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The New American Plate Cookbook : Recipes for a Healthy Weight and a Healthy Life - American Institute for Cancer Research

The New American Plate Cookbook

Recipes for a Healthy Weight and a Healthy Life

Hardcover Published: 11th March 2005
ISBN: 9780520242340
Number Of Pages: 312

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We all want great-tasting meals, but we also want meals that help us maintain a healthy weight and live longer, healthier lives. Marrying the art and science of food, "The New American Plate Cookbook "is the first cookbook designed to accomplish all three goals. A team of cooks, nutritionists, food writers, scientists, and others who are passionate about food collaborated to create 200 recipes, from appetizers to desserts, that combine sound nutrition with culinary ingenuity. From updated favorites to innovative showstoppers, "The New American Plate Cookbook "delights the senses--with vivid colors, tempting aromas, and luscious flavors--while helping you reduce your risk of serious health problems like cancer and heart disease. Whether you wish to achieve a healthy weight or find a lifelong approach to eating nutritious meals, "The New American Plate Cookbook "will satisfy your conscience while it dazzles your palate.
"The New American Plate Cookbook" includes:
*200 recipes, from appetizers, soups, and salads to one-pot dishes and entrees to vegetables, egg dishes, breads, pilafs, desserts, and more
*74 full-color photographs
*Tips on meal planning and complementary combinations of dishes
*Practical suggestions and a guide to ingredients and cooking techniques
*Information on the science behind the New American Plate approach
Recipes from "The New American Plate Cookbook":
Bruschetta with Green Pea and Roasted Garlic Spread
Butternut Squash, Tomato and Watercress Soup
Mixed Greens with Blueberries and Feta
Sweet Potato and Pear Stir-Fry with Chicken and Chili Sauce
New American Beef Stew
Greek-Style Scallops
Chicken with Tomatoes, Honey and Cinnamon
Broccoli with Scallion Dressing and Hazelnuts
Gingered Carrots with Golden Raisins and Lemon
Heirloom Whole Wheat Bread
Whole Corn and Green Chile Muffins
Rice Pudding with Pears and Apples
Fresh Plum Tart

Industry Reviews

"This amazing book weaves together state-of-the-art nutrition information with recipes you can't wait to prepare. It erases any lingering doubt that food good for the body can also be exquisite." - Kelly D. Brownell, Ph.D., Director, Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, Yale University

Acknowledgments Introduction: Proportion and Portion Size
The New American Plate
Vegetables Salads Grains Fish, Poultry, and Meat Sauces, Dressings, and Marinades
One-Pot Meals on The Plate
Casseroles Stews Stir-Fries Pilafs Entreacute;e Salads Frittatas Chilis
Around The Plate
Appetizers Soups Breads and Muffins Desserts
Cooking Basics Food Storage and Handling
Cooking with Vegetables and Fruits
The Science behind the New American Plate
Index
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ISBN: 9780520242340
ISBN-10: 0520242343
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 11th March 2005
Publisher: University of California Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 20.3  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 1.32

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