Monday, May 8, 2017

Books read May 8

May 2017 Book Fun Magazine by Book Fun Magazine 
Really enjoyed this magazine this month for a few reasons.
The usual contributors and more, insight into their lives and i enjoy following them and their family and travels.
New authors and their works that are available to read and review. That's what I really appreciate from this magazine every month is what you can learn from it.
Beautiful pictures to help tell the story and there are recipes to enjoy.
You too can join and they will give you free books to read and review. It's that easy.

 Mister B: Living with a 98-Year-Old Rocket Scientist by A.L. Byk
I was given the book by the author via Book Fun (The Book Club Network) and this is my honest review
This book starts out with the family moving into their fathers house. Love hearing of the blimps and what they were really all about. Same with Apollo explosion and why although the officials never told you.
The father (father in law), Mister B loves to learn how things works, like a computer so he studies at his local library-walking there as he no longer drives. He doesn't have a computer just wants to learn all about them.
So many other subjects come up. Helium in TX-this guy would do well on Jeopardy. The family is giving it a year to see if they like living with their father before they decide what to do next. They had sold their house but didn't make much money on it as they owed so many people money.
Love the pictures along the way. Book is set up like a diary or journal where it's written in on a daily if not weekly basis. Love time spent where prayer and much thought goes into things they always wondered about.
Living in Woonsocket, RI growing up near cotton mills. Love what they all sacrifice so an old man can remain in his house.
I was given the book by Book Fun (The Book Club Network) and here is my honest review.

 Amazing Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes: Easy to Prep within 15 Minutes by Iris Cook
Each recipe includes nutrition facts calories, total fat-not usually broken up into good and bad, cholesterol, sodium and carbs.
Prep and cook time. List of ingredients, which you should be able to substitute for your own dietary needs for a healthier option, directions on how to make.
Tips along the way. Not all start out in the slow cooker so there may be more dishes to wash.
Has categories for breakfast, lunch and dinner with many varieties to choose from.

 5 Ingredient Cookbook: 50 Delicious Quick and Easy Recipes That You Can Make With 5 Ingredients or Less by Nancy Kelsey
Starts out with free ebook. Large intro section on why to use a slow cooker, health wise and time. Recipes have a picture along with prep time, total time and servings.
List of ingredients you may be able to substitute for your dietary needs  and instructions to make the dish.
There is nutritional information:  Serving size # per recipe,calories, calories from fat, total fat, sat. fat, cholesterol, sugars, sodium, total cabs, dietary fiber, sugars, and protein.
There are a lot to choose from and some I never thought of to cook in the slow cooker.
Thought of the pork chops but they use a few cans of soup which each contain large amounts of salt.
Muffins and cookies, dishes for one serving. Apple dessert would be our option to try as we can control the products going into the dish.

Pie Recipes, The Ultimate Guide by Encore Publishing
Each include a title, prep, cook, ready in time, servings. List of ingredients and some you might be able to substitute for your dietary needs and instructions in how to make the dish.
There are no pictures. There is no nutritional information.
Some recipes ask you to use a prepared box mix
Also includes breakfast, lunch and dinner pies and regional pies from all over the world.

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