Jun/Jul 2013

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Living Without's Favorite Books: Feed Your Teen

What foods do teenagers love most? Pizza, pasta, pastry—gluten galore. Problem solved with Cooking for Your Gluten-Free Teen, Everyday Foods the Whole Family Will Love (Andrews McMeel). Written by a celiac teen, her mother (cookbook author, Chicago restaurateur and chef Carlyn Berghoff) and her doctor, this cookbook reworks popular favorites to guarantee your gluten-sensitive adolescent won’t go hungry.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: To Your Health

Gluten Free Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine (Sedes Holding) by Aslihan Koruyan Sabanci is a beautiful cookbook with a healthy message based on the best of Turkish and Aegean cuisine. Gorgeous photographs and a wide variety of tempting recipes—entrees, soups, salads and sorbets, plus how-to’s like making your own apple vinegar—will have you drooling.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Peak Performance

Whether you are motivated by success stories (tennis champ Novak Djokovic went gluten free and enjoyed a recording-breaking 43-match winning streak) or an in-depth medical explanation of nutrient absorption, hydration and electrolytes, The Gluten-Free Edge (The Experiment Publishing) by Peter Bronski and Melissa McLean Jory has it covered. This is a book about gaining advantage in sports—and in life—by going gluten free. There are about 50 pages of nutrient-dense recipes, tips and dietary guidelines. There are no fetching photos. Instead, the real stars are the athletes and their gluten-free experiences. Need to be inspired? Here’s food for thought and fuel for peak performance.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Whole Grain Goodness

Trying to boost nutrition? The Complete Gluten-Free Whole Grains Cookbook (Robert Rose) by Judith Finlayson uses gluten-free power foods—amaranth, buckwheat, millet, oats, quinoa, rice, sorghum, teff, wild rice—for recipes that truly nourish. Finlayson covers buying, storing and preparing grains and discusses their nutritional and culinary characteristics, including a “Worth Knowing” section with info on the latest research.   More...