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Atkins Eat Right, Not Less by Colette Heimowitz

Atkins’ Nutritional’s Colette Heimowitz has updated their diet regime to put more of an emphasis on hidden sugar avoidance to combine with the ‘low card’ regime that made Dr. Atkins famous. The book is beautifully laid out – from full … Continue reading

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Texas Slow Cooker by Cheryl Jamison

This is a hard one to review because it’s hard to give a higher rating to a book that doesn’t have pictures of the recipes. On the one hand, there isn’t much exotic in here since we are so familiar … Continue reading

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The Vegan Cookbook by Adele McConnell

I am always looking to get away from meat dishes and appreciate cookbooks geared toward a better food lifestyle. While I did not find The Vegan Cookbook as useful as I would have liked, there are still many great recipes … Continue reading

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The Dinner Plan by Kathy Brennan, Caroline Campion

Despite the generic sounding title, The Dinner Plan nicely ticks the boxes of what I hope/expect from a cookbook: beautifully presented, smartly designed/executed/indexed/referenced, interesting recipes that are easy to make and don’t require an expensive list of one-time-use ingredients, and … Continue reading

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I Love My Bread Machine by Anne Sheasby

I have a bread machine and all I seem to get out of it is a brick shaped like a loaf – so I hoped that I could find what I was doing so horribly wrong with this book. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Stock the Crock by Phyllis Good

Stock the Crock is a nicely presented recipe book updating past crock pot recipes by the author with healthier options. You’ll find less salt, more vegetarian, and especially healthier options such as sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes. As stated … Continue reading

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I Love My Wok by Nicola Graimes

I Love My Wok is a nicely laid out, easy to use cookbook for a wok. The recipes are cleanly presented, there are full size pictures for many of the meals, and a nice introduction with recommendations and tools in … Continue reading

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