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National Nutrition Month Day 19: Total Body Diet for Dummies

Saturday, March 19th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
For day 19 of National Nutrition Month I wanted to include registered dietitian Victoria Shanta Retelny’s newly released book Total Body Diet for Dummies. Victoria developed this book in collaboration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to help educate folks how to shed pounds sensibly and safely. Victoria also includes tons of healthy and delicious recipes that can be part of a healthy weight loss…

National Nutrition Month Day 18: The Six O’Clock Scramble

Friday, March 18th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 1
For day 18 of National Nutrition Month, I wanted to highlight another diabetes meal planning and recipe book just released by Aviva Goldfarb in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association called The Six O’Clock Scramble Meal Planner. Although many diabetics feel that their meals can’t be healthy AND delicious, Aviva proves them wrong! Recipes include mouth watering North African Shakshuka…

National Nutrition Month Day 17: Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies

Thursday, March 17th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
For day 17 of National Nutrition Month I needed to add a fabulous Dummies book into my sister-in-law to be’s collection. Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies is filled with 160 delicious, healthy recipes inspired by the cuisines of Greece, Italian, Morocco, and Spain. Gena (my future sister-in-law) is from a huge Greek family so this cookbook is a natural fit into her collection. Authors Meri Raffetto,…

National Nutrition Month Day 16: Eat Right For Your Sight

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
  For day 16 of National Nutrition Month, the theme is eye health. As my father is an eye surgeon and macular degenration runs on my mom’s side of the family, I wanted to give my brother and sister-in-law to be, Gena, a book filled with recipes for eye health. This cookbook is filled with fabulous recipes, which contain foods that help keep eyes healthy and help prevent macular degeneration. I am also the nutrition…

National Nutrition Month Day 15: Best Lunch Box Ever

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Kids, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
 
For day 15 of National Nutrition Month I have Katie Sullivan Morford’s cookbook Best Lunch Box Ever: Ideas and Recipes for School Lunches Kids Will Love. The cookbook includes 75 recipes and creative ideas for simple, made-from-scratch lunches, snacks, and after-school pick-me-ups that are easy to toss together on busy mornings. Recipes include Pesto Pita Pizza, Curried Quinoa, and BBQ on a Bun.…

National Nutrition Month Day 14: The Newlywed Cookbook

Monday, March 14th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
For day 14 of National Nutrition Month I found the perfect cookbook for my soon to be sister-in-law Gena! The Newlywed Cookbook: Cooking Happily Ever After has recipes that are targeted for the small appliances found on today’s bridal registries. There are also lots of cooking tips, how to organize your kitchen, and which utensils and equipment is worth investing in. Recipes include Goat Cheese Aux Fines Herbes…

National Nutrition Month Day 13: The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook

Sunday, March 13th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 1
  Healthy and delicious diabetes recipes aren’t always easy to find. For day 13 of National Nutrition Month, this must-have cookbook from Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN features tons of delicious diabetic recipes, which is tasty for any non-diabetics. Any of Jackie’s amazing cookbooks are a perfect addition to healthy cookbook collection and this cookbook is no different. Jackie was kind enough to…

National Nutrition Month Day 12: Expect the Best

Saturday, March 12th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0
For day 6 of National Nutrition Month, Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD was kind enough to provide a copy of her book Expect the Best: Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During & After Pregnancy. The book explains why it’s important for both the man and woman should be at a healthy weight and eat healthfully before conceiving and discusses how to lose weight safely post pregnancy. It’s perfect for anyone who is…

National Nutrition Month Day 11: Plant-Powered For Life

Friday, March 11th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0
  I needed to include one of Sharon Palmer’s cookbooks during National Nutrition Month. Sharon, also known as the Plant Powered Dietitian, has published numerous plant-based cookbooks. In this particular cookbook, you’ll find 125 yummy recipes with over 50 tips for better health. I was recently at a sponsored trip to Napa where Sharon and I got to cook together at the Culinary Institute of America…

National Nutrition Month Day 10: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook

Thursday, March 10th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 1
For Day 10 of National Nutrition Month, I wanted to highlight The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook by the Meal Makeover Moms.  Liz Weiss, M.S., R.D. and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN are the two power women behind Meal Makeover Moms. Coloring books aren’t just for kids anymore. It’s a way adults can now relieve some stress. Plus, the smoothie bowl recipes and mouthwatering! Gena, I know you’ll…

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