Fast Healthy Food
Tasty, Nutritious Recipes for Every Meal, in 30 Minutes or LessBook - 2003
Are you too busy to spend a lot of time cooking but too concerned about nutrition to cut corners? Then you need Fast Healthy Food, a mouthwatering collection of 114 flavorful, nutritious dishes that take only 30 minutes or less to prepare and cook. Spanning the globe with dishes from Mexico to Italy to India, here are quick and easy recipes to suit every palate and every occasion. Each recipe includes detailed step-by-step instructions, complete nutritional information, and creative ideas for varying the dish. Preparation and cooking times for each recipe are highlighted -- 15, 20, 25, or 30 minutes -- to help busy cooks choose the perfect meal for the time available. Helpful tips called Plus Points show how to boost a meal's nutritional value and offer clear explanations of why the ingredients used in the recipes are good for you. Did you know, for example, that pine nuts are an excellent source of zinc, which helps protect the body against infection? Try Pasta with Potato, Beans, and Pesto for a good dose of it. Are you aware that salmon is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help protect against high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke? Think about making Smoked Salmon with Pasta Bows for dinner tonight. And you might want to add Chicken and Artichoke Saute to your cooking repertoire, since artichokes are good sources of calcium and vitamins A and C. Recipes for these fast, easy, and nutritious dishes -- shown in over 200 enticing full-color photographs -- are exactly what today's health-conscious, busy cook needs. Book jacket.
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 641.5 Fast
Characteristics: 255 p. : col. ill