300 Best Blender Recipes: Using Your Vitamix

300 Best Blender Recipes

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A Vitamix® can do much more than just make tasty smoothies.

This book provides ways to eat real, whole foods when time is limited. Robin Asbell has created an extensive collection of tantalizing and innovative recipes that get the most out of this exceptional appliance. Delicious dishes range from nutritious breakfasts to fresh sauces, sumptuous soups, dips and spreads to desserts that invite requests for seconds. A chapter on baby foods and another on nut butters round out this terrific Vitamix® cookbook.

Great Bowls of Food

Great Bowls of Food by Robin Asbell

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Layer up grain, vegetable, protein source and sauce: Everyone loves to eat from a bowl

Whether it’s a rice bowl, a grain bowl, or even a low-carb, high-protein Buddha bowl, bowl food eating is easy, delicious, and never dull. In this hip new cookbook, renowned cookbook writer Robin Asbell shares 75 of her favorite bowl food recipes, as well as a handy chart that helps readers to mix and match ingredients at a glance to create the perfect bowl.

The Whole Grain Promise

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You know that whole grains are good for you. At the core of a healthy diet for thousands of years, hearty whole grains provide a convenient, inexpensive array of grains and flours to integrate into your life.

Learn to make whole grain foods so tasty, your family will clamor for more. Long-time whole grain chef and baker Robin Asbell is here to give you the tips, tricks, and recipes that will make whole foods a fun part of enjoying life.

Now, in Whole Grain Promise; More Than 100 Whole Grain Recipes to Jump Start a Healthier Diet, Robin Asbell provides more than 100 easy recipes that will encourage anyone to embrace whole grains. From Baked Pumpkin Spice Steel Cut Oats and Zesty Kale to Creamy Millet Corn Chowder with Chipotle and Blueberry Cornmeal Upside Down Cake, there’s a healthy and delicious recipe for everyone.

Chock full of family-friendly, easy dishes, you can find something quick for a snack, a hearty main course, or even a dessert that will keep everyone happy. In addition to the recipes, Robin breaks down the major grains and how best to cook them, shares their different health benefits, and offers other ways to include whole grains into your diet. An indispensable cookbook for anyone who wants to eat well and enjoy real food, Whole Grain Promise also features beautiful full-color photographs throughout.

Gluten Free Pasta, More Than 100 Fast and Flavorful Recipes with No-and Low-Carb Options

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When you cut out gluten, often you cut out your favorite pasta dishes, too, or find the store-bought gluten-free substitutes to be disappointing. But if it’s pasta you’re craving, there’s a whole world of noodles just waiting to be twirled around your fork: homemade fresh pastas, Asian rice-based noodles, and quick GF boxed brands that will satisfy. You WILL eat pasta again!

Gluten-Free Pasta approaches pasta three ways: with recipes for homemade fresh pastas, recommendations for store-bought brands, and also veggie “pastas” that serve as guilt-free noodle stand-ins. Traditional Italian favorites are all well-represented, but Asian noodle soups, pasta bakes, and even wheat flour-free appetizers for entertaining. Expert chef Robin Asbell shows that eating a gluten-free diet can include delicious Potato Gnocchi, Cacio e Pepe, Spinach and Chèvre-Filled Jumbo Tortellini, Kung Pao Chicken with Linguine, Fast Pho, Veggie Lasagna, and Spicy Kimchi-spiked Mac and Cheese.

With this cookbook in hand, any pasta dish is possible, and all of them will be absolutely delicious.

Juice It! Energizing Juices for All Times of Day

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Juicing is cold off the press! Filled with 65 vibrant recipes for turning fresh fruits and vegetables into delicious and healthful juices, this refreshing cookbook offers essential guidance for utilizing the increasing number of juicers and high-performance blenders popping up in home kitchens. From perky blends such as Mango Green Tea Booster and Ginger Jolt to quiet soothers like Berry Melon and Grape Night’s Sleep, these inspired beverages guarantee invigorating flavor combinations and prove the power of drinking your vitamins and loving it too. Whether the goal is weight loss, cleansing, increased nutrition, or more energy, Juice It! makes it easy to whip up blends that taste great.

Sweet & Easy Vegan: Treats Made with Whole Grains and Natural Sweeteners

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Here is the delicious answer to every vegan’s most important question: What’s for dessert? From cookies and brownies to cakes and pies (and even vegan “ice cream”), author Robin Asbell proves that nothing is lost when choosing to forgo dairy. Sweet & Easy Vegan collects more than 60 indulgent recipes and includes expert information on natural sweeteners, whole grains, and the benefits of a vegan lifestyle, plus a handy guide to unusual ingredients and a source list to help readers find them. Vegan never tasted so sweet.

Big Vegan: More than 350 Recipes, No Meat/No Dairy All Delicious

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Veganism has been steadily moving toward the mainstream as more and more people become aware of its many benefits. Even burger-loving omnivores are realizing that adding more plant-based foods to their diet is good for their health and the environment. Big Vegan satisfies both the casual meat eater and the dedicated herbivore with more than 350 delicious, easy-to-prepare vegan recipes covering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Highlighting the plentiful flavors that abound in natural foods, this comprehensive cookbook includes the fundamentals for adopting a meat-free, dairy-free lifestyle, plus a resource guide and glossary that readers can refer to time and again. Eat your veggies and go vegan!

New Vegetarian

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With a look as fresh as the recipes themselves, New Vegetarian is full of modern, flavorful food for the 30 million Americans (more every day!) who are vegetarians. More than 75 delicious and simple dishes span a wide range of cuisines and cultures—from Vietnamese Pho with Tofu to Baked Creamy Squash Pasta with Arugula. Best of all, the dessert chapter includes goodies so luscious even the most die-hard dairy fans wont suspect these sweet treats are vegan!

The New Whole Grain Cookbook: Terrific Recipes Using Farro, Quinoa, Brown Rice, Barley, and Many Other Delicious and Nutritious Grains

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From whole wheat, oats, and rice to farro, barley, and quinoa, no grain is left unturned in this compendium of more than 75 healthful recipes. There’s a tasty dish for every meal of the day: Quick Skillet Flatbreads made with millet or teff for breakfast, or a hearty dinner entre of lamb and rye berries braised in red wine. Even desserts get the whole-grain touch with such sweets as Chocolate-Chunk Buckwheat Cookies. A source list helps find the more unusual grains and a glossary describes each one in detail. The New Whole Grains Cookbook makes it easy to eat your grains and love them, too.