A Good Food Day: Reboot Your Health with Food That Tastes Great

A Good Food Day: Reboot Your Health with Food That Tastes Great


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385344913
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 12/30/2014
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 613,740
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

As a chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author, MARCO CANORA has been doing his part to promote delicious, simple, and healthful food. He is the restauranteur behind Hearth, Insieme, and Terroir, has cooked at Gramercy Tavern and at Craft with Tom Colicchio, and is the author of Salt to Taste, A Good Food Day, and Brodo. He was a contestant on Food Network's Next Iron Chef and teaches cooking classes every summer in Tuscany. He lives in New York.

Table of Contents

Foreword Tim Ferriss 8

Introduction: My Daily Bread 11

10 Principles for a Good Food Day 16

Pantry Staples for a Good Food Day 18

Breakfast 24

Salads 52

Vegetables 80

Beans & Lentils 110

Great Grains 134

Fish 166

Meat & Poultry 196

Snacks 232

Sweets 246

Reading and Resources 266

Acknowledgments 267

Index 269

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A Good Food Day: Reboot Your Health with Food That Tastes Great 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
bergamotbooks More than 1 year ago
This recipe book was an enjoyable experience for me. In the introduction, Marco describes how he used to eat when working full-time with long hours. Contrary to my assumptions (he is a chef), he ate lots of terribly unhealthy foods and eventually became so sick that his doctor had to intervene. Once placed on a restricted healthy diet, he was afraid that he'd be forced to eat tasteless foods while pining for the rich, gourmet foods he once enjoyed. He managed to use his skills and knowledge of food to create simple and delicious foods that are also great for your health. On the back cover the question is asked: "What is a good food day? A day when feeling well and eating well go hand in hand". This is completely possible using the recipes outlined in this book. The chapters include breakfast, salads, veggies, beans/lentils, grains, fish, meat & poultry, snacks, and sweets, leaving no meal left behind. My favorite smoothie recipe is on page 27, the Dark Berry Shake, is absolutely delicious and healthy with no added sugars. I drink it everyday! Also, the Japanese-inspired soup on page 206 is fantastic, so light and tasty and has been a huge asset in helping me lose weight. I was also very excited to see on page 213 Marco teaches us to make Flavor Pounded chicken, something I have never tried before, and now use every time we eat chicken. I highly recommend this recipe book if you are serious about eating less manufactured foods and don't mind buying a few special ingredients in order to enhance the flavor of your daily food. Source: I received a copy of this book from Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review.