A beautiful collection of vegan smoothies from powerhouse blogger The Blender Girl, featuring photographs, flavor boosters, and nutritional add-ons for every recipe. The Blender Girl takes smoothies to the next level in this comprehensive guide, helping you blast your way to good health and blended bliss. These 100 creative and delicious recipes are designed to fit your every need, whether you want to detox, lose a few pounds, get energized, or guard against seasonal colds. Each smoothie has three optional boosters (like chia seeds, ginger, coconut oil, or wheat grass) that allow you to ramp up flavor, nutrient value, or both. Featuring gorgeous photography throughout, a smoothie pantry that demystifies unusual ingredients, icons to identify smoothies that fit your particular dietary needs, and strategies for achieving smoothie success, this accessible handbook makes it fun and easy to find your perfect blend.
ABOUT THIS BOOK... The debut cookbook from the powerhouse blogger behind theblendergirl.com, featuring 100 gluten-free, vegan recipes for smoothies, meals, and more made quickly and easily in a blender. What’s your perfect blend? On her wildly popular recipe blog, Tess Masters—aka, The Blender Girl—shares easy plant-based recipes that anyone can whip up fast in a blender. Tess’s lively, down-to-earth approach has attracted legions of fans looking for quick and fun ways to prepare healthy food. In The Blender Girl, Tess’s much-anticipated debut cookbook, she offers 100 whole-food recipes that are gluten-free and vegan, and rely on natural flavors and sweeteners. Many are also raw and nut-, soy-, corn-, and sugar-free. Smoothies, soups, and spreads are a given in a blender cookbook, but this surprisingly versatile collection also includes appetizers, salads, and main dishes with a blended component, like Fresh Spring Rolls with Orange-Almond Sauce,Twisted Caesar Pleaser, Spicy Chickpea Burgers with Portobello Buns and Greens, and I-Love-Veggies! Bake. And even though many of Tess’s smoothies and shakes taste like dessert—Apple Pie in a Glass, Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake, or Tastes-Like-Ice- Cream Kale, anyone?—her actual desserts are out-of this-world good, from Chocolate-Chile Banana Spilly to Flourless Triple-Pecan Mousse Pie and Chai Rice Pudding. Best of all, every recipe can easily be adjusted to your personal taste: add an extra squeeze of this, another handful of that, or leave something out altogether— these dishes are super forgiving, so you can’t mess them up. Details on the benefits of soaking, sprouting, and dehydrating; proper food combining; and eating raw, probiotic-rich, and alkaline ingredients round out this nutrient-dense guide. But you don’t have to understand the science of good nutrition to run with The Blender Girl—all you need is a blender and a sense of adventure. So dust off your machine and get ready to find your perfect blend.
Online phenomenon The Blender Girl offers up 100 recipes for healthy living with tasty, crowd-pleasing dishes to help boost nutrition. The Perfect Blend functions not only as a cookbook but also as a guide for how to lead a more vibrant and healthy life. Blogging powerhouse Tess Masters lays out a dozen healthy goals for readers, capitalizing on current trends such as gaining energy, boosting immunity, reducing inflammation, detoxing the body, and probiotic power. Then, using her fun, playful voice, Masters offers easy-to-follow recipes for smoothies, elixirs, snacks, salads, sides, soups, mains, and desserts that help get results fast. Including a guide to key ingredients, an extensive resources section, and optional nutritional boosters for each recipe, The Perfect Blend will help readers find their own perfect blend. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Jessica Milan
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Release Date: 2015-05-12
A Lookbook of Style, A Cookbook of Easy Recipes Who says fashionistas can't enjoy delicious food? Jessica Milan, a model-turned-photographer and health-conscious foodie, brings you a lookbook of unique style and a cookbook of tasty vegan and gluten-free meals. Flip through and you will find super simple recipes for smoothies, apps, snacks, mains and treats paired with photos of real girls indulging in the finished products. You will love looking through the photos as much as you enjoy preparing and eating these amazing recipes, like Tex-Mex Potato Skins, Veggie Pad Thai, Quinoa Yam Patties and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Pesto. All of the recipes are vegan and completely soy- and gluten-free, using only fresh, all natural, good-for-the-body-and-the-mind ingredients, so you can savor every bite with no guilt. The heart of Lookbook Cookbook is in the clean, delicious and easy-to-make recipes, but also the soul is in its message: all girls deserve to have their pancakes and eat them too. So, whether you follow a strict vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free diet, or you simply want to incorporate more healthy meals into your week, Lookbook Cookbook is your must-have source of inspiration!
