As more and more women seek alternatives to hormone-replacement therapy, a growing body of scientific research suggests that the effects of menopause can be countered naturally through diet. Even the most dramatic signs of menopause, like hot flashes, fatigue, and weight gain, can be effectively minimized with the right food choices. Lissa DeAngelis and Molly Siple draw upon the most current research on nutrition, firsthand experience, and years of counseling and cooking for women to create an exciting organic approach to managing menopause by eating well. The authors provide more than 200 nourishing, delicious recipes that reflect both nutrition and cooking expertise - for nutrient packed dishes like Garlic Soup with Bruschetta, Black-Eyed Peas with Roasted Vegetables, Curried Barley with Caramelized Onions, Flounder Rolls Stuffed with Salmon and Lemon, Full-of-Vegetables Beef Stew, Peach Crumble, and Light Lemon Pudding Parfait with Kiwi Slices. Their exciting new cuisine, based on the freshest vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nuts, and seeds as well as meat, poultry, and fish - all vibrantly flavored with citrus juices, fresh herbs, ginger, garlic, and spices from around the world - is nourishing and tasty for the whole family. For women in menopause, the results are dramatic and the benefits lifelong. Recipes for Change opens up a new world of eating and feeling well - and a holistic approach to changing your body and your life without hormone-replacement therapy.