50 Best Plants on the Planet

50 Best Plants on the Planet Author Cathy Thomas
ISBN-10 9781452102832
Release 2013-03-12
Pages 352
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Details the nutritional value of fifty fruits and vegetables, highlighting which foods best boost immunity, heart health, and mood, and includes over one hundred fifty recipes to prepare each ingredient.



Melissa s great book of produce

Melissa s great book of produce Author Cathy Thomas
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106018651510
Release 2006-02-27
Pages 326
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Provides a variety of helpful charts, facts, tips, special recipes, and more than two hundred color photographs for unusual produce, in a food reference that explains how to choose, eat, and cook common produce as well as exotic fruits and vegetables.



Powerful Plant Based Superfoods

Powerful Plant Based Superfoods Author Lauri Boone
ISBN-10 9781592335343
Release 2013-05-01
Pages 224
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Describes fifty foods including fruits, vegetables, nuts, and spices which have superior nutritional value, along with recipes for such options as soups, smoothies, salads, and desserts.



The World s Healthiest Foods

The World s Healthiest Foods Author George Mateljan
ISBN-10 0976918544
Release 2007
Pages 880
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Presents nutritional analysis, selection, storage, and cooking advice, and recipes for vegetables, fruits, fish, shellfish, nuts, legumes, dairy foods, and grains, along with information on how to incorporate these foods into a healthy eating plan.



The Best Green Smoothies on the Planet

The Best Green Smoothies on the Planet Author Tracy Russell
ISBN-10 9781940363424
Release 2014-12-16
Pages 256
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Indulge in these easy, delicious recipes and discover the incredible health benefits of green smoothies! IncredibleSmoothies.com founder Tracy Russell tried just about every fad diet and expensive “superfood” supplement out there, with negligible results. It wasn’t until she discovered green smoothies that she lost 40 pounds, lowered her cholesterol by 50 points, and started running marathons. In The Best Green Smoothies on the Planet, Russell shares healthy, down-to-earth recipes made with unprocessed whole foods. Packed with fresh fruits and vegetables—particularly leafy greens—that you can find at your neighborhood grocery store or local farmers’ market, every recipe in this book contains nutrition information as well as options for substitutions and variations. Russell reveals optimal flavor pairings (which green goes best with which fruit and which fruits blend best together) and specific health benefits of key ingredients. Focusing on the many positive effects of drinking green smoothies, including detox and cleansing, natural weight loss, and mood enhancement, Russell offers nutrient-rich recipes with flavorful, fun combinations such as: Pineapple-Ginger Chocolate-Peanut Butter Mango-Avocado Cherry-Pomegranate Nectarine-Goji Berry With 150 delicious green smoothie favorites (enough smoothies for five whole months!), The Best Green Smoothies on the Planet provides recipes that can accommodate and enhance any individual or family diet. Whether you’re a smoothie veteran or trying something new, these drinks will wow you—with both accessibility and incredible taste.



The Intelligent Gardener

The Intelligent Gardener Author Steve Solomon
ISBN-10 9780865717183
Release 2012-12-25
Pages 336
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Presents advice on how to improve growing soil, discussing some of the current misconceptions about soil and providing the best methods for adding enhancements that will produce nutrient-dense foods.



Superfoods

Superfoods Author Tonia Reinhard
ISBN-10 1770852565
Release 2014
Pages 256
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Looks at the nutritional content, seasonal variances, and value of two hundred different foods, describing how to achieve the maximum benefits from each food and combinations to increase benefits.



Eating on the Wild Side

Eating on the Wild Side Author Jo Robinson
ISBN-10 9780316227957
Release 2013-06-04
Pages 416
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Winner of the 2014 IACP Cookbook Award in the category of "Food Matters." The next stage in the food revolution--a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost. Ever since farmers first planted seeds 10,000 years ago, humans have been destroying the nutritional value of their fruits and vegetables. Unwittingly, we've been selecting plants that are high in starch and sugar and low in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants for more than 400 generations. EATING ON THE WILD SIDE reveals the solution--choosing modern varieties that approach the nutritional content of wild plants but that also please the modern palate. Jo Robinson explains that many of these newly identified varieties can be found in supermarkets and farmer's market, and introduces simple, scientifically proven methods of preparation that enhance their flavor and nutrition. Based on years of scientific research and filled with food history and practical advice, EATING ON THE WILD SIDE will forever change the way we think about food.



