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Many people bring their lunch to work to save money, time and to help control what they are eating (with no hidden nasties from processed shop-bought food), but sometimes it's hard to think of interesting, nutritious things to make. Sara has come to the rescue with her vibrant, fun and inspirational approach to lunch boxes. She concentrates on having 5 clear elements: complex carbs, protein, fruit and veg, and sprinkles as well as the 5 colours used in authentic Japanese cooking: red, white, black, yellow and green. With just a few essential ingredients, you add your extras to create highly nutritious, vegetarian, colourful boxes of joy.Sara includes ideas for bento breakfast boxes (Sesame Snap Granola Bento and Mighty Muesli), 15-minute bento (Busy Days Instant Noodles and Lazy Tamago Bento), Everyday bento (Red Velvet Quinoa Bento, Green Theme Bento and Zen Bento) and the Fantasy bento (Starry Sky Bento and Fairy Jewel Box Bento).With tips on how to stock your bento store-cupboard and basic ingredients and recipes to get you going, now is the time for bento to bounce into your breakfast, lunch box, or even into your dinner parties, filling you with Bento Power!
Delicious food can heal the body. Reset and rebalance with clean recipes that are flexible and easy for busy weeknight meals or lunches on the go, and healthy enough for more intensive, doctor-supported cleanses. Gwyneth Paltrow gets the power of simple, quality food. Her recipes focus on delicious flavours and clean ingredients - pillars that have launched her cookbooks to bestseller status. Now she's back with her most ambitious cookbook to date: a collection of 100-plus recipes and customisable meal plans that offer taste, simplicity and targeted health benefits. This food-lover's cookbook brings everything to the table - from smoothies and soups to bowls, entrées, snacks and desserts - with the ease and flavour that we have come to expect from Paltrow and her team at GOOP. Highlights include instant staples like Turkey Meatball Pho, Sheet Pan Chicken Broccolini and Butternut Squash Tacos, and sweet treats like Cashew Turmeric Iced Lattes and Chocolate Chia Pudding. Beyond the appealing recipes, THE CLEAN PLATE has meal plans, detoxes and cleanses to address the reader's specific needs and desired results. Supported by Paltrow's team of nutrition experts and doctors, the book offers specific eating focused on:Adrenal Support (with Dr. Alejandro Junger)Heart Health (with Dr. Steven Gundry)Candida (with Dr. Amy Myers)Heavy Metal Detox (with Dr. James Novak)Fat Flush (with Dr. Taz Bhatia)Veg-Friendly Ayurveda (with Dr. Aruna Viswanathan)Full of go-to recipes and revitalising health tips, THE CLEAN PLATE is exactly the standout cookbook we have been waiting for, from the biggest name in clean eating.
For over 360 years, this historic and definitive guide to herbal remedies written by 17th-century English botanist and physician Nicholas Culpeper has been the book to turn to for anyone interested in using herbs. It provides advice on gathering, drying and conserving herbs to get the most out of them. This beautifully illustrated edition, edited and with new commentary by an acclaimed US herbalist and bestselling author, combines the charm and information of Culpeper s original 17th-century text with up-to-date, modern, practical usage. It includes details about where each herb can be found, its flowering time, astrology and medicinal benefits.
In GET THE GLOW nutritional health coach to the stars Madeleine Shaw shows you that eating well can easily become a way of life, resulting in the hottest, healthiest and happiest you. Healthy eating shouldn't be about fad diets, starvation or deprivation. Instead, Madeleine's philosophy is simple: ditch the junk and eat foods that heal your gut so you can shine from head to toe and really get the glow.Lavishly illustrated with sumptuous photography, GET THE GLOW is a cookbook to be savoured. Madeleine shares 100 delicious, wheat- and sugar-free recipes bursting with flavour and nutritional value leaving you feeling full and nourished. Every mouth-watering dish is easy to make, contains ingredients that can be found in your local supermarket and won't break the budget. You'll lose weight, feel healthier and will glow on the inside and out.Including a six-week plan and advice on kitchen cupboard essentials and eating out, Madeleine's down-to-earth and practical guidance will help you to embrace GET THE GLOW as a lifestyle for good. This book will inspire you to fall back in love with food, life, and yourself.
In Green Kitchen Smoothies, bestselling authors and bloggers David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl share their favourite smoothie recipes, as well as some exciting ideas that will give you the confidence to create your own.Divided into two main sections, Simple Smoothies and Showstoppers, this is a book perfect for both smoothie enthusiasts and newbies. There are options for pre- and post-workout, bedtime and breakfast, and smoothies especially for kids (or adults) who need more greens in their diet.David and Luise also share their recipes for nut milks, juices, granola and more, which will add extra sustenance and texture to your drinks. From smoothie bowls to parfaits, milkshakes, popsicles and even desserts, This is a collection of irresistible, fun smoothies that you will love.
The answer to better balance, health and vitality is in your hands: with a few simple steps discover improved energy levels, better sleep, healthy weight, clear skin and more! The human body is complex it is a delicate balance of systems working together to keep us at optimal health. And we are disrupting it. Instead of working with our bodies, we are constantly stressing them, with toxins and pollutants, with unhealthy lifestyles and high stress levels, with nutrition-poor diets and sedentary lifestyles. We have become hopelessly out of sync with our natural rhythms. By following a simple nutritional plan and easy lifestyle principles, we can bring our bodies back in tune and reap the rewards of uninterrupted mother nature. With expert advice, lifestyle tips, and delicious plant-based recipes, let The Happy Balance be your trusted guide to a vital and energized life. Put you back in control of you.
