Healthiest Meals on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about What Meals to Eat and Why

Healthiest Meals on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about What Meals to Eat and Why

by Jonny Bowden

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Healthiest Meals on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about What Meals to Eat and Why by Jonny Bowden

The first cookbook from best-selling author Jonny Bowden!

Jonny Bowden's The Healthiest Meals on Earth contains recipes for more than sixty dishes and drinks that use nutritious and healthy cooking methods. Forty of these dishes will combine to create ten different "poly-meals", specially crafted meals that contain key nutrients found to promote long-term health. They include Sweet and Thai Spicy Shrimp and Fruits, Persian Chicken with Autumnal Accompaniments, and the "iron booster" of Tender Calf's Liver and Sweet Beets. A "Healthiest Holiday Meal" features Citrus Stuffed Turkey, Zippy Fruit Salsa, and Sweet Potato Pie. The poly-meals are designed to be eaten three-to-five times a week.

Another ten recipes are not part of the poly-meal structure; instead they are one-pot meals that include Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry, Miso Bean Soup, and Venison Stew. A chapter on drinks will include nutritious smoothies, so-called "green drinks", and others. Jonny will provide healthy cooking tips throughout the book, as well as an analysis of the foods in each recipe. Side dishes, such as Cold Strawberry Soup and Veggie Slaw with Flax Oil, and desserts, such as Raw Chocolate Fondue, are also featured.

This book pairs well with Bowden's successful 150 Healthiest Foods, and can even be used as a companion cookbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616734343
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publication date: 07/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,040,966
File size: 45 MB
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About the Author

Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., a board-certified nutritionist with a master’s degree in psychology, is a nationally known expert on nutrition, weight loss, and health. He is the author of several best-selling titles, including The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer, and The 150 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Energy. He is the nutrition editor for Pilates Style, a contributing editor for Clean Eating, and a columnist for both America Online and Better Nutrition. His work has been featured in dozens of national publications (print and online) including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Time, Oxygen, Marie Claire, Diabetes Focus, US Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Self, Fitness, Allure, Essence, Men’s Health, Weight Watchers, Prevention, Woman’s World, Fitness, Natural Health, and Shape. He lives in Woodland Hills, CA. Visit

Table of Contents


1 Four-Course Polymeals /22

CHAPTER 1 Fabulous Fiber: Black Bean Cakes with Cooling Accompaniments /25

CHAPTER 2 Hunter-Gatherer’s Delight: Wild Mushroom–Crusted Sirloin /45

CHAPTER 3 Omega Star: Broiled Salmon with Tamari-Orange Marinade /67

CHAPTER 4 Anti-Infl ammatory Immune-System Booster: Delicious Dal with Sweet Onion and Curried Greens /91

CHAPTER 5 Healthy Fats and Protein Packed: Thai-Spiced Mango and Prawns /115

CHAPTER 6 Antioxidants from the Aegean: Striped Bass with Sun-Dried Tomato and Kalamata Paste /135

CHAPTER 7 Iron Power: Calf ’s Liver and Green Onions /153

CHAPTER 8 Nourishing and Nutrient-Filled: Persian-Style Chicken with Walnut, Onion, and Pomegranate Sauce /173

CHAPTER 9 Natural Protein Power: Portobello Buffalo Tenderloin /193

CHAPTER 10 Healthiest Holiday Meal: Citrus-Stuffed Herbed Turkey /213

2 One-Pot Polymeals with Simple Sides /242

CHAPTER 11 The Healthiest Meat One-Pots Meals /245

CHAPTER 12 The Healthiest Poultry and Fish One-Pots Meals /269

CHAPTER 13 The Healthiest Vegetarian One-Pots Meals /301

3 Delicious Drinks: The Liquid Polymeal /324

CHAPTER 14 The Healthiest Beverages /327


Food Chart of the Healthiest Ingredients on Earth /351

The Right Oil for the Job /356

Sources for Specialty Ingredients /358


INDEX /360

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