Vegan The Cookbook

Vegan  The Cookbook Author Jean-Christian Jury
ISBN-10 0714873918
Release 2017-05-01
Pages 584
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The definitive and most comprehensive cookbook of traditional and authentic home cooking vegan dishes from 150 countries around the world."—Vegan Magazine With nearly 500 vegetable-driven recipes, Vegan: The Cookbook, inspired by cuisines around the work, brings vegan home cooking to new levels of deliciousness.Featuring dishes from countries ranging from Albania to Zambia, it showcases the culinary diversity of vegan cuisine, highlighting regional fruits and vegetables, traditional cooking techniques, and universally delectable flavours. Home cooks will discover sweet and savoury starters, soups, salads, mains, and desserts for all to enjoy, accompanied by straightforward instructions and gorgeous colour photography.



Cooking with Spices For Dummies

Cooking with Spices For Dummies Author Jenna Holst
ISBN-10 9781118069912
Release 2011-05-18
Pages 360
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If your idea of kicking up a dish is using salt and pepper, there’s a rich and fabulously varied world of spices waiting to be discovered. Mace, coriander, mustard seed, fennel, saffron, and paprika don’t have to be those scary, untouchables on the supermarket shelf. Cooking with spices can actually be fun, interesting, enjoyable and, most of all, delicious. Using spices will vastly improve your cooking and make you feel, finally, in command of your kitchen. Cooking with Spices For Dummies is for anyone who’s ever wondered how the great chefs whip up their fabulous-tasting dishes—but wasn’t sure how. And if you’re something of a veteran in the kitchen, you’ll get new, crowd-pleasing tips on how to add sparkle and zip to tried-and-true dishes, like hamburgers and spareribs or sweet potatoes and green beans. Most likely, you’ll find the answer to any question you’ve ever had about spices—plus a lot more—in this handy one-volume guide, like: What makes up a basic spice collection Advice on essential tools—including mills, graters, and mortar and pestle Preparing spices for cooking—including knowing which spices to toast, sauté, or grate A tour of the world of spices by region and country Menu planning and menu samplers arranged by country Once you’ve become familiar with the basics, it’s on to the fun stuff—cooking with spices. After you’ve followed the simple tips on making the most of your ingredients, you’ll be able to comfortably test your skills on the delicious assortment of over 200 recipes, which feature: Basic rubs and spice mixes—including Cajun, Caribbean, Indian Curry powder, Jamaican, and Southern Barbecue Marinades and sauces—including South of the Border Marinade and Teriyaki sauce Salsas and salads—including Tomato Salsa, Plum Salsa, and Spiced Fruit Salad Vegetables and legumes—including Mashed Spiced Butternut and Vegetarian Bean Chili Pasta, potatoes, and grains—including Pasta Puttanesca, Roasted Potatoes with Garlic and Cumin, and Curried Barley Pilaf Chicken, meat, and seafood—including Down Home Barbecued Chicken, Indonesian Beef Sate, and Shrimp Curry Complete with such indispensables as a spice quantity guide (showing exactly how much you should use), a glossary of cooking terms, eight pages of tempting, full-color photos, and humorous cartoons, Cooking with Spices For Dummies gives you just what you need to know to cook with confidence and create delicious, exciting dishes for your family and friends.



