Recipes I want to try: Whole-Grain Blueberry Maple Muffins, Multigrain Cranberry Breakfast Cookies , Chewy Cherry Granola Bars, Thai Curry Pumpkin Soup, Tabbouleh Soup with Lentils and Bulgur, Green Club Sandwich (with hummus, avocado and watercress), Spicy Salsa Joes, Greek Pizza, Speedy Black Bean an Quinoa Skillet, Spicy Skillet Chicken with Avocado Mango Salsa, Wagon Wheels with Broccoli, Turkey and Parmesan, Soba with Shrimp, LIme and Cilantro, Spiced Date Bread, Pumpkin Biscuits, Maple Oat Drop Scones, Decadent Chocolate Cake, Whole Wheat Maple Applesauce Cake, Spiced Carrot Cake with Currants, Maple Pumpkin Micro-Pies, and Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies
Other Highlights: The introduction includes a description of The 5 Steps to Healthy Cooking: 1) Chose Fresh, Whole Foods; 2) Eat Mostly Vegetable and Fruit-Based Foods; 3) Opt for Healthy Fats and Proteins; 4) Include Superfoods; 5) Eat More Whole Grains and encourages a healthy balanced approach to eating.
There’s also a chapter detailing a list of ingredients for healthy cooking that includes flours and grains, fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds and their butters, Eggs, Dairy and Non-Dairy Milks, Fats and Oils, Natural Sweeteners, Herbs and Flavorings.
All the recipes include nutritional information and cooking tips. Scattered throughout the book are you’ll find health notes and superfoods highlights. There’s also a very useful chart on cooking whole grains that provides grain/water ratios, cooking times, and expected yield, which I keep meaning to copy and stick on the fridge.
There are not lots of pictures, but about 25 full-page photos in the middle of the book.
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