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Healthy Starts Here!


ISBN: 978-1-77050-039-6
Dimesions: 8 x 10
Page Count: 352
Binding: Paperback with flaps
Features: 150 recipes; colour throughout, including photographs; index

About the Author

A multi-talented home economist, teacher and actor, Mairlyn Smith loves to add a dash of comedy to her cooking. Born in Vancouver, Mairlyn always loved the view... read about this author

Healthy Starts Here!

140 Recipes That Will Make You Feel Great
When's the last time you encountered a cookbook written by a "Second City" alumna? Well, get ready for the laughs to roll in on your way to better eating! Mairlyn Smith, a well-known professional home economist and media commentator on healthy cooking and eating, knows that improving your and your family's diet is serious business--and also pretty funny.

Learn how to retrain your sodium-addled taste buds. Become a master hunter-gatherer with tips on grocery shopping and food storage. Find out which family of vegetables causes cancer cells to self-destruct. And learn the real truth about legumes and flatulence...

Geared to busy families, Healthy Starts Here! features recipes for both classic favour-ites and new spins on old standbys, including--
  • Hockey-Night-in-Canada Burgers
  • Chili-Roasted Broccoli Stalks
  • Black Bean-Tortilla Chip Soup
  • Barley Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms
  • Chocolate Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce

Informative essays as well as nutrition information and diabetes food choice values for each recipe round out the package.