The Tillamook Cheese Cookbook

The Tillamook Cheese Cookbook Author Kathy Holstead
ISBN-10 9780882409504
Release 2013-04-08
Pages 224
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Back in 1909, a handful of dairy farmers in Tillamook County, Oregon, formed the Tillamook County Creamery Association. More than 100 years later, they are still using the original recipe. Tillamook Cheese is an award-winning American favorite and a household name. Over the years some of the greatest cheese recipes in the world have been developed, tested, and tasted in anticipation of the release of this one of a kind cookbook. The Tillamook Cheese Cookbook includes recipes such as Cheddar Scallion Biscuits, Cheesy Chicken Tetrazzini, and Twice-baked Cheese Soufflé with Deviled Crab Sauce. An entire section is devoted to the Queen of comfort Food—Mac n’ Cheese. Each year, the co-op sponsors a Mac n’ Cheese recipe contest, and this cookbook includes the best warm and creamy, cheesy and sinfully delicious macaroni and cheese recipes from across the nation.



The Bulletproof Diet

The Bulletproof Diet Author Dave Asprey
ISBN-10 9781623365196
Release 2014-12-02
Pages 320
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In his midtwenties, Dave Asprey was a successful Silicon Valley multimillionaire. He also weighed 300 pounds, despite the fact that he was doing what doctors recommended: eating 1,800 calories a day and working out 90 minutes a day, six times a week. When his excess fat started causing brain fog and food cravings sapped his energy and willpower, Asprey turned to the same hacking techniques that made his fortune to "hack" his own biology, investing more than $300,000 and 15 years to uncover what was hindering his energy, performance, appearance, and happiness. From private brain EEG facilities to remote monasteries in Tibet, through radioactive brain scans, blood chemistry work, nervous system testing, and more, he explored traditional and alternative technologies to reach his physical and mental prime. The result? The Bulletproof Diet, an anti-inflammatory program for hunger-free, rapid weight loss and peak performance. The Bulletproof Diet will challenge--and change--the way you think about weight loss and wellness. You will skip breakfast, stop counting calories, eat high levels of healthy saturated fat, work out and sleep less, and add smart supplements. In doing so, you'll gain energy, build lean muscle, and watch the pounds melt off. By ditching traditional "diet" thinking, Asprey went from being overweight and sick in his twenties to maintaining a 100-pound weight loss, increasing his IQ, and feeling better than ever in his forties. The Bulletproof Diet is your blueprint to a better life.



The Clean Plates Cookbook

The Clean Plates Cookbook Author Jared Koch
ISBN-10 9780762446841
Release 2012-12-25
Pages 240
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Jared Koch's first book, Clean Plates Manhattan, demystified “clean eating” and mapped out healthy restaurant options all over New York. Continuing in the extremely timely topic of eating clean, organic, and well, his second book, The Clean Plates Cookbook, offers sensible, sustainable, and healthful home cooking for anyone interested in integrating good foods into their lives. It shows readers how to shop for the best ingredients no matter what their diet (omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans can all “eat clean”) and how to prepare food that's simple and delicious. Tips and inspiration from chefs and nutrition experts appear throughout the book, and the invaluable resources section breaks down the recipes by category and offers more of his clear and useful shopping guides. Clean eating is anything but boring: recipes cover beverages, breakfasts, snacks, inventive entrées, and desserts with things like Quinoa Carrot Muffins, Cracked Wheat Sushi,Wild Mushroom Gratin, Lamb Tikka Masala, and Cocoa Cherry Brownies.



The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet

The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet Author Karin Knight
ISBN-10 9781592334230
Release 2010-11-01
Pages 240
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Shares simple recipes for cost-effective, nutritious baby foods, drawing on the authors' experiences to explain how to prepare wholesome gourmet purees in a minimum of time.



