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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Lora Brody
Publisher: Chronicle Books; First Edition edition (2005, Jul 28th).
The New England states are a pretty close-knit groupin fact, you could conceivably hop in the car and eat your way through all six states in a single day. Fortunately there's The New England Tablean easier way to enjoy the bounty of the northeast. Celebrated author of The Cape Cod Table and Boston area resident Lora Brody has combed Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut to share the wonderful dishes this rugged region is especially proud offrom traditional favorites such as Boston Baked Beans to enticing modern classics such as Red Flannel Salmon Hash or Pear and Candied Ginger Clafouti. With its evocative photographs of New England's people and places, and irresistible recipes, The New England Table will have everyone pining for a peaceful breakfast repast at Rangeley Lake, a musical picnic at Tanglewood, or an al fresco dinner in Litchfield County. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
The Mediterranean Prescription: Meal Plans and Recipes to Help You Stay Slim and Healthy for the Rest of Your LifeAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Angelo Acquista
Publisher: Ballantine Books (2006, Apr 11th).
The eating style proven to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.LOSE WEIGHT, STAY FIT, AND FEEL GREAT WHILE EATING SOME OF THE MOST DELICIOUS AND HEALTHIEST FOOD ON EARTH. Renowned for its dazzling beauty and delectable cuisine, the Mediterranean island of Sicily has historically one of the healthiest diets in the world. Recent studies show that this eating style can reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and depression, and that it can even increase fertility rates! Now all the succulent flavors and myriad benefits of Sicilian cooking are yours to savor in the very first weight-loss program that will not only help you effortlessly shed unwanted pounds but will become a prescription for a lifetime of nourishing, palate-pleasing fare. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Yotam Ottolenghi
Publisher: Chronicle Books; Reprint edition (2011, Mar 23rd).
Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the most exciting new talents in the cooking world, with four fabulous, eponymous London restaurants and a weekly newspaper column that's read by foodies all over the world. Plenty is a must-have collection of 120 vegetarian recipes featuring exciting flavors and fresh combinations that will delight readers and eaters looking for a sparkling new take on vegetables. Yotam's food inspiration comes from his Mediterranean background and his unapologetic love of ingredients. Not a vegetarian himself, his approach to vegetable dishes is wholly original and innovative, based on freshness and seasonality, and drawn from the diverse food cultures represented in London. A vibrant photo accompanies every recipe in this visually stunning book. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jason Manheim
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (2012, Jan 4th).
Celebrities, models, and nutritionists to the stars are all about the "green" drink—here's how to enjoy them at home.One juice or smoothie a day—made from green vegetables such as kale, cucumber, celery, and spinach—works wonders for organ health, immune system strength, and weight loss. Now the founder of heathygreendrink.com offers a persuasive argument for adding a green drink to your day, as well as recipes for dozens of different variations. Why drink green?•Green leafy vegetables are extremely alkaline and great for lowering your blood pH and remedying many common ailments and diseases.•By juicing or blending the vegetables into a delicious smoothie, you can enjoy the goodness of many more cups of greens that you could possibly eat in one sitting. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Gwyneth Paltrow
Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style (2013, Apr 2nd).
Gwyneth Paltrow, Academy-Award winning actress and bestselling cookbook author, returns with recipes for the foods she eats when she wants to lose weight, look good, and feel more energetic.Last spring, after a particularly grueling schedule and lapse of overindulgence, Gwyneth Paltrow was feeling fatigued and faint. A visit to her doctor revealed that she was anemic, vitamin D deficient, and that her stress levels were sky high. He prescribed an elimination diet to clear out her system and help her body heal. But this meant no coffee, no alcohol, no dairy, no eggs, no sugar, no shellfish, no deep-water fish, no wheat, no meat, no soy, nothing processed at all! An avid foodie, Paltrow was concerned that so many restrictions would make mealtime boring, so, together with Julia Turshen, she compiled a collection of 185 delicious, easy recipes that followed her doctor's guidelines. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Melissa Lanz
Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks; Original edition (2013, Apr 2nd).
The Fresh 20, the popular budget-friendly meal-planning service founded by working mother Melissa Lanz, is now a cookbook, offering families an all-natural and easy approach to mealtimes.Using just 20 organic, non-processed ingredients per week, home cooks can create 5 wholesome, delicious meals in just minutes. A busy home cook herself, Lanz understands the “What’s for dinner?” conundrum and has developed a program that gives parents healthy cooking options.Inspiring and educational, The Fresh 20 is filled with gorgeous color photos, shopping lists that take advantage of seasonal fruits and vegetables, prep tips, and, of course, easy and delicious recipes — including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability