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Want to improve your health, prevent illnesses, and achieve and maintain a healthy body weight? Whole foods are the answer! This comprehensive cookbook incorporates an incredible variety of nourishing foods and recipes-you'll decrease inflammation, fend off disease, and increase energy, all without excess sugar, fat, and artificial additives. These minimally processed foods, such as fresh produce, lean meats, and whole grains, are packed with both the essential nutrients you need and the amazing flavor your family craves. Inside, you'll learn how to use the delicious variety of wholesome, natural foods to create satisfying recipes like: Raspberry-Yogurt Muffins Spicy Peanut Noodles Peach and Chevre Panino Fruit-Glazed Pork Loin Summer Vegetable Stew Raspberry Sorbet From easy weeknight meals to indulgent special-occasion treats, the recipes in The Everything Whole Foods Cookbook give you the confidence you need to start cooking with whole foods every day.
College is the doorway to a golden future, right? But if you're not careful, it's also a path to a mountain of debt. Worst-case scenario: You struggle for years to pay for an education that you can't turn into a paying job. But it doesn't have to be that way. In The New College Reality, Dr. Bonnie Snyder tells you how the system works and how to make college pay off. Forget conventional wisdom and let her revolutionary rules show you how to integrate job planning and education with financial responsibility: Make sure your degree relates to existing or emerging jobs Resumes, personal brands, and college contacts lead to jobs Shelter your assets from the financial aid formula Limit your total borrowing to your expected first-year salary Always be ready to create your own job Don't squander money on a useless, self-indulgent degree. Instead, squeeze maximum career value out of every semester of college while scrimping on costs. The result will be a great career that really uses your education.
Everyone wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically accurate, but getting to that point is not always easy. If you've ever had difficulty finding the right phrase to complete a simple sentence or have struggled to put a complicated thought into words, The Only Grammar and Style Workbook You'll Ever Need is for you. In this book, grammar savant Susan Thurman guides you through the complexities of spelling, usage, and style in the English language. Her comprehensive drills show you how to: Find the right words Identify the parts of speech Recognize elements of a good sentence Avoid common grammatical and punctuation mistakes Write clearly and directly With more than 150 exercises and in-depth lessons, this workbook will quickly become your go-to resource for all your writing needs.
Heartstone weaves elements of the Arthurian legend into a contemporary quest tale in which a young woman seeks the truth behind her father's disappearance and the mysterious stone he left her. Maxine Pike teaches English and folklore at a community college on Chicago's north side where she lives with an over-sized dog and vague aspirations. Shortly after learning her archaeologist father is missing and presumed dead, she becomes custodian of the strange-colored stone he left her. Immediately she begins searching for answers: what happened to her father and what is the story behind the stone? Events are set in motion that will test her courage and faith and force her to redefine her own reality.
When Kurt Wicklow disappears was it a case of an investment advisor absconding with his client's money or was foul play involved? And when the wife of Foxport's former chief of police and a ''good friend'' of Wicklow's turns up dead, things begin to add up. And Quint finds himself trying to prove the innocence of a man who has just moved in with Elaine, Quint's former lover.
When reporter Jeff Barlowe is jailed for contempt of court for refusing to put a name to his source, he calls on his friend, private detective Quint McCauley to bail him out. Working with the source, an environmental vigilante known only as the Blue Fox who is the lead suspect in the murder of local developer, Quint tries to learn who else wanted the man dead and, at the same time, maintain the Fox's anonymity.
Jubal and Brig Tanner are brothers who have been feuding for years. When Brig's young girlfriend is killed, most figure the bullet was meant for Brig and the shooter was Jubal. Jubal hires a very reluctant Quint McCauley, who finds himself mired in the horse-breeding industry as he delves into the Tanner family's darkest secrets.
Now a private detective in the Chicago suburb of Foxport, Quint investigates the apparent suicide of a judge who had just been indicted on bribery charges. The judge's widow stands to lose a sizeable insurance policy if Quint can't prove it was murder. And she asks so nicely.
Preston Hauser, owner of a famous department store, asks his head of security, Quint McCauley, to investigate some threatening letters he has received. No sooner does Quint take on the job, than Preston is poisoned by one of his own vitamin pills. With Quint looking on. Suspicion falls on Hauser's young wife, Diana, but Quint quickly learns she's not the only one who might benefit from the millionaire's death.
