Norene's Healthy Kitchen: Eat Your Way to Good Health with Over 600 Fast & Fabulous Recipes

Norene Gilletz (Author)
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Norene Gilletz has a passion for recipes that are simple, healthy and delicious for the kosher (or not) cook. High in flavor and low in calories, they focus on good carbs, good proteins and good fats, and are made with readily available ingredients.Norene's Healthy Kitchen is packed with chef's secrets, including easy preparation ideas, freezing tips and nutrition notes. The recipes are heart-healthy, weight-loss-friendly, smart-carb-friendly and glycemic index- friendly. The selections are good choices for anyone on almost any diet. Recipes are suitable for the kosher kitchen, with lots of dairy-free and vegetarian options that the whole family will enjoy.Norene's Healthy Kitchen bursts with tried-and-true chef's secrets nutrition tips, and deliciously easy non-dairy,meat-free options fit for kosher and vegetarian diets. The recipes are great choices for heart-smart cooking, for thoselooking to lose weight and for diabetic diets. They are also compatible with the Weight Watchers and South Beach diets.Favorite dishes include:-Confetti Vegetable Strudel-Cool as Cucumber Soup-Lox and Bagel Cheese Strata-Spanakopita roll-ups-Chimichurri Chicken-Luscious Lemon Berry Mousse-Lentil Barley Soup

Product Details

  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Whitecap Books Ltd. (August 13, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1552858022
  • ISBN-13: 978-1552858028
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 8 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds

Editorial Reviews


Just what the doctor ordered.... Packed with chef's secrets and nutrition tips. (Carolyn Blackman Canadian Jewish News 20070427)

About the Author

A freelance food writer, food consultant and cooking teacher, Norene Gilletz's world revolves around recipes. Norene is the leading author of kosher cookbooks in Canada and owner of Gourmania Inc. She is a Certified Culinary Professional with the International Association of Culinary Professionals. She is also a member of Cuisine Canada and the Women's Culinary Network of Toronto. She gives cooking demonstrations for many charitable fund-raising organizations and is also a popular speaker about healthy cooking. Her motto, "food that's good for you should taste good," has been a core principle guiding her culinary career.

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Great Recipes; Difficult to Read/See Them, February 20, 2008

By Barbara F. Backer 'Preschool Teacher for 20+ ... 3.0 out of 5 stars3.0 out of 5 stars3.0 out of 5 stars3.0 out of 5 stars3.0 out of 5 stars

Oy! I just received this cookbook. I have 3 others by this author, and I use them regularly. Her recipes are simple and DELICIOUS. However, I was disappointed when I opened this new book and saw that, while it is full of her eater-pleasing recipes, all recipes are printed in a light red ink that provides little contrast with the white page. The print font for the recipes seems to be smaller than in her other books, too. In other words, I find it difficult to read the recipes. I certainly won't be able to read them at an arms-length distance, like when I'm combining ingredients and want to see what to do next. Much as I want this collection of recipes, I may return the book. How could a publishing company make such a poor choice of print color?

If someone put a gun to my head and I had to pick one cookbook from my collection..., January 12, 2010

By Chandler 3.0 out of 5 stars3.0 out of 5 stars3.0 out of 5 stars3.0 out of 5 stars3.0 out of 5 stars

Well, if what I noted in my review title actually happened I'd be quite surprised because, after all, why would someone put a gun to my head in order to choose a cookbook???......but I digress...In all seriousness, I have quite a large collection of cookbooks and I've been organizing and reflecting on which ones I should give away and which I should keep and what I like about the ones I'd consider a favorite. And I'd say if I had to pick the things I want wrapped up in one book if I only could have one book, I do believe this cookbook contains them.Reasons why:This is a very extensive cookbook. It has 600 recipes so it covers whatever mood, taste, or timeframe I have to cook so it's one of the most comprehensive books I have for healthy recipes.These are fast, fabulous, and family-friendly...whether your favorite place is in the kitchen or you typically eat out daily, rarely cook, but have decided to get some healthier meals into...

This is my kind of cooking, September 10, 2007

By Happygal 5.0 out of 5 stars5.0 out of 5 stars5.0 out of 5 stars5.0 out of 5 stars5.0 out of 5 stars

I really loved this book. This is my kind of cooking. Easy to make, healthy and delicious. Since I liked her other books (especially Healthy Helpings) I pre ordered this book. I have already made some of the recipes and plan to use more soon. Each receipe has a cute short blurp about the recipe which is entertaining, and most have useful cooking tips.The ingredients are common stuff that I usually have on hand and makes good use of the food processor and microwave, but their use is not essential. This book also has great info on the glycemic index, glycemic load, heart healthy cooking and lots of useful kitchen infomation. Which makes it a great gift for a beginner or more experienced cook. You will use it for everyday and entertaining and no one will think of it as low fat and healthy.

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