This book offers simple, delicious recipes that utilize foods that have a proven track record of enhancing health or offering protection from diseases.
It can be a challenge to discern which foods really do form a healthy diet, let alone how to prepare them into delicious dishes without too much time, fuss, and expense.
5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking offers the solution. Vastly different from a diet book, this simplified, five-step approach to healthy eating is holistic and flexible. This is healthy cooking from a very different perspective: because it is first and foremost a cookbook, not a diet book, it begins and ends with enticing, easy-to-prepare recipes that make the five principles simple and doable.
The five principles are:
These recipes incorporate the five principles and will help you build your own perfect diet:
The actions and choices we make at the market, in our kitchens, and around the dining table can affect our health (for better or for worse) and are the most powerful steps we can take toward well-being. And remember no one food can make you healthy on its own -- aim instead for a varied and balanced diet. The diversity of the recipes in this collection offers ways to enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods throughout the day.
Camilla V. Saulsbury is a freelance food writer, recipe developer and cooking instructor. She has been featured on the Food Network, in the New York Times, on Today and QVC and has won several top cooking competitions, including the Food Network's $25,000 Ultimate Recipe Showdown (cookies episode). Camilla lives in Nacogdoches, Texas.