Cookbooks

Golden brown candied brussels sprouts in a white skillet on a stovetop

FAVORITE Thanksgiving Brussels Sprouts If there was a hit list for foods people had aversions to Brussels sprouts would be in the top ten. Anything green is likely to have it’s opposition to consumption. I’ve been a long time green vegetable supporter and constantly try to find ways to introduce them to my family at [...]

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FLIPPING THE RATIO – VEGGIE 101 Thumbnail

Guest post by Lora Krulak, author of Veggies for Carnivores Herbivore, omnivore, pescetarian, vegetarian, vegan—there are so many labels and hats out there in the “eat more vegetables” world. I prefer the term “vegetable-centric,” because if we focus on that, it puts our mind at ease and we don’t have to worry about what we [...]

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10 REASONS WHY SUMMER IS THE SEASON FOR EATING WELL Thumbnail

GUEST BLOG by Dr. Hyman There are so many reasons why I love the summertime: the green grass and warm sunshine, longer days and warmer evenings, more time to savor all the beauty of the outdoors. But the best part by far is the amazing abundance of healthy, fresh, whole foods everywhere you look. In [...]

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Apparently, I had a mash-up which, I guess, is kind of like a cooking pot luck.  We took guacamole from Absolutely Avocados and used it in a tostada from The Fresh 20 Cookbook.  It’s not rocket science, but it sure was a good idea.  Although, now I have a serious addiction to goat cheese in [...]

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ENTER TO WIN! The Great Pantry Giveaway! Thumbnail

EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR WINNER! DENISE YANEZ come on down!! The Fresh 20 is stocking your pantry. email: [email protected] for details To help celebrate the launch of my new book, The Fresh 20 Cookbook, I’m going to stock the pantries of some lucky home cooks. This is the most fun I’ve ever had in stocking OPPs [...]

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Perks and 3 free months. Thumbnail

I get to meet some pretty incredible people in the course of doing business.  I travelled 50 days this year for conferences, speaking engagments, publisher meetings and press meetings.  I think my kids know how to pack a suitcase. Being away from home is no fun but there are a lot of smart, productive women [...]

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A personal note from Melissa Thumbnail

I’m going to get real for a minute. I’m a little anxious about 2013.  The Fresh 20 cookbook is finally off my desk and I’m starting to feel vulnerable.  I want you to love it.  I want you to feel the warmth of my kitchen in the pages.  I’m hoping it will make someone smile [...]

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Cookbook Wednesday: The Mom 100 Cookbook Giveaway Thumbnail

The idea of this cookbook is genius. 100 tricks every mother can use in the kitchen. Katie Workman has solved 20 cooking dilemmas including frozen food overload, bake sale worries and on the go dinners. For each dilemma, she offers five family approved recipes with easily adjustable components to appeal to different tastes. Katie also [...]

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Cookbook Wednesday: Savory Sweet Life GIVEAWAY! Thumbnail

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS CLOSED AND THE WINNER IS… Mary Slight  “Our favorite comfort food is chicken noodle soup with lots of veggies.” Having met the charming Alice Currah on several occasions, I was thrilled when she published her first book, Savory Sweet Life.  She has a blog of the same name.  I follow her because [...]

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Summer is RIPE : Cookbook Review and Giveaway! Thumbnail

I’m a bit of a cookbook addict.  I love delving into other people’s visions about food. Ripe is a “colorful approach to fruits and vegetables”.  The chapters are broken down by color and the photography is so vibrant, it makes you want to run directly to the farmer’s market stand. What I adore about the [...]

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