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Cooking Well Series

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Cooking Well: Multiple Sclerosis by Marie-Annick Courtier; Foreword by Vincent F. Macaluso MD
Cooking Well: Healthy Italian by Lauryn Colatuno, Mary Ann Colatuno, and Cecilia Pappano
Cooking Well: Anti-Aging by Dr. Sonali Ruder; Contribution by Jo Brielyn

Cooking Well Series : Titles in Order

Book 20
Improve Health and Reduce Signs of Aging with Over 100 Delicious and Nutritious Recipes

More and more research has shown that we actually do have some control over how we age. Many of our lifestyle habits, like diet, sleep, exercise, and stress management, affect our body’s ability to repair the cellular damage that occurs with age. Many foods have properties that help prevent certain diseases and keep us feeling young and healthy. Incorporating these foods into our diet early on helps ensure that the aging process will be gentle and healthful.

Cooking Well: Anti-Aging features over 100 recipes designed to strengthen your immune system, increase your energy and keep you feeling healthy well into your golden years.

With a variety of recipes to suit all tastes and lifestyles, Cooking Well: Anti-Aging has everything you need to keep your appetite satisfied while taking advantage of key ingredients in preventing the negative effects of aging.

Cooking Well: Anti-Aging also includes:
• Tips on how to age gracefully through diet and exercise, including boosting metabolism reducing cholesterol
• Guidelines on foods to choose and foods to avoid to improve wellness—in the short and long term
• A meal diary and helpful tips that make it easy to create your own customized diet plan

All recipes and meals in the “Cooking Well” series have been specially created by renowned health and diet experts. Each book in the series also includes general nutrition information as well as tips on which foods to avoid along the path of nutritional healing.
Book 19
Experience the rich, full flavors of authentic Italian cuisine—made healthy!
 
The secret to truly authentic Italian cooking lies in the careful selection of the very best ingredients, combining them together to create rich, flavorful dishes that both nourish and satisfy. Italian cuisine teaches the importance of understanding each ingredient, and includes some of the most varied and impactful recipes in the world. Promoting simple cooking techniques that anyone can practice, all while concentrating on unique flavors and appealing textures, is what has given Italian cuisine its reputation for filling, healthful food.
 
Whether you’re looking for simple, classic dishes such as Pasta Fagioli and Shrimp Fra Diavolo, or are looking to try some more unique Italian recipes, Cooking Well: Healthy Italian has something for everyone. Each recipe has been designed to incorporate healthy and convenient cooking methods and ingredients, making it easier than ever to bring nutritious, authentic Italian cooking into your home.
 
Cooking Well: Healthy Italian also includes:
• An overview of the proper usage for authentic Italian ingredients—such as olive oil, tomatoes, garlic, and fine Italian cheeses—as well as their
nutritional benefits
• Healthy alternatives to traditional Italian recipes, including low-oil preparations and delicious vegetarian options to suit any diet
• Step-by-step instructions and helpful tips on Italian cooking techniques and ingredients for beginner chefs and those new to Italian cooking
• A guide to preparing homegrown ingredients and homemade stocks to bring out the full fl avor of Italian cooking
 
Cooking Well: Healthy Italian contains over 100 traditional and popularized recipes including Shrimp Scampi, Quadrettini Casserole,  Polenta Parmesan, Chicken Saltimocca, Simple Pasta Pesto, Goat Cheese, Bruschetta, Ricotta Cheesecake Parfaits and many more!
Book 18
Enjoy a healthy, balanced diet with authentic Chinese cuisine!

The artistry of Chinese cooking lies in the attention to every detail of a dish’s preparation. Empowered by a deep culture of harmony and balance, making the most of the health benefits of each ingredient, and presenting each meal in an attractive, appetizing way are the three hallmarks of true Chinese cuisine. With Cooking Well: Healthy Chinese, you and your family can enjoy the wonderful tastes, colors, and aromas of Chinese cooking.

