Never again chewy meat, dry fish or blend vegetables! Juicy, aromatic, tender, beautiful pink meat and a laid-back chef: Sous-vide is a cooking method that standsout with unparalleled tastes and flavors. The term comes from the French and means "under vacuum".Ingredients are placed in a plastic pouch, vacuum-sealed and then gently cooked in a water bathat an accurately regulated, low temperature. Preserving vitamins and nutrients Sous Vide prepared meals do not only taste phenomenally but are promoting a healthy lifestyle as well: Thanks to the low temperatures and the vacuum, vegetables can now be cooked in a gentle way allowing aromas and vitamins to be preserved. Stress-free cooking Your plans sometimes change on a short notice? No problem! With Sous Vide, it doesn't matter if your food stays half an hour longer inside the water bath. Thanks to Sous Vide you will always achieve the ideal doneness of your meat, fish or vegetables without ever exceeding its desired core temperature! Perfect results Those times when Sous Vide has been accessible to the award-winning cuisine exclusively are over! Today, the required equipment is affordable to anyone. If you don't even want to invest anything initially, a pot, thermometer, zip bag and a constant heat source will do the trick for the start as well. In this book, I will guide you through the basics of Sous Vide cooking, introduce you to the required equipment and present you various tasty and foolproof recipes for meat, fish, vegetables, sides and deserts. Discover Sous Vide for your own kitchen and amaze yourself, your family and even the most demanding guests. What are you waiting for?
Vegan Finger Foods
Author: Celine Steen, Tamasin Noyes
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
DIVFinger foods are fun eats that span all cuisines. Sometimes called “tapas” or “small plates,” these recipes are perfect for entertaining, or for light meals and snacks. Make a few, and you’ll have a stunning meat-free and dairy-free buffet that will have your friends and co-workers begging for the recipes./divDIV /divDIVThis book explores the many types of bite-size munchies. From elegant to casual and savory to sweet, these small, easy-to-prepare sensations will have everyone going in for fourths. /divVegan Finger Foods features more than 100 recipes for appetizers, small plates/entrees, snacks and treats that don’t require a fork or any other utensil—other than your fingers. Recipes include ingredients that can be found at almost any grocery store or farmer's market—no faux meats, mayos, cheeses, or the like. There are even low-fat, soy-free, and gluten-free recipes!
The Low-Tech, No-Grow-Lights Approach to Abundant Harvest Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening offers good news: with nothing more than a cupboard and a windowsill, you can grow all the fresh salad greens you need for the winter months (or throughout the entire year) with no lights, no pumps, and no greenhouse. Longtime gardener Peter Burke was tired of the growing season ending with the first frost, but due to his busy work schedule and family life, didn’t have the time or interest in high-input grow lights or greenhouses. Most techniques for growing what are commonly referred to as “microgreens” left him feeling overwhelmed and uninterested. There had to be a simpler way to grow greens for his family indoors. After some research and diligent experimenting, Burke discovered he was right—there was a way! And it was even easier than he ever could have hoped, and the greens more nutrient packed. He didn’t even need a south-facing window, and he already had most of the needed supplies just sitting in his pantry. The result: healthy, homegrown salad greens at a fraction of the cost of buying them at the market. The secret: start them in the dark. Growing “Soil Sprouts”—Burke’s own descriptive term for sprouted seeds grown in soil as opposed to in jars—employs a method that encourages a long stem without expansive roots, and provides delicious salad greens in just seven to ten days, way earlier than any other method, with much less work. Indeed, of all the ways to grow immature greens, this is the easiest and most productive technique. Forget about grow lights and heat lamps! This book is a revolutionary and inviting guide for both first-time and experienced gardeners in rural or urban environments. All you need is a windowsill or two. In fact, Burke has grown up to six pounds of greens per day using just the windowsills in his kitchen! Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening offers detailed step-by-step instructions to mastering this method (hint: it’s impossible not to succeed, it’s so easy!), tools and accessories to have on hand, seeds and greens varieties, soil and compost, trays and planters, shelving, harvest and storage, recipes, scaling up to serve local markets, and much more.