Author: Rockridge University Press
Publisher: Callisto Media Inc
Release Date: 2013-03-20
The Smoothie Recipe Book: 150 Smoothie Recipes Including Smoothies for Weight Loss and Smoothies for Optimum Health Smoothies are not only an easy and delicious way to increase your daily intake of fresh fruits and vegetables, they also provide proven health benefits for both your mind and body. The Smoothie Recipe Book serves up 150 enticing recipes for every palate. Enjoying the many advantages of smoothies has never been simpler: • 150 delicious recipes include green smoothies, protein smoothies, low-fat smoothies, weight-loss smoothies, anti-aging smoothies, smoothies for diabetics, and more. • Learn how smoothies can help you reach your weight-loss goals and keep the weight off for good without making you feel like you’re starving. • Make kid-friendly smoothies that get them to eat their daily dose of fruits and vegetables without ever knowing it! • The Smoothie Recipe Book is your guide to the optimum health and weight loss. Working healthful, nutritious food into busy, on-the-go lifestyles can be difficult, so let The Smoothie Recipe Book be your quick guide to detoxing and cleansing your system as well as for getting essential, natural vitamins and minerals to gain boundless energy and optimum health. Fiber-rich, low-calorie smoothies made with whole fruits and vegetables, herbs, and spices are also a tasty way to take unwanted pounds off as part of your weight-loss regimen. With The Smoothie Recipe Book: 150 Smoothie Recipes Including Smoothies for Weight Loss and Smoothies for Optimum Health, you’ll experience the vitality and energy to be your best.
A healthy guide to detoxing naturally, all year round--no dieting, juice fasting, or calorie counting required--to lose weight, improve digestion, sleep better, and feel great, featuring 100 properly combined recipes for every meal of the day. Most diets and cleanses have all-or-nothing rules that encourage unhealthy cycles of intense restriction followed by inevitable bingeing. In this healthy guide to detoxing naturally, nutritionist and blogger Megan Gilmore shares 100 delicious, properly combined recipes that will leave you feeling satisfied and well nourished while promoting weight loss and improving digestion and sleep. Because the recipes were developed with digestion mechanics in mind, detoxers won’t feel bloated or uncomfortable after eating. And crowd-pleasing recipes for every meal of the day—such as Banana Coconut Muffins, Chocolate Chia Shake, Broccoli Cheese Soup, Mediterranean Chopped Salad, Skillet Fish Tacos, Cauliflower Flatbread Pizza, and Peppermint Fudge Bars—are packed with all-natural, whole-foods ingredients designed to stave off feelings of deprivation. With helpful information on how to stock your detox-friendly kitchen plus a handy food-combining cheat sheet that demystifies this cutting-edge health principle, Everyday Detox makes it easy to start eating this way today. From the Trade Paperback edition.
