Jenny Jones Cookbook

Jenny Jones Cookbook : How Eating Superfoods Can Help You Turn Back the Clock with Over 80 Comfort Food Recipes

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The hot topic in healthy cooking today is superfoods. Just look at the covers of women's magazines like Fitness or Shape and you'll see headlines about the healing, anti-aging properties of foods like blueberries, nuts, spinach, salmon, and more. Former talk-show host Jenny Jones has been eating superfoods for years, which might explain why she is 59 years old, she looks great, and she never gets sick. But Jones is no health food fanatic. She wouldn't touch tofu with a 10-foot pole. She uses superfoods in her everyday, homestyle cooking, and is sharing over 80 of her personal recipes in a cookbook to pass on her "fountain of youth" secrets for the first time. There are recipes like Fresh Blueberry Muffins, Caramelized Onion and Roasted Red Pepper Dip, Broccoli Bean Pasta, and Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake. Jones believes that if food doesn't taste great, no one is going to eat it. Every recipe includes a list of the health benefits, a shopping list, and a handy list of any special equipment you'll need. Making this book even more special, all of the photography in the book was shot by Jones herself, and she will be donating 100 of her profits to benefit breast cancer research, treatment, and education at City of Hope Cancer Center.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 212 pages
  • 208.3 x 236.2 x 20.3mm | 771.12g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0764599585
  • 9780764599583

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Discover Jenny Jones' Superfood Secrets for Looking Great, Feeling Fabulous, and Staying Young Jenny Jones is no health food fanatic. In fact, she wouldn't touch tofu with a ten-foot fork--yet she does attribute her good looks and great health to the preventive, healing, and anti-aging powers of superfoods. She adds powerful superfoods to her favorite comfort food recipes and adapts them so they're healthier, but still just plain good! In this cookbook, she shares eighty of her simple, irresistible recipes that cover everything from breakfast to dinner, including easy 30-minute meals, super suppers, snacks and dips, desserts, and more!Recipes include: Broccoli Bean Pasta Spinach with Sweet Walnuts Fresh Blueberry Muffins Salmon Patties Antioxidant Slaw Four-Grain Pancakes Roasted Tomato Soup Whole-Grain Waffles Spaghetti with Greens Pomegranate DressingPlus dishes you never expected to find in a healthy cookbook: Fish and Chips Tortilla Pie Lemon-Blueberry Bundt Cake Mac & Cheese Fudgey Browniesshow more

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"Jones's approach is a reasoned, unsensational one, and her conversational style should reassure novice cooks." (Library Journal, February 15, 2006)show more

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You probably know Jenny Jones from her long-running talk show. What you may not know is that food has long been her passion, matched only by her passion for healthy living. She looks terrific and hasn't missed a day of work in forty years, which she credits to her good nutrition and healthy home cooking. With her preference for meat loaf over tofu and love of comfort foods, Jones breaks the health-food stereotypes. In the Look Good, Feel Great Cookbook, she shares more than eighty of her personal recipes, bringing the power of superfoods to home-style dishes that taste too good to be "healthy." She shows how to use ingredients rich in antioxidants to make delicious dishes that have comfort-food appeal, like Caramelized Onion and Roasted Red Pepper Dip, Chicken Vegetable Stew, Fresh Blueberry Muffins, and Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake. Every recipe has easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and includes a list of health benefits, a shopping list, and a handy list of necessary equipment. More than eighty color photos taken by Jones herself will whet your appetite.To help you enjoy healthier meals and enjoy cooking more, Jones includes all kinds of helpful information, such as: A list of important foods we all need to eatTen tips for staying healthyBad snacks vs. good snacksTwenty essential kitchen tools and gadgetsPantry-stocking tipsIf you want to serve healthier dishes your family will love, this is the cookbook for you. You'll get ideas and inspiration for giving some of your own favorite recipes a healthy makeover!show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments. Foreword. Introduction. Fruits and Vegetables Can Save Your Life. The 4-1-1 on Antioxidants. About My Cooking. About My Photography. Time to Get Healthy. Diets are So Last Year. Ten Tips for Staying Healthy. Bad Snacks vs. Good Snacks. Why I Drink Green Tea. Welcome to My Kitchen. What's in My Pantry? Ten Kitchen Tools I Can't Live Without, Okay ...Twenty. Starting from Scratch to Cook from Scratch. My Terms and Techniques Explained. Recipe Disaster? Questions? Suggestions? My Favorite Breakfasts. Muffins and Quick Breads. Soups for the Soul. Salads for Sure. Dips and Snacks. Thirty-Minute Meals. Super Suppers. Pasta, Rice, and Grains. Vegetable Sides. Cookies that Count. Clear Conscience Cakes. Desserts You Can Live With. Index.show more

About Jenny Jones

JENNY JONES hosted her own nationally syndicated talk show for twelve years. She began her career in music as a backup singer for Wayne Newton and then became a stand-up comic, touring with Sammy Davis, Jr., Tony Bennett, and others. Jones' recipes have been published in magazines such as Redbook, Woman's World, and TV Guide.show more

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