Author: Liora Bels
Publisher: Te Neues Publishing Company
Living a balanced way of life is about the combination of eating whole, delicious foods that are nourishing and energizing, taking care of yourself and others and about the sustainable coexistence of people and nature. Conscious living is holistic. Liora Bels philosophy as a specialist on healthy eating and wholesome living revolves around the positive effects nutrition can have on body and soul and the benefits of a plant-based diet. The Mix offers vibrant, simple, and healthy everyday meals, that are rich in wholesome, natural, fresh ingredients and easy to make. Eating well must not be stressful, but rather a celebration of the goods nature has to offer. You will find scrumptious smoothies, nutritious spreads and dips, tasty soups, bowls, and even sweets and treats. Beautiful imagery allows a glimpse into a holistic lifestyle and Liora s inspiring sense for aesthetics. The Mix is a treat for the eyes and taste buds and not exclusively for the health-conscious reader."
Author: Mantak Chia, William U. Wei
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
How to cleanse the nine openings of the body for detoxification and self-healing • Explains how to purify the body’s internal environment through mono diets, fasts, and colonic cleanses to prevent degenerative disease and premature aging • Presents a 14-day total-body cleansing guide • Includes chi self-massage and healing sound practices as well as natural recipes for herbal tonics and cleansing flushes Long known by Taoist masters, the body has an innate ability to heal itself, an ability that is hampered by toxins in the food we ingest and energy blockages that arise from illnesses and obstacles in our lives. These blockages transform the body’s energy rivers into a polluted and stagnant swamp--the root of degenerative disease as well as premature aging. Revealing the detoxification and rejuvenation practices of the Taoist sages, Master Mantak Chia and William U. Wei show how to reactivate your body’s self-healing abilities by gradually and safely expelling accumulated toxins through fasting, mono diets, and cleansing the nine openings of the body. Using the practices of chi self-massage and healing sounds along with natural recipes for herbal tonics and cleansing flushes for each of the openings and their related organs, the authors explain how to balance and purify the body’s internal environment through acid and alkaline foods, urine therapy, colonic cleanses, dry skin brushing, ear candling, and energized water. Concluding with a 14-day total-body cleansing program, Cosmic Detox offers tools to keep the energy rivers clean and flowing, preparing the body for higher level Taoist practices as well as enabling healing of our emotional and spiritual bodies.
Author: Niomi Smart
Publisher: Sterling Epicure
It's never been so easy, creative, or fun to EAT SMART! With its tempting plant-based meals, this much-anticipated first cookbook by popular blogger Niomi Smart makes it simple to boost your health and energy. Rather than advocating a rigid diet that restricts food options, Smart creates flavorful dishes filled with superfoods, herbs, and spices. And, thanks to her menus, you can tailor what you eat to coordinate perfectly with your level of physical activity.
The Scandi Sense Diet
Author: Suzy Wengel
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
Featured in The Times. Suzy Wengel lost 88 pounds using the Scandi Sense Diet - and has kept it off. Lose weight and keep it off with the grassroots diet sensation that has taken Scandinavia by storm, the life-changing handful method that is hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'. The Scandi Sense Diet is the intuitive way of eating that helps you to cut calories without counting them, and adapts to your life rather than dictating it. Based on the principle of four handfuls of food per meal - protein, carbohydrate and two of vegetables, plus a spoonful of fat - and you decide the ingredients. No calorie-counting, no hard-to-source ingredients and no exercise - unless you want to. The Scandi Sense Diet is not just about looking good - although it does work wonders on the physique. It takes a scientific approach that ensures good health across the board, including regulating blood sugar and cholesterol. Suzy Wengel's 9-day plan is irresistibly simple, and has proven results that can be seen in the book's case studies. Put an end to yo-yo dieting and enjoy three satisfying meals each day, easily planned with your own two hands.
