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  • The Hungry Girl Diet: Big Portions. Big Results. Drop 10 Pounds in 4 Weeks

    The Hungry Girl Diet: Big Portions. Big Results. Drop 10 Pounds in 4 Weeks

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lisa Lillien
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    Publisher:   St. Martin's Griffin (2014, Mar 25th).
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    The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Hungry Girl cookbooks now delivers the first-ever meal plan based on the concepts that have satisfied millions: The Hungry Girl Diet! Lisa Lillien has taken her famous super-sizing techniques, diet philosophies, and delicious recipes, and she's put them into a foolproof four-week jump-start plan to help you lose weight effortlessly. Approved by a registered dietitian, this program is not only completely satisfying but also entirely effective. The Hungry Girl Diet has...*A detailed four-week program to help you jump start your weight loss the Hungry Girl way*Over 50 easy recipes for delicious super-sized meals and snacks, including HG classics like growing oatmeal bowls, oversized egg mugs, ginormous salads, and foil packs*Magical food ideas that help keep you feeling full all day*Tips & tricks for avoiding diet derailment, including Lisa's personal strategies for weight management*Helpful hints & how-tos for grocery shopping and dining out*Foods that give you the biggest bang for your calorie buck*Smart swaps for fattening foods you crave*Easy meals that anyone can make*And SO much more!With an emphasis on lean protein, low-fat dairy, fresh fruits 'n veggies, and GIGANTIC portions, this diet gives you everything you love about Hungry Girl in one nutritious and delicious weight-loss plan! . more

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  • Fifty Shades of Kale: 50 Fresh and Satisfying Recipes That Are Bound to Please

    Fifty Shades of Kale: 50 Fresh and Satisfying Recipes That Are Bound to Please

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Drew Ramsey M.D.
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   HarperWave (2013, Jul 2nd).
    Pages:   176

    Kale gets sexy in Fifty Shades of Kale by Drew Ramsey, M.D., and Jennifer Iserloh, with 50 recipes that are mouth-wateringly delicious and do a body good. Release yourself from the bondage of guilt and start cooking meals with the ingredients you love: meat, cheese, and yes—even butter. Nutrient-rich kale provides essential vitamins and minerals to keep you healthy, happy, and lean—so you can indulge in your most delicious desires. Whether you’re a cooking novice or a real kale submissive, you will undoubtedly succumb to Kale’s charms.From Mushroom and Kale Risotto to Kale Kiwi Gazpacho, Fifty Shade of Kale offers simple ways to have your kale and eat it, too, as well as nutritional information, cooking tips, and a tutorial on kale in all her glorious shades. more

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  • Back Home with the Neelys: Comfort Food from Our Southern Kitchen to Yours

    Back Home with the Neelys: Comfort Food from Our Southern Kitchen to Yours

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Pat Neely
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    Publisher:   Knopf (2014, Apr 8th).
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    For Pat and Gina Neely the secret to a truly happy home is a lively mix of food and family. In their new book, the best-selling authors draw on their down-home roots and revisit the classic Southern recipes that have been passed down through generations. We’re drawn into the kitchens of their mothers and grandmothers and back to a time when produce was picked in the backyard garden and catfish was caught on afternoon fishing trips with Grandpa. In their signature style, Pat and Gina have taken the dishes they were raised on and updated them for today’s kitchens. Inside you’ll find 100 recipes, including Small Batch Strawberry Jam (best when eaten with Easy Buttermilk and Cream Biscuits), Bourbon French Toast, Crunchy Fried Okra, Skillet Corn Bread, Grilled Succotash, Skillet Roasted Chicken, and Brunswick Stew (which combines a little of everything in your fridge). more

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  • The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook

    The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jackie Collins
    Format:   
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Press (2014, Apr 8th).
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    Bold, wildly beautiful, and totally her own woman, Lucky Santangelo needs no introduction. The sizzling, glamorous, sometimes dangerous daughter of former gangster Gino, Lucky is the most popular character in Jackie Collins’s wild world of lust, intrigue, violence, and redemption. A true Italian/American woman of the world, Lucky likes to shake it up in the kitchen—from traditional Italian dishes to sumptuous desserts, and crazy cocktails. The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook features the kind of bold and audacious flavors that characterize Lucky herself. From zesty meatballs to sweet and spicy spare ribs, this book is packed with recipes suitable for everything from big family dinners to lavish cocktail parties to romantic dinners for two. The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook is certain to broaden any home cook’s repertoire in new and excitingly delicious directions. more

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  • The Everything Pre-Diabetes Cookbook: Includes Sweet Potato Pancakes, Soy and Ginger Flank Steak, Buttermilk Ranch Chicken Salad, Roasted Butternut ... Strawberry Ricotta Pie ...and hundreds more!

