American Dietetic Association Cooking Healthy Across America

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-10-11
  • Publisher: WILEY

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"A taste of culinary history that celebrates the delicious melting pot of American cooking while leaving the guilt behind." -Jill Cordes host of The Best Of on the Food Network"This book shows how easy it is to prepare and enjoy the wonderful variety of ingredients and recipes that make American cuisine unique, flavorful, and healthful." -Roberta L. Duyff, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS author of American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide"A wonderful edible survey of American regional classics that blends authenticity with good nutrition. This is an important book." -Graham Kerr author of Charting a Course to Wellness and My Personal Path to WellnessSet the table for good nutrition-and savor the regional flavors of delicious American foodAmerican Dietetic Association Cooking Healthy across America presents over 300 healthful, mouthwatering recipes that draw on the flavors and traditions of various cuisines around the country. You'll find stories from the kitchens of ADA's culinary professionals-their special family recipes, cooking secrets, and innovative food prep tips and insights-showing you just how easy it is to prepare healthy versions of these American favorites:Philly Cheesesteak ? Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce ?Maryland Crab Cakes ? Tropical Breeze Smoothie ? Gazpacho ? West Texas Chipotle Chicken Salad ? Smoky Holler Fried Chicken ?Southwest Black Bean Dip ? Baked Halibut Bristol Bay ? Lemon Ice Box Pie ? Cajun Jambalaya ? Stovetop Glazed Ham ? Vineyard Stuffed Quahogs ? Mom's Baked Beans ? Triple Chocolate Cake ? And much more

Author Biography

AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. As the advocate of the profession, ADA serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.
FOOD AND CULINARY PROFESSIONALS is a Dietetic Practice Group of American Dietetic Association whose members are committed to developing food expertise throughout the profession of dietetics.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 1(4)
PART ONE Cooking Healthy Every Day 5(472)
1 New England: Simple, Sturdy Foods
2 Mid-Atlantic States: Maryland Crab Feasts to Philly Cheesesteaks
3 Southern Cuisine: Smooth Soul Food to Hot 'n' Spicy Cajun Creations
4 The Floribbean: Big, Bold Tropical Flair
5 The Midwest: America's Breadbasket and Cultural Crossroads
6 Tex-Mex: Fusing Mexican-Texan and Mexican Cultures
7 Southwestern Cuisine: Meso-American Roots Fuse with Trendy Cuisine
8 From the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Northwest
9 Fusion Defined: The Cuisines of California and Hawaii
PART TWO Eating Healthy for Life 477(151)
10 Nutrition Basics: The Reasons for Our Luscious Food
11 Portion Savvy: Less Is More!
12 Creating the Kitchen Dedicated to Flavor and Good Health
13 Everyday Solutions for Enjoying More Vegetables and Fruits
14 Whole Grains: Catching the Golden Wave of Flavor and Nutrition
15 Luscious Legumes: Beans, Peas, and Lentils
16 Fish: A Guide to Buying, Storing, and Cooking
17 The Ultimate Meat and Poultry Buying and Usage Guide
18 Milk and Other Dairy: Building Strong Bones and More
19 Help in the Kitchen: Substitutions and Equivalents
Recipe Index 628(9)
Index 637

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