"RELENTLESSLY FUNNY . . . BARRY SHINES." --People A self-professed computer geek who actually does Windows 95, bestselling humorist Dave Barry takes us on a hilarious hard drive via the information superhighway--and into the very heart of cyberspace, asking the provocative question: If God had wanted us to be concise, why give us so many fonts? Inside you'll find juicy bytes on How to Buy and Set Up a Computer; Step One: Get Valium Nerdstock in the Desert; Or: Bill Gates Is Elvis Software: Making Your Computer Come Alive So It Can Attack You Word Processing: How to Press an Enormous Number of Keys Without Ever Actually Writing Anything Selected Web Sites, including Cursing in Swedish, Deformed Frog Pictures, and The Toilets of Melbourne, Australia And much, much more! "VERY FUNNY . . . After a day spent staring at a computer monitor, think of the book as a kind of screen saver for your brain." --New York Times Book Review From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Diana Gabaldon
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century, and a lover in another... In 1945, Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon—when she innocently touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an "outlander"—in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of our Lord...1743. Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand, Claire's destiny in soon inextricably intertwined with Clan MacKenzie and the forbidden Castle Leoch. She is catapulted without warning into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life ...and shatter her heart. For here, James Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior, shows her a passion so fierce and a love so absolute that Claire becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire...and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Imagine you are in a bright, breezy kitchen. There are large bowls on the counter full of lush, colorful produce and a cake stand stacked with pretty whole-grain muffins. On the shelves live rows of glass jars, all shapes and sizes, containing grains, seeds, beans, nuts, and spices. You open the fridge and therein you find a bottle of fresh almond milk, cooked beans, soaking grains, dressings, ferments, and seasonal produce. This is Amy Chaplin’s kitchen. It is a heavenly place, and it is this book that will make it your kitchen too. With her love of whole food and knowledge as a chef, Amy Chaplin has written a book that will inspire you to eat well at every meal, every day, year round. Part One lays the foundation for stocking the pantry. This is not just a list of ingredients and equipment; it’s real working information—how and why to use ingredients—and an arsenal of simple recipes for daily nourishment. Also included throughout the book is information on living a whole-food lifestyle: planning weekly menus, why organic is important, composting, plastics versus glass, filtered water, drinking tea, doing a whole-food cleanse, and much more. Part Two is a collection of recipes (most of which are gluten-free) celebrating vegetarian cuisine in its brightest, whole, sophisticated form. Black rice breakfast pudding with coconut and banana? Yes, please. Beet tartlets with poppy seed crust and white bean fennel filling? I’ll take two. Fragrant eggplant curry with cardamom basmati rice, apricot chutney, and cucumber lime raita? Invite company. Roasted fig raspberry tart with toasted almond crust? There is always room for this kind of dessert. If you are an omnivore, you will delight in this book for its playful use of produce and know-how in balancing food groups. If you are a vegetarian, this book will become your best friend, always there for you when you’re on your own, and ready to lend a hand when you’re sharing food with family and friends. If you are a vegan, you can cook nearly every recipe in this book and feed your body well in the truest sense. This is whole food for everyone.
AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. Dr. Loren Cordain's The Paleo Diet has helped thousands of people lose weight, keep it off, and learn how to eat for good health by following the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors and eating the foods we were genetically designed to eat. Now this revolutionary cookbook gives you more than 150 satisfying recipes packed with great flavors, variety, and nutrition to help you enjoy the benefits of eating the Paleo way every day. Based on the breakthrough diet book that has sold more than 100,000 copies to date Includes 150 simple, all-new recipes for delicious and Paleo-friendly breakfasts, brunches, lunches, dinners, snacks, and beverages Contains 2 weeks of meal plans and shopping and pantry tips Features 16 pages of Paleo color photographs Helps you lose weight and boost your health and energy by focusing on lean protein and non-starchy vegetables and fruits From bestselling author Dr. Loren Cordain, the world's leading expert on Paleolithic eating styles Put The Paleo Diet into action with The Paleo Diet Cookbook and eat your way to weight loss, weight control maintenance, increased energy, and lifelong health-while enjoying delicious meals you and your family will love.