D-iscouraged with the way you look?I-nterested in long-term results?E-xcited for the new and improved you?T-ime to get a move on!Tired of the roller-coaster ride called dieting? You are not alone! Now, with nationally celebrated weight-loss expert Cyndi Targosz as your guide, you can say goodbye to fly-by-night fad diets, create a real plan for losing - and keeping off - the weight, and have a great time doing it!Complete with tips and tricks for curbing your cravings, personalizing your plan of attack, and embracing your new delicious life, you'll be on the track to a better you in no time. With Cyndi's Secrets' for success, you will learn how to:find out the real reason you're overweightAdapt the new Food Pyramid to your nutritional needsShop, cook, and dine (in or out) and stay on courseLet Cyndi and her one-of-a-kind program refresh, inspire, and energize you. With The Only Diet Book You'll Ever Need, your new life starts today. What are you waiting for?
Which books belong on every woman's bookshelf? Can you really plan a safe solo vacation? How can you take control in any emergency? Finally, life's essential decisions and directions are gathered in one place! In this all-purpose guide to everything, you will find sage advice, practical tips, and fun solutions boiled down into 298 lists, including:Extend Your Life by Ten Good Years Work Smarter, Not Longer Dress Your Closet Well Know That He Loves You, Even If He Rarely Says It Make It Chic--On the Cheap! Thank People You Never Think of Thanking . . . and so many more! No matter your job, lifestyle, or fashion taste, you can finally have all the secrets to living the good life in one book!
From ancient Greek lore to vampire movies and modern medicine, what other herb invokes such strong feelings in people as allium sativum - better known as garlic? Most people know garlic can season food and may even protect from evil spirits but they may not know it can cure colds, attract lovers, and sweeten luck - until now. "A Miscellany of Garlic" reveals all of the splendors of this amazing plant, including: to keep them safe and strong, Egyptian slaves chewed on garlic while building the pyramids; eating garlic can help repair lung damage caused by smoking; Tibetan monks were banned from eating garlic - due to its reputation as an aphrodisiac; large quantities of raw garlic can prevent roundworm and other parasites; and a mixture of crushed garlic and water can rid roses of aphids. Packed with hundreds of aromatic facts, trivia, and quick-to-table recipes, "A Miscellany of Garlic" is an homage to the savory herb no garlic lover can resist. Show More Show Less
This first in a series launch introduces Claire Watkins, a deputy sheriff for the Pepin County Police Department. Claire, a former Minneapolis police detective, and her 10-year-old daughter Meg fled the Twin Cities after her husband, Steve, also a cop, was killed.When Landers Anderson--an elderly neighbor who befriended Claire and Meg--dies of a heart attack after being sideswiped with a shovel, Claire determines to find the culprit. This involves delving into Landers's family history and investigating the machinations of a right-wing group, Homeowners of America, that is buying up property to build an environmentally unsound development.At the same time, Meg fearfully admits to Claire that she saw the man who killed Steve. Claire contacts her former partner, Det. Bruce Jacobs, and prods him into accelerating the investigation into Steve's death.
Claire Watkins, deputy sheriff of Pepin County, Wisconsin, makes a strong second showing that ought to gain her new fans. In spite of recurrent panic attacks associated with the death of her husband, Claire is starting to find the peace and security she's been seeking for herself and her 10-year-old daughter, Meg, since leaving her promising career with the St. Paul-Minneapolis police department for the small bluff town of St. Antoine.One summer evening, while her sister Bridget takes care of Meg, Claire and Rich Haggard, a local pheasant farmer she's been dating for three months, attend a street dance in nearby Little Rock. Just as the fun gets under way, screams for help stop the music and put romance on hold. Someone has stabbed well-liked farmer Jed Spitzler in the chest. Members of the close-knit St. Antoine community join Jed's children in searching for Jed's killer.Long-hidden town secrets are revealed as Claire seeks the truth and continues to struggle with her own demons.
