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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 21: Clean Eating Cooking School

Monday, March 21st, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Product Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
  For day 21 of National Nutrition Month, I wanted to introduce Michelle Dudash’s online Clean Eating Cooking School. Michelle is a registered dietitian, certified chef, and author of Clean Eating for Busy FamiliesHer latest project is an amazing cooking school that is completely online. Her cooking school provides cooking videos, meal planning, and cooking tips so you can get a nourishing meal…

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…

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…

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