03 Mar Cookbook Review & Giveaway: The Nutrition Twins’ Veggie Cure
Are you craving more energy or looking for a flatter stomach? No matter what your goal may be, Veggie Cure has a comprehensive plan designed to help you achieve it. With more than 100 nutritious and delicious veggie inspired recipes, there’s something that will entice even the pickiest of eater’s taste buds.
About Veggie Cure
In this cookbook, registered dietitians and twins Tammy and Lyssie review the science behind an array of vegetables and explain the health benefits each has to offer. They provide simple tips on how to best prepare your favorite veggie and their easy to follow recipes makes eating a vegetable at every meal a snap. If you’ve sworn off veggies, the photos alone will make you a convert.
The Nutrition Twins designed this book to work as your “go-to bible” to help you achieve optimal health, energy and beauty. Each chapter focuses on a different goal so you can easily skip right to the section that applies to you. If you’re looking to lose weight, Veggie Cure also includes a 10-Day Weight Loss and Detox program to give you a jumpstart on your path to wellness.
Serves 6 (about 1 cup per serving, if prepared thick)
8 cups water
1 cup dried split peas
½ cup pearled barley
3 cups chopped onion
1-½ cups chopped celery
2 cups chopped carrots
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup frozen mixed veggies (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup chopped fresh dill (optional)
Rinse split peas and pearled barley in a strainer.
Place all ingredients (except for the optional ingredients) in a 4-quart pot over medium heat and cook for 2½ to 3 hours, until the split peas are soft and very tender, or dissolved if you prefer. Stir occasionally as the soup thickens, to prevent it from scorching. You may need to add more water if it starts to get too thick for your taste. When soup is almost done, add frozen vegetables, salt, pepper, and dill to taste and allow veggies to cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
Note: If you like yours soupier and less stew-like, add more water as it cooks.
Per serving: calories 125, total fat 0, saturated fat 0g, cholesterol 0mg, sodium 78mg, carbohydrates 26g, dietary fiber 7g, sugars 8g, protein 5g
Percent Daily Value: vitamin A 165%, vitamin C 17%, calcium 7%, iron 6%
Enter to Win!
One randomly selected commenter will win a copy of The Nutrition Twins’ Veggie Cure.
Giveaway begins: Monday March 3, 2014 at 8:00 am ET
Giveaway ends: Tuesday March 4, 2014 at 11:59 pm ET
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