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Rick Stein @Rick_Stein Mexico and California TV and Book September 2017

A special road-trip TV series and book, from Rick Stein visiting San Francisco, Baja California and travelling down to Mexico.

The superb and world reknown seafood of the north Pacific coast, the mole of Oaxaca, spices and salsas of Yucatan and Quintana Roo.

Rick on an inspired trip for sure!

Due in September – check info and preorder at  Rick Stein: Mexico and California (TV Tie in)

Oklava: Recipes from a Turkish-Cypriot kitchen

Amazing book Oklava, wonderful food from a Turkish-Cypriot Kitchen by Selin Kiazim.

Combining different regions close to each other, Mediterranean, Southern Europe and the Middle East. The cookbook from Selin Kiazim  offers Turkish-Cypriot foods of wonderful  flavour combinations.

Oklava: The Cookbook on Amazon – Recipes from a Turkish-Cypriot kitchen

Memories of Northern Cyprus foods and cooking. Ready for food adventures?

Recipes include:

  • Pistachio-crusted Banana & Tahini
  • French Toast with Orange Blossom Syrup & Smoked Streaky Bacon
  • Grilled Quails with Palm Sugar, Sumac & Oregano Glaze
  • Courgette, Feta & Mint Fritters
  • Crispy Pomegranate-Glazed Lamb Breast with Yoghurt
  • Chilli-Roast Cauliflower
  • Chocolate, Prune & Cardamom Delice

 

The Clever Guts Diet Daily Mail Dr Michael Mosley Pull out Friday (@drmichaelmosley)

The final Clever Guts pull out with the Daily Mail by Dr Michael Mosley, on Friday looks at how we make decisions about what to eat.

A radical thought here, quite significant! Who or indeed what makes the decisions of what to eat, do we make that decision consciously or is it a subconscious process? Or is it the millions of neurons in our gut? Is it the microbes in our gut?

Dr Mosley suggests the microbes have more control and influence over us than we ever thought.

Makes one think doesn’t it! (No pun intended here).

Scary to imagine that it may not be our choice – but our microbiome?

Black Friday

So if we have not so good microbes – does that predispose us to select foods that are in fact bad for our health? If we have good microbes then we crave foods that are healthy?

So the conclusion is that by feeding out gut, healthy gut-friendly foods, we are improving our health, our physical and mental well-being – reducing weight and benefiting in many ways.

Revolutionary – worth reading the book and grasping these concepts if it helps us avoid serious illness for as long as we can.

By the way the book is a fun read and really is full of great research and clear explanations. Dr Mosley has the gift of being an excellent communicator, he is inquisitive about our health and how to improve it… a great read!

Recipes today:

  • Lazy lemon and lime baked chicken
  • Seafood risotto
  • Turkey Bolognese
  • Crab linguine
  • Cheat’s cassoulet
  • Tuna and vegetable stir-fry
  • Anti inflammatory tumeric dressing
  • Cashew dressing
  • Oil and lemon dressing
  • Lemony vinaigrette
  • Hummus dressing

The great thing is the book is now available to buy!!

A large amount of very useful advice, guides and recipes can be found in the very well-written and amusing book – see the links to read more and consider buying the book as a reference volume to keep handy.

Previous blogs:

Dr Mosley The Healthy Gut Diet @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Thursday

The Healthy Gut Diet Dr Michael Mosley @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Wednesday

Dr Mosley The Healthy Gut Diet @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Tuesday

The Healthy Gut Diet Dr Michael Mosley @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Monday

and

Michael Mosley The Clever Guts Diet: How to revolutionise your body from the inside out

To read more and purchase a copy:

Fast Exercise by Dr Michael Mosley

The Fast Diet recipe book Mimi Spencer Dr Sarah Schenker Dr Michael Mosley – recipes Mail on Sunday 28 April 2013

The Fast Diet: The Secret of Intermittent Fasting – Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer

Thanks to Dr Mosley for a great read.. enjoyed it very much!

 

 

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Curries are a great health food  and can assist the microbiome, see the new books by Atul Kochhar and Dan Toombs for ideas on recipes, different curry powders and ingredients. Use Dr Mosleys approach to select the correct ingredients.

30 Minute Curries Atul Kochhar  

Dan Toombs The Curry Guy Recreate Over 100 of the Best British Indian Restaurant Recipes at Home  


Dr Mosley The Healthy Gut Diet @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Thursday

Out today – 18 May 2017: Dr. Michael Mosley The Clever Guts Diet and has a series of articles each day in the Daily Mail with free pull-out.

Dr Michael Mosley is famous for the Fast Diet and the 8-week Blood Sugar books.

He is fascinated with how our bodies work, disease, longevity and how to promote long-term and lasting health.