Wisconsin winter weather plays as important a role as any individual in this nicely paced tale of domestic abuse and murder. Claire Watkins is still adjusting to life in little Fort St. Antoine when she notices the bruises and stiff gait of a local woman named Stephanie Klaus. Small town or big city, Claire knows the signs of abuse when she sees them. Stephanie, however, won't talk, even when her new boyfriend, Buck, is tied into his car, driven out on the treacherous ice of Lake Pepin and left there to sink and drown.When Stephanie, accompanied by Buck's delightful dog, Snooper, tries to leave town, she is once again beaten; this time, she barely survives . . .
Sure, you've heard of Apple and IBM. But what about Intron? Or Celestica? Or Autoliv? In today's fast-paced world, in which technology expands at the speed of thought, high-tech stocks like these have become an attractive target for investors. Tech stocks have vaulted to unprecedented heights on the strength of their companies' innovation.Now you can add these high-performance stocks to your portfolio and watch your profits soar. Sander and Bobo, authors of the top-selling The 100 Best Stocks You Can Buy series, take you on a company-by-company tour of the best tech stocks. They tell you which companies are on the way up and which should be avoided. And they apply the principles of value investing, the method used by Warren Buffet, who knows a thing or two about making money in an unsettled market. Tech stocks are the future. And the future is now.
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the most dynamic new investing opportunity around. ETFs offer you an efficient, cost-effective, and convenient way to access returns both from emerging markets and from a wide range of other investment opportunities.Experts Peter Sander and Scott Bobo, authors of the bestselling The 100 Best Stocks You Can Buy series, show you how to pick the best ETFs to strengthen your portfolio. With each recommendation, they provide a summary of the fund, its strengths and weaknesses, its component stocks, and facts and figures concerning its past performance. All this comes with a comprehensive introduction that outlines the basics of ETF trading. With the authors' help, you can create an investment strategy that concentrates on long-term asset allocation rather than merely short-term gain.In today's volatile marketplace, you're looking for the best way to make money. This book shows you how.
Open this Bible Companion to dig deeply into the principles of God's Word, to hear God's Voice, leading you toward developing A Life Well Lived. Christians often wonder if their decisions and behaviors are truly pleasing to God, if, in God's eyes, they are living life well. New Christians may say, "Okay, I have placed my complete trust in Jesus to save me from my sins. Now what? What does this look like every day?" In A Life Well Lived Bible Companion, Charles Swindoll starts with the poignant and inspirational message in his book A Life Well Lived, which is based on Scripture in the book of Micah. Using biblical teaching and an inspirational messages, he leads Christians to abandon unnecessary feelings of doubt, showing that a life lived unto God is a life well lived Find freedom from unscriptural notions of failure and understand the rewards of an obedient heart.
In a world where everything is constantly moving forward, we often take a long, hard look in the mirror, see the same old sinner that should have been left behind long ago, and wonder if we've done enough to merit God's approval. The Creator never intended us to be burdened by constant guilt, shame, and fear. In A Life Well Lived, Charles Swindoll provides a poignant and inspirational message from the book of Micah that frees Christians from unscriptural notions of failure and shows them the rewards of an obedient heart. Rather than focusing on the "Checklist Christianity" that misses God's message of redemption, Swindoll encourages us to embrace the fullness of our Creator's love. Leave the shackles of second-guessing forever behind and embrace God's grace with A Life Well Lived. "What honors the Lord is a heart that beats in the same rhythm as His, a spirit that values the same qualities that define Him. He wants people who do what is right, who love kindness, and who walk humbly with Him. Do as he says, and you will not only honor the Lord you love, you will live life well."
Life brings successes and failures, joys and adversity, to each of us. It's what you do with these experiences that shapes the person you become. Through true stories, readers will discover sixteen simple life lessons that will motivate and inspire. These simple truths will: make decision-making simpler; provide courage to pursue passions; give eyes to see new opportunities; offer tools to conquer challenges; and equip with the ability to find joy in each moment.Author, blog-talk radio host, and renowned speaker Rick Tocquigny delivers truly motivational messages tailored to help people overcome life's discouragements and find the blessing in each day. Tocquigny's message is infused with grace, joy, and faith.
