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Book Review: The Diabetes Seafood Cookbook

Updated on November 11, 2009

Are you looking for a way to prepare delicious seafood meals that are compliant with the type of diet that a diabetic should follow? If so, The Diabetes Seafood Cookbook by Barbara Seelig-Brown is an excellent choice for you.

The book features fresh, low-fat options for preparing healthy meals presented in a manner that makes it easy for anyone to follow the recipes and create wonderful meals, regardless of culinary skill level.

With over 150 recipes to choose among in The Diