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Real homemade food for your family is easy to make! Can't decide what to make for dinner that everyone in the family will enjoy? Are you craving healthy, simple and delicious recipes for breakfasts, packed lunches, snacks and weekday dinner when you're short on time? Are you looking for ways to make mealtime fun and get your family involved in the kitchen? Well, look no further. An advocate for simple, healthy cooking, Michael Smith knows that his most important job is family cook, so he wants to inspire and help you create great-tasting meals for your own family?and make some lasting memories along the way! Michael is passionate about cooking real homemade food. In Family Meals, he shares easy-to-make recipes that he loves to cook for his own family, along with tips on how to make cooking together fun. Turn your kitchen into a gathering place for your whole family while you prepare and share meals. Family Meals features 100 recipes straight from Michael's home kitchen. Kick-start your day with Nutmeg Waffles with Banana Butter, Nutty Seed Granola or Tropical Fruit Smoothies for breakfast; pack delicious lunches and snacks like Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Granola Muffins to get the whole family through their busy day. And, you'll find a variety of one-pot meals, hearty soups, stews, casseroles and quick, easy-to-make meals that are all great for a busy week. Your whole family is sure to enjoy dihes such as Weekend or Weeknight Beef Stew, Stovetop Chicken with Herb Dumplings, Tortilla Lasagna and Chia Veggie Burgers, plus treats your family won't be able to resist like Boston Cream Cupcakes and Fallen Chocolate Cake Stuffed with Whipped Cream. Family Meals is a must-have for families to enjoy cooking and eating healthy, delicious food together.
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If you think the increasingly popular caveman diet is good for your health but a bit depressing for your taste buds, this is the book that will change your perspective on the paleo diet forever. Now you can enjoy all your favorite comfort foods without sacrificing the terrific health benefits of a grain-free, dairy-free diet. From sweet potato casserole to crispy oven-fried onion rings, chicken and dumplings to spaghetti and meatballs, you?ll find healthy versions of all the foods you crave most. When chef and caterer Anna Conrad was asked to provide paleo recipes for a fitness group?s twenty-eight-day paleo challenge, she was a little skeptical. Could an athleteor even an average personreally maintain a balanced body without any grains or dairy? Before agreeing to the job, she decided to follow the diet for two weeks to see how she felt. In that short amount of time, she lost eight pounds without feeling hungry or deprived, and her blood pressure, heart rate, and cholesterol all stayed within healthy limits. She gladly provided the recipes and now offers a paleo menu as a regular part of her catering business. In this book, she offers delicious comfort food recipes, including: Buffalo wingsFrench onion soupOven-fried green tomatoesChicken enchiladasShrimp scampi with pastaSpinach lasagnaAnd more!