Bon Appetit, Y'all
Author: Virginia Willis
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Two divergent influences--Southern cooking and French cuisine--come together in Bon Appétit, Y'all, a modern Southern chef's passionate and utterly appealing homage to her culinary roots. Espousing a simple-is-best philosophy, classically trained French chef and daughter and granddaughter of consummate Southern cooks, Virginia Willis uses the finest ingredients, concentrates on sound French technique, and lets the food shine in a style she calls "refined Southern cuisine." More than 200 approachable and delicious recipes are arranged by chapter into starters and nibbles; salads and slaws; eggs and dairy; meat, fowl, and fish main dishes; sides; biscuits and breads; soups and stews; desserts; and sauces and preserves. Collected here are stylishly updated Southern and French classics (New Southern Chicken and Dumplings, Boeuf Bourgignonne), rib-sticking, old-timey favorites (Meme's Fried Okra, Angel Biscuits), and perfectly executed comfort food (Mama's Apple Pie, Fried Catfish Fingers with Country Rémoulade). Nearly 100 photographs bring to life both Virginia's food and the bounty of her native Georgia. You'll also find a wealth of tips and techniques from a skilled and innovative teacher, and the stories of a Southern girl steeped to her core in the food, kitchen lore, and unconditional hospitality of her culinary forebears on both sides of the Atlantic. Bon Appétit, Y'all is Virginia's way of saying, "Welcome to my Southern kitchen. Pull up a chair." Once you have tasted her food, you'll want to stay a good long while.
With easy, no-fuss recipes, the bestselling Happy Herbivore cookbooks show how easy, affordable, and delicious eating healthy can be. Now, in her latest cookbook, Happy Herbivore chef Lindsay S. Nixon provides recipes that put a special emphasis on weight-loss and a set of exercises that, like her recipes, are quick, easy, and produce great results. Like all Happy Herbivore cookbooks, Happy Herbivore Light & Lean contains filling, flavorful, plant-based recipes that take 30 minutes or less to prepare. But this time, Nixon takes healthy to an all-new level, with low-calorie, satisfying meals that will help you achieve your weight-loss goals—and without deprivation. True to its title, Happy Herbivore Light & Lean also includes “recipes” for your body with basic workouts, plus tips and tricks that will inspire you to move more for a trimmer, more-toned you. As always, Happy Herbivore Light & Lean recipes are free from oils, processed foods, and diet chemicals such as artificial sweeteners. Happy Herbivore Light & Lean keeps it healthy, keeps it simple, and keeps it delicious.
Indulge your sweet tooth with to-die-for desserts! After appearing in Cosmopolitan, Ladies Home Journal, Relish, and more, Stephanie Brubaker is sharing her scrumptious treats with you in her first-ever cookbook. Each recipe is simple and fuss-free, but the end results will look like they took hours to make. Try the Triple Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Whipped GanacheSnickerdoodle BlondiesToasted Coconut Lime Cheesecake BarsPeanut Butter Cinnamon BlondiesBrownie-Stuffed Krispie Treats with Salted Caramel Deceptively easy, these desserts are perfect for pleasing a crowd. Make them for a special occasion or any day of the week!
Author: Julie Hasson
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
“Vegans, rejoice—Julie Hasson has given pizza a plant-strong makeover. With a dazzling array of globally inspired toppings, pizza night will be healthier—and more fun—than ever before!” —Nava Atlas, author of Wild About Greens and Vegan Holiday Kitchen “Julie Hasson has brought her incredibly talented baking skills and vegan ethos over to the savory side with this compelling and thorough take on vegan artisan pizza. Classic pizzas such as garlic, sausage, and onion pizzas are reimagined and every bit as flavorful and toothsome as their traditional counterparts. i’m ready to make seasonal, vegetable-laden pizzas such as a corn, pesto, zucchini, and tomato pizza or even a sweet potato and kale pizza for my next pizza party. These are appealing, fun, and doable recipes for the vegan pizzaiolo at home.” —Diane Morgan, author of Roots: The Definitive Compendium “Julie Hasson has broken all the rules for pizza and taken it to uncharted territory. no longer is it about gooey cheese and tired toppings—it’s about combinations of flavors so fun and original that it boggles the mind. How about a Korean Bibimbap or Chili Mac pizza? or one that marries peanut butter with barbecue sauce for a peanut Barbecue pizza? if you want the classics, you’ll find those, too. after reading Julie’s recipes, who needs pepperoni?” —Miyoko Schinner, author of Artisan Vegan Cheese and cohost of Vegan Mashup Love a warm, crisp, chewy thin-crust pizza with creamy, melty cheese? Just because you’re vegan doesn’t mean that you can’t bake amazing pizzas right in your own oven. Julie Hasson offers 50 deliciously innovative recipes and simple techniques that will have you making artisan-style, thin-crust vegan pizzas right in your own kitchen. Vegan Pizza is filled with 50 modern recipes from easy-to-make pizza dough (including spelt, whole wheat, and gluten-free crusts), creamy dairy-free cheese sauces, vibrant-flavored pestos and spreads, and meatless and wheat-less burger crumbles. Also included are inventive toppings and pizzas that run the gamut from comfort food pizzas like Chili Mac Pizza, Barbeque Pizza and Eggplant Parmesan Pizza, to fresh vegetable-laden pizzas like Sweet Potato and Kale Pizza, Corn, Zucchini and Tomato Pizza and Asparagus, Tomato and Pesto Pizza. There is even a chapter dedicated to dessert pizzas too, from Babka Pizza, to Berry Pie Pizza and Coconut Caramel Dream Pizza. With helpful information and tips on equipment and techniques, Vegan Pizza shares the secrets to fabulous, easy-to-make, dairy-free, meat-free thin-crust artisan pizza that tastes like it came from your neighborhood pizzeria. Now home cooks everywhere can get baking and make fabulous vegan pizzas in their own kitchens.