Whether you’re looking for well-known dishes such as Chicken Chow Mein and Kung Pao Chicken, or are interested in trying traditional Chinese recipes, Cooking Well: Healthy Chinese has something for everyone. Each recipe has been designed to incorporate healthy and convenient cooking methods and ingredients, making it easier than ever to bring nutritious, authentic Chinese cooking into your home.

Cooking Well: Healthy Chinese also includes:
• An overview of authentic Chinese ingredients—like tofu, winter melon, and bamboo shoots—and their nutritional benefits
• Healthy alternatives to traditional Chinese ingredients, as well as low-oil preparations and healthy stir-fries to suit any diet
• Step-by-step instructions and helpful tips on Chinese cooking techniques and ingredients for beginner chefs and those new to Chinese cooking
• A guide to authentic Chinese ingredients and where to find them

Cooking Well: Healthy Chinese contains over 125 traditional and popularized recipes including Spicy Szechuan-Style Noodles, Pork and Shrimp Wontons, Chicken with Enoki Mushroom Soup, Stir-Fried Chicken with Sweet Flour Sauce, Sweet and Sour Chicken with Vegetables, Chicken with Goji Berries and Chinese Yam, Red Bean Cake, and many more!
Book 17
Enjoy Delicious Recipes Specially Designed for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Digestive Diseases

Irritable bowel syndrome and digestive diseases (such as Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis) are complex disorders accompanied by a myriad of symptoms, which can make daily living very difficult. While there is not yet a cure for these conditions, a healthy, balanced diet can help alleviate suffering and enable you to enjoy a healthy, productive life.

Whether you have a digestive disease yourself or are looking to cook for a friend or family member with digestive problems, Cooking Well: IBS offers a varied selection of recipes created specifically to help aid digestion and improve gastrointestinal health.

Cooking Well: IBS also includes:
• An overview on IBS and other digestive diseases
• Lifestyle tips for reducing symptoms and improving overall wellness
• Dietary suggestions to promote healthy digestion and reduce flare-ups

Some of the over 100 easy and delicious recipes featured in Cooking Well: IBS include Gluten-Free Banana Granola Pancakes, Butternut Parsnip Soup, Chickpea Salad with Lemon and Parmesan, Cracked Crab with Curry and Ginger Sauce, Wild Rice Casserole, Chicken Tarragon, Chocolate Mousse with Raspberry Sauce, and more.

The Cooking Well series is specially designed to augment the treatment and symptom management of your disease through the benefits of specific, nutrient-rich foods. Featuring delicious and healthful recipes that are easy to prepare as well as helpful tips and information about the role of nutrition for your condition, this book includes everything you need to improve your daily functioning and enjoy your life to the fullest.
Book 16
Enjoy the Warmth and Comfort of Flavorful, Healthy Soups!

Soup is one of the simplest and greatest comfort foods and with Cooking Well: Healthy Soups you’ll learn to harness the healing benefits of specific ingredients to help recover from a cold, soothe a sore throat, or simply encourage overall health and wellness. With over 75 recipes, you will never run out of tasty and easy-to-prepare soup ideas.

Whether you’re looking for a thick, hearty stew or a light and refreshing chilled dessert soup, Cooking Well: Healthy Soups offers a varied selection of recipes that you and your family are sure to love.

Cooking Well: Healthy Soups also includes:
• An overview on the healing properties of common ingredients in soups
• A discussion on how soup can help keep you and your family healthy
• Basic stock recipes for all types of soups

Some of the over 75 easy and delicious recipes to be found inside include Zesty Tomato Soup, Miso Soup with Tofu and Green Onions, Vegetarian Split Pea Soup, Manhattan Clam Chowder, Chicken Vegetable Soup, Italian Wedding Soup, Classic Gazpacho, Plum-Raspberry Dessert Soup, and more!
Book 15
Enjoy Irresistible Recipes Designed for a Complete Vegetarian Diet!

While it can sometimes be difficult to maintain a balanced vegetarian diet, Cooking Well: Healthy Vegetarian provides simple recipes that are as delicious as they are nutritious. With over 125 meatless recipes at your disposal, you will never tire of a complete vegetarian diet!

