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"Kim Haasarud's culinary approach to the cocktail embraces fresh ingredients and a playful disregard for the ordinary. A fine addition to the home library and a great resource for a young bartender. " --Dale DeGroff, author of The Craft of the Cocktail
101 cool cocktails for warm-weather fun In the last few years, the mojito has become a staple cocktail at summertime parties and bars across the country. This simple mix of rum, fresh muddled mint leaves, and lime juice served over ice with a splash of soda is the perfect drink for cooling down on a hot, sunny day. 101 Mojitos and Other Muddled Drinks provides expert guidance on mixing the perfect mojito, as well as 100 variations and other muddled drink recipes that focus on fresh ingredients and plenty of ripe fruit. In addition to mojitos, you'll find caipirinhas, caipiroskas, crushes, and margaritas as well. In fact, if you've got fresh fruit of any kind on hand, you'll probably find more than enough delicious and refreshing ways to use it. Includes 101 recipes illustrated with brilliant four-color photographs throughout Features recipes that emphasize fresh fruit and herbs and inventive tweaks on classic summer drinks With such drinks and variations as Blood Orange Mojito, Pomegranate Mandarin Mojito, Concorde Grape Sage Caipirinha, Watermelon Basil Lemonade, Blackberry Grappa Smash, and the classic Old Fashioned Whether you're hanging out in the backyard, lounging by the pool, or eating at an outdoor restaurant, the mojito and its muddled cousins make the perfect summer drinks.
From headaches to joint pain, acne to anxiety, chronically a cold foot to depression, 101 Optimal Life Foods takes on thirty of the most common health issues-and shows you how to introduce healing to your through delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes. Inside you'll discover that
Irresistible, easy dishes that will help readers cultivate healthy bodies. Half of Americans take dietary supplements, with little proof that they do anything to protect their health. What has been proven: the healing power of nutrients in food. In "101 Recipes You Can't Live Without," readers will learn how to get everything they need from their plates--deliciously and without overdoing it on calories. People who want to feel better, lose weight, and stay healthy for years to come can't rely on pills: they need to know how to eat smarter. Prevention has identified the best sources of 13 essential nutrients for a healthy body--the ones research shows have the most disease-fighting potential--and created 101 flavor-packed dishes loaded with them. The secret is combining superfoods. From hearty breakfasts to mouthwatering desserts, readers can rest easy knowing that every bite they take is maximizing their health and satisfying their taste buds. Along the way, they will discover easy food swaps and strategies to help them make the most nutritious choices at every meal. Let's face it, no one has ever said "isn't this vitamin pill delicious?" or bonded with friends and family over a packet of antioxidant supplements.
"Welcome to the wonderful world of sangrias and punches, names that conjure up good times with great friends. Go get some wine, hit the local produce market, grab a few spirits and ice, and have at it. Enjoy!" --From 101 Sangrias & Pitcher Drinks
Both classic and sophisticated shot recipes like you've never seen before. Forget what you think you know about shots from your college years. In 101 Shots, cocktail aficionado Kim Haasarud elevates the lowly shot to heights never seen before in this collection of recipes just as she's done with her other books including 101 Martinis and 101 Margaritas. For example, the Peach Fuzz Shooter, the Mini Bananas Foster, and the Archangel are made with fresh fruit purees. There are more traditional recipes as well, such as the Belfast Bomber made with Baileys and Irish whiskey dropped into a glass of Guinness, not to mention spicy offerings like the Yellow Sun Sangrita made with smoked paprika and Tabasco, and even savory ones like the Caprese Shooter made with tomatoes, basil, salt, pepper--and vodka, of course. What's perhaps best about shot recipes is that there is almost no occasion when they're not fun to serve and enjoy, from the Johnny Appleseed, a perfect drink for fall made with fresh cider, to the Red, White, and Blue, a layered concoction ideal for Independence Day parties. With gelée shot recipes, too, this may be the last party cocktail book you'll ever need.
Slow cookers are handy helpers in the kitchen all year 'round! 101 Slow-Cooker Recipes cookbook is brimming with easy, tried & true recipes for homecooked food that your whole family will love. With a full-color, taste-tempting photo for every recipe, it's easy to treat your family to favorite comfort foods like lasagna, garlic smashed potatoes, hearty corn chowder and country-style bread pudding.
