The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fast and Fresh Meals

Don't sacrifice taste for time! Designed for cooks who want to eat great, healthy meals without spending all their time in the kitchen, this book is a must-have for every kitchen.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fast and Fresh Meals

Author: Ellen Brown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626162

Page: 352

View: 631

Don't sacrifice taste for time! Designed for cooks who want to eat great, healthy meals without spending all their time in the kitchen, this book is a must-have for every kitchen. With more than 300 recipes, and plenty of time-saving, shopping, and storage tips, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Fast and Fresh Meals provides everything from quick hors d'oeuvres and appetizers to dessert-all made fresh in record time! -Recipes can be made quickly from fresh ingredients and do not rely on prepackaged foods -More than 300 recipes, many with clever variations -Organized for easy reference -Includes recipes suitable for entertaining, as well as family meals -Will satisfy everyone from hard-core carnivores to vegans

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Cooking Substitutions

... and Bake Meals (2005), The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fondues and Hot Dips (
2006), The Complete Idiot's Guide to Juicing (2007), The Complete Idiot's Guide
to Cooking for Two (2007), The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fast and Fresh Meals ...

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Cooking Substitutions

Author: Ellen Brown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440636206

Page: 208

View: 159

Accept all substitutions! In anyone's kitchen-from that of a chef to an amateur cook-there comes a time when an essential ingredient is missing, or perhaps a substitution is needed for a special dietary requirement. That's where this book comes in handy, offering replacements for everything from milk, flour, and eggs to seasonings, sweeteners, and wine, as well as handy conversions for weights and measures used in antiquated family recipes. * Includes vegetarian and vegan substitutions for meat-free dishes * Kitchen-friendly with wipe-clean paper over-board cover * Easy-to-use dictionary-style format * Low-fat and trans-fat substitutions

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Juice Fasting

During the second day after your fast, you're open to choose from a variety of
whole fresh fruits, simple salads, smoothies, and blended raw soups, as well as a
variety of other healthy raw meal options. You can begin eating other fruits, too.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Juice Fasting

Author: Bo Rinaldi

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1615642773

Page: 224

View: 841

Juice fasting can be a powerful, transformative undertaking that does absolute wonders for the body. From detoxifying and cleansing, to weight loss, to increased energy and a reinvigorated digestive system, a juice fast can transform the body in a matter of weeks, or even days. However, maintaining a fast can also be a difficult undertaking without proper instruction and an understanding of the nutritional components of the fast - so clear guidance and recipes that satisfy the palate are essential to success. The authors of The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Juice Fasting take readers through a number of different fasts and help them choose the right fast to lose the pounds, cleanse their systems of undesirable waste and toxins, and be on their way to feeling renewed and recharged. The authors arm readers with over 75 fantastically delicious and powerful juice recipes that will not only give readers what they crave in taste, but will help them fully recognize the transformational benefits of the juice fast.

The Complete Idiot s Guide Greens Cookbook

Chapter 3 Stocking Your Green Kitchen In This Chapter 0 Buying the freshest,
most nutritious greens 0 Choosing locally grown, organic foods - Stocking your
pantry with ingredients for fast, fresh meals - Storing foods properly for nutrition, ...

The Complete Idiot s Guide Greens Cookbook

Author: Trish Sebben-Krupka

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 161564346X

Page: 320

View: 586

The Complete Idiot's Guide® Greens Cookbook includes more than 200 mostly vegan and many vegetarian recipes for greens and provides nutritional and preparation information to help readers get the most flavor and nutrition from the greens they eat. In addition to traditional greens, this cookbook covers many newly-popular greens, such as bok choy, beet, kale, and dandelion.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Good Fat Good Carb Meals

You will also learn that eating good carbs and good fats is not only a healthy
choice but is also a recipe for greattasting, ... Magic,” will make you stop and think
the next time you find yourself dashing into the local greasy spoon for a fast lunch
.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Good Fat  Good Carb Meals

Author: Jody Whipple

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440696462

Page: 400

View: 926

Not all carbs and fats are created equal. Emphasizing the benefits of a diet rich in complex carbohydrates, monounsaturated fats, and Omega-3 fatty acids, this comprehensive guide offers readers more than 300 recipes that tantalize the taste buds-from appetizers to desserts and everything in between. The recipes are designed to help readers lose weight without feeling deprived or experiencing the cravings that so often come with low-carb and low-fat diets. * Diet books that highlight good carbs and good fats, such as The South Beach Diet, outsell low- and no-carb diet books * Readers of diet cookbooks buy multiple books on the subject * According to the American Medical Association, 64% of Americans are overweight or obese, and it's worsening

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Eating Raw

In this guide, readers will find the secrets to raw food weight loss; how raw foods can heal the body and boost energy and enthusiasm; information on the anti-aging properties of raw food; and 100+ recipes that show how raw foods can be ...