Cooking Well: Healthy Vegetarian includes a varied selection of vegetarian dishes that have been specially designed to create a well-proportioned, wholesome diet. Eating healthy has never been so easy!

Whether you are a devout vegetarian or vegan, or are simply seeking a healthier lifestyle, Cooking Well: Healthy Vegetarian is your complete guide to a plethora of savory options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert.

Cooking Well: Healthy Vegetarian also includes:
• A detailed discussion of how to get all the nutrients you need in your vegetarian diet
• How to cook with vegetarian substitutes to create nourishing, satisfying meals
• The best way to use herbs and spices to complement your meatless meals

Some of the over 125 easy and delicious recipes to be found inside include Oatmeal Pecan Waffles, Fresh Orange Compote with Granola, Butternut and Ginger Soup, Quinoa and Black Bean Salad, Portobello Burgers, Savory Roasted Eggplant Spread, Cauliflower-Potato Bake, Black Bean Brownies, Sweet Potato Custard, and more!
Book 14
Enjoy Delicious Recipes Specially Designed to Improve Prostate Health

Diet plays an important role in your body’s overall health, including the prostate. Cooking Well: Prostate Health features over 100 recipes to reduce the risk of prostate problems and to improve prostate wellness.

More than 30 million men suffer from prostate conditions that negatively affect their quality of life. While family history and aging are major factors of declining prostate health, proper nutrition also plays an essential role in prevention and management of prostate problems and improving prostate health.

Foods such as tomatoes, broccoli, berries, and nuts have been shown to have a positive impact on prostate health. Cooking Well: Prostate Health combines these and other foods into delicious recipes to keep appetites satisfied while maintaining a balanced diet to benefit the prostate.

Cooking Well: Prostate Health also includes:
• An overview of the prostate and common ailments such as prostatitis and prostate cancer
• Guidelines on foods to choose and foods to avoid for optimal prostate health
• Helpful tips to make it easy to create a customized diet plan

Some of the over 100 easy and delicious recipes to be found inside include Muesli with Peaches and Almonds, Lentil Soup with Ground Turkey, Tomato and Basil Salad, Shrimp Scampi Style, Salmon with Orange Sauce, Chicken Breast with Asian Glaze, Turkey Chili, Stuffed Eggplant, Carrot Cake, and Pomegranate & Strawberry Parfait.
Book 13
Enjoy Delicious Recipes Specially Designed for Fibromyalgia Patients

While diet alone cannot cure fibromyalgia, the proper foods can play an important role in your body’s health and wellness. Cooking Well: Fibromyalgia features over 75 recipes developed to support your treatment plan.

Cooking Well: Fibromyalgia provides recipe varieties to keep your appetite satisfied while considering the impact of food ingredients on fibromyalgia symptoms.

Whether you’re looking for brunch, lunch, a snack, a breakfast shake, or a hearty dinner, there is a wide variety of healthy and balanced meal choices for you to follow.

Cooking Well: Fibromyalgia also includes:
• An overview on fibromyalgia and the impact of proper nutrition
• Guidelines on foods to choose and foods to avoid to improve symptoms
• A meal diary and helpful tips to make it easy to create your own customized diet plan

Just a few of the scrumptious and healthy recipes to be found inside this book include French Toast with Orange Slices, Black Bean Soup, Greens with Goat Cheese, Dates, and Walnuts, Broiled Salmon with Dill, Chicken Breast with Asian Glaze, Turkey Breast with Italian Herbs, Green Beans with Mushrooms, Baked Apples with Cranberries, and Pomegranate and Strawberry Parfait.
Book 12
Discover over 100 delicious recipes—plus expert health and wellness advice—specially designed for hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism patients

While diet alone cannot cure thyroid disease, the proper foods can play an important role in your body’s health and wellness. Cooking Well: Thyroid Health features over 100 recipes developed to support your thyroid treatment plan.

Cooking Well: Thyroid Health provides recipe varieties to keep your appetite satisfied while considering the impact of food ingredients on thyroid health and medication compliance.