Whether you're looking for lunch recipes, side dishes, or hearty mains, you'll love the variety in 101 Soups, Salads & Sandwiches Cookbook. Chicken & Dumplin' Soup, Spicy Sausage Chowder and Pioneer Beef Stew and BBQ Sloppy Joe Soup will all hit the spot! Tarragon Steak Dinner Salad and Pasta Taco Salad make tasty mains, while Mustard-Thyme Potato Salad and Raspberry Chicken Salad are great for toting to potlucks and picnics. Bite-sized or stacked high, friends & family will love sandwiches like Cheeseburger Roll-Ups, BBQ Chicken Calzones, Tuna Paninis and Lasagna Buns. Plus, with the "Terrific Toppings" chapter, you can sprinkle soups and salads with homemade garnishes like Zesty Pita Crisps and Bacon-Onion Croutons, and pile more flavor on sandwiches with Lemony Sage Mayonnaise or easy Refrigerator Pickles.
In the fall, when schedules are busy, the time to make a good, wholesome dinners often can be cut short...until now! We've gathered our best single-skillet meals and paired each with a full-color photo for 101 Stovetop Suppers. Not only is each one super-simple, but one pan, pot or skillet means less clean-up and more time to spend with family & friends.Starting things off is a whole chapter dedicated to quick & simple recipes that are short on time but big on taste. Whip up a pan of Pepperoni Tortellini, Kickin' Cajun Tilapia or Honey Chicken & Carrots in the blink of an eye. When you find yourself with a little more time to spare, try one of the slowly-simmered dishes like Low Country Shrimp Boil, Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Family-Favorite Pork Tacos...sure to be a hit with everyone.There's also an entire chapter dedicated to recipes that make enough to feed a crowd. They'll come in handy when entertaining or even at the holidays! When family & friends gather, you'll love treating them to Mom's Chicken Riggies, Hunting Cabin Chili or some Seafood Linguini with a Kick. To top it all off, each chapter has a perfect pair of dessert recipes to put the cherry on top! Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Blondies, Simple Skillet Peaches and Pineapple Pudding are all deliciously sweet & simple endings to a perfect dinner.So forget the oven and toss together dinner on the stovetop...just a skillet, pot or pan are all you need to whip up a tasty, memorable meal.
Slow cookers...how could we ever live without them? They come to the rescue time and time again! That's why we've compiled this tasty book full of our favorites! 101 Super-Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes is loaded with tried & true favorites, new twists on classics and some of the most delicious dishes we've ever had.In this book, we've divided the chapters by cooking time, making your slow cooking even easier! When you know how much time you have to cook, just flip to that chapter and start simmering. If you're in a hurry, whip up some Greek Chicken Pitas. Have a little more time? Crockery Chicken Curry and Very Veggie Chili simmer the day away. Zesty Italian Pot Roast and Beef & Butternut Stew are savory classics sure to savored after a long day out & about.There's even a whole chapter of make-ahead slow-cooker meals! A little prep work, and your meal is ready to toss in the slow cooker when you are. Sprinkled throughout the book are tasty appetizer and dessert recipes, so you'll have a dish for every occasion. Crockery Apple Pie or Chocolate Peanut Clusters, anyone?
In this new edition, diabetes experts Patti Geil and Lea Ann Holzmeister provide handy tips on meal planning, general nutrition, managing medication and meals, shopping and cooking, weight loss, and more.
101 fun and fruity cocktails for chilling out by the beach Whether you're on the islands or in the backyard, there's nothing like a cold, refreshing tropical cocktail for cooling down on a hot summer day. In this new addition to the popular 101 Cocktailsseries, Kim Haasarud offers the ultimate cocktail guide for summertime entertaining with classic tropical cocktails and plenty of new creations. Inside, you'll find traditional piña coladas and mai tais, plenty of refreshing punch bowl drinks, and classic cocktails remade with modern twists, like the Guava Basil Cooler or the Blackberry-Pineapple Sidecar. Like the other books in the series, the recipes here are focused on using fresh fruit and herbs to create thrilling flavors. *Includes 101 recipes illustrated with brilliant four-color photographs throughout *Features recipes that emphasize fresh fruit and herbs, as well as inventive tweaks on classic tropical drinks *Perfect for summertime get-togethers, backyard barbecues, beach parties, and any other hot time Even if you can't make it to a tropical island, you can turn any hot-weather occasion into a roaring good time with 101 Tropical Drinks.
Today, more than ever, people are thinking about their cholesterol levels. But the resources they've had to help them be healthy were intimidating and expensive--until now.This guide is the non-intimidating, easy-to-follow, one-stop resource for managing and maintaining healthy HDL, or "good" cholesterol levels.From recognizing the risks of high cholesterol and artery blockage to creating a sound diet and exercise plan, this is a comprehensive yet uncomplicated guide. In bite-sized tips, it provides the keys to lowering the risk of heart disease--the leading killer of men and women in the United States.Helping you take the steps you need to live a healthier lifestyle, this tip-based book is the ultimate collection of life-saving suggestions for anyone affected by bad cholesterol.
