Fix-It and Forget-It® Diabetic Cookbook: Slow Cooker Favorites -- to include Everyone!
Phyllis Pellman Good
Good Books, 2005 (2005)
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Reviewed by Mary Ann Smyth
The recipes in this collection are for everyone! No more isolating persons with diabetes at mealtime. In fact, these delicious recipes offer both great taste and nutritional value – and easy preparation.
' So says the first page of this new cookbook, aimed at diabetics, but hoping also to attract those of us not so afflicted.
f necessary, you can discover more about diabetes by carefully reading the first few pages of this book. Learn what foods to avoid or limit and find out how to gauge the nutritional value of your food. But, joy of joy, this book brings a whole host of wonderful recipes to tempt anyone who cares about their health – or doesn't care and just wants good food. The bonus? The recipes are easy to fix using a slow cooker.
ho can resist stews? Not me. We have
Dawn's Mushroom Beef Stew
Beef Stew with Shiitake Mushrooms
. Or the ever popular
. The book segues through
and then to
Tangy Pork Chops
Orange Chicken and Sweet Potatoes
Stuffed Turkey Breast
. Of course,
and all the extras such as
are covered – in a treasure trove of good eating.
ach recipe has been calibrated with its
Basic Nutritional Values
printed at the end. Wonderful hints are scattered throughout, both for the diabetic and also for someone who is concerned for their own health and that of their family. There are many recipes for the vegetarians among us. Don't miss this useful and informative cookbook - use it to start cooking with smarts.
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