The New York Times bestseller from the founder of Oh She Glows "Angela Liddon knows that great cooks depend on fresh ingredients. You'll crave every recipe in this awesome cookbook!" —Isa Chandra Moskowitz, author of Isa Does It "So many things I want to make! This is a book you'll want on the shelf." —Sara Forte, author of The Sprouted Kitchen A self-trained chef and food photographer, Angela Liddon has spent years perfecting the art of plant-based cooking, creating inventive and delicious recipes that have brought her devoted fans from all over the world. After struggling with an eating disorder for a decade, Angela vowed to change her diet — and her life — once and for all. She traded the low-calorie, processed food she'd been living on for whole, nutrient-packed vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, and more. The result? Her energy soared, she healed her relationship with food, and she got her glow back, both inside and out. Eager to share her realization that the food we put into our bodies has a huge impact on how we look and feel each day, Angela started a blog, ohsheglows.com, which is now an Internet sensation and one of the most popular vegan recipe blogs on the web. This is Angela's long-awaited debut cookbook, with a trasure trove of more than 100 moutherwatering, wholesome recipes — from revamped classics that even meat-eaters will love, to fresh and inventive dishes — all packed with flavor. The Oh She Glows Cookbook also includes many allergy-friendly recipes — with more than 90 gluten-free recipes — and many recipes free of soy, nuts, sugar, and grains, too! Whether you are a vegan, "vegan-curious," or you simply want to eat delicious food that just happens to be healthy, too, this cookbook is a must-have for anyone who longs to eat well, feel great, and simply glow! From the Trade Paperback edition.
You'll be amazed at what your blender can do for you! Blenders are the "it" accessory, mostly because smoothies are healthy and quick. Sure, but did you know you can also whiz up a mean burger—salmon, veggie, turkey, even beef—in a blender? Your blender is that good! Brownies, pancakes, slaws . . . there are so many things you can make easily and quickly. Not only that, but blending offers the perfect opportunity to sneak in some extra nutrition: Black beans in your chocolate cake? Carrots in your tomato sauce? Or a quick pulse of cauliflower that can stand in for cream in sauces and soups? A handy chart suggests ways to boost nutrition in recipes that you and your family will embrace. If a high-performance blender is already on your counter, this book is its obvious companion. Save money, eat healthier, and get dinner on the table in a jiffy with The Ultimate Blender Cookbook.
Author: JJ Smith
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-07-15
Genre: Health & Fitness
Recommends a ten-day cleansing diet for health and weight loss based on drinking green smoothies made from leafy greens and fruit juices and offers recipes for smoothies and advice on maintaining improvments when the ten days are over.
Indulge in these easy, delicious recipes and discover the incredible health benefits of green smoothies! IncredibleSmoothies.com founder Tracy Russell tried just about every fad diet and expensive "superfood” supplement out there, with negligible results. It wasn’t until she discovered green smoothies that she lost 40 pounds, lowered her cholesterol by 50 points, and started running marathons. InThe Best Green Smoothies on the Planet, Russell shares healthy, down-to-earth recipes made with unprocessed whole foods. Packed with fresh fruits and vegetables--particularly leafy greens--that you can find at your neighborhood grocery store or local farmers’ market, every recipe in this book contains nutrition information as well as options for substitutions and variations. Russell reveals optimal flavor pairings (which green goes best with which fruit and which fruits blend best together) and specific health benefits of key ingredients. Focusing on the many positive effects of drinking green smoothies, including detox and cleansing, natural weight loss, and mood enhancement, Russell offers nutrient-rich recipes with flavorful, fun combinations such as: Pineapple-Ginger Chocolate-Peanut Butter Mango-Avocado Cherry-Pomegranate Nectarine-Goji Berry With 150 delicious green smoothie favorites (enough smoothies for five whole months!),The Best Green Smoothies on the Planet provides recipes that can accommodate and enhance any individual or family diet. Whether you’re a smoothie veteran or trying something new, these drinks will wow you--with both accessibility and incredible taste.
Author: Ricki Heller
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Discover the hidden epidemic that may be making you sick—and a delicious food- based program that can help you heal Candida yeast is a normal part of a healthy digestive tract. But once the body's internal balance of "good" bacteria and other organisms has been upset, candida can grow out of control, resulting in a host of other symptoms from chronic fatigue and digestive disorders to skin conditions and allergies. The good news is that the key to rebalancing that internal environment just may reside in your kitchen. Health and wellness blogger Ricki Heller and functional nutritionist Andrea Nakayama demystify this challenging condition and share a food-based program to help you get your body back on track. A practical, accessible guidebook, Living Candida-Free offers: a customizable three-stage program, with an optional Fast Track plan strategies to transition to eating the anti-candida way with ease tips for stocking your pantry, with lists of key ingredients and substitutions 100 satisfying, plant-based recipes for every meal—including dessert!