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Eating Raw

Author: Bo Rinaldi

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440636222

Page: 352

View: 222

A raw food diet is a purely healthy diet. More people than ever are turning to a raw food diet. In this guide, readers will find the secrets to raw food weight loss; how raw foods can heal the body and boost energy and enthusiasm; information on the anti-aging properties of raw food; and 100+ recipes that show how raw foods can be combined into delectable meals. * Fully explains the benefits of this increasingly popular diet choice, plus presents a mini cookbook that gets readers started on their new regimen * Recently published studies indicate that rheumatoid and fibromyalgia patients-who number in the millions-can benefit from an uncooked vegan diet rich in antioxidants, lactobacilli, and fiber

The Complete Idiot s Mini Guide to Raw Food Fasts and Cleanses

Fast. It's extremely important how you break a fast. When you're cleansing, you're
giving your digestive system a rest. ... Introduce mono foods (eat only one type of
food at a meal) and easily digestible foods (for example, potatoes, apples,
asparagus, green beans, peas, oats, and ... Day 1: go raw Enjoy fresh organic
fruit and juices, large salads with raw vegetables, and small amounts of nuts and
seeds.

The Complete Idiot s Mini Guide to Raw Food Fasts and Cleanses

Author: Jennifer Rinaldi

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101463082

Page:

View: 481

Starting a fast is not something you just jump into, but exploring the world of fasts, cleanses, and healthful foods isn't always the easiest thing to do. This guide provides you with the essentials for starting a new fast or cleanse. In it you'll find: *Why eating raw is a natural way to cleanse. *A list of different types of fasts. *Tools for the ultimate fast. *Introduction to the Master Cleanse.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Dehydrating Foods

Simple Techniques and Over 170 Recipes for Creating and Using Dehydrated
Foods Jeanette Hurt ... take up, in some cases, less than half of the space they
took up when they were fresh—are just as nutritious as their fresh versions. ...
Why does part of my fruit leather dry fast, but there are still sticky spots in the
middle?

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Dehydrating Foods

Author: Jeanette Hurt

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1615643761

Page: 288

View: 536

Save money and preserve your harvest with more than 80 delicious recipes! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dehydrating Foods is a comprehensive introduction to the process of food dehydrating. Today, people are using home dehydrators for drying and preserving all types of foods, and at a fraction of the cost were they to buy commercially-dried foods. The authors take you through the dehydrating process, step by step, and show you how create a huge variety of dried foods, while maximizing your yield and savings. Here's what you'll find inside: 80 simple and delicious recipes for fruits, vegetables, herbs and blends, meats and jerkies, dairy, crackers, grains and granola, fruit leathers, vegetable and fruit powders, dried soups and snacks, as well as desserts and healthier pet treats that your pet will absolutely love Practical guidance on buying the right dehydrator, setting up your dehydrating kitchen, purchasing essential tools and supplies, food safety and storage, and how to troubleshoot common issues Clear instructions for techniques to help make your dehydrated foods come out perfectly every time including slicing, peeling, prep work, pretreating, and rehydrating, plus tips for room drying and sun drying your foods Fun ideas for making special gifts with your dehydrated foods, plus tips for making gifts with dried flowers, creating potpourri, and more

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fermenting Foods

Make Your Own Delicious, Cultured Foods—Safely and Easily Wardeh Harmon
... and temperatures depend largely on the style of fermentation (fast, medium, or
slow) and the organisms being cultured. ... (Most fresh meat recipes call for 1.5 ...

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fermenting Foods

Author: Wardeh Harmon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101580216

Page: 320

View: 125

Make your own delicious cultured foods-safely and easily! The art of fermenting foods is an ages-old craft that is enjoying a resurgence as people are discovering not only the health benefits of live-culture foods, but the true pleasure of creating their own fermentations at home. From kombucha to kefir, and from sourdough to kimchi, research is proving that live-culture foods can help reduce high cholesterol, strengthen and support digestive and immune systems, and help fight and prevent chronic diseases. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Fermenting Foods covers the amazing health benefits of fermented foods and the techniques for safely fermenting food at home. Here's what you'll find in The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fermenting Food: Over 100 unique and delicious recipes for ferments of all types, including beverages, cultured dairy, fermented grains, vegetable ferments, and much more, and each with detailed instructions Helpful insight on the tools and techniques you'll need to know to safely create nearly any type of fermented food Detailed guidance on how fermentation works, how to troubleshoot common fermentation issues, and how to grow your own starters

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Cover and Bake Meals

Baked Chicken and Asparagus Risotto 1 lb. fresh asparagus, rinsed 4 cups
chicken stock 3 fresh parsley sprigs 2 sprigs ... Chapter 8: Fast and Fit: Meals
Using Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts 125 • Baked Chicken and Asparagus
Risotto.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Cover and Bake Meals

Author: Ellen Brown

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781592573714

Page: 332

View: 253

An innovative assortment of 220 casserole recipes features a taste-tempting variety of bold, new flavors and updated versions of classic favorites, including breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and dessert dishes, accompanied by freezing and reheating recommendations, substitutions and variations, meatless options, and helpful cooking suggestions. Original.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Losing Weight

If you think the dish could be prepared differently, ask whether the chef is willing
to use a different cooking method. ... Fast Food In an ideal weight-loss world,
there is always time to shop for fresh food and cook all our meals from scratch so
that ...

