macaroni and Cheese and Garden Vegetable Soup
- Savory Italian fare such as Sausage Focaccia and Pizza Margherita
- Healthy takes on hearty dishes such as Buffalo Chicken Wings and Biscuit-Topped Chicken Pot Pie
- Bold-flavor favorites such as Asian Noodle Soup with Tofu and Shrimp; and Ham, Pepper and Onion Calzones
- Hearty salads that make a meal, like Caesar, Chef, and Cobb
- Retro faves such as Deviled Eggs and Fudgy Brownie Pudding Cake
Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook is a great resource, whether you're in search of a quick-fix dinner for tonight or planning a week's worth of menus. Every single recipe works like a charm and tastes great!