Today, more than ever, people are thinking about their cholesterol levels. But the resources they've had to help them be healthy were intimidating and expensive--until now. This guide is the non-intimidating, easy-to-follow, one-stop resource for managing and maintaining healthy HDL, or "good" cholesterol levels. From recognizing the risks of high cholesterol and artery blockage to creating a sound diet and exercise plan, this is a comprehensive yet uncomplicated guide. In bite-sized tips, it provides the keys to lowering the risk of heart disease--the leading killer of men and women in the United States. Helping you take the steps you need to live a healthier lifestyle, this tip-based book is the ultimate collection of life-saving suggestions for anyone affected by bad cholesterol.
[from the back cover] "No more midnight snacks ... no more morning regrets. Just about every diet expert will tell you to stop eating after the dinner dishes are washed and put away. The problem is they don't tell you how. How, exactly, do you resist those overwhelming urges for desserts, snacks, and midnight munchies? There are at least 101 ways--and you'll find them in this simple, practical no-nonsense guide to healthy eating and weight-loss success. You'll find everything from quick tricks (like brushing your teeth) to surprising projects (like starting that novel you've been thinking about writing)--plus a special section on what to do "If You Have to Have It," filled with advice on the smartest low-calorie late-night treats. You can change your habits ...and change your life. All you have to do is shut that fridge--and open this book! ALSO INCLUDES SPECIAL IDEAS FOR LESS-FATTENING, MORE-FILLING EVENING MEALS."
The unique quick-tip reference for everyone who's fighting midnight munchies -- 101 Quick Tricks, Smart Strategies, and Healthy New Habits -- Advice on a Acceptable After-Dinner Treats -- Recipes for Less-Fattening, More-Filling Evening Meals
Contains tips on preventing diabetes, weight loss surgery and medications, diabetes complications, eating out, overcoming emotional obstacles to weight loss, exercise, and nutrition.
Why do we overeat time and time again? Why do we make poor diet choices while we want to be healthy? What makes losing weight so difficult? These and many other vital questions are addressed in 12 Steps to Raw Foods in an open and sincere dialogue. Based on the latest scientific research, Victoria Boutenko explains the numerous benefits of choosing a diet of fresh rather than cooked foods. This book contains self-tests and questionnaires that help the reader to determine if they have hidden eating patterns that undermine their health. Using examples from life, the author explores the most common reasons for people to make unhealthy eating choices.Rather than simply praising the benefits of raw foods, this book offers helpful tips and coping techniques to form and maintain new, healthy patterns. Learn how to make a raw food restaurant card that makes dining with co-workers easy and enjoyable. Discover three magic sentences that enable you to refuse your mother-in-law's apple pie without offending her. Find out how to sustain your chosen diet while traveling. These are only a few of the many scenarios that Boutenko outlines.Written in a convenient 12-step format, this book guides the reader through the most significant physical, psychological, and spiritual phases of the transition from cooked to raw foods. Embracing the raw food lifestyle is more than simply turning off the stove. Such a radical change in the way we eat affects all aspects of life. Boutenko touches on the human relationship with nature, the value of supporting others, and the importance of living in harmony with people who don't share the same point of view on eating. Already a classic, this enhanced second edition is aimed at anyone interested in improving their health through diet.
A new cookbook by the pioneer of delicious gluten-free food offers mouthwatering vegetarian recipes for gluten-free eaters. Whether it's because of food allergies, celiac disease, or dietary preferences, more and more people want to eliminate gluten from their diet. Many are looking for hearty, flavor-packed vegetarian and vegan options to increase their energy and make healthy choices for their families and the environment. At last, Carol Fenster-one of the country's foremost experts on special diets and an author of several popular gluten-free cookbooks-answers the call of a growing market of at-home cooks. In 125 Vegetarian Gluten-Free Recipes, Fenster applies her proven kitchen prowess to creating quick-and-easy vegetarian recipes that are sensational and healthful. From snacks and appetizers like Baked Kale Chips, to filling dinners like Chili Cornbread Casserole and Eggplant Parmesan Stacks, to decadent desserts like All-American Cherry Pie and Chocolate Brownies, 125 Vegetarian Gluten-Free Recipes is the perfect addition to any gluten-free kitchen.
What can you cook in 15 minutes? More than you ever imagined! 15-Minute Diabetic Meals is packed with over 200 recipes that you can make in 15 minutes or less. By using convenience items - pre-cooked meats, poultry, and pre-cut produce - and taking advantage of the freezer section of the grocery store, you can make healthy meals in a snap!
