Author(s): Sophie Manolas
If you eat food, you need this book! Sophie Manolas is a straight-talking, down-to-earth clinical nutritionist who is passionate about showing people how they can eat their way to being the greatest, healthiest version of themselves. In The Essential Edible Pharmacy she takes over 60 of the most commonly available nutrient-dense foods (covering everything from leafy greens to root vegetables and legumes, from herbs and spices to fruits, nuts and seeds), and with great warmth, enthusiasm and knowledge explains exactly why each of these foods is so good for you. This is then followed with a simple and delicious recipe for each ingredient that will entice even the fussiest tastebuds. Over 60 simple yet mouth-wateringly delicious recipes are included, such as Wholesome Lentil Dahl; Chicken, Mushroom and Ginger Hot Pot; Spinach, Sweet Potato and Quinoa Burgers; Decadent Brazil Nut Truffles; Baked Apples with Macadamia Crumble; and Salted Coconut and Strawberry Semifreddo. Fully illustrated throughout with gorgeous photographs of fresh produce and flavoursome recipes, this is a practical and beautiful reference book that will both entertain and educate. Supercharge your health and tingle your taste buds into life with The Essential Edible Pharmacy.
"Australian clinical nutritionist Sophie Manolas takes over 60 nutrient-dense foods and ...explains why it so good for you and provides a recipe on how to use it." Australian Ageing Agenda "Sophie shows the reader that eating delicious foods that are also healthy is not a difficult process" Have a Go News "This is such an inspirational book for jaded cooks and those who wish to discover the joys of healthy eating." Blue Wolf Reviews "heal and nourish your body, mind and soul. Take 60 of the most commonly available nutrient dense foods - add in beautiful recipes and you will have a simple delicious way to improve your mind and supercharge your health." Mindfood "Eat yourself healthy. A book reveals how what you eat can help you avoid illness". Herald Sun "Defying food fads, Sophie's refreshing approach will inspire you to take eating well out of the too-hard basket, and fill your shopping trolley with a wider, more nourishing repertoire of everyday fresh foods". The Cove Magazine
Sophie Manolas is a clinical nutritionist whose rural childhood taught her the importance of the home vegetable patch and fresh produce. After qualifying in Nutritional Medicine, Sophie established her own practice, and has achieved great success with her down-to-earth approach.
Introduction 1. Leafy Greens Rocket (Arugula) Nin's Zesty Noodles Spinach Spinach, Sweet Potato and Quinoa Burgers Mustard greens Peppery Pesto 2. Brassica Family Kale Kale Chopped Salad Broccoli Simple Special Stir-fry Cauliflower Cauliflower Mash Cauliflower Fried Rice Brussels sprouts Honey Roasted Brussels Sprouts Cabbage Kimchi 3. Root Vegetables Carrot Carrot Cake Radish Fish Tacos with Radish Salad Beetroot (beets) Home-cured Beetroot (beets) Salad Parsnip Parsnip Chips (fries) Turnip Vegetarian Sheperd's Pie Sweet Potato Very Simple Spanish Omelette 4. Legumes Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) Harissa Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) Beans Refried Beans Lentils Wholesome Lentil Dahl Green beans Thai Bean Salad 5. Other Vegetables Tomato Spanish Baked Eggs Sprouts DIY Sprouts Zucchini (courgettes) Stuffed Zucchini (courgettes) Pumpkin (winter squash) Comfort Salad Avocado Chocolate Avocado Mousse Capsicum (pepper) Super Seed Antioxidant Salad Eggplant (aubergine) Pan-fried Eggplant (aubergine) with Tahini Dressing Mushrooms Chicken, Mushroom and Ginger Hotpot Asparagus Lemon Mustard Green Salad with Poached Egg 6. Nuts and Seeds Coconut Chimpdad's Genuine Sir Lankan Fish Curry Hazelnuts Torta Gianduia Almonds Gluten-free Bread Walnuts Chilli Chocolate Pie Brazil Nuts Decadent Brazil Nut Truffles Cashew Nuts Vegan Lemon Cheesecake Macadamia Nuts Baked Apples with Macadamia Nut Crumble Pistachio Nuts Raw Turkish Delight Chia Seeds Ginger and Pear Chia Puddings Flaxseeds/linseeds Flax Crackers Pepitas Chili Maple Pepitas Sesame Seeds Sunflower Seed Crusted Lamb Poppy Seeds Crunch Poppy Seed Gremolata 7. Fruits Blueberries Blueberry Pancakes Figs Fig, Thyme and Goat's Cheese Tart Kiwi Fruit Kiwi Quinoa Porridge Papaya Prawn (shrimp) and Papaya Salad Pomegranate Turkish Salad Strawberries Strawberry and Salted Coconut Semifreddo Grapefruit Grapefruit and Fennel Salad Bananas Pisang Goreng Cherries Gluten, Dairy and Refined Sugar-free Cherry Cake Pineapple Barbecued Pineapple with Chilli and Lime Lemons Preserved Lemons 8. Herbs and Spices Ginger Japanese Carrot and Giner Dressing Oregano Chimichurri Turmeric Turmeric Milk Chilli (chili peppers) Bajan Seasoning Mint Refreshing Mint Mojito Pops Cinnamon Raw Vegan Cinnamon and Chocolate Cake Basil Watermelon and Basil Granita Garlic Garlicky Greens Fennel Seeds Digestive Fennel Tea Bibliography Acknowledgments Recipe Index Index