The Complete Idiot's Guide to High-Fiber Cooking: Get All the Benefits of Fiber—Deliciously!

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Penguin, Dec 2, 2008 - Cooking - 336 pages

Get healthy with fiber, without sacrificing taste.

Research shows that a high-fiber diet may help prevent cancer, heart disease, diabetes, digestive disorders, and other serious ailments. In this guide, readers will discover types of fiber and what foods are highest in them, recipes for delicious high-fiber breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and desserts, tips on how to put fiber into foods that aren't high in fiber, and more.

?The New England Journal of Medicine reports that diabetic patients who included 50 grams of fiber in their daily diet lowered their glucose levels by 10 percent

?Research has proven that increasing the amount of fiber can help people lose weight

?A higher fiber diet reduces cholesterol levels

 

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Contents

The Lowdown on High Fiber
1
Cooking High Fiber
19
Breakfast and Brunch
25
Muffins Scones and Griddle Favorites
37
Eggs Omelets and Frittatas
53
Fiberful Snacks and Beverages
63
Hors dOeuvres and Appetizers
75
Nibbles and Trail Mixes
83
Fish and Seafood
155
Heres the Beef Veal and Pork
169
Vegetarian Main Courses
183
Pasta Dishes
193
Supplemental Sides
205
Beans and Greens and Things
217
WholeGrain Pilafs and Risottos
229
The Harvest Bread Box
239

Smoothies and Shakes
93
Part k The Lunch Menu
103
The Salad Bar
117
The Sandwich Counter
129
Whats for Dinner?
139
Desserts and Sweet Treats
251
Cakes Cookies and Bars
267
Parfaits Sundaes and Sorbets
281
Appendixes
291
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Liz Scott, a professional chef and recovering alcoholic, specializes in cooking for specific dietary needs and speaks nationwide on the importance of good food and nutrition on the recovery from disease, including alcohol and drug addiction. Her first book, "The Sober Kitchen: Recipes and Advice for a Lifetime of Sobriety," has received numerous accolades including the National Health Information Award for Patient Education Information and the Independent Publisher Book Award in Health, Medicine, and Nutrition. She was presented with the Research Society on Alcoholism 2004 annual Journalism Award for her outstanding work and in 2005 was honored by the Johnson Institute in Washington, D.C., as one of eight American pioneers and innovators in the field of addiction recovery. Chef Scott resides in New Jersey.

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