Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer Cookbook: Easy Recipes and Tips through Treatment and Beyond

Good nutrition is vital to people undergoing cancer treatment, yet treatment side effects can make eating seem unappealing. Now Betty Crocker, two oncologists, and a nutritionist bring back the joy of eating topeople undergoing cancer treatment with delicious recipes that are nutritious and easy to make. A thoughtful, practical gift for patients and families coping with cancer, the book includes:
* 130 recipes, from breakfasts and snacks to dinners and desserts, like Extra-Easy Baked Ziti, Fettuccine with Asparagus and Mushrooms and Country Blueberry Cobbler
* Advice from cancer patients, from coping with the emotional roller coaster to making recipes more appealing
* Recipes tagged to show which are helpful for the most common side effects of cancer treatment, plus special diet menus to help with them
* “Q and A” between Dr. Ghosh and cancer patients about how to handle the effects of cancer treatment
* An easy 7-day menu plan based on eating small meals six times a day — just right for patients in treatment
* Cancer resource guide, nutrition and medical glossary
“This book will be of great assistance to patients and families undergoing cancer treatment. It is a creative guide to the use of pleasant and easy menus to help alleviate difficult, commonly experienced side effects.” –Dr. Barrie R. Cassileth, Chief, Integrative Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Betty Crocker's Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cooking Today

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Everyone’s favorite cooking expert Betty Crocker has completely revised and updated the perennial favorite, Betty Crocker’s® Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cooking Today, with updated information about fat and cholesterol, and lots of easy-to-understand tips for establishing a healthy eating lifestyle. But with Betty Crocker it can’t only be easy–it has to be delicious. And true-to-form, 120 recipes prove that healthful eating can also be enjoyed by the whole family.

With Betty Crocker, low-fat and low-cholesterol eating is a snap! Betty Crocker is on the health bandwagon. Not one for fads, Betty sensibly bases this 175-recipe cookbook on the Food Guide Pyramid guidelines recommended by the American Heart Association and many other medical and nutrition professional organizations. You learn tips for cutting down on fat and cholesterol, understanding the different kinds of fat, and making smart food choices for heart health. The idea is to reduce fat by making ingredient substitutions and small alterations, but not making drastic changes. The recipes are varied and creative and don’t resemble “diet food”: Ginger Shrimp Kabobs, Vegetable Potstickers, Stuffed Veal Chops with Cider Sauce, Vegetable and Ham Jambalaya, Curried Chicken and Nectarines, Caribbean Fish Salad, and Thai Shrimp and Rice Noodle Nests. The desserts include Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake with Raspberry Topping (only 20 percent fat!), Blueberry-Lime Torte (about 15 percent fat), and Double Chocolate-Date Cake (about 25 percent fat). Recipes are labeled with symbols indicating “low-calorie,” “low-fat,” “moderate-fat,” “low-cholesterol,” and “moderate-cholesterol,” so you can choose how far you want to go. Each recipe has a hefty amount of nutritional information: calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, carbohydrate, fiber, protein, vitamins A and C, calcium, iron, and diet exchanges. Cooks who love knowing what the dishes should look like will enjoy the 45 mouth-watering color photos. –Joan Price

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Betty Crocker's Best of Healthy and Hearty Cooking: More Than 400 Recipes Your Family Will Love

Everyone knows they should be eating a healthy diet, following the Food Pyramid, reading nutrition labels and watching their fat and calorie intake, but sometimes it just seems too hard. How do you change the habits of life time, satisfy the whole family and not spend hours in the kitchen? With Betty Crocker.

Betty Crocker has done all the work, creating recipes that are easy to use, and taste delicious. Afraid that your local supermarket won’t have what you need? Not with Betty Crocker. The ingredients are easy to find, and the recipes deliver no-fail, no-fuss meals sure to please the whole family. You’ll use the more than 400 delicious recipes every day, for every occasion. Looking for entertaining ideas? Try Lamb with Yogurt Mint Sauce, Tequila Chicken with Fettuccini or Peking Fish. Want a great dessert that fits into a healthy eating plan? Throw out the guilt and dig into Chocolate Cherry Cobbler, Streusel-Topped Pumpkin Pie or Mississippi Mud Bars. Just need something fast at the end of a long day? You’ll love Skillet Calzones, Southwest Fajitas and Italian Chicken Stir-fry.

Each main dish recipe has only 400 calories (or fewer) and 12 grams of fat (or fewer). There’s also complete nutrition with each recipe so you can monitor calories, percentage of fat from calories, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, fiber and protein.

Plus, there is a lot of great information to help you with your healthy eating goals. First you can learn about the changing nutritional needs of your family — from toddlers to grandparents — and how you can meet those needs effectively. Learn how to use the Food Pyramid to ensure good eating habits and how to read nutrition labels properly. Finally, try out the two weeks of menus to jump-start you into healthy eating — everything is all planned for you.

Ready to eat right without a lot of work? Then you you’ll want this book — it’s all so simple with Betty Crocker.

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