Recently, I received a copy of Joy Bauer’s latest book: Food cures.
I didn’t ever hear from this woman before. I did some research & found out that she is one of the leading women in the nutrition world. She is a dietitian & nutrition expert. She also appears on the Today show on television in the USA.
Her latest book is a real winner. It has 516 pages of truly interesting information on all kind of foods that you must eat if you have a certain condition or to prevent one. The book has many different sections & deals with medical conditions like insomnia, arthritis, type 2 diabetes, memory loss, osteoporosis, premenstrual Syndrome, migraines, mood swings, celiac disease, cancer prevention, etc.
She explains everything well & shows us how we can improve these conditions by eating & drinking the right foods. She divides every section in breakfast, lunch, snacks & dinner parts. That’s very clever of her so it is easy to use. Joy also answers questions of people. She also tells us how & what we must do if we want to lose weight & how we must do that the right & healthy way.
She also has many tips on what we must eat & drink to improve healthy skin, healthy hair & how to feed a beautiful smile,…:)
Her writing is lovely, she writes with enthusiasm & she knows how to pen it down & motivates us all the way in this book!
I already tried & tested 2 recipes & they were ooh so tasty! They didn’t fail me at all! I just tweaked a bit the ingredients to my need.
She uses ingredients that you all can find in supermarkets or in the bio shops like Whole Foods or at farmer’s market’s. Her recipes are easy to make & are written down very well. She explains it well to us. I love her recipes because she cooks & eats a lot like me!The only point that I didn’t like was that she doesn’t uses agave syrup or coconut blossom sugar, because it is more healthier then the normal white beet sugar. She also didn’t use any unrefined coconut oil. It is far better than butter. I hope that in the feature she will use these good ingredients in her fabulous recipes. I think that she didn’t use that because it is very expensive, over here in Belgium, anyway!The book is a thick one but a huge success in my family. I am so happy that I received it!
Here is the tried & tested recipe number one. It is on page 381 & is listed under insomnia. She calls it: Pasta with roasted pumpkin, sage & walnuts.I made this tasty recipe yesterday & my husband & I loved it! The walnuts in here & the roasted pumpkin did it! I also used fresh sage from my garden. She used whole wheat pasta & I used 100% whole wheat rice. MMMMMMMMMM,….!
Here is recipe number 2: Ginger spiced whole grain muffins, listed under arthritis, page 180, living long & strong. I used whole grain spelt flour because I thought it would go well with the pumpkin purée & the ginger in here. Doesn’t these healthy muffins look amazing & pretty?
Here is her recipe:
& the rest:
I used fresh home-made pumpkin purée. We can’t get canned pumpkin purée over here in Belgium. I also used coconut blossom sugar instead of the packed brown sugar, so it is less sweet & is healthier that way. I also used silicon muffin trays, in flower shapes. You don’t have to grease silicon mats. MMMMMMM,…again! These healthy muffins are great to eat as breakfast or as brunch. Yummy all the way! They really fill you up!
It is a lovely book with many tips & research in it. You can read it, use it to get wiser & even to lose weight. The recipes rock!
This book costs 21.99 US Dollars & 24.99 Canadian Dollars. The ISBN number is: 978-1-60961-312-9
It has been published by Rodale Books at http://www.rodalebooks.com
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