The Medicinal Chef: eat your way to better health
Dale Pinnock presents his unique and inspiring approach to healthy cooking in his first major cookbook. With 80 simple, tasty and affordable recipes, Dale shows how easy it can be to use food to benefit your health and complement conventional treatment.
The book includes Dale s signature dish, the Famous Flu Fighter soup, a delicious one-stop recipe to ward off the flu this winter. Other dishes range from the filling Tuna Steak with Sweet Potato Wedges and Sauteed Mixed Greens to Greek Pitta Pizza and even decadent desserts such as Cheating Chocolate Orange Mousse. Other delicious dishes, such as his Date and Walnut Energy Bombs and Pineapple-zing Smoothie, really can help give a boost to all of your body’s systems and improve energy levels.
A chapter on ingredients explains in detail the benefits attached to each foodstuff, from the benefit of mangoes for skin, to fennel for the health of your digestive system. Alongside the recipes there is a glossary of key ingredients and the nutritional benefits they can bring, as well as advice on how food can make a real difference to more than thirty ailments and nine key bodily systems:
- Joints and bones
- Respiratory system
- Immune system
- Metabolic system
- Heart and circulation
- Digestive system
- Reproductive & urinary systems
- Mental health & nervous system