Synopses & Reviews
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 .
"Rebecca is like a kitchen ninja wielding a secret tool that transforms recipes for everything from homemade nut butters to mouthwatering soups, amazing burgers to irresistibly fudgy brownies into practically one step--except the tool is one we already own. Genius.
"Rebecca Miller Ffrench is reintroducing us to an old kitchen friend--the trusty blender--and invites us to think of it not just as an occasional appliance, but as a quintessential tool.
" opened my eyes to whole new world of healthy recipes I can make using my favorite kitchen tool.
"If you're looking to feed your family healthier, without spending all day in the kitchen, here's one smart answer. In her new book, chock full of recipes, shortcuts and solutions for everything from green gazpacho to beet and chickpea burgers, Rebecca Miller Ffrench shows us how simple and satisfying healthy living can be.
"Who knew that the secret to happy, wholesome meals could be yours at the press of a button?" Jenny Rosenstrach, best-selling author of Dinner: The Playbook
You'll be amazed at what your blender can do for you!
About the Author
Rebecca Miller Ffrench writes about food and lifestyle for national publications, including Better Homes & Gardens, Real Simple Family and Martha Stewart Weddings, and as a columnist on babycenter.com. She has appeared on Good Morning America, The Better Show, and elsewhere. Passionate about natural foods, Ffrench uses her blender every day to make healthful meals for herself, her husband, and their two daughters in New York City.