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The American Diabetes Association Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook Paperback – October 11, 2011
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Michel Nuschan, owner and founder of Dressing Room, his homegrown restaurant in Westport, CT and CEO and president of Wholesome Wave Foundation.
What a beautiful, compelling book! The recipes are at once simple, sensual, and customized for people with diabetes. Robyn’s overall comfort food message reassures that one’s diet needn’t compromise on pleasure when skewing healthy. Good food can do us a world of good, and can taste great in the process. Robyn makes this very clear.”
Mollie Katzen, author of Moosewood Cookbook
After drooling over the beautiful food photography, I found myself wish that the Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook was a scratch and sniff cookbook. Robyn Webb has single-handedly changed the stigma of the diabetic diet from one of deprivation to celebration! Brava, Robyn!”
David Grotto, RD, LDN, author of 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life!
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Top Customer Reviews
None of the recipes are actually significantly different that what you could find in any cookbook since they don't even bother to be low-carbohydrate alternatives.
There are no recipes in this book that I will use.
If you are thinking of purchasing the book, do what I did, get on YouTube and type in Robyn Webb. She has videos of her prepping dishes from the cookbook. I so can't wait to make the Apple Pandowdy. It looks sooooooo good. Her video of the creamy tomato soup had me box up all the canned tomato soup in my kitchen.
Also, on my list for this week: Rustic Garlic & Olive oil mashed potatoes (I'll throw a roast in the crock pot with onions and frozen green beans, so all the work I'll do is the the recipe for the potatoes this week), Ribollita, and the Chicken pot pie with phyllo, and apple pandowdy for dessert.
Just made the chicken pot pie with phyllo. First experience with phyllo, but can tell you not to cook longer than the 30 minutes. I sorta got distracted by 3 year old twins and let it go an extra 7 minutes and burned the top of my phyllo dough. (Oops!) Scraped off the top layer and the rest was awesome. Really it was good. My only touch was adding extra pepper. Seriously, so good.
March 7, 2012: Yesterday I made the Ribollita. OMG! The only thing I did different was after sauteeing the ingredients as listed it went in the crock-pot with everything else. I'm a working woman and mommy, so cutting up the veggies is enough.Read more ›
I have nothing good to say about this disaster, and can only suggest it to people who are not diabetic, are not cooking for people who are diabetic, and have no problem buying a book for recipes that are not new or interesting.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Some good recipes, and I believe that finding two or three great ones make any cookbook purchase worthwhile. Haven't found "great" yet, but suspect I will.Published 7 days ago by Rich72
The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook has some very good recipes but some of them are not for us. Others with diabetics in their family really like this cookbook but to us it was not... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pioneer70
The book had lots of recipes but I was looking for more lower carbs and more suggestions. It is just another cook book.Published 1 month ago by Ann Ard
This book has saved me! Now my husband and I can share all the comfort foods we want and never again does he have to feel like he is missing out on something.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
This is another great cookbook that I recommend to people with diabetes or other health issues. It was recommended to us by a dietitian and we have used it time and time again to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sofiel