It is a laugh out loud read… although all the advice in the book will do us good , the laughter I had reading is was a therapy in itself!

In Thursday’s Daily Mail, the topic is how to repair a bothersome tummy and the recipes included today are:

  • Seaweed and Prawn courgetti
  • Avocado with smoked salmon
  • Tanya’s healing smoothie
  • Crunchy carrot and beetroot salad
  • Kippers with spinach and tomatoes
  • Happy gut chicken soup
  • Hearty beef and orange stew
  • Moroccan beetroot chicken
  • Classic squid Provencale
  • Mackerel or cod in salsa verde
  • Tummy-soothing bone broth

 

If you have IBS or ‘leaky gut syndrome’ – any stomach or bowel sensitivities – then there is good news, depending on our history, the book can help with advice on how to remove foods from the diet and slowly reintroducing foods to locate those that may be causing the illness. Check out the book for the guidance through this process.

The great thing is the book is now available to buy!!

A large amount of very useful advice, guides and recipes can be found in the very well-written and amusing book – see the links to read more and consider buying the book as a reference volume to keep handy.

Previous blogs:

The Clever Guts Diet Daily Mail Dr Michael Mosley Pull out Friday (@drmichaelmosley)

The Healthy Gut Diet Dr Michael Mosley @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Wednesday

Dr Mosley The Healthy Gut Diet @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Tuesday

The Healthy Gut Diet Dr Michael Mosley @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Monday

and

Michael Mosley The Clever Guts Diet: How to revolutionise your body from the inside out

To read more and purchase a copy:

Fast Exercise by Dr Michael Mosley

The Fast Diet recipe book Mimi Spencer Dr Sarah Schenker Dr Michael Mosley – recipes Mail on Sunday 28 April 2013

The Fast Diet: The Secret of Intermittent Fasting – Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer

 

Curries are a great healthy food  and can assist the microbiome, but see the new books by Atul Kochhar and Dan Toombs for ideas on recipes, different curry powders and ingredients. Use Dr Mosleys approach to select the correct ingredients.

30 Minute Curries Atul Kochhar  

Dan Toombs The Curry Guy Recreate Over 100 of the Best British Indian Restaurant Recipes at Home  


The Healthy Gut Diet Dr Michael Mosley @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Wednesday

From Dr. Michael Mosley, author of the clever guts diet, due to be published tomorrow 18 May 2017.

In the article in today’s Daily Mail, Wednesday’s pull-out discusses preserved foods, such as Kefir milk, certain cheeses, yoghurt, sauerkraut and kimchis. These foods are natures probiotics for the human body.

These foods assist and aid our internal microbes, those that reside in the gut and the ones we wish to nuture, the good microbes, within our Microbiome.

Fermentation produces microbes that are beneficial for us, they are a diverse set and that helps us as well.

The recipes included today are:

  • Kefir ginger ice cream
  • Kimchi pickle
  • Mushroom and kimchi omelette
  • Chicken tagine and preserved lemon
  • Preserved lemon
  • Apple cider vinaigrette
  • Creamy kefir dressing
  • Lemon chia muffins
  • Exotic tangy carrot cake
  • Red rice pudding
  • Coffee and walnut cake

How to make your own yoghurt.

Tomorrow how to help IBS.

The Healthy Gut Diet Dr Michael Mosley @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Monday

Dr Mosley The Healthy Gut Diet @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Tuesday

Dr Mosley The Healthy Gut Diet @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Thursday

The Clever Guts Diet Daily Mail Dr Michael Mosley Pull out Friday (@drmichaelmosley)

Dr Mosley The Healthy Gut Diet @drmichaelmosley Daily Mail Tuesday

Previous blog: Michael Mosley The Clever Guts Diet: How to revolutionise your body from the inside out

To read more and purchase a copy:

Fast Exercise by Dr Michael Mosley

The Fast Diet recipe book Mimi Spencer Dr Sarah Schenker Dr Michael Mosley – recipes Mail on Sunday 28 April 2013

The Fast Diet: The Secret of Intermittent Fasting – Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer

In terms of looking out for the microbiome – for Curries see the new books by Atul Kochhar and Dan Toombs for ideas on recipes and ingredients.

30 Minute Curries Atul Kochhar  

Dan Toombs The Curry Guy Recreate Over 100 of the Best British Indian Restaurant Recipes at Home  

Atul’s Curries Of The World Atul Kochhar curry recipes


Get in shape for the summer with @thebodycoach Joe Wicks free in The Mail on Sunday

Recipes – Get in shape for the summer with Joe Wicks @thebodycoach this Sunday in The Mail on Sunday 21 May a free 24 page recipe guide of delicious low-carb recipes free. Based on Joe’s new book he is back with Cooking for Family & Friends, where healthily food can be fun and inclusive for everyone at every occasion. Forget restrictive diets or low-calories, instead get  to spend time cooking for more than one or two people.