YouTube workout video star Zuzka Light presents her long-awaited debut fitness book, with a 30-day fitness regime of powerful, effective 15-minute workouts. Filming first from a tiny basement in Prague, and eventually settling in Los Angeles, Zuzka Light has single-handedly ushered in the YouTube fitness revolution. Viewers love Light for her short, ferociously effective workouts and her in-the-trenches, never-give-up positive attitude--and she's racked up more than half a billion views to prove it.Now, finally, comes 15 Minutes to Fit, Light's hotly anticipated debut, with a 30-day fitness plan guaranteed to burn fat and build ripped muscles. Based on innovative high-intensity interval training, the workouts in 15 Minutes to Fit are designed to be done anywhere, anytime (no fancy gym equipment necessary), in just 15 minutes a day. This book takes the guesswork out of the workout, providing: * A 30-day workout plan to whip your body into shape--in 15 minutes a day or less * A companion meal plan, with delicious and healthful recipes for each day * Step-by-step photographs throughout to illustrate proper form for the workouts * Quick facts on health and nutrition to help readers separate fact from fiction * Support and motivation from Light, who overcame many obstacles to become the female face of fitnessAs Light says, "Give me 15 minutes a day and I'll give you a badass body." Coauthored by New York Times-bestselling author Jeff O'Connell, 15 Minutes to Fit is the book legions of fans have been waiting for.
Diet cocktails that taste anything but! 150-Calorie Cocktails has more than 100 fun drinks--and not one tips the scales with calories. Made with all-natural ingredients and fresh fruit juices, these simple, tasty sips are perfect to mix up anytime! * White Wine Sangria * Blood Orange Shandy * Watermelon Martini * Champagne Float * Blueberry Ginger Fizzy * Mango-Orange Crush * Vanilla Chamomile Hot Toddy * Eggnog And, exclusive to this ebook are 14 recipes for low-calorie snacks that are perfect for cocktail hour!
ontroversial guide #11;to what's really healthy and what's not IN THIS TOTALLY UNIQUE NUTRITION REFERENCE GUIDE, acclaimed nutritionist Jonny Bowden debunks old-school food myths, saves the reputations of foods long suffering from bad PR, and provides you with just the facts-what you need to know to make good, health- conscious decisions about which foods you and your family should eat. You'll also learn the latest research findings and recommendations from around the world- amazing discoveries-about the health benefits of nutrient-packed foods you've loved since you were a kid, and some you've never tried! · BLUEBERRIES actually help neurons in your brain communicate with one another more effectively, slowing memory loss and making them the ultimate memory food! PEANUTS are surprisingly high in antioxidants, ranking them in the same class as powerhouses like strawberries and blackberries! · Recent studies have revealed that in addition to relieving muscle and joint stiffness and menstrual discomfort, CINNAMON may reduce blood sugar and "bad" cholesterol! A handful of Gail BERRIES.. .Hey, what are Goji berries? And why are they in this book? No food provides everything. But real food-whole food with minimal processing-contains a virtual pharmacy of nutrients, phytochemicals, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, antiinflammatories, and healthful fats, all of which can keep you alive and thriving into your tenth decade. Learn how easy it is to find "real" food and discover what a dozen nutrition experts say are their "top ten" healthiest foods on earth. It's all the best nutrition advice you could possibly find-and it's all right here!
The 150 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Energy: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About Using Nutrition, Exercise, Supplements, Stress Relief, and Personal Empowerment to Stay Energized All Dayby Jonny Bowden
The 150 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Energy shows anyone how to get more energy out of their body--naturally. Nationally known health expert Jonny Bowden presents small changes anyone can implement up front for big energy--such as what to eat for all-day endurance, when to time a workout for the biggest brain boost, or how working with (or against) natural light cycles can make your sleep restorative or slump-inducing. Energy starts with attitude-readers will learn how to think like a high-energy person and use breathing techniques, meditation, and exercise to bust stress, beat fatigue, and boost stamina. Readers learn how physical factors such as toxins, eating patterns, and nutritional deficiencies can sabotage strength-and how they can be corrected with proper diet and supplements.The 150 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Energy gives readers a complete program to go from exhausted to energized.
A mother of seven who lost more than 150 pounds over 12 years ago shows you how to successfully lose weight and keep it off! Say goodbye to diets and learn how to change your lifestyle by identifying trigger foods, breaking unhealthy eating habits, and reorienting your thinking. Includes weight-loss recipes, a 12-week fitness plan, and weight management strategies.