Everything You Need to Know about Beans, Grains, Pulses and Legumes, Including Rice, Split Peas, Chickpeas, Couscous, Bulgur Whe
Author: Nicola Graimes
The high protein content and versatile nature of beans and pulses have made them a staple ingredient of many cuisines.This book contains over 185 dishes that are both health-enhancing and tasty. A comprehensive introduction describes different beans and pulses, their taste and texture, and lists their health benefits. Quick ideas show ways of adding them to the diet, either as a main ingredient, or as a delicious accompaniment.The recipes include classics such as Hummus, Bean Ribollita, Cassoulet, and Slow-cooked Boston Baked Beans.With beautiful pictures of every recipe, you are sure to achieve appetizing results every time. southwater
Building on the success of the best-selling 'Easy Beans', this fully revised and updated edition includes over 100 fast, healthy and delicious bean, pea and lentil recipes. Enjoy traditional favourites like Classic Black Bean Soup, exotic cuisine such as Tapenade, and contemporary offerings like Santa Fe Lentil Wrap. This edition also contains: Over 20 new recipes for appetisers, soups, salads & main dishes; Nutritional analysis for each recipe; New shorter cooking times for all varieties of beans, peas & lentils; Up-to-date nutritional information; Canned equivalents for making those last-minute meals.
Who would have thought a simple bean could do so much? Heirloom bean expert Steve Sando provides descriptions of the many varieties now available, from Scarlet Runners to the spotted Eye of the Tiger beans. Nearly 90 recipes in the book will entice readers to cook up bowls of heartwarming Risotto and Cranberry Beans with Pancetta, or Caribbean Black Bean Soup. Close-up photos of the beans make them easy to identify. Packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins, these little treasures are the perfect addition to any meal.
Andrea Chesman presents 366 creative and flavorful "natural gourmet" recipes using a wide variety of beans and grains, like basmati and jasmine rice, adzuki beans, amaranth, and quinoa. Organized by course and main ingredient, these dishes range from light and lively starters to hearty and soul-satisfying foods that stick to your ribs but not to your waistline. American favorites are well represented here, but adventurous cooks will be pleased to find ethnic cuisines dominating this mouthwatering collection, including such recipes as: Healthy Mediterranean diet-inspired recipes Spicy Vegetable Couscous Pesto Pasta with Cranberry Beans Smoky Black Bean Burritos Jamaican-Style Rice and Peas This wonderful addition to our 366 Ways series features foods that are among the most versatile and healthful in the human diet, not to mention absolutely delicious. Recipes are high in flavor, low in fat. Each recipe includes a detailed nutritional analysis, which counts calories, fat, percentage of calories from fat, protein, fiber, sodium, and calcium. Vegetarian dishes dominate the collection, but healthful variations include salmon, shrimp, and chicken.
175 Easy and Creative Bean Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner....And, Yes, Dessert
Author: Suzanne Caciola White
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Bring the healthy bounty of the bean to all corners of your table with these easy recipes for luscious chocolate tortes, fresh salads, flavorful pastas, satisfying soups and stews, moist coffee cakes, even brownies—all making the most of the bean.
More than 450 Recipes for the Best Vegetables, Grains, Salads, Breads, Sauces, and More
Author: Rick Rodgers
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Whether planning a quick dinner after work or a holiday meal for a crowd, you will never be stumped for a side dish again. Side dishes make the meal. Think about it: What’s a burger without fries, turkey without stuffing, or barbecue without coleslaw, baked beans, or macaroni and cheese—or all three? The Big Book of Sides contains more than 450 delicious recipes to complement any dish. Award-winning cooking teacher and author Rick Rodgers has carefully compiled a variety of wonderful options, from traditional to inspired, Americana to ethnic, Southern fare to California cuisine. Sections include “Eat Your Vegetables,” “From the Root Cellar,” “A Hill of Beans,” “Righteous Rice and Great Grains,” and “Pasta and Friends.” The Big Book of Sides shares • more than 100 information-packed entries on vegetables alone, from artichokes to zucchini, including root vegetables and grains • tutorials on the cooking techniques you need to know, such as grilling and deep-frying • at-a-glance charts for a variety of perfectly roasted vegetables and freshly cooked beans • carefree menu planning, with a complete list of special-occasion meals and suggested side dishes Home cooks of all levels will delight in preparing Roasted Summer Squash with Pepitas and Cilantro; Chard Puttanesca; Parsnip, Apple, and Bacon Hash; Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes; Quinoa with Carrot and Mint; Farro, Cherry, and Feta Salad; and Butternut Squash and Potato Gratin. Rodgers also shares recipes for relishes, chutneys, pickles, baked goods (from biscuits to foccacia), and even sauces. With helpful tips on how to stock your pantry, easy-to-follow cooking techniques, gorgeous color photos, and main dish pairing suggestions, The Big Book of Sides is sure to become a trusted staple in your kitchen. From the Hardcover edition.
