Aug/Sep 2013

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Living Without's Favorite Books: Bright Star

The gluten-free community has gained another star chef. Williams-Sonoma’s Kristine Kidd, who was food editor of Bon Appetit magazine for over 20 years, was recently diagnosed with celiac disease. (She had been informed she’d outgrown it when she was a child.) Now Kidd has penned Weeknight Gluten Free (Weldon Owen), a premier cookbook that is a feast for the eyes, as well as the palate.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Primal Finery

If you think Paleo means eating like a caveman, Gather, The Art of Paleo Entertaining (Victory Belt Publishing) will make you think again. Here is Paleo dining made elegant by Haley Mason and Bill Staley, best-selling authors of Make It Paleo. Gather is more than a coffee-table cookbook (yes, it’s beautiful). It’s a guide to the Paleo lifestyle.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Nix the Naughties

If deciphering long lists of unfamiliar ingredients taxes you and all the hype on food packages gets in your way, it’s time for Rich Food, Poor Food (Primal Blueprint). This important guide to grocery shopping by Jayson Calton, PhD, and Mira Calton, CN, cuts to the chase, mapping out the supermarket aisle by aisle so you can make the healthiest choices—and save money, too. This book is a GPS (Grocery Purchasing System) for those who sometimes feel lost and confused in this world full of food allergens and other no-no ingredients.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: A Real Treat

Laurie Sadowski has done it again. The author of The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread now recreates your favorite desserts in The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Cakes and Cookies (Book Publishing Company). From holiday cookies and mini-cakes to bars and biscotti, this book is packed with special treats for you and your loved ones, all without gluten, dairy, egg and soy.   More...