Better Than a Box: How to Transform Processed Food Recipes into Whole Foods Favorites (real food cookbook)
|Author: Katie Kimball|
Publisher: Kitchen Stewardship, LLC
Sales Rank: 101,285
Format: Kindle eBook
Language: English (Published)
Media: Kindle Edition
Publication Date: January 20, 2013
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Are there favorites in your recipe card box that are collecting dust because all the processed ingredients make you squirm?
Do you miss the comfort food casseroles that use cream of chicken soup because you refuse to buy those cans anymore?
If you wish you could cook from scratch without finding all new recipes, you need Better Than a Box.
If your family complains that they miss their old favorites now that you're trying to eat less processed foods, I can help.
The goal of Better Than a Box is to teach you to reverse engineer the processed parts of any recipe and create delicious real food renditions. You'll gain confidence in the kitchen, finding the courage to toss in a little of this and a little of that, even if you've always been a “measure to the correct 1/8 teaspoon” sort of chef before.
Better Than a Box is so much more than a recipe book; it's a way of cooking. From habits and routines to make sure you always have certain things on hand, to tips for saving dishes as you cook up a storm, and even “recipes” you will be able to cook by heart, this book will help you have the real food lifestyle you want without compromising the food your family loves.
Your kitchen life will be transformed.
Better Than a Box contains lessons on:
*How to Remake Your Processed Foods Recipes
*Adding Nutrition to a Recipe
*Making any Casserole a One-Pot Meal
*Designing Your Own Recipes
*Connected Meal Planning
*Herbs & Spices Basics
*How to Healthify Baking Recipes
*How to Adapt a Recipe for Soaking Grains
You'll walk through 20 examples of reverse engineering a recipe from processed to 100% whole foods, and there are 35 "remake resources" recipes to make sure you have the foundation to do it yourself, including:
*Homemade Chicken Stock
*Homemade White Sauce (i.e. Cream of Whatever Soup)
*Bouillon Cube Substitute
*Dry Onion Soup Mix
*Homemade Whole Wheat Tortillas
*Homemade Wheat Thin Style Crackers
*Homemade Bread Crumbs
*Stovetop Stuffing Substitute
*Not-so-Tough Beef Jerky
*Macaroni and Cheese
*Velveeta Cheese Substitute/Creamy Cheese Sauce
*Homemade Ranch Dressing & Ranch Mix
And finally, in case you don't want to do the mental work but just crave real food recipes for familiar comfort food, you'll find 25 ready-to-go recipes in the thorough, no-stone-left-unturned style of Kitchen Stewardship, including:
*Chicken Rice-a-Roni Substitute
*Mexican Beans and Rice
*Cheesy Beef and Mac
*Grandma's Tuna Noodle Casserole
*Creamy Chicken Enchiladas
*Chicken Pot Pie and Not Pie
*Spicy Cheesy Chicken Dip
*Homemade French Onion Dip
*Real Hot Chocolate
*Homemade Chocolate Syrup
*Southern Banana Pudding
*Homemade Whole Wheat Graham Crackers
There's something for everyone in Better Than a Box. Learn more at KitchenStewardship.com.
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