Healthy in a Hurry (Williams-Sonoma)

Simple, Wholesome Recipes for Every Meal of the Day

Written By: Karen Ansel, MS, RD, Charity Ferreira
With over 100 accessible recipes and tons of practical advice, this cookbook shows busy cooks how to incorporate nutrient-packed foods into every meal of the day for optimum nutrition and wellbeing.

Everyone is looking for ways to fit wholesome, good-for-you meals into their busy schedules. This solution-oriented cookbook targets 30 super healthy foods and shows you how to make the most of them in delicious dishes, any time of the day. Organized by course—including breakfast, starters and snacks, lunch, dinner, vegetable and grain sides, and dessert—the recipes are packed with nutrients and simple enough to prepare in under 30 minutes. Loaded with useful tips and friendly advice on shopping, prepping in advance, and cooking smarter, this book offers real solutions for getting food on the table (or even packing it to go) during hectic weekdays.

Table of Contents:
Intro Letter
The Basics of Everyday Nutrition
A Guide to Superfoods
Chapter 1: Breakfast
Chapter 2: Starters & Snacks
Chapter 3: Lunch
Chapter 4: Dinner
Chapter 5: Vegetable & Grain Sides
Chapter 6: Dessert
Pantry Basics
Healthy Cooking Tools & Techniques

Sample Recipes:
Buckwheat-blueberry pancakes
Easy egg sandwich with baked egg, wilted greens & Manchego cheese
Sweet corn & edamame salsa with crispy baked tortilla chips
Kale chips with sea salt
Chicken & mango salad with cashews
Quinoa-black bean burger with chipotle mustard
Whole wheat spaghetti with a tangle of garlicky greens
Baked tomatoes stuffed with tuna, capers & parsley bread crumbs
Stir-fried beef & bok choy
Broccoli slaw with apples & pecans
Whole-grain couscous with dried fruits & almonds
Mixed berries with ricotta cream
Oatmeal–dark chocolate bars
Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 4/3/2012
ISBN: 9781616282134
Pages: 224
Trim Size: 8.5 x 10 x 1

  • About the Author 
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Karen Ansel, MS, RD, Author: Karen Ansel, MS, RD, CDN, is a journalist, consultant, and author specializing in nutrition, health, and wellness. She is a spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and a contributing editor for Woman’s Day magazine. She is the co-author of The Baby & Toddler Cookbook and her work has been published in national magazines including Cooking Light, Eating Well, Prevention, Fitness, Women’s Health, Woman’s Day, and O, The Oprah Magazine. She lives in Long Island, New York with her husband and two daughters.Charity Ferreira is a food writer, recipe developer, and senior editor at Yoga Journal. She is the author or co-author of numerous cookbooks, including Williams-Sonoma Eat Well and Essentials of Mediterranean Cooking, and The Baby & Toddler Cookbook. Her writing has appeared in publications including Cooking Light, Gourmet, Bon Appetit, SunSet, and San Francisco Magazine. A graduate of the California Culinary Academy and a former pastry chef, she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.