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Losing Weight

Author: Susan McQuillan

Publisher: Alpha Communications

ISBN: 9780028621135

Page: 308

View: 127

Offers advice on and strategies for developing positive eating habits, building a balanced diet, exercising, creating low-fat meals, and choosing diet-friendly foods when dining out

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Quick and Easy Low carb Meals

Quick on the heels of The Complete Idiot s Guide to Low-Carb Meals, (ISBN- 1592571808), comes the next entry which combines the hottest dieting trend with the hottest lifestyle trend The Complete Idiot s Guide Quick and Easy Low-Carb Meals.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Quick and Easy Low carb Meals

Author: Tod Dimmick

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781592573134

Page: 331

View: 958

A new easy-to-follow cookbook featuring the best in low-carbohydrate meals features more than 230 recipes for snacks, appetizers, vegetarian dishes, main and side dishes, and more, all of which can be prepared in twenty minutes or less. Original.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Low fat Vegan Cooking

Presents information about the health benefits of a low-fat vegan diet, along with over two hundred recipes for such options as smoothies, salads, soups, sauces, main dishes, snacks, and desserts.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Low fat Vegan Cooking

Author: Bo Rinaldi

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9781615641871

Page: 303

View: 438

Presents information about the health benefits of a low-fat vegan diet, along with over two hundred recipes for such options as smoothies, salads, soups, sauces, main dishes, snacks, and desserts.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Yoga

That means avoiding between-meal snacking, late-night binges, and 3:00 a.m.
Dagwood sandwiches. ... Another great and easy way to fast is to eat a healthy
breakfast, a hearty lunch, and an early, light supper, then not to eat anything but ...

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Yoga

Author: Joan Budilovsky

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9780028619491

Page: 285

View: 769

You're no idiot, of course. You know the importance of good nutrition, regular exercise, and stress reduction. But when it comes to relaxing and being more flexible, you doubt you'll ever feel like anything other than one giant knot. Don't give up yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga shows you how easy it is to get involved in yoga--from understanding the importance of breath control to starting your own practice. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Cooking Basics

You may think it sounds nutty to make fried chicken at home when you can buy it
in all sorts of fast food places. ... Level: Intermediate Preparation time: 15 minutes
plus 30 minutes standing time Cooking time: about 20 minutes Yield: serves 4
Can be done ... Dijon mustard 1 shallot or scallion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced
2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves or 72 tsp. dried 74 tsp. salt (or salt to taste) 7s tsp.
freshly ...

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Cooking Basics

Author: Ronnie Fein

Publisher: Alpha Computer

ISBN: 9781567615234

Page: 326

View: 302

"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cooking Basics helps you find your way around the kitchen and create tasty and nutritious meals on an ordinary budget. You get simple steps to all the basic kitchen skills, plus friendly advice in an easy-to-understand, easy to enjoy format. Tips, definitions, warnings, and substitutes help you save time and effort, and easy recipes guarantee you'll impress your friends and your taste buds!--p. [4] of cover.

Complete Idiot s Guide to Cooking Chicken

The cooking methods tend to be so fast that if you stop to mix the soy sauce and
rice wine or to blanch the broccoli or to wait for the rice to finish cooking, you run
the risk of mining the rest of the dish. Make sure all your ingredients are prepared
 ...

Complete Idiot s Guide to Cooking Chicken

Author: Sharon Bowers

Publisher: Macmillan Distribution

ISBN: 9780028623313

Page: 304

View: 499

Explains different cooking techniques, offers advice on selecting the best type of chicken, and gathers recipes for chicken, goose, turkey, quail, and duck

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Alternative Medicine

Recipes for Juicing Up Your Diet You can juice just about anything that grows —
even string beans and beets. To do it ... It should be at least 0.4 horsepower —
anything less just doesn't do the job fast enough or well enough. ... Instead, you
drink plenty of fresh juice and may have some raw fruits and vegetables. Why?

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Alternative Medicine

Author: Alan H. Pressman

Publisher: Macmillan Distribution

ISBN: 9780028627427

Page: 439

View: 540

Offers advice on using alternative therapies to treat common complaints, including herbal treatments, acupuncture, massage therapy, food supplements, and Chinese medicine

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Living Longer Healthier

Healthy Hints It turns out that we eat a very repetitious diet. The average
American ingests 80 percent of his nutrients from only 20 different foods. ... You
missed out on a whole world of healthy and nutritious whole grains and beans. ...
beneficial oils such as canola or olive oil and the rancid oils used to cook French
fries or other fast-cooking delicacies, especially those used in fast-food
restaurants.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Living Longer   Healthier

Author: Allan Magaziner

Publisher: Macmillan Distribution

ISBN: 9780028629346

Page: 315

View: 831

Offers advice on countering many of the physical ailments associated with aging using nutritional supplements, exercises, and relaxation techniques