Thursday, July 31, 2014

Books read July 31

Healthy Eating Cookbook
Colorful pictures along with fresh and healthy ingredients make this a fun book to look through and trying to figure out which would be the best recipe I'd want to try first.
They all are nutritious.  Snacks, drinks and lots of tips throughout.
Carrot cake would be my choice if I could get the ingredients.
Other books by the author are highlighted at the end.

Mediterranean Cookbook: 40 Easy and Delicious Mediterranean Diet Recipes (Mediterranean Diet, Mediterranean Recipes, European Food, Low Cholesterol
Benefits of being on this diet, this is the one we are following via a nutritionist after my husband's heart attack and it works for us. We love experimenting with new foods also.
Starts off from there with a list of things you should have on hand.
Breakfast items are then given but only the calorie is provided but you can tell the ingredients are all fresh and healthy choices.
So many other selections of meals to make and ends with authors other works.

The Fat Burner Smoothies: The Recipe Book of Fat Burning Superfood Smoothies With SuperFood Smoothies For Weight Loss and Smoothies For Good Health
So much helpful information about the process of burning fat and how the ingredients can help make it easier and even taste good.
There are no nutritional information but all the ingredients appear to be very healthy.
So many I want to try for myself.

Baby Animals from Africa (A rhyming picture book for children aged 0-5)
6 different animals are featured. Each one has their own colorful illustrated page where it talks about what they are, and some other fun facts on several other pages.
Free activity book is also downloadable. Great educational book for the young ones.

35 Italian Dinner Recipes - Delicious and Traditional Italian Meals To Prepare (The Italian Cuisine And Italian Recipes Collection)
Basic Italian cooking at its best. Tips along the way and why you can't substitute some ingredients.
No pictures and no nutritional information.
Time consuming to make, some are not totally from scratch but would taste as if you did take the hours to make them.

27 Easy and Delicious Party Dip Recipes: Simple Appetizers That Anyone Can Make!
Always looking for more recipes for quick dips to try.
This book although it has 27 there's quite a selection of things to try even things for desserts.
Each recipe has prep time, how to make the dip along with a list of ingredients. no nutritional information.
Other books by the author are highlighted at the end.

Quinoa Recipes: The Ancient Superfood Cookbook
We tried quinoa from a box package and loved it for the ease of making the dish and the flavor.
Thought I'd find out more about this superfood and other combinations of things to put with it.
Talks of the history of the product and where it's grown, and how it's evolved over the years.
How to buy in bulk, grow it, substitute for rice, etc. So much information.
Starts out with how to cook it and then the recipes, broken up into 3 meals of the day, along with soups, salads, etc. Such a variety of meals.
Also very useful nutritional information is provided.

Top 50 Most Delicious Homemade Sorbet Recipes (Recipe Top 50's Book 11)
Lots of different combinations of sorbet to make. No nutritional information but the recipes do sound and look so healthy.
Would love to try each and every one of these recipes.
Lots of the author's other works are highlighted at the end.

 Healthy Meals for Less: Great-Tasting Simple Recipes Under $1 a Serving
Lots of helpful information for everything you need to know about the collection of recipes that anybody can make.
So much information along with tips you can take your time as this one is a keeper.
Nutritional information is included along with the recipes and what utensils to use along with appliances.

Cookie And Cookie Bar Recipes (Cookie, Cookie Bar And Frosting Recipes Book 1)
Colorful book showing the item along with the ingredient list and how to make the cookie bars.
no nutritional information but they do look easy and fast to make.
Many of these you could probably use the healthier choice of some of the ingredients, low fat margerine, egg white, etc.

Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals For 2: Easy To Cook Delicious and Delectable Meals for Just the Two of You
Very healthy and nutritious book about meals for just two people.
Has not only the ingredients, fresh things, but how to prepare and the nutritional information for each meal is included.
Step by step process on how to make everything and how long it takes.
Lots of variety available.

Vegetables for Kids: Fun Learning About Veggies and Their Benefits
Children's colorful book all about vegetables. Very basic pictures so the child can identify and the fun facts that go along with them.
11 vegetables are highlighted.

Smoothies for Good Health: The Superfruits, Vegetables, Healthy Indulgences & Everyday Ingredients Smoothie Recipe Book [Kindle Edition]
Basic book about smoothies, what goes in them, how to make them, and other useful information.
Lots of recipes that come with a lot of nutritional information.
Other treats are also included, easy to make and colorful.

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