Whether you’re looking for brunch, lunch, a snack, a breakfast shake, or a hearty dinner, there is a wide variety of healthy and balanced meal choices for you to follow.

Cooking Well: Thyroid Health also includes:
• An overview on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism and the impact of proper nutrition
• Guidelines on foods to choose and foods to avoid to improve thyroid function
• A meal diary and helpful tips to make it easy to create your own customized diet plan

Just a few of the scrumptious and healthy recipes to be found inside this book include Mediterranean Portobello Burger, Onion Soup, Lamb Chops with Herbs, Roasted Chicken Breast with Sweet Potatoes, Stuffed Turkey Breast Italian-Style, Butternut Squash with Cinnamon, Strawberries with Spicy Red Wine, and Winter Fruit Salad.
Book 11
Entertain the Healthy Way with Fun, Family-Friendly Drinks

Whether you’re watching your weight, trying to live healthier, or entertaining for a crowd that includes people who don’t consume alcohol, the quick and easy recipes in Cooking Well: Alcohol-Free Beverages offer a wide selection of tasty and refreshing alcohol-free drinks.

Each recipe is simple to create and incorporates healthy ingredients, making them perfect for family get-togethers, kids’ parties, holidays, or everyday occasions. With Cooking Well: Alcohol-Free Beverages you can finally enjoy healthy alternatives to alcoholic drinks, while also reaping the nutritional benefits of a wide variety of fresh fruits and herbs, including grape, lemon, apple, mint, and ginger.

Cooking Well: Alcohol-Free Beverages also includes:
• List of basic tools for mixing drinks
• Overview of common ingredients used throughout the recipes
• Helpful tips and techniques for straining, juicing, frothing, and more

A few of the more than 150 easy and delicious recipes included in the book: Orange Blossom Cocktail, Tutti Frutti Punch, Creamy Coffee Shaker, Cinnamon Lemon Punch, Hot Mint Lemondae, Maraschino Cocktail, Black Currant Tea, Orange and Grenadine Frappe, Cafe au Lait, Watermelon Lemonade Punch, and so many more!
Book 10
From the White House to your neighbor’s backyard, it seems like everyone is planting a kitchen garden these days. With increasing amounts of pesticides and chemicals being added to many fruits and vegetables, it is no surprise that so many people are looking for healthier, natural alternatives to store-bought produce. One of the safest—and most enjoyable—ways to get fresh produce is to grow your own  kitchen garden. Not only can it provide your family with quality fruits and vegetables, but it is also an opportunity to bring beauty, color, and life to your backyard.
 
From the Editors of Cooking Well comes The New Kitchen Garden, a new guide which provides an extensive selection of nutritious, delicious recipes that can bring the healthfulness of your garden right to your dinner table. Cooking Well’s The New Kitchen Garden features simple and delicious recipes designed to highlight the tastes of fresh ingredients from your very own garden. The perfect book for those who already have a garden or want to start one, this title also includes tips on gardening, harvesting, canning, and preserving.
 
These simple, delicious recipes highlight homegrown ingredients and encourage the rewarding connection between gardening and enjoying fresh, healthful meals made from your own backyard. The New Kitchen Garden features easy-to-follow recipes, along with simple instructions and tips on how to start your own kitchen garden and preserve your harvest to enjoy fresh ingredients throughout the year.
 
In these frugal times, more and more Americans are turning to their own backyards as a source for fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables. Using ingredients from your own garden is a great way to save money and feel assured by the source of your produce.
 
With Cooking Well’s The New Kitchen Garden, you don’t need to be an experienced chef to enjoy the fresh flavors of produce from your garden. Quick and easy recipes make it possible for anyone to enjoy their homegrown ingredients in delicious new ways. 
 
