The Virtuous Tart: Sinful but Saintly Recipes for Sweets, Treats, and Snacks

The Virtuous Tart: Sinful but Saintly Recipes for Sweets, Treats, and Snacks

by Susan Jane White




Have your cake and eat it too—recipes for sinful sweets with redeeming health benefits. 

Now you can have your cake and eat it too! Discover virgin drinks, virtuous tarts, and saintly treats that are packed with nutritional hits that love your body, boost your brain, and make you feel and look great. In over 60 recipes with healthy benefits you’ll discover new ingredients that not only taste better but treat your body better too. Recipes include:
·         Piña Kale-ada, full of fortifying folate
·         Lemon Shizzle Cake, bursting with vitamin C and an anti-inflammatory dose of turmeric
·         Honuts, the healthy donut
·         Macaccino Torte with Toasted Pecan and Chocolate Crumble, beaming with stamina-building maca and antioxidant-rich cacao

Imagine a nutritional slam dunk while snacking on chocolate! Picture your taste buds raving to the tune of coconut torte! Visualize your toes break-dancing with every crunch of a ginger cookie! The recipes in The Virtuous Tart will nurse your sweet tooth and energize your body, and Susan Jane will have you laughing all the while. 

97% of the recipes in this book are gluten free.**

**Two recipes in the book contain gluten: Chocolate Guinness Cake (p. 97) and Sea Salteasers (p. 194)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611804058
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 01/10/2017
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

SUSAN JANE WHITE is a specialist cook, a food and health columnist with The Sunday Independent, and a former president of Oxford University's Gastronomy Society. When she was twenty-five, Susan Jane developed a serious immune disorder. This marked the beginning of her nutritional pilgrimage. She discovered that her energy levels were intimately linked with the food she ate, so she avoided foods that taxed her body—anything processed or highly refined. And it worked! Two years later she was back to her bouncy, bionic self, much to the wonderment of the medical community. She lives in Dublin with her husband and two little vandals.

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