Synopses & Reviews
Another inspiring cookbook to follow the successful Eating for the Seasons and Janella's Wholefood Kitchen—with more than 150 fantastic recipes for healthy and delicious meals, desserts, snacks, drinks, and dressings, using wholefoods
There's so much confusion in the world of food information; no wonder people find it hard to know what's good for them. In this book, every recipe will help you to achieve your best health. With a yummy mix of superfoods, supergrains, fermented foods, and a good old-fashioned plant-based diet, Janella's philosophy of using "food as medicine" is simple and easy to follow. Many of the recipes have been influenced by Janella's travels to Italy, Japan, India, the Middle East, and South East Asia—healthy foods have never been so delicious. Clearly marked with relevant codes—gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, dairy free, raw, soy free, nut free, or grain free—each recipe also contains a few alternative ingredient suggestions to please all of the friends and family seated around your table. Recipes include dual measurements.
“. . . Her recipes are simple, elegant, easy to prepare and sound delicious,” and, “If you want to learn about nutrition, be healthy, drop weight, relieve aches and pain, get the book.” —Marin Independent Journal
Revised, updated, and filled with vegan and gluten-free recipes, in this guide a naturopath and nutritionist teaches readers how to use food as medicine
Janella Purcell understands how the food one eats affects one's mind and spirit as well as physical body, and in this invaluable book she shares her expertise in food, health and nutrition. Entertaining, practical, and comprehensive, this revised edition covers a wide variety of subjects and information, ranging from suggestions for healthy aging and why to use organic produce to tips for those suffering from headaches, fatigue, immunity problems, fertility issues, and digestive complaints. This book introduces readers to what Eastern philosophy has been practicing for thousands of years—the interconnectedness of the body, mind, and spirit, and how this affects one's state of mind, health, and personality. Short-listed for The World Food Media Awards in the category of Best Health Nutrition Book, this is a book to use, keep, and treasure.
Healthy, delicious, and easy-to-follow recipes designed to maximize the benefits of eating according to the season, with a focus on gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and vegetarian options
Janella Purcell is passionate about good food and feeling great, and she wants to share her knowledge. Drawing inspiration from traditional Chinese medicine as well as the Japanese macrobiotic diet, Janella's recipes encompass what we should be eating in each season and the sorts of foods our bodies need to remain healthy and strong. Just as importantly, Janella's food is simply delicious. The range of beautiful and easy recipes include Snapper and Pea Risotto, Macadamia Pesto, Corn Fritters Topped with Asparagus and Prawns, Thai Pumpkin Soup, and Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake. Dedicated to a core philosophy of food as medicine, this refreshing and entirely delicious approach to food and flavors might just change your outlook, your health, and your life. Includes a conversion chart.
Make wholefoods the star of the table with 130 tempting recipes from a Gourmand-awarded nutritionist and cook, each clearly marked as vegetarian, vegan, raw, dairy-free, or gluten-free
Janella Purcell is passionate about healthy eating, about eating food that is as close to the way nature created it as possible, and, most importantly, about making wholefoods easy, enticing, and lick-your-fingers delicious. The focus of this book is on seasonal produce, with most recipes suitable for vegetarians and vegans. From soups to main courses, party food to salads and desserts, this cookbook will start cooks on the path to, or help them maintain, a healthy lifestyle. Recipes include Malay Tempeh Noodles, Miso Soup, Guilt-Free Crumbed Fish and Chips, Millet and Tofu Croquettes, Maple Nut "Cheese" Cake, Chocolate and Orange Mousse, and Pistachio and Rosewater Halva.
About the Author
Janella Purcell is a naturopath, nutritionist, herbalist, and iridologist. She's also a chef who has appeared regularly on television, including as nutritionist on The Biggest Loser Australia.