50 Best Plants on the Planet: The Most Nutrient-Dense Fruits and Vegetables, in 150 Delicious Recipes

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Chronicle Books, Mar 12, 2013 - Cooking - 352 pages
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This encyclopedic guide to cooking the 50 most nutritious fruits and vegetables in the world comes from Melissa's Produce, the largest supplier of specialty produce in the United States. Cooks of all skill levels will love these 150 recipes for simple sides, breakfasts, dinners, and healthful desserts that make the most of fresh, accessible produce, from memory-boosting blackberries to antimicrobial chili peppers to vitamin A–rich watermelon. Featuring health and nutritional information, tips for buying and storage, quick recipe riffs, and gorgeous shots of finished dishes as well as photographs of individual fruits and vegetables, this impressive package is an indispensable resource for home cooks looking to put more fruits and vegetables on the table every day.
 

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The rest of the title on this book is "the Most Nutrient-Dense Fruits and Vegetables, in 150 Delicious Recipes", and that is just what this book does. It presents 50 fruits and vegetables in ... Read full review

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The delightful premise behind this cookbook is that people don't eat enough fruits and vegetables, particularly from their fresh state, because we've never been taught how to store or cook them and ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Arugula
Asparagus
Beet and Beet Green
Blackberry
Bok Choy
Broccoli
Kale
Kiwi
Kumquat
Māche
Mustard Green
Nectarine
Okra
Orange

Brussels Sprout
Cabbage
Cactus Leaf
Cactus Pear
Cantaloupe
Casaba Melon
Chard
Chile
Chrysanthemum Leaf
Cilantro
Dandelion Green
Endive
Gai Lan
Gooseberry
Grapefruit
Green Bean
Green Leaf Lettuce Red Leaf Lettuce
Green Onion
Guava
Papaya
Passion Fruit
Peach
Pumpkin
Rapini
Raspberry
Red Currants
Romaine
Savoy Cabbage
Sno Pea
Sugar Snap Pea
Spinach
Strawberry
Summer Squash
Tangerine
Watercress
Watermelon
Index
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About the author (2013)

Cathy Thomas is the award-winning food columnist for theOrange County Register. She lives in Huntington Beach, California.

Angie Cao is a food and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco, California.

Cheryl Forberg, RD, is a bestselling author and the original nutritionist for NBC'sThe Biggest Loser. She lives in California's Napa Valley.

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