    The Everything Pre-Diabetes Cookbook: Includes Sweet Potato Pancakes, Soy and Ginger Flank Steak, Buttermilk Ranch Chicken Salad, Roasted Butternut ... Strawberry Ricotta Pie ...and hundreds more!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Gretchen Scalpi
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Adams Media (2014, Jan 8th).
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    The delicious way to reverse your diabetes risk!A diagnosis of pre-diabetes doesn't mean that diabetes is inevitable. Changing your diet and activity level can help you avoid type 2 diabetes altogether. In The Everything Pre-Diabetes Cookbook, you'll find more than 300 recipes for delicious, healthy meals the whole family will love. Also included is a 10-week diet and exercise plan that will help you lower your diabetes risk.Registered dietitian Gretchen Scalpi has compiled 300 meals that are as tasty as they are healthy, including:Berry puff pancakesFresh baja guacamoleChipotle chicken wrapStir-fried ginger scallops with vegetablesHomemade macaroni and cheeseRich and creamy sausage-potato soupChocolate cheesecake mousseCranberry pecan biscotti Armed with this expert guide, you can recognize your unhealthy eating habits, find new healthier ways to prepare your favorite dishes, and stop diabetes in its tracks! . more

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  • Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light, Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life

    Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light, Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Wolfgang Puck
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Grand Central Life & Style (2014, Mar 18th).
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    Acclaimed chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck shares his classic recipes made healthy along with easy exercise moves to help readers lose weight and feel energetic.In EAT, MOVE, LIVE, Wolfgang Puck shares the food and fitness plan that helped him transform from being overweight and out of shape to fit and energetic. Now, he offers more than 100 health-conscious recipes, some modified classics from his earlier classics; others brand new. Readers will find flavorful food for every meal, including snacks and desserts, inspired by Mexican, Asian, Italian, Indian, and French cuisine.Puck will never tell readers that they can't enjoy a glass of wine or to cut out their favorite foods. Instead, he partnered with trainer Chad Waterbury and journalist Lou Schuler to outline an exercise solution. more

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  • Paleo for Beginners: The Guide to Getting Started

    Paleo for Beginners: The Guide to Getting Started

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sonoma Press
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Sonoma Press; 1 edition (2014, Jan 1st).
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    Achieve your best health by eating like your ancestors.Recent scientific studies have proven the superior health benefits of a Paleo Diet. Based on the idea that the diet of our early ancestors is the ideal diet for optimum health, Paleo cuts out unhealthy modern foods like grains, sugars, and processed products, and replaces them with only the freshest, healthiest, and most nutrient-packed foods. Paleo for Beginners is your introduction to the life-changing Paleo Diet, with 150 easy recipes that will help you get lean and feel more energetic.Paleo for Beginners introduces you to the healthiest, most time-tested diet in human history with:150 delicious Paleo recipes for every mealDetailed information on the proven health benefits of eating PaleoQ&A to determine how eating Paleo fits with your lifestyleDetailed 30-day meal planTips on building a Paleo pantry and staying Paleo outside your homeSpecial advice for weight loss, athletes, and other dietary needsWith Paleo for Beginners rediscover the foods your body was designed to consume, and start start feeling and looking better right away. more

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  • The Coconut Oil Miracle, 5th Edition

    The Coconut Oil Miracle, 5th Edition

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Bruce Fife
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Avery Trade; 5 edition (2013, Dec 3rd).
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    A completely revised and updated guide for maximizing the health and beauty benefits of coconut oil   For years, The Coconut Oil Miracle has been a reliable guide for men and women alike. Now in its fifth edition, this revised and updated version has even more information on the benefits of coconut oil and shows readers how to use it for maximum effect, including a nutrition plan with 50 delicious recipes. Coconut oil is much more than just a fad. It is a uniquely curative elixir that has been shown to have countless health benefits. When taken as a dietary supplement, used in cooking, or applied directly to the skin, coconut oil has been found to:   Promote weight loss Help prevent heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer's, and many other degenerative diseases Strengthen the immune system Improve digestion Prevent premature aging of the skin Beautify skin and hair Dr. more

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  • Fix-It and Enjoy-It Diabetic: Stove-Top and Oven Recipes-for Everyone!

    Fix-It and Enjoy-It Diabetic: Stove-Top and Oven Recipes-for Everyone!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Phyllis Good
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Good Books (2007, Aug 31st).
    Pages:   284

    No need to deprive anyone with diabetes of good food! Cook from Fix-It and Enjoy-It Diabetic Cookbook: All-Purpose Recipes-to Include Everyone! and everybody will be happy. This chock-full cookbook offers more than 500 recipes for stove-top and oven, all appropriate for persons with diabetes. What's more-these dishes, with their reduced fats and carbs, are healthy for everyone. New York Times bestselling author Phyllis Pellman Good is back with her signature approach to stress-free cooking. "These irresistible recipes have short lists of ingredients-which are readily available. And the instructions for making each recipe are clear and thorough. These recipes are for cooks who are short on time, and may be short on confidence!" smiles Good. Fix-It and Enjoy-It Diabetic Cookbook comes from a blue-ribbon team. more

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  • Southern Casseroles: Comforting Pot-Lucky Dishes

    Southern Casseroles: Comforting Pot-Lucky Dishes

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Denise Gee
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Chronicle Books (2013, Nov 19th).
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    This tantalizing cookbook brings the irresistible charm and comfort of Southern culture to the dinner table by way of mouthwatering casserole dishes. Denise Gee presents 55 beloved classic and contemporary casserole recipes bubbling with traditions that stretch from the Bayou to the lower Appalachian Mountains. To complement the chapters covering basics, easy recipes, party recipes, and side dishes, dozens of luscious photos showcase the delicious attributes of a perfect casserole. Southern Casseroles brings together the tried and true casseroles of the South and the endearing stories behind them. more

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