The new Nordic cuisine--simple, healthy, and fresh Do you want to cook rich and flavorful Scandinavian fare, such as Lobster Salad with Nobis Dressing or Danish Coconut Dream Cake, but don't know where to start? With this collection of recipes, you can craft unique dishes inspired by the natural world anytime. From simple breakfasts to elaborate smorgasbords, this comprehensive cookbook introduces you to the delightful tastes and healthful benefits of the Nordic lifestyle with more than 300 easy-to-make recipes, including: Gingersnap Meatballs Savory Pear Soup Norwegian Eggs Benedict Spring Chicken Salad with New Asparagus and Pickled Rhubarb Smoked Trout with Summer Vegetables Swedish Apple Cake Whether you're looking to simplify your diet, want to try home preserving, or can't get enough of Scandinavian products like smoked salmon and lingonberry jam, The Everything Nordic Cookbook has all the tips and recipes you need to reap the rewards of the Nordic lifestyle!
Relive the Moment When the Bruins Won It All!After thirty-nine torturous, winless years, the Bruins finally returned home with their prize - but bringing the Stanley Cup back to Boston was no easy feat.The heated series, arguably the scrappiest in play off history, took a toll on the Black and Gold and their fans. Brutal hits and at-the-buzzer losses were enough to wane anyone's faith. Fans couldn't help but cringe as they watched their favorite team repeat their history of nightmarish defeats. 2011 was not going to be the year for them.Yet, the Bruins somehow pulled through, winning four out of the last five playoff games including a thrilling shut-out in Game 7. Not only did the Bruins fulfill their incredible wish, but they also won recognition as the only NHL team to ever win three games en route to the Stanley Cup.Bruin Redemption captures every moment of the Bruins' journey toward victory. With an in-depth background of the team's struggles and thrilling snapshots of the games leading up to the big win, readers will want to relive this unforgettable ride again and again.
After spending time as a professor in upstate New York, Robert Ward decided to give journalism a try. What followed were two decades of assignments for New Times, GQ, SPORT, Rolling Stone, and other publications, covering the biggest stars of the sporting, music, art, and film worlds. This collection includes Ward's celebrated story on Reggie Jackson that nearly tore the New York Yankees apart (and was later brought to life in an ESPN miniseries "The Bronx Is Burning"); a profile of the "outlaw" country music movement of Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Jeff Walker, and David Allan Coe; and an insightful feature on Hustler publisher Larry Flynt as a young pornographer that almost cost Ward his life. Also included are essays about the former premier of Vietnam Nguyen Cao Ky trying to adjust to life in California; an aging Lee Marvin dealing with the survivor's guilt from his time in World War II; and profiles of LeRoy Neiman, Robert Mitchum, and a variety of fringe characters on the American scene.
Every Happy Chef's Secret-Booze! The only thing better than homemade is homemade with alcohol. In Never Cook Sober Cookbook, Stacy Laabs and Sherri Field prove that cooking is a lot more fun when you do it sauced-and we're not talking Worcestershire. With this no-booze-barred guide, every meal you make is a hangover waiting to happen. So unlock the liquor cabinet and get ready to whip up such liquored-up recipes as: Giddy Raspberry Tea Vodka Granola Yogurt Bottoms-Up Mudslide Smoothie Distracted Bourbon Pecan Waffles Happy Hour Clam Beer Bites Tipsy Tequila Lime Chicken Tacos Sassy Salmon in Champagne Sauce Play-It-Again Gin Scallops Half-Seas over Lime Rum Shrimp Kebabs Mixology Cupcakes Zonked Kahlua Fudge Brownies With 100 mouthwatering appetizers, entrees, sides, and desserts guaranteed to get your taste buds buzzin', you'll have all you need to drive your family and friends to drink-one drunken dish at a time!
The third novel in the Noah Braddock series! Private eye Noah Braddock has finally found peace in his once tumultuous relationship with Detective Liz Santangelo and has called a tentative truce with his alcoholic mother, Carolina. So when lawyer Darcy Gill demands that he look into a hopeless death row case, he's more interested in catching some waves before San Diego's rare winter weather takes hold. Then Darcy plays her trump card: the man scheduled to die#151;convicted of killing two men in cold blood#151;is the father Noah never knew.