Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Rizzoli (March 17, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 1.4 x 10.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
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After seeing some of the dishes featured inside this book in several magazines I subscribe to; as well as the rather detailed search feature on the preview page I decided to go ahead and make the purchase.It is a beautiful book filled with superb pictures and recipes I have tried and others I cannot wait to try; however I had to knock off a star from a practicality stance. The book is long and not as wide as most traditional cookbooks, but that leaves the spine tight and as soon as you get a few pages in, the book becomes hard to open and the pages hard to read. It is difficult to open enough to read the inner text; and in order to use it you either have to copy the pages or use a weight of some sort to prop it open which is a nuisance!The book beings with a look at the food philosophy of the authors then delves into start the day, soups and salads, hearty mains, and good and sweet, ending with a menu planner! I like the fact this is basic and does not have multiple chapters on various dish types!The philosophy section indicates that the premise is food that not only tastes good, but is good for you - low calorie (and note a lot of it is very low in calories indeed), enzyme rich, low gluten, sugar free using organic in season produce. It goes on to talk in detail about foods that are organic, whole foods, gluten free; before looking at the properties of various fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds and fermented foods which is a great feature.The breakfast section really has something for everyone ranging from a homemade granola , sweet potat0 muffins , the ever popular avocado toast, various smoothies, or my favorite as it is both simple to make and delicious - the blistered tomato and spinach scramble .
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