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National Nutrition Month Day 17: Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies

March 17th, 2016
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

March 16th, 2016
  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…

Hot New Trend: Fermented Foods

March 16th, 2016
By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger If you’ve perused the supermarket aisles, especially specialty markets, you’ve probably come across a variety of fermented foods and beverages. Fermentation is one way to preserve fresh fruits and vegetables in order to capture their goodness anytime of the year. However, there are other pros and cons about fermented foods. What is fermentation?
When fruits and vegetables…

National Nutrition Month Day 15: Best Lunch Box Ever

March 15th, 2016
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

March 14th, 2016
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…