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Clean Eating for Busy Families

Get Meals on the Table in Minutes with Simple and Satisfying Whole-Foods Recipes You and Your Kids Will Love-Most Recipes Take Just 30 Minutes or Less!

Clean Eating for Busy Families
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Format: Paperback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9781592335145
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
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Illustrations: 40 color photos
Size: 7.5 x 9.25
Weight: 1.188 lb.
Published: Nov. 1, 2012
DC: AQ
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All moms know what a struggle it can be to get dinner on the table night after night—you want to prepare healthy meals for your family, but picky eaters, busy schedules, and way-too-long cooking times always seem to stand in your way.

Clean Eating for Busy Families takes the challenge out of putting delicious food on the family table on a nightly basis by providing you with a clear plan for dinner success. With streamlined weekly grocery lists, simple-yet-delicious recipes, and practical tips for healthy family eating, you’ll find it a cinch to trade in that uninspired takeout for wholesome meals that don’t just put your tummy to ease, but your mind too.

It’s Quick: From easy sautés and casseroles, to slow cooker meals, to pan-less grilling, all the recipes you’ll find inside list both mode and length of cooking time, so there’s no time wasted trying to figure out a time plan or what works best for your schedule. Plus, most recipes can be prepared in thirty minutes or less!

It’s Clean: The ever-growing “clean food” movement, which focuses on a healthy, whole foods-based approach to eating, lies at the foundation of this book, so you can be sure you’re feeding your family the very best. From wholesome ingredient lists to nutritional analysis on every recipe, you can feel confident that every meal you prepare is both nutrient-rich and calorie-conscious.

It’s Green: Featuring eco-friendly tips, along with information on how to go green while shopping and cooking, you’ll find it a cinch to keep your family and the planet happy. You’ll also find the peak season noted on every recipe, as well as substitutions for ingredients that are out of season, so you can adapt according to what works best for you.

And most importantly…it’s delicious! From Orange Peel Chicken & Broccoli Stir-fry with Brown Rice to Baja Fish Tacos with Pico de Gallo and Summer Berry Slump with Vanilla Greek Yogurt, you’ll enjoy night after night of delicious home cooking—without any of the hassle. Get started creating new and exciting dishes for your family today!

Michelle Dudash, R.D., is an award-winning registered dietitian, writer, television personality and recipe developer, and is nationally recognized as an expert in teaching people how health and food can happily co-exist. In her 18 years of food business experience, she earned her certificate as a Cordon Bleu chef, cooked at a Mobil Five Star restaurant, and was a private chef serving guests including English royalty. Michelle graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. degree in dietetics and a few years later she earned her toque from the Scottsdale Culinary Institute. Drawing on this expertise, she went on to teach at the Arizona Culinary Institute.

Michelle is the Health Expert for http://www.sheknows.com, a website engaging nearly 18 million unique visitors monthly and has her own column. She is also the nutritionist for the web show Delicious Life Challenge. Writers frequently quote her in publications such as Prevention, Family Circle, SELF, Woman’s Day and Women’s World. Michelle contributes regularly to ABC15.com, has written articles for Paramount Farms’ PistachioHealth.com, Kashi.com, ADA Times and Raising Arizona Kids, and has written recipes for Sargento, Whole Living, Today’s Diet & Nutrition and Betty Crocker magazines. She lives in Gilbert, AZ.

"School nutrition operators may be inspired by the range of nutrition-rich recipes that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less, such as Orange Peel Chicken & Broccoli Stir-fry with Brown Rice and Baja Fish Tacos with Pico de Gallo." - School Nutrition Magazine
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Chapter 1: Clean Kitchen Know-How: Getting Started, Shopping Lists, and Tips

Chapter 2: Satisfying Salads, Soups, and Appetizers

Chapter 3: Speedy, Sustainable Seafood

Chapter 4: Protein-Packed Poultry & Meat Mains

Chapter 5: Hearty Meatless Meals

Chapter 6: Enticing Whole-Grain & Vegetable Side Dishes  

Chapter 7: Secretly Skinny Sweet Treats

Sources

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Index
Roasted Citrus Asparagus

Ingredients:

1 bunch asparagus, woody bottom third cut off
1 teaspoon (2 g) grated orange zest
1 teaspoon (2 g) grated lime zest
1 teaspoon (2 g) lime juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons (10 ml) extra-virgin olive oil

Directions:

Preheat oven to 450º F (230º C, or gas mark 8) and line a large sheet pan with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on the pan. In a small bowl, whisk together orange and lime zests, lime juice, salt, and pepper and then drizzle in the oil while whisking. Pour evenly over the asparagus. Toss the asparagus gently with your hands to coat completely. Bake 14 minutes until fork-tender.

News

January 20,2014
Michelle Dudash, author of Clean Eating for Busy Families, is featured in the Search for the Next Weight Watchers Chef on ABC TV's food show The Chew. Learn More.
July 22,2013
Business travelers are notorious for leaving any dietary plans on the back burner when they’re away from home, but Michelle Dudash, a registered dietitian and the author of “Clean Eating for Busy Families,” said they don’t have to indulge bad eating habits on the road. Dudash talked with International Business Times about the best plan for healthy eating while traveling. Learn More.
March 18,2013
Well-known dietitian and Cordon Bleu-certified chef Michelle Dudash has joined forces with Walmart to kick off National Nutrition Month and help raise awareness about the importance of school breakfast and nutrition education programs. Learn More.
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