The easiest way to make healthy—and delicious—frozen pops at home If you like smoothies, you’ll love Glow Pops. Blogger Liz Moody takes your favorite treat to the next level with 35 nutrient-filled recipes that will make you glow from the inside out. They’re fast, flexible, and packed with superfoods to boost your brain power, clear your skin, rev your metabolism, and much more. Whether you like the classics—think Chocolate Fudge, Cookie Dough, and Neopolitan—or prefer more adventurous combinations like Turmeric Golden Milk, Avocado Chile Lime, and Strawberry Cardamom Rose Lassi, Glow Pops has a pop for every palate. It’s as easy as a whiz in the blender and a pour into molds. The hardest part is waiting for the pops to freeze!
Author: Julie Cove
Publisher: Appetite by Random House
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Clean up your diet and detoxify your body with the alkaline lifestyle. This beautifully packaged book, complete with more than 150 inspiration recipes and an easy-to-follow four-step program, is focused on long-term health and well-being. Eat your way to better health! In Eat Better, Live Better, Feel Better, Julie Cove explains how having too many acid-forming foods in your body creates an environment that can cause inflammation, resulting in everything from headaches to muscle pain to chronic illness. But, she argues, by adapting to an alkaline-based lifestyle you can ward off ill health, aid digestion, eliminate acid reflux and increase your energy. In this beautiful book, Julie gives you everything you need to quickly feel the benefits of the alkaline way of life. In Part I, Julie explains the basics of alkalizing, the science behind the food choices you make and what happens in your body when you eat certain foods. Julie then introduces her easy-to-follow 4-step program. In the first step of the program, Inspire, you ease into the alkaline lifestyle; step 2, Desire, encourages detoxification; step 3, Aspire, helps you dump years of toxins; and finally, step 4, Acquire, shows you how to maintain a balanced alkaline lifestyle with food, exercise and a positive outlook. With the basics covered, Julie then gives you more than 150 nutritionally-balanced, inspirational recipes to get started. With easy-to-find ingredients and simple preparations, these recipes offer a multitude of options for alkaline-balanced eating, including: nourishing smoothies, breakfasts, salads, soups, warm dishes, savory bites and sweet treats. The recipes are easily adaptable and full of flavor, ready for you to mix and match to help you meet your alkaline goals. Julie's personal story of overcoming illness is behind the writing of this book. Now a holistic nutritionist and certified plant-based cook, she is the picture of an energetic, healthy and balanced lifestyle, and she wants to give you the tools to get there, too. Eat Better, Live Better, Feel Better is a book that will help balance your body and revitalize your life, and will be your blueprint for improved good health for years to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
An instant New York Times bestseller! Angela Liddon’s eagerly awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Oh She Glows Cookbook, featuring more than one hundred quick-and-easy whole-foods, plant-based recipes to keep you glowing every day of the year. Angela Liddon’s irresistible and foolproof recipes have become the gold standard for plant-based cooking. Her phenomenally popular blog and New York Times–bestselling debut, The Oh She Glows Cookbook, have amassed millions of fans eager for her latest collection of creative and accessible recipes. Now, in this highly anticipated follow-up cookbook, Liddon shares wildly delicious recipes that are perfect for busy lifestyles, promising to make plant-based eating convenient every day of the week—including holidays and special occasions! Filled with more than one hundred family-friendly recipes everyone will love, like Oh Em Gee Veggie Burgers, Fusilli Lentil-Mushroom Bolognese, and Ultimate Flourless Brownies, Oh She Glows Every Day also includes useful information on essential pantry ingredients and tips on making recipes kid-, allergy-, and freezer-friendly. A beautiful go-to cookbook from one of the Internet’s most beloved cooking stars, Oh She Glows Every Day proves that it’s possible to cook simple, nourishing, and tasty meals—even on a busy schedule. From the Trade Paperback edition.