Author: Ramsey Campbell
Publisher: Tor Books
A bookstore can be a wonderful, welcoming place of both commerce and curiosity. That's the goal for Woody, an American recently transferred to England to run a branch of Texts. He wants a clean, orderly store and lots of sales to show his bosses when they arrive from the States for a pre-Christmas inspection. Not easy given the shop's location in a foggy strip mall. And things keep going wrong. No matter how often the shelves are put in order before the doors are locked at night, when the staff returns in the morning, books are lying all over the floor, many damp and damaged beyond repair. The store's computers keep acting up-errors appear in brochures and ads and orders disappear completely. And even when the machines are turned off, they seem to glow with a spectral gray light. The hit-and-run death of an employee in the store's parking lot marks a turning point. One employee accuses another of making sexual advances and they come to blows. Between one sentence and the next, one loses his ability to read. The security monitors display half-seen things crawling between the stacks that vanish before anyone can find them. Desperate, Woody musters his staff for an overnight inventory. When the last customers reluctantly depart, leaving almost-visible trails of slime shining behind them, the doors are locked, sealing Woody and the others inside for a final orgy of shelving. The damp, grey, silent things that have been lurking in the basement and hiding in the fog may move slowly, but they are inexorable. This bookstore is no haven. It is the doorway to a hell unlike any other. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Author: Judita Wignall
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Go raw, get radiant, start a revolution! A raw-food diet is a healthful way to detox, clear up your skin, shed a few pounds, and feel radiant. But who has time to track down hard-to-find ingredients and whip up labor-intensive recipes every day? (Hint: not you!) So what's the best way to start? Going Raw gives you everything you need to start enjoying the benefits of a raw-food lifestyle, all in this gorgeous guide. Judita Wignall's Going Raw combines the flavor of a gourmet cookbook with everyday recipes that are practical for the real-world home chef. — Fully illustrated raw-food techniques, from slicing a coconut to sprouting your own seeds — More than 100 delicious, fresh, gourmet food recipes—smoothies, salads, “burgers,” and beyond — On the bonus DVD you'll find a video tutorial for several raw-food techniques, including how to use a dehydrator, basic knife skills, slicing with a mandoline, and spiralizing vegetables Inside you'll find: — Green Smoothies — Berries and Cream Crepes — Dandelion Salad — Thai Green Bean Salad — Herbed Cashew Hemp Cheese — Broccoli and Mushrooms with Wild Rice — Spaghetti Bolognese — Asian Noodle “Stir Fry” — Classic Veggie Pizza — Coconut-Curry Samosas with Plum Chutney — Orange-Chocolate Mousse Parfait — Mexican Spiced Brownies — Apple Cobbler with Maple Cream — How to grow your own sprouts — How to ferment kimchi and sauerkraut — ...and even 100% raw Ice Cream, Coconut Yogurt, and more!
Eat Better Not Less
Author: Damaso, Nadia
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
Author: Eliq Maranik
Publisher: H.F.Ullmann Publishing
These colorful smoothies help us get through the winter healthy and vital.
A colorful introduction to the most important superfoods, with interesting background information and many mouthwatering recipes.
Author: Jean-François Mallet
Learn to cook classic French cuisine the easy way with this French bestseller from professionally trained chef Jean-François Mallet. Taking cooking back to basics, Simplissime is bursting with easy-to-follow and quick recipes for delicious French food. Discover how to make a mouth-watering Apple Tart with Cinnamon with just five ingredients, or Spaghetti with Asparagus and Orange in just three steps. For an impressive dish, whip up mouth-watering Mussels in Curry in a short 15 minutes. Each of the 160 recipes in this book is made up of only 2-6 ingredients, and can be made in a short amount of time. Recipe steps are precise and simple, accompanied by clear photographs of each ingredient and finished dish. Cooking has never been so easy! It's no surprise that this book has been selling a copy every ten seconds in France.