From the Inside Flap
If you think healthy eating has to mean dull, uninspiring food, think again! The Diabetes-Friendly Kitchen from the experts at The Culinary Institute of America combines healthful ingredients with seriously delicious cooking to create meals that are geared for food lovers with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Written by Jennifer Stack, a trained chef, registered dietitian, and diabetes expert, this is the one and only cookbook that brings professional-level sophistication and flavor into the diabetes-friendly kitchen.
Eating right to manage your health doesn't have to be boring. In fact, it shouldn't be. When you are struggling to stay on a healthy diet, there's nothing more motivating than the promise of a truly mouthwatering meal. Rather than preparing that same old dish that just does the trick, why not try something new and delicious?
Inside, you'll find exciting appetizers like Roasted Kale and Blue Cheese Crisps or Tahini and Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes; hearty soups like Lobster Corn Chowder or Chickpea and Chorizo Soup; elegant main courses like Almond-Crusted Baked Scallops or Caraway-Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin; satisfying sides like Curried Cauliflower Couscous or Spinach and White Beans with Ginger, Orange, and Sesame Dressing; tempting salads like Fennel Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette; and scrumptious desserts and baked goods like Barley Buttermilk Flatbread, Sweet Potato Panna Cotta with Pecans and Cranberry Coulis, and Chocolate-Cappuccino Shortbread with Dark Chocolate Glaze. You'll also find guidelines on basic cooking techniques to help you create diabetes-friendly meals without a recipe. Altogether, these 125 delectable recipes will sate your every craving and help support your healthy lifestyle by making it easier to enjoy eating while managing your blood glucose and health.
The Diabetes-Friendly Kitchen also features the latest nutritional guidelines, plenty of tips on everyday diabetes-friendly cooking, and sensible advice on meal planning and glucose control. With this fantastic one-of-a-kind cookbook, you'll never again have to choose between what's good for you and what's just plain good.
From the Back Cover
The Diabetes-Friendly Kitchen takes healthy cooking to new and delicious heights with wholesome, high-quality ingredients and chef-inspired cooking techniques. Now, every meal can be not only good for you, but great tasting too.
Any diabetes cookbook will show you how to cook food that meets your dietary needs, but none can match the creativity, diversity, and flavor that you expect from the top-notch chefs at The Culinary Institute of America. Finally, living with diabetes doesn't have to mean giving up your love of great cooking and great meals.