This is one of the all-time classic gardening bestsellers with over 350 varieties of herb to grow and over 200 delicious and inventive recipes. It is a spread-by-spread reference work bringing together all aspects of an individual herb - history and folklore, species to grow and cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses. Chapters on propagation, harvesting and making herb oils are complemented with ideas for 10 different designs for herb gardens and a yearly calendar. Accurate colour photography means that identification for the reader is simple as well as making the book a glorious companion - the only book on the subject the reader will ever need.
From rosemary to wild garlic, and hyssop to sea kale, our food would be poorer without the herbs we grow. Jekka McVicar is the expert on herbs and how to get the best from them, and this new pocket book is the go-to guide for chefs and gardeners across the country. In a compact and handy A-Z format, this guide will ensure you get the best out of your herb garden, providing details such as when and where to plant, how hardy each plant is, how to nurture and care for your herbs and what each herb is best used for in the kitchen. Jekka's own photography of the herbs complements the text, providing a quick and colourful reference.
Merchant Gourmet produces quick and easy-to-use pulses, grains, seeds and chestnuts for the home cook. In their first cookbook, they offer 70 recipes using their delicious range of ingredients to make weekday dinners and weekend feasts more exciting - without the fuss.There are recipes for sweet treats, lunches on the go, meals for two and weekend feasts, as well as breakfasts and snacks. Discover how versatile these ingredients can be with dishes such as Herby Lentil and Mustard Scotch Eggs; Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Smoky Spanish-Style Grains and Rice; Chestnut and Squash Tagliatelle; and Banana, Freekeh and Caramel Cake. Every recipe indicates how long it will take, and includes simple variations to cater for vegans or vegetarians.
This perfect companion to the seasons, this book will show you how to take greater control over your own health and well-being, treat everyday ailments, and ensure the sustainability of the planet through discovering how to forage, grow, or shop for plant- and herb-based foods and products. Including:Detox in the spring with sorrel, cleavers and nettles. Harvest summer lime leaf shoots to soothe digestive upsets and feed gut microbes. Bake a Lammas loaf to celebrate the autumnal equinox.Boost your winter immunity with red berries, purple potatoes and rosehips. Root-to-stem eating encourages you to use every edible part of plant, including the leaves, skin, seeds and stalks.Travelling through the four seasons, expert medical herbalist Alex Laird shares the natural ingredients that are available on your doorstep, simple delicious recipes and easy-to-make herbal remedies.
Connect with plants to create balance, good health and wellbeing in your life. This book has been written for anyone who has heard the whispers of the wild and has been stirred to know more, for those with a political conscience and for lovers of the outdoors. Whether you are new to the ways of herbs or already a practising herbalist, it explains how you can take your physical and mental health into your own hands using the plants that grow around you. Sensory Herbalism is a unique system of health devised by the Seed Sistas over 20 years of practice. It combines traditional herbal knowledge with an understanding of how the elements (water, fire, air, earth and spirit) and the ever-changing seasons interact with the human body. Their approach blends science, medicine, creativity, ritual, magic and fun into practical, easy-to- use tools that guide readers in developing their own relationship with plants. Illustrated with 140 artworks, photographs and diagrams, the book offers a revolutionary understanding of how to get to know and use your local medicinal plants. Understand plants better than ever before using the five tools of Sensory Herbalism: observation through the senses, intuition, interpretation, characterization and the poetic creation of plant dreams. Embark on a guided journey through the year, deepening your knowledge of each season's featured plants and enhancing your wellbeing by trying out herbal medicines, nutritious recipes and healing rituals.
Silo maps out an extraordinary new plan from radical young chef Douglas McMaster, founder of SILO the first zero food-waste restauranta food system for the future. Hes a man on a missiondedicated to weaning us from our entrenched and over-processed food habits, encouraging us to go for the purest, most natural and efficient way to cook and eat, committed to de-industrializing our food system so that we eat fresh, waste less and make the most of what nature gives us. Sustainability, organic, and vegan are words you wont find in this enlightening polemic on the future of food as we know it. Here are some that you will: closed-loop systems, radical suppliers, off-grid ingredients, waste-free prep and clean farming. These are just some of the raw ingredients deftly chopped and mixed into an irresistable and intoxicating fusion. Part inspiration, part practical kitchen know-how, part philosophyjust add anarchic flavours and a dash of pure hope for a beautifully crafted book destined to be a refreshingly radical addition to your kitchen library.
Cook great food at home and you too can be healthier and happier - with recipes from two-Michelin-starred chef Tom KerridgeThis is about encouraging everyone to cook from scratch rather than turning to processed or pre-packaged foods. With 100 fantastic recipes that the whole household can enjoy, the book will include healthier, home-made versions of popular fast food and ready meals which will taste better than the originals; mid-week suppers that take no time to rustle up; batch cooking to last you through the week; and proper feasts for the weekend. What's guaranteed is that all the food will taste amazing.
Follow the Ayurvedic path to health with this ancient approach to food as medicineTried and tested over thousands of years, the ancient Indian practice of Ayurveda understands that everyone is different. Where comfort for one person might be a hot and spicy noodle broth, for another it might mean a steaming bowl of earthy stew. The sister philosophy to Yoga, Ayurveda teaches you to eat according to your constitution (or dosha) to heal, restore and bring balance to your system.In The Yogic Kitchen, Ayurvedic health coach, skilled cook and passionate yoga teacher Jody Vassallo offers you 100 recipes designed specifically for your dosha and simply explains how to work out what foods your body needs to thrive.Packed full of delicious and nourishing soups, bakes and curries, this book illustrates the power of the right ingredients to calm, soothe and restore harmony in your body and your mind.
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