Warmer weather means bountiful fresh spring produce and a focus on summer seasonal foods. Nine new titles in The Complete Idiots Guide® book series have food on the mind – in more delicious ways than one:
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to DASH Diet Cooking is packed with over 150 recipes for adding some variety and fresh spring taste to any dish – while sticking to the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet. The guide also includes DASH meal plans and exercises specifically tailored to enhance the effects of the diet.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Eating Paleo provides insight into a fresh, but ancient, style of dieting, which focuses on the foods of our Paleolithic ancestors. They feasted on lean meats, fruits and vegetables, nuts, and seeds. The book includes over 100 recipes and meal plans for sticking to and making the most out of the Paleolithic diet.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Smoking Foods is the go-to guide for this year’s BBQ season with detailed instructions on smoking with a variety of flavoring and fueling techniques. More than smoking traditional meats, celebrity chef and author, Ted Reader, smokes out unusual food recipes including:
• A variety of different meats
• Cheese sides
• Even smoked ice for hot summer martinis
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Green Smoothies is filled with hundreds of green recipes that increase energy, boost metabolism, burn fat, and cleanse body toxins. It is an easy to follow guide for the “green smoothie movement,” and is vegan and vegetarian friendly, with additional content on growing and foraging green ingredients.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Fermenting Foods covers the amazing health benefits of fermented or “living” foods and the techniques for safely fermenting all food types from pickles to sourdough bread at home.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Low-Carb Meals, a cookbook focused on the art of delicious recipes with a low-carb twist. With everything from quick or leisurely breakfasts to late-night snacks, this guide offers over 350 recipes for both the dieter and the health-conscious cook.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Sausage Making gives readers the tools to prepare a variety of delicious sausages with easy-to-follow recipes and instructions ranging from traditional game meats to seafood, and even vegetarian sausages. Sausages bought at grocery stores may contain some unwelcome surprises: fillers, artificial preservatives, and extra salt. Skip those store-bought mystery ingredients and learn how to make a healthier homemade sausage.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Meals in 30 Minutes or Less contains over 500 delicious recipes—from appetizers to full entrees—that will help anyone in a hurry make fresh and healthy meals that are satisfying and delicious.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Starting a Food Truck Business explains how making good food is not the only key to success in the food truck industry. This guide breaks down the business into understandable terms with food, marketing, and money saving tips.