In Laura Lea Golberg's new cookbook, 'The Laura Lea Balanced Cookbook', the rubber of old-fashioned home-cooking meets the road of new healthy-food.
With over 130 easy-to-make, healthy, comforting, and make-ahead recipes, this first cookbook from the creator of the popular LLBalanced.com website reaffirms that balance is possible: you can find the joy, relaxation, and healing of cooking for yourself, family, and friends during these frantic times.
All of the recipes in Laura Lea's Balanced Cookbook are approachable, familiar and no-fuss. A majority of the recipes come together in thirty minutes or less and are appealing to kids and adults alike, can be modified for picky eaters, and can be proudly served at a dinner party. The food isn't dogmatic: a little of everything is used and flexibility is the key. With a focus on quality and moderation, the healthy aspects don't hit you over the head. They just make you feel good. Included are also helpful shopping lists and easy-to-follow menu plans.
'The Laura Lea Balanced Cookbook 'will help any home cook create a foundation in the pantry and kitchen that will make the prospect of healthy cooking accessible and exciting, not stressful. It doesn't overthink things and focuses on consistency instead of perfection and will have you discovering the balance of home cooking while re-connecting with yourself, family, and friends over a healthy meal.
"Features more than 120 healthy, easy-to-prepare recipes for everyday, at-home occasions. Prioritizing whole foods and a balanced menu over diet fads and trends - and including pantry shopping lists and serving portion recommendations - the recipes manage to be nutritious and healthy while simultaneously comforting and satisfying. The perfect stocking stuffer for those resolving to eat healthier in the new year." * NBC News, BETTER *
"The Laura Lea Balanced Cookbook isn't your average cookbook. Laura Lea hits the mark between home-cooked nostalgia and whole food goodness with recipes that'll keep your taste buds satisfied and your belly full from dawn til dusk." * Edible Nashville *
"A friendly and relaxed approach to healthy eating. Goldberg's diverse and enticing recipes promise to make healthy eaters out of even the most reluctant." * Publishers Weekly *
"The Laura Lea Balanced Cookbook: 120+ Everyday Recipes for the Healthy Home Cook calls upon whole ingredients to make up these yummy meals. They're nutritious and completely good for you!" * POPSUGAR *