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National Nutrition Month Day 30: The Greek Yogurt Kitchen

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
For day 30 of National Nutrition Month, it’s my cookbook The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day. Many folks eat Greek yogurt for breakfast or as a snack, but you can do much more with it. The Greek Yogurt Kitchen highlights 131 ways you can use Greek yogurt including ice pops, marinades, dressing, muffins, bread, and dips. Gena, I know you were around when…

National Nutrition Month Day 29: The Homemade Vegan Pantry

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 1
  For day 29 of National Nutrition Month I wanted to highlight a mouthwatering vegan book. The Homemade Vegan Pantry: The Art of Making Your Own Staples recreates many household condiments, sauces, and other common household foods. Recipes include Squeeze Bottle Yellow Mustard, Not-Tella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread, Rich See-Food Stock, and Buckwheat Pancake and Waffle Mix. Below the author Miyoko Schinner…

National Nutrition Month Day 28: Eating in Color

Monday, March 28th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
For day 28 of National Nutrition Month, I just had to include Frances Largeman-Roth’s gorgeous book Eating in Color: Delicious, Healthy Recipes For You and Your Family. Frances recipes are truly creative and inspirational. Recipes include Caramelized Red Onion and Fig Pizza to Cran-Apple Tarte Tatin. Frances was kind enough to share her recipe for Matcha Panna Cotta. Gena, I know you’ve been experimenting…

National Nutrition Month Day 27: The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook

Sunday, March 27th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
  For day 27 of National Nutrition Month, I am highlighting Robyn Webb’s The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook. This book is the winner of the Gourmand Gourmet Cookbook Award and was published with the American Diabetes Association. Robyn’s recipes range from Classic Mac ‘n’ Cheese to Spiced Beef Stew with Dried Fruit to Double Chocolate Brownies. Robyn emphasizes the fact that food…

National Nutrition Month Day 26: Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition for Dummies

Saturday, March 26th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
  For day 26 of National Nutrition Month, dietitian Tara Gidus, MS, RD was kind enough to share with us a recipe from her cookbook Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition. Many women who are pregnant worry that they are not getting enough nutrients to feed the growing fetus, and Tara’s book is filled with 100 healthy recipes to feed mom and baby. You’ll find recipes like Chicken Kabobs, Roasted Beet and…

National Nutrition Month Day 25: A Small Guide To Losing Big

Friday, March 25th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0
For day 25 of National Nutrition Month here’s dietitian Cheryl Forberg’s latest book A Small Guide To Losing Big. For 16 years, Cheryl has been the nutritionist from NBC’s The Biggest Loser. In her book, she uncovers stunning facts about why the typical American eating style causes people to pack on the pounds each year. Through her insight from “behind the scenes” are The

National Nutrition Month Day 24: The Dairy Good Cookbook

Thursday, March 24th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 1
Disclosure: I am an ambassador of the National Dairy Council. The book was donated by the National Dairy Council. For day 24 of National Nutrition Month I wanted to highlight The Dairy Good Cookbook that was released by The National Dairy Council in honor of their 100 year birthday. I am a proud ambassador of the National Dairy Council and love their creation which is a collection of dairy farmers recipes. Recipes include…

National Nutrition Month Day 23: Lighten Up, Y’all

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
  For day 23 of National Nutrition Month I wanted to include this 2016 James Beard Foundation nominee in the category of Focus on Health. Lighten Up, Y’all by Virginia Willis reminds us that Southern cooking isn’t only about deep fried foods, butter, and overindulgence. Rather, Southern cuisine is a delicate combination of ingredients that are local to the area. Willis lightens up classic dishes…

National Nutrition Month Day 22: The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
For day 22 of National Nutrition Month it’s The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils. With a variety of cooking oils hitting store shelves, it can get confusing to remember where each type of oil works best. There are recipes that features oils like coconut, olive, avocado, peanut, hazelnut, almond, pistachio, flax seed, and walnut. There is even a section on how to use schmaltz (chicken fat).  Gena, I know you…

National Nutrition Month Day 20: DASH Diet for Dummies

Sunday, March 20th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
  For day 20 of National Nutrition Month it’s the DASH Diet for Dummies written by dietitians Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN and Cindy Kleckner, RDN, LD, FAND and cardiologist Sarah Samaan, MD, FACC. The DASH diet was originally developed as a way to help those with high blood pressure and it has been named for 6 years in a row as the top diet by U.S. News & World Report. The DASH Diet is explained in detail and…

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