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Healthy Recipes For the Family 2012 Collection [Kindle Edition]

Valerie Hockert
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Book Description

This book includes over 130 healthy and quick recipes that are great for the busy person. Tasty and nutritious, there are no “weird” or difficult-to-find-ingredients. Great to feed the family.

Valerie is a certified personal fitness trainer and nutrition consultant. Valerie Hockert loves to cook, and through her health and fitness career has learned that health and fitness are becoming top on more people’s get healthy lists. Learn how to win friends and influence people by cooking for them, as most everybody loves a home cooked meal. Cooking can be fun, so give this book a healthy try and serve that great food to your family and friends.

Valerie’ other recipes books include Recipes to Feed Family: 2013 Edition, and Recipes from the 70s and 80s.


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  • File Size: 1108 KB
  • Print Length: 82 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006UTJ05Q
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #898,873 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not So Healthy - Very Yucky February 29, 2012
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I'm not at all sure what criteria author "Valerie Hockert, Chef" has used to determine "Healthy" in Healthy Recipes For the Family 2012 Collection. Sporting a Table of Contents that though interactive features only divisions like Appetizers or Main Dishes, many of Valerie's recipe choices are not only distinctly unhealthy, but some are decidedly odd. The appetizer chapter is very heavy on cheese balls & dips made with cream cheese and sour cream, oddly interspersed with recipes that call for low fat dressings. Low fat items are not necessarily more "healthy" from a nutritional point of view - elimination of the fat usually means an increase in carbohydrate and filler content. The breads chapter was no better. A carrot bread featuring soy flour, wheat germ and whole wheat flour (which will, BTW, be very heavy) contrasts sharply with a pumpkin bread recipe that calls for 3 cups of sugar in a recipe that contains a mere 3 1/2 cups flour. A Breakfast recipe for a French Toast Bake does call for "low fat margarine" but it also calls for a full cup of packed brown sugar.

One recipe was remarkable for its Yuck Factor, though it was hardly alone:

Chicken/Rice Skillet

1 chicken boneless,skinless chicken breast
1 cup brown rice
1/2 cup frozen peas
2-3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce

Poach chicken. Drain water. Add water and rice according to directions. (usually 1 brown rice and 1 1/2 cups water). Cook on slow boil until rice is done. Add frozen peas; cook until peas are thawed. Add teriyaki sauce. (All typos and misspellings in the original.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Family healthy May 6, 2013
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I love it is so healthy everyone in my family loves these meals.The only thing is I wish they had more snacks.I would recommend this to busy moms it is so easy.
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Valerie Hockert, was born in the Midwest where she has lived all her adult life. She has had much life experience through her various entrepreneurial life. She has a Master's Degree in Liberal Studies, and a PhD in Literary Studies. Dr. Hockert has been teaching at a college level for many years. She was the first publisher of the Writers' Journal and Today's Family, two national publications. She is also a certified personal trainer, great chef, and the Publisher of two e-magazines: www.realitytodayforum.com and www.familytodayforum.com


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