Synopses & Reviews
The revised and updated edition of the popular, whole foods cookbook-with more than 80 new recipes...now 100% vegan!
With a dash of fun, Christina Pirello introduces whole foods cooking, inviting health-conscious readers to cut out processed and chemically enhanced food, as well as dairy, sugar, and meat, and embrace fruit, whole grains, vegetables, and beans. From savory soups to innovative entrées and delectable desserts, here are more than 500 recipes and ideas for wholesome, gourmet eating. With tips on meal planning, a shopping guide, product resource list, and extensive glossary, Christina makes healthy eating a most delicious adventure.
Christina Pirello takes the mystery out of preparing whole foods and adds a liberal sprinkling of fun. Out with processed and chemically enhanced food. Out with dairy, sugar and meat. In with whole grains, vegetables, fruit, beans and fish. From savory soups to innovative entrees and delectable desserts, Christina includes more than 500 recipes and ideas to make wholesome eating an everyday event. Along with great recipes, what this cookbook is really about is changing the way you think about the foods you choose. More than simple substitutions - brown-rice syrup instead of sugar, brown rice instead of white - Christina offers a cookbook that can change your life and how you live it day to day. With menu examples, tips on meal planning, a shopping guide, product-resource list and extensive glossary, Christina makes healthy eating a most delicious adventure.
In this collection of 500 recipes, Pirello takes the mystery out of preparing whole foods and adds a liberal sprinkling of fun. Along with great recipes, this book offers menus, meal-planning tips, and a simple philosophy which discusses why we choose the foods we eat.
About the Author
In 1983, Christina Pirello was diagnosed with an acute form of leukemia. With little prospect of help from conventional therapies, she turned to a nutritional program using a whole foods approach. Now, after more than 15 years cancer-free, Christina Pirello is the Emmy award-winning host of Christina Cooks! on National Public Television, teaching whole foods cooking classes and lecturing nationwide. Christina is the author of Cooking the Whole Foods Way, Christina Cooks, and, most recently, This Crazy Vegan Life. She and her husband publish a natural foods magazine, Macrochef.