By Dru Peters
Eat Your Vegetables!
Everyone knows we should all do this, but many people dread having to actually follow through and put those veggies into their meal plan. Perhaps that’s because all of us have been served many vegetable dishes where the taste results were less than stellar.
Has anyone ever had to be urged to finish anything but vegetables?!
“No Excuses Detox: 100 Recipes to Help You Eat Healthy Every Day” offers a delicious way to overcome those bad memories of vegetable meals gone wrong. Blogger Megan Gilmore (detoxinista.com) has authored her second book, “No Excuses Detox,” and this easy-to-read, easy-to-cook-from book is a winner.
Starting with time-saving techniques, and my favorite, several different five-day meal plan options that include shopping lists and recipes, Gilmore makes it easy to jump in to her “No Excuses Detox” method. The “beginner” plan features filling, flavorful and quick dishes.
Her first book, “Everyday Detox,” featured a wide variety of recipes that have been well loved. This book features the same focus on flavorful food, made quickly! So many things can be on the table in half an hour or less. Gilmore also includes “Make it Ahead” options, so that at meal time you can be ready to go.
As a gluten intolerant eater, I found that this easy-to-comprehend, quick meal preparation book makes for easy and tasty dinners. And the naturally gluten-free dishes are distinctly tasty – you wouldn’t even know they are gluten free. Even the desserts that Gilmore concocts include standard ingredients, and avoid the expensive list of odd things that sometimes comprise gluten-free treats.
With up-to-date ingredients and quick meal preparation, this cookbook creates a winning combination that I’m happy to have in my library!