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The Superfood Alchemy Cookbook: Transform Nature's Most Powerful Ingredients into Nourishing Meals and Healing Remedies

The Superfood Alchemy Cookbook: Transform Nature's Most Powerful Ingredients into Nourishing Meals and Healing Remedies

by Jennifer Iserloh

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Overview

Unlock the health benefits of nature's most powerful foods with supercharged vegetarian recipes
The Superfood Alchemy Cookbook shares a powerful approach to wellness. Chef and health coach Jennifer Iserloh shows how cooking like an alchemist provides a way to integrate healing practices into your everyday routine. Create dishes to:
  • Boost immunity
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Restore and maintain gut health
  • Encourage mental focus and mood balance
  • Support gentle detox
These recipes bring together nature's strongest ingredients - superfoods, adaptogens, essential oils, and healing herbs and spices - in delicious combinations that increase their healing properties. (For example, most of us know that cooking tomatoes boosts the fruits' heart-healing lycopene, but did you know that pairing turmeric with black pepper helps the body get the most from its anti-inflammatory compounds?) Each chapter also shares simple home remedies, natural body treatments, and powerful rituals for wellness in body and soul.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738284750
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 04/09/2019
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 801,785
File size: 154 MB
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About the Author

Jennifer Iserloh is a chef, author, certified health coach, and healthy living expert. Her previous books include Fifty Shades of Kale, The Healing Slow Cooker, and Secrets of a Skinny Chef. She has also co-written and collaborated on numerous books, including Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Deliciously G-Free, Joy Bauer's Food Cures, Jessica Seinfeld's Deceptively Delicious, and Dr. Gerry Mullen's The Good Gut Revolution. Iserloh is a frequent contributor to Yoga Journal and her recipes, articles, and blog posts have appeared on/in such outlets as The Today Show, SELF, Prevention, InStyle, The Huffington Post, Epicurious, and LiveStrong.

Table of Contents

Foreword vi

Introduction 1

How to Use This Book 6

Outfitting the Superfood Alchemy Lab: Essential Kitchen Tools 14

Chapter 1 Calcination 17

Feeling the Burn, Detoxing the Body

Root Vegetables, Garlic, Black Pepper, and Cayenne

Chapter 2 Solution 47

Releasing Blockages and Supporting the Kidneys and Adrenals

Berries, Bell Pepper, Ginger, Fennel, and Calendula

Chapter 3 Separation 77

Promoting Digestion and Supporting the Gut

Apple, Avocado, Goji Berries, Mint, and Tulsi

Chapter 4 Conjunction 111

Balancing Energies and Healing the Heart

Almonds, Crucifers, Hawthorn Berries, and Green Tea

Chapter 5 Fermentation 145

Speaking Your Truth and Protecting the Thyroid

Artichokes, Brazil Nuts, Cilantro, and Seaweed

Chapter 6 Distillation 173

Focusing and Calming the Mind

Blueberries, Coffee, Chocolate, and Rosemary

Chapter 7 Solidification 205

Strengthening the Nervous and Immune Systems

Mushrooms, Turmeric, Leafy Greens, and Lemon Balm

More on Meditation 238

Working with Crystals 240

Recipe Index 242

Bibliography 246

Acknowledgments 254

Index 256

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