"Discover the delights of cooking with whole grains."
U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommend that adults consume at least three servings of whole grains every day. Fortunately, whole grains are delicious -- as enjoyed in the outstanding and healthy recipes found in Judith Finlayson's The Complete Whole Grains Cookbook.
The flavors of whole grains vary from earthy to nutty and sweet. All can be appetizing on their own, marry well with a wide variety of seasonings, and add taste and texture to any dish. They also provide a variety of benefits such as reduced risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity.
In this new book, Judith Finlayson includes whole grains from amaranth and buckwheat to Job's tears, quinoa and wild rice. There is information on each grain's origins along with its culinary and nutritional profile, buying and storage guidelines, and cooking methods.
Among the delicious and wholesome recipes: "For breakfast or brunch": buttermilk buckwheat pancakes; old-fashioned cornbread "For a departure from workweek fare": lemon lover's tabbouleh; Asian spiced beef with soba noodles; wheat berry salad with arugulav "Delectable main dishes": barley jambalaya; peppery shrimp with couscous; steak and mushroom pie with barley in whole F wheat crust "Yummy desserts": gingery shortbread; deep-dish apple pie with streusel topping; brown bread ice cream.
Each recipe includes a complete nutritional analysis. With tips for preparation and extensive sidebars, The Complete Whole Grains Cookbook guarantees a delicious and nutritious meal.
Finalyson's cookbook offers 150 easy-to-follow recipes that will satisfy your palate and your conscience.--Beverly Meyer"The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star" (04/08/2008)
We are slowly, but surely, transitioning to healthier foods, and this cookbook has been so helpful in doing so!--Melinda Joy"Melinda Joy Blogspot" (03/27/2011)
I believe that vegans will find many recipes in this book being many use grains as their source of protein. Recommended!-- (11/30/2010)
Offers an abundance of recipes for year-round cooking, along with in-depth nutritional information and facts about the potential impact of whole grains on health. Finlayson shares recipes that are not only healthy and delicious, but also showcase the vast array of grains available.-- (04/01/2008)
Think healthy food has to be bland and boring? These nutritious, delicious eats will change your mind.--Quick & Simple (04/15/2008)
Every recipe contains nutrition information per serving... Other highlights include slow-cooker options for many recipes and vegan-vegetarian friendly labels.-- (04/02/2008)