The 150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about How to Make the Most Deliciously Nutritious Meals at Home in Just Minutes a Day

The 150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about How to Make the Most Deliciously Nutritious Meals at Home in Just Minutes a Day


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You can put a healthy dinner on the table in only 15 minutes thanks to acclaimed nutritionist Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., and personal chef and nutrition educator Jeannette Bessinger, C.H.H.C.

            The two have created more than 150 nutritious recipes that can be made in minutes, and turn out so great tasting you'll never need to toil in the kitchen for hours again. Chef Jeannette offers suggestions for fast, tasty, and healthy side dishes to complete your meal, as well as quick variations and substitutions that infuse these recipes with variety, while Dr. Jonny explains how they made these easy recipes healthy.

            Savor the Grilled Cayenne Honey Drumsticks and Citrus Jicama Salad, Ten-Minute Flounder with Lemon-Basil Butter and Almonds, and Gorgonzola Beef with Spinach, Pears, and Walnuts. Enjoy the sublime Camembert Quesadilla with Melon Salsa or the Dark Chocolate Ricotta Dream with Strawberries. The recipes in this book will please every palate, from meat lovers to vegans, and can be made by both beginner and veteran home cooks.

            The healthiest meals are only minutes away!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592334421
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publication date: 12/01/2010
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 315,361
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.12(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, (Woodland Hills, CA), also known as The Nutrition Myth Buster, is a nationally known, board-certified nutritionist and expert on diet and weight loss. He has appeared on the Dr. Oz Show, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, and CBS and has contributed to articles in the New York Times, Forbes, the Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Vanity Fair Online, Men’s Heath, Prevention, and dozens of other print and online publications. He is a popular speaker who presents at both academic and consumer events all over the world.

Jeannette Bessinger, C.H.H.C., is a board-certified, holistic health counselor, award-winning lifestyle and nutrition educator, and owner of Balance for Life, LLC,, which provides lifestyle health and nutrition education to individuals and organizations. A whole foods cook, she is co-author of The Healthiest Meals on Earth and a contributing writer for Clean Eating magazine. She is a lifestyle health and nutrition consultant to several public and private groups and coalitions working to improve the health of schools and cities in the United States.

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150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes on Earth 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Books_And_Chocolate More than 1 year ago
Written by nutritionist Jonny Bowden and whole foods cook Jeannette Bessinger, this cookbook features quick, healthy recipes that don't use processed foods. It includes recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as snacks and desserts, plus a meatless section for vegetarian recipes. The one recipe I've tried so far, Tilapia With Lemony Tomatoes, was great (I substituted olive oil for the macadamia nut oil, and minced garlic from a jar instead of fresh garlic because those are what I had on hand). There are many more recipes I will try from this cookbook including Jalapeno Cornbread Chili, Black Bean Salad, fajitas, and Honey Drumsticks With Cayenne. For the most part, the ingredients seem to be those that can be found in regular grocery stores or if not, could be easily substituted. Some of the things I like about this cookbook are the color photos, nutritional tips and food facts scattered throughout, and that some of the recipes are intentionally doubled so that half can be frozen for another meal. Mostly I like that the recipes really are quick and easy while being healthy and full of flavor. I received a copy of this book for review from the publisher but the opinion of it is my own and was not solicited nor was a positive review required.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We have tried may recipes from this book and have enjoyed all of them. Worth buying!