The most current and comprehensive juicing guide available Step aside, Juicing Bible and Big Book of Juices: Mimi Kirk is back with the most current and fresh guide to juicing yet. With more than 200 recipes, handy advice on how to get the most from your juicing, and an eye toward taste, health, and cost, The Ultimate Book of Modern Juicing is the only book on the topic you'll ever need. Kirk has been juicing vegetables and fruits for more than 40 years, yet she doesn't look a day over 50. (And yes, those two things are connected.) She recently became more interested in how to use juicing to feel and look even better. Her discoveries—genuinely up-to-the-minute—are shared here, along with vibrant photographs of her creations The Ultimate Book of Modern Juicing is a must-have for everyone interested in or committed to the juicing lifestyle.
Greek Yogurt Recipes
Author: Editors of Publications
The country has gone crazy for Greek yogurt--and with good reason! Greek yogurt can be a healthy, protein-packed breakfast, lunch or snack, but it's much more than that. Discover mouthwatering appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, smoothies and desserts, all made with Greek yogurt. More than 80 recipes will show you just how versatile--and delicious--Greek yogurt can be. It can replace sour cream and mayonnaise in many recipes, so you can prepare your favorite dishes with less fat. Each recipe includes complete nutritional information. Book features more than 60 beautiful photos
Happy Herbivore Abroad
Author: Lindsay S. Nixon
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Plant-based recipes that let you “travel to France, Mexico, India, Vietnam, Lebanon, and more without leaving your kitchen” (Neal Barnard, MD, president, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine). In the span of a decade, Happy Herbivore chef Lindsay S. Nixon lived in eight states, visited forty-six, spent a year as an expat on a Caribbean island, and traveled to more than thirty-five places abroad. As a celebration of Nixon’s jet-setter lifestyle, Happy Herbivore Abroad combines traditional comfort foods from home with international inspiration and stories of her adventures. A little of everything—basics, comfort food, international cuisine, and travelogue—Happy Herbivore Abroad provides your palate with more than 135 of Nixon’s crowd-pleasing vegan recipes low in fat, high on health, and made with everyday ingredients. True to the Happy Herbivore creed, these vegan dishes are easy to make, easy on your wallet, and completely plant-based. As they say in France, bon appétit!
Everyday Raw Desserts
Author: Matthew Kenney
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Everyday Raw Desserts combines Matthew Kenney's fresh recipes and sense of style to create fabulous all-raw desserts. Matthew is well known and respected in the raw food world. The book includes an abundance of recipes not typically expected to be raw, from cakes, pies, puddings, and flans to brownies, candy, cookies, and ice cream. Forty breathtaking photos and more than seventy-five recipes will make a sweet splash on the raw food scene.
A follow-up to The Happy Herbivore Cookbook shares dozens of recipes that can be prepared quickly from scratch using fresh and readily available vegan ingredients, in a volume that is complemented by notes indicating recipes that are budget-friendly or ideal for preparing ahead of time. Original.
Weight Watchers Gluten-Free
Author: Weight Watchers, Weight Watchers Australia
Publisher: Weight Watchers Australia
There are recipes that are gluten free and recipes that support weight loss but rarely do you find recipes that do both. Now Australia's leading weight-loss experts have created this unique cookbook to help people who want to reduce/avoid gluten and lose weight! This comprehensive cookbook is jam-packed with more than delicious 100 gluten-free recipes, including those much sought-after cakes, pies and baked goods. Inside are simple recipes for every meal the day, plus expert advice on the relationship between gluten and weight loss, gluten-free cooking tips and much more. Ideal for people with Coeliac Disease, wheat allergy or gluten sensitivity, this fantastic book takes the guesswork out of choosing gluten-free meals and proves losing weight can be easy and delicious.
Wisdom of the Golden Path will set you on a journey of positive transformation, empowering you rediscover your authentic self. The card messages along with the breathtaking artwork will help you rise above your problems and see things from a higher perspective. Each card message is followed by a positive affirmation. The guidebook clearly explains and illustrates how to use this deck to receive guidance about the present and future and how to perform accurate readings.
Author: Rich Roll
Recounts how the author, after realizing the daunting state of his health at age forty, overcame physical challenges and alcoholism over the course of two years while training for Hawaii's elite Ultraman competition.