Joe Wicks @thebodycoach new look as he strips off for Mens Health magazine July 2017

See the great recipes that are tasty and easy – and designed to keep the whole family lean!

Recipes include: available at the Daily Mail Joe Wicks page

Also included above – recipes from the Daily Mail 28 May 2017 for more recipes from the new book – and the Mail on Sunday for the article on Get lean summer bestselling body coach Joe Wicks

What about exercises? There are none in the book. See Joe’s training videos.

For a choice of offers on the new book at Amazon due 1 June 2017 – please  click to read more about the new book and order a copy of Joe Wicks Cooking for family and friends for half-price.

More of Joe Wicks recipes on Pinterest

 

Dr Hazel Wallace Recipes and fitness for healthier, happier living

Hazel’s mission nutrition! @thefoodmedic

A very good new book from Dr Hazel Wallace – a full-body guide to health and well being. The Food Medic – includes recipes and fitness for a better you.

Read about Hazel and her approach to nutrition and exercise in Daily Mail article The Food Medic with advice taken from the book.

I am looking forward to getting my copy, selling well in the UK and Ireland  – deservedly so!

Look, review or buy The Food Medic book by Dr Hazel Wallace on Amazon
https://twitter.com/Thefoodmedic/status/861989647844601857

Some example recipes from Hazel in the Daily Mail:
The Food Medic: Chocolate hazelnut protein oats | Daily Mail Online

The Food Medic: Chocolate swirl banana bread | Daily Mail Online

The Food Medic: Sticky soy-roasted salmon & aubergine | Daily Mail Online

The Food Medic Dr Hazel Wallace reveals how you can eat comfort food… – Daily Mail

The Food Medic: Chocolate orange sweet potato brownies | Daily Mail …

The Food Medic: Sweet potato nachos & chilli | Daily Mail Online

The Food Medic: Tandoori chickpea & courgette burgers | Daily Mail …

 

Gizzi’s Healthy Appetite, Gizzi Erskine, Anna Jones, Tom Kerridge, Jo Pratt, Love Your Leftovers , Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, NOPI, Yotam Ottolenghi, Ramael Scully, John Torode, Sweet, James Martin

A selection of the newest cookbooks coming your way… for Christmas 2015
Gizzi’s Healthy Appetite: Food to nourish the body and feed the soul – 6 Aug 2015 by Gizzi Erskine

A Modern Way to Cook – 16 Jul 2015 by Anna Jones

Tom’s Table: My Favourite Everyday Recipes – 24 Sep 2015 by Tom Kerridge

In the Mood for Healthy Food: Recipes for The Whole Family – 16 Jul 2015 by Jo Pratt

River Cottage Love Your Leftovers: Recipes for the resourceful cook – 8 Oct 2015 by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

NOPI: The Cookbook – 10 Sep 2015 by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully

My Kind of Food: Recipes I Love to Cook at Home – 10 Sep 2015 by John Torode

Sweet – 8 Oct 2015 by James Martin

Lorraine Pascal Eating Well Made Easy published 27 August 2015

Lorraine Pascal has a new book called Eating Well Made Easy to be published on 27 August 2015

Review to follow…..

Recipes from the Mail on Sunday:

For current details of Lorraine’s new book, see:

Amazon Eating Well Made Easy: Deliciously healthy recipes for everyone, every day

 

Some links for the latest healthy cooking ideas:

Cookbook store for all types of books on cooking

Some new approaches to healthy eating:

Simply Nigella Feel Good Food published 8 Oct 2015
Jamie Oliver Everyday super food
Rick Stein From Venice to Istanbul published 30 Jul 2015

Simply Nigella Feel Good Food published 8 Oct 2015

Nigella Lawson introduces Simply Nigella – Feel Good Food.

A new book due to be published 8 Oct 2015:              

Recipes to include:

  • Miso Salmon
  • Cauliflower & Cashew Nut Curry
  • Chicken Traybake with Bitter Orange & Fennel
  • Thai Noodles with Cinnamon and Prawns
  • Asian-Flavoured Short Ribs
  • Lemon Pavlova
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots
  • Toasty Olive Oil Granola

Review to follow…..

For current details see Amazon Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food

Some links for the latest healthy cooking ideas:

Cookbook store for all types of books on cooking

Some new approaches to healthy eating:

Lorraine Pascal Eating Well Made Easy published 27 August 2015
Jamie Oliver Everyday super food
Rick Stein From Venice to Istanbul published 30 Jul 2015