Mycorrhizal Planet

Mycorrhizal Planet Author Michael Phillips
ISBN-10 9781603586580
Release 2017-02-28
Pages 256
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Regenerative practices for the farm, garden, orchard, forest, and landscape Mycorrhizal fungi have been waiting a long time for people to recognize just how important they are to the making of dynamic soils. These microscopic organisms partner with the root systems of approximately 95 percent of the plants on Earth, and they sequester carbon in much more meaningful ways than human "carbon offsets" will ever achieve. Pick up a handful of old-growth forest soil and you are holding 26 miles of threadlike fungal mycelia, if it could be stretched it out in a straight line. Most of these soil fungi are mycorrhizal, supporting plant health in elegant and sophisticated ways. The boost to green immune function in plants and community-wide networking turns out to be the true basis of ecosystem resiliency. A profound intelligence exists in the underground nutrient exchange between fungi and plant roots, which in turn determines the nutrient density of the foods we grow and eat. Exploring the science of symbiotic fungi in layman's terms, holistic farmer Michael Phillips (author of The Holistic Orchard and The Apple Grower) sets the stage for practical applications across the landscape. The real impetus behind no-till farming, gardening with mulches, cover cropping, digging with broadforks, shallow cultivation, forest-edge orcharding, and everything related to permaculture is to help the plants and fungi to prosper . . . which means we prosper as well. Building soil structure and fertility that lasts for ages results only once we comprehend the nondisturbance principle. As the author says, "What a grower understands, a grower will do." Mycorrhizal Planet abounds with insights into "fungal consciousness" and offers practical, regenerative techniques that are pertinent to gardeners, landscapers, orchardists, foresters, and farmers. Michael's fungal acumen will resonate with everyone who is fascinated with the unseen workings of nature and concerned about maintaining and restoring the health of our soils, our climate, and the quality of life on Earth for generations to come.



The Nourishing Homestead

The Nourishing Homestead Author Ben Hewitt
ISBN-10 9781603585521
Release 2015-01-23
Pages 352
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A practiculture way to grow nutrient-dense food, produce healthy fats, and live the good life The Nourishing Homestead tells the story of how we can create truly satisfying, permanent, nourished relationships to the land, nature, and one another. The Hewitts offer practical ways to grow nutrient-dense food on a small plot of land, and think about your farm, homestead, or home as an ecosystem. Much of what the Hewitts have come to understand and embrace about their lives of deep nourishment is informed by their particular piece of land and local community in northern Vermont, but what they have gleaned is readily transferable to any place—whether you live on 4 acres, 40 acres, or in a 400-square-foot studio apartment. Ben and Penny (and their two sons) maintain copious gardens, dozens of fruit and nut trees and other perennial plantings, as well as a pick-your-own blueberry patch. In addition to these cultivated food crops, they also forage for wild edibles, process their own meat, make their own butter, and ferment, dry, and can their own vegetables. Their focus is to produce nutrient-dense foods from vibrant, mineralized soils for themselves and their immediate community. They are also committed to sharing the traditional skills that support their family, helping them be self-sufficient and thrive in these uncertain times. Much of what the Hewitts are attempting on their homestead is to close the gaps that economic separation has created in our health, spirit, and skills. Ben uses the term “practiculture” to describe his family’s work with the land—a term that encompasses the many practical life skills and philosophies they embody to create a thriving homestead, including raw-milk production, soil remediation, wildcrafting, Weston A. Price principles, bionutrient-dense farming, permaculture, agroforestry, traditional Vermont hill farming, and more. The Nourishing Homestead also includes information on deep nutrition, the importance of good fats, and integrating children into the work of a homestead. The Hewitts’ story is reminiscent of The Good Life, by Helen and Scott Nearing, and is sure to inspire a new generation of homesteaders, or anyone seeking a simpler way of life and a deeper connection to the world.



Superfoods

Superfoods Author
ISBN-10 1445495066
Release 2012-09-07
Pages 111
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We all know how important it is to eat a healthy diet and maintain an active lifestyle, but do we really know which foods are definitively the best for our bodies? Superfoods is a comprehensive guide to the everyday foods that are packed with important nutritional elements for optimum mental and physical health. From fruit and vegetables, meat and fish to beans, grains and oils - these are all ingredients that you will find in your local shops, and which won't break the bank. This invaluable book helps you to stay informed on the world's healthiest ingredients, and offers not only nutritional information, but practical tips and delicious recipes to help make them a part of your daily diet. With the help of Superfoods you will discover that eating well doesn't have to be a chore and, in fact, a nutritious diet can be easy, affordable and most of all enjoyable!