Eating better involves simple steps. Choices really. Choosing whole grains is one. They not only offer a wide variety of health benefits, but are delicious. The Complete Gluten-Free Whole Grains Cookbook, offers 125 delicious gluten-free recipes featuring some amazing whole grains like buckwheat, amaranth, corn, Job’s tears, millet, oats, rice, quiona, sorghum, teff and wild rice.
Written by Judith Finlayson you’ll discover more than just a cookbook, The Complete Gluten-Free Whole Grains Cookbook offers health information on the grains along with photographs of the grains for easy identification.
Studies show that eating whole grains:
- reduces the possibility of developing Type 2 Diabetes
- makes it less likely you’ll have a heart attack
- helps keep blood pressure under control
- reduces risk of having a stroke
- lowers risk for certain types of cancers
- assists keeping weight under control and ensuring a healthier waist-to-hip ratio
- helps keep cholesterol levels low
- fights gum disease
- promotes regularity
It’s a great marriage, whole grains and this cookbook, proving that gluten-free options can be inviting.
Recipes are tempting and offer variety like the Cranberry-Orange Pecan Muffins (page 36) or the Red Beans and Red Rice (page 178). Readers will also enjoy Black Sticky Rice Pudding (page 194), Chewy Oatmeal Coconut Cookies with Cranberries and Pecans (page 200) and Zucchini Fritters (page 50).
There’s something for everyone in this cookbook, even if you’re not choosing gluten-free.
About the Author:
Judith Finlayson is a food journalist and author. She began her career writing featured food articles and developing recipes for magazines. She is author of The Convenience Cook and 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes. She lives in Toronto.
Julee is a quirky, dorky, North Carolina Transplant with an appetite to taste the world, meets its desserts and blog about them. When she’s not behind the computer you can find her playing with her family, reading a good book and celebrating the little things.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”.Julee Morrison