More Than 160 Modern Recipes for Beans, Chickpeas, and Lentils to Tempt Meat-Eaters and Vegetarians Alike
Author: Jenny Chandler
Publisher: Sterling Epicure
Collects recipes for dishes with legumes, including dips, salads, soups, and salsas, with an illustrated guide to dried beans, chickpeas, and lentils, and advice on buying and cooking them to achieve maximum flavor and nutrition.
From garden to table, the complete guide to enjoying your favorite beans and grains. Beans and grains have been part of the human diet for centuries. Many stories exist of ancient cultures using these foods not only for sustenance, but also in ritual. The Beans & Grains Bible is a complete source of information on enjoying this naturally nutritious cuisine in your own home. Expert tips on choosing the best produce, storage ideas, and tasty recipes will help you make sure your family gets their daily requirement of these valuable food groups.
The Home Cook's Guide to Milling Nutritious Flours and Creating Delicious Recipes with Every Grain, Legume, Nut, and Seed from A-Z
Author: Erin Alderson
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
Flour is the new DIY ingredient in the kitchen. Home-ground flour is fresher, nutrient-dense and safer from cross-contamination and allergy-provoking preservatives. It also offers a wide variety of new flavours and options, from different grains to legumes, nuts and seeds. Moreover, grinding flour at home is surprisingly easy, versatile and inexpensive. Author Erin Alderson explores the different ways to make flour using electric and non-electric grinders, food processors and even coffee grinders, and uses her fresh flour in 100 delicious recipes. Try out great grain recipes such as Cheddar Rosemary Spelt Scones, Zucchini and Corn Empanadas, and Black Pepper Pasta with Goat Cheese and Pesto. The dozens of gluten-free recipes include Cheddar Jalapeno Quesadillas with Quinoa Tortillas and Buckwheat Dutch Baby with Maple Raspberries.
Since 1994 when Karen Hurd opened her nutritional practice, she knew that she would need to publish a cookbook at some point. As the consumption of legumes is a critical part of most every person's plan for healing, the need for a bean cookbook became evident. Over 300 recipes have been created to bring you and your family great health. Recipes do not include sugar, honey, molasses, or other sweeteners, which subtract rather than add to a person's health. Appetizers, side dishes, snacks, main dishes, hummus and spreads, and bean breads are just some of the delicious and healthy recipes this book contains.
Recipes for Irresistible Everyday Favorites and Reinvented Classics
Author: Sarah Kieffer
Sarah Kieffer knows that you don’t have to be a professional baker in order to bake up delicious treats. Though she started out baking professionally in coffee shops and bakeries, preparing baked goods at home for family and friends is what she loves best—and home-baked treats can be part of your everyday, too. In The Vanilla Bean Baking Book, she shares 100 delicious tried-and-true recipes, ranging from everyday favorites like Chocolate Chip Cookies and Blueberry Muffins to re-invented classics, like Pear-Apple Hard Cider Pie and Vanilla Cupcakes with Brown Butter Buttercream. Sarah simplifies the processes behind seemingly complicated recipes, so baking up a beautiful Braided Chocolate Swirl Bread for a cozy Sunday breakfast or a batch of decadent Triple Chocolate Cupcakes for a weeknight celebration can become a part of your everyday baking routine. Filled with charming storytelling, dreamy photos, and the tips and tricks you need to build the ultimate baker’s pantry, The Vanilla Bean Baking Book is filled with recipes for irresistible treats that will delight and inspire. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Simple Recipes for Cooking Delicious, Healthy Meals with Beans and Legumes
Author: Sarah Sophia
Category: Cooking (Beans)
Low in Fat, High in Protein, High in Fiber and Packed Full of Essential Vitamins and Minerals... If you're not eating beans and legumes, then you need to reconsider your diet. Not only are beans and legumes incredibly healthy, they are also low cost and very versatile. Their versatility means that they can easily be used for delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes, and believe it or not, you can even whip up amazing desserts with them. Additionally, simply adding a daily portion of beans or legumes to your diet is an excellent way to start losing weight, reducing your cholesterol, boosting your energy levels and generally becoming healthier. The nutritional make up of beans and legumes will leave you feeling fuller longer, increase your feeling of satiety and deliver a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals. So, if you're looking to eat more beans and legumes, this book is essential for you. In the book you will learn to cook everything from delicious breakfasts all the way to beautiful side dishes and everything in between. The book is packed with over 45 simple, delicious recipes that are all made with one of nature's most nutritious food types. But that's not all, in the book I also cover the various beans and legumes available to you, the best way to prepare them and tips on cooking them perfectly. So, what are you waiting for? Buy the book now and learn to cook healthy, delicious meals with beans and legumes. I know you're going to love it... P.S. Don't forget to check out the free gift you get for buying the book. Just my way of saying "thanks."
