Powerful Plant-Based Superfoods: The Best Way to Eat for Maximum Health, Energy, and Weight Loss

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Fair Winds Press, 2013 - Cooking - 224 pages

Powerful Plant-Based Superfoods is your definitive guide to 50 of the leading superfoods for optimal health and vitality.  Everyone knows that fruits and vegetables are a fundamental part of a healthy diet, but plant-based superfoods are the power elite.  Revered by many ancient cultures for their ability to heal and energize the body, plant-based superfoods are the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet.  

Powerful Plant-Based Superfoods features 50 top superfoods and discusses their unique benefits and how they can be integrated into your diet for incredible health and amazing taste.  From local superfoods—like greens, berries, and garlic—to more exotic superfoods—like maca, cacao, and yacon—Powerful Plant-Based Superfoods also includes 50 nutrient-rich recipes that are all naturally vegan and gluten free. 

From Berry Lavender Ice Cream and Mesquite Sweet Potato Hash to Luscious Cashew Cream Spinach Soup and Carob Bark, you can begin to work superfoods into your daily diet—effortlessly and deliciously—one meal and snack at a time.  A beautiful compilation of information, tips, recipes, and photos, Powerful Plant-Based Superfoods will inspire you to start working with superfoods in your own kitchen to upgrade your diet and your health.

 

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Contents

Introduction
6
Chapter 1 SUPER BERRIES
10
Chapter 2 SUPER FRUITS
48
Chapter 3 SUPER GREEN FOODS
88
Chapter 4 SUPER VEGETABLES AND LEGUMES
116
Chapter 5 SUPER SEEDS AND NUTS
146
Chapter 6 SUPER HERBS AND SPICES
176
Chapter 7 SUPER TONICS
200
Resources
215
Acknowledgments
216
About the Author
217
Recipe Index
218
Index
219
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Lauri Boone, R.D., is a registered dietitian and raw food instructor. She is a regular contributor to One Green Planet and has written articles for Crazy Sexy Life and has appeared in numerous media outlets including CNN, BBC Radio, NPR, the Huffington Post, Fox, Oxygen magazine, and the Vegetarian Nutrition Update. She has worked with clients in private practice and conducted nutrition classes for a variety of groups including Whole Foods Market, DC United Major League Soccer, and Avon 3-Day Walk for Breast Cancer. She lives in Victor, NY.

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