Roots: The Complete Guide to the Underground Superfood

Roots: The Complete Guide to the Underground Superfood

by Stephanie Pedersen


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New in the SUPERFOOD FOR LIFE series: 75 delicious and nutritious recipes for root vegetables!
From the humble potato to beets, carrots, and yucca, root vegetables are packed with disease-fighting phytonutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants. Plus, they’re easy to prepare, readily available, inexpensive, and a treat to eat. Stephanie Pedersen’s latest book in Sterling’s Superfood for Life series shows how to transform these nutritional powerhouses into tasty snacks, treats, smoothies, juices, meals, and desserts, as well as beauty products. It provides the latest research on these vegetables’ health benefits, along with helpful sidebars, interesting trivia, FAQs, and eight pages of beautiful color food photography.

Featured roots include: *Beets *Burdock *Carrots *Yucca (Cassava) *Celeriac *Jicama *Parsnips *Potatoes *Radishes *Rutabagas *Salsify *Sweet Potatoes *Sunchokes *Turnips *and more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454921424
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 01/03/2017
Series: Superfoods for Life Series
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,175,577
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Stephanie Pedersen is a holistic nutritionist, food educator, corporate speaker, and host of two weekly radio shows, Your Big Life and The Superfood Moment. She is the coauthor of Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood and author of Kale: The Complete Guide To The World’s Most Powerful Superfood, Coconut: The Complete Guide to the World’s Most Versatile Superfood, and Berries: The Complete Guide to Cooking with Power-Packed Berries (all Sterling). To learn more about Stephanie, visit or stop by YouTube for the family health series, Real Eating, starring Stephanie and her three sons.

Table of Contents

Introduction vi

Chapter 1 All About the Roots 1

Chapter 2 Drinks 41

Chapter 3 Breakfast 51

Chapter 4 Lunch 77

Chapter 5 Snacks 99

Chapter 6 Condiments 107

Chapter 7 Dinner 123

Chapter 8 Desserts 145

Chapter 9 Beauty 161

Chapter 10 Frequently Asked Questions 167

Photo Credits 171

Resources 172

Acknowledgments 174

About the Author 175

Index 176

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