From Chipotle Chicken Wraps to Key Lime Pie, 500 Diabetes-Friendly Recipes
Author: Marie Feldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Delicious diabetic recipes everyone will love! The Big Book of Diabetic Recipes shows you how to create hundreds of tasty recipes that help you manage your diabetes. From hearty breakfasts like Country-Style Omelets to mouthwatering plates like Pork Lo Mein, each page offers meals that are so tasty, you won't need to give up your favorite flavors. With 500 delicious recipes to choose from, you'll transform every meal into a diabetes-friendly one with easy-to-make plates like: Roasted Eggplant Salad Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts Steak and Mushroom Kabobs Scallops and Shrimp with White Bean Sauce Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler Complete with step-by-step instructions and plenty of preparation tips, The Big Book of Diabetic Recipes has everything you need to make dishes that satisfy your diet and your tastebuds!
Here from the celebrated California restaurant Big Sur Bakery is a stunningly photographed cookbook showcasing seasonal ingredients, local vintners, fishermen, and farmers—and the food that makes the Big Sur Bakery unique. Tucked behind a gas station off California's legendary Highway 1, the Big Sur Bakery is easy to miss. But don't be fooled by its unassuming location—stumbling across the Bakery, as countless visitors have done on their way up and down the Pacific Coast, will make you feel as if you've discovered a secret: a gem of a restaurant where the food, people, and atmosphere meld together in a perfect embodiment of the spirit of Big Sur. The three restaurant owners, chef Philip Wojtowicz, baker Michelle Wojtowicz, and host Michael Gilson, escaped the Los Angeles food scene to create their version of the ideal restaurant, nestled in the heart of some of the most beautiful country in the world. This is simple, wood-fired American cooking at its best, executed in a way that lets the ingredients—seasonal and often locally produced—shine. Weekend brunches feature thick, nine-grain pancakes and savory breakfast pizza topped with crisp bacon, fresh herbs, and pasture-raised eggs. At night, Phil offers classics like Grilled Prime Rib Steak with Red Wine Sauce along with twists on traditional favorites like Venison Osso Buco or Rockfish Scampi. And every meal should end with one of Michelle's great desserts, whether it's a homemade Peppermint Ice Cream Sundae or Hazelnut Flan with Roasted Cherries. But this is more than a cookbook; it's a yearlong glimpse into what it's really like to live in Big Sur, introducing the people and places that make the restaurant's renowned food possible, including Wayne Hyland, hunter and forager, Jamie Collins, organic row cropper, and Gary Pisoni, the eccentric vintner who supplies some of the restaurant's most beloved wine. With its outstanding photography, lively profiles, and dozens of must-make recipes, this book helps bring the experience of Big Sur home.
Make It Fast, Cook It Slow is the first cookbook from Stephanie O'Dea, the extremely popular slow cooking blogger: affordable, delicious, nutritious, and gluten-free recipes to delight the entire family. In December 2007, Stephanie O'Dea made a New Year's resolution: she'd use her slow cooker every single day for an entire year, and write about it on her very popular blog. The result: more than three million visitors, and more than 300 fabulous, easy-to-make, family-pleasing recipes, including: Breakfast Risotto Vietnamese Roast Chicken Tomatoes and Goat Cheese with Balsamic Cranberry Syrup Falafel Philly Cheesesteaks Crème Brulee --and much more. Make It Fast, Cook It Slow is the perfect cookbook for easy, quick prep, inexpensive ingredients, and meals that taste like you spent hours at the stove.
Where the best-selling Big Book of Casseroles brought bubbling cheese and golden bread crumbs, The Big Book of Soups and Stews brings succulent meats, tender vegetables, and creamy, savory goodness with 262 comforting recipes for soups, chowders, and stews. From a hot and hearty stew for a cold night to a cool, refreshing Vichyssoise for a sizzling afternoon, there's a recipe here for every occasion. Also included are nostalgic classics (like everyone's favorite Chicken Noodle Soup) as well as innovative new creations inspired by the cuisines of the world—from Thai Ginger Chicken to Mexican Seafood. With a wonderful selection of quick bread recipes and a crockpot full of tips and hints to help soup-makers hone their skills, The Big Book of Soups and Stews is the ultimate one-stop comfort food cookbook.