"Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, arthritis, some cancers. Health experts keep lengthening the list of reasons to lose excess weight...More than half of all adults - 97 million people - are now overweight or obese."
-Nutrition Action Health Letter, July-August 1999.
April 3, 2000 -- Obesity and obesity-related diseases have become a national health challenge. While most of us recognize the need to eat healthier, it is difficult to translate the recommended guidelines into enticing, wholesome meals. Many of us are unfamiliar with healthful ingredients and do not know where to begin. To compound the problem, many cookbooks are unrealistic for today's busy person. They are too often complex, time-consuming or hard-to-follow.
Have you wished that a professional cook could stand over your shoulder, guiding you in creating nutritious, mouth-watering meals? Now you can have the next best thing with Lenore Baum's innovative cookbook,
Lenore's Natural Cuisine, Your Essential Guide to Wholesome, Vegetarian
Baum's engaging, straightforward style informs, but does not overwhelm. It offers step-by-step instruction for over 100 scrumptious recipes. An entire chapter is dedicated to last-minute meals. These balanced recipes contain less than 15% fat and are made without refined sugar or dairy products.
More than 260 cook's tips transform this book from a collection of recipes into a mini-cooking course. These techniques will allow you to easily navigate your way through the exciting world of healthy, vegetarian cooking.