The New American Plate Cookbook: Recipes for a Healthy Weight and a Healthy Life by American Institute for CaThe New American Plate Cookbook: Recipes for a Healthy Weight and a Healthy Life by American Institute for Ca

The New American Plate Cookbook: Recipes for a Healthy Weight and a Healthy Life

byAmerican Institute for CaOtherJeff Prince, Maggie Sheen

Hardcover | March 8, 2005

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We all want great-tasting meals, but we also want meals that help us maintain a healthy weight and live longer, healthier lives. Marrying the art and science of food, The New American Plate Cookbook is the first cookbook designed to accomplish all three goals. A team of cooks, nutritionists, food writers, scientists, and others who are passionate about food collaborated to create 200 recipes, from appetizers to desserts, that combine sound nutrition with culinary ingenuity. From updated favorites to innovative showstoppers, The New American Plate Cookbook delights the senses—with vivid colors, tempting aromas, and luscious flavors—while helping you reduce your risk of serious health problems like cancer and heart disease. Whether you wish to achieve a healthy weight or find a lifelong approach to eating nutritious meals, The New American Plate Cookbook will satisfy your conscience while it dazzles your palate.

The New American Plate Cookbook includes:

*200 recipes, from appetizers, soups, and salads to one-pot dishes and entrées to vegetables, egg dishes, breads, pilafs, desserts, and more

*74 full-color photographs

*Tips on meal planning and complementary combinations of dishes

*Practical suggestions and a guide to ingredients and cooking techniques

*Information on the science behind the New American Plate approach



Recipes from The New American Plate Cookbook:

Bruschetta with Green Pea and Roasted Garlic Spread

Butternut Squash, Tomato and Watercress Soup

Mixed Greens with Blueberries and Feta

Sweet Potato and Pear Stir-Fry with Chicken and Chili Sauce

New American Beef Stew

Greek-Style Scallops

Chicken with Tomatoes, Honey and Cinnamon

Broccoli with Scallion Dressing and Hazelnuts

Gingered Carrots with Golden Raisins and Lemon

Heirloom Whole Wheat Bread

Whole Corn and Green Chile Muffins

Rice Pudding with Pears and Apples

Fresh Plum Tart
The mission of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is twofold. The institute educates Americans about healthy eating through food and nutrition columns in newspapers and magazines, the Recipe Corner on its popular website (www.aicr.org), brochures and other informational materials, and seminars held across the country. AI...
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Title:The New American Plate Cookbook: Recipes for a Healthy Weight and a Healthy LifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 9.5 × 8 × 1.09 inPublished:March 8, 2005Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0520242343

ISBN - 13:9780520242340

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Proportion and Portion Size

PART I: THE NEW AMERICAN PLATE
Vegetables
Salads
Grains
Fish, Poultry, and Meat
Sauces, Dressings, and Marinades

PART II: ONE-POT MEALS ON THE PLATE
Casseroles
Stews
Stir-Fries
Pilafs
Entrée Salads
Frittatas
Chilis

PART III: AROUND THE PLATE
Appetizers
Soups
Breads and Muffins
Desserts

Cooking Basics
Food Storage and Handling
Cooking with Vegetables and Fruits
The Science behind the New American Plate
Index

Editorial Reviews

"Delicious! The New American Plate Cookbook should do much to recreate the look and taste of America's dinner plates, adding to them all those wonderful vegetables that most Americans still ignore. Bravo!"