In addition, The New Kitchen Garden also includes:
 
•     Tips on starting a kitchen garden and how to harvest fruits and vegetables
•     Instructions for canning and preserving so you can enjoy your harvest year round
•     Healthy cooking tips to preserve the nutrients in your produce
 
With Cooking Well’s The New Kitchen Garden, you don’t need to be an experienced chef to enjoy the fresh flavors of produce from your garden.
Book 9
Enjoy the Healing Power of Garlic
 
Throughout history, garlic has been used for its unique flavor as well as for its many healing properties including its ability to act as an anti-inflammatory and antibiotic, to lower cholesterol, and to maintain blood pressure. Now, with the recipes in Cooking Well: Garlic, you can harness the health benefits of garlic in tasty and easy-to-prepare meals for you and your family.
 
Cooking Well: Garlic has over 100 quick and easy recipes including Garlic Bean Soup, Shrimp Scampi, Chicken Breast with Garlic Cloves, Bow Tie Pasta with Roasted Garlic and Eggplant, Sugar Snap Peas with Garlic, and more.
 
Cooking Well: Garlic also includes:
– An overview of garlic’s historical and current medicinal uses
– A guide to growing, harvesting, and storing your own garlic
– Cooking tips for preserving the many health benefits of garlic
 
Whether you’re looking to improve your health, or just want to savor the delicious taste of garlic, Cooking Well: Garlic is the perfect resource for enjoying this miraculous herb.
Book 8
Enjoy the Healing Powers of Herbs with Over 50 Simple and Delicious Recipes!

"Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food." —Hippocrates

Countless cultures throughout history have used herbs for their unique flavors as well as for the treatment of various conditions and ailments. Now, with the recipes in Cooking Well: Healing Herbs, you can uncover the beneficial properties of a wide variety of herbs in these easy-to-use recipes!

Cooking Well: Healing Herbs features more than 50 healthy recipes including:
* Black Bean Soup with Lime and Cumin
* Chayote Squash Soup with Cilantro Sour Cream
* Marinated Chicken Tarragon
* Honey Mint Yogurt
* Plus an assortment of herbal tea recipes such as Cold and Flu Tea

Cooking Well: Healing Herbs also includes:
* Health benefits on 25 essential herbs
* Tips for starting your own healthy herb garden
* Instructions for creating your own at-home aromatherapy oils

Whether you’re looking to ease the symptoms a specific condition, seeking to energize or relax using herbs in tea, or just want to create tasty, healthy meals for yourself and your family, Cooking Well: Healing Herbs is the perfect resource for anyone interested in harnessing the powers of delicious, healthful herbs.
Book 7
The complete guide to preparing delicious desserts: low-carb and sugar-free!

If you are counting your carbs, diabetic, or just trying to cut back on your sugar intake, you have probably been craving the forbidden foods: cakes, pies, cookies, ice cream, and other desserts. Now, pastry chef Victor Kline has created over 100 delicious recipes to satisfy the sweetest tooth…even yours!

Over 100 Low-Carb Sugar-Free Recipes Including:

* New York Style Cheesecake
* Chocolate Chip Cookies
* Pumpkin Pecan Pie
* Tiramisu
* Fudge
* Chocolate Ice Cream
* Sugar-Free Sugar Cookies
* Pound Cake
* Chocolate Creme Pie
* Brownies

With the introduction of some remarkable sugar substitutes like Splenda, you can indulge in your favorite goodies without the guilt. With easy-to-follow instructions and easy-to-find ingredients, Cooking Well: Low-Carb, Sugar-Free Desserts is an essential cookbook for your kitchen.
Book 6
Eat well. Live long. Choose the Mediterranean Diet.

You have the power to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, and lessen symptoms of hypertension, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), joint pain and other rheumatoid problems, as well as certain skin ailments, with Cooking Well: Mediterranean Diet

The region of the Mediterranean is famous for the good health of its inhabitants who consume foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Now, some of the most delicious and healthy Mediterranean recipes are available in Cooking Well: Mediterranean Diet

Cooking Well: Mediterranean Diet contains recipes full of foods that are rich in essential omega-3’s, as well as:
* An overview on how omega-3’s can help with a range of diseases
* Tips on the best food to eat for a healthier heart
* A meal diary and checklist to track your progress

Being good to your body doesn’t mean you have to give up great-tasting food. Get the best of both worlds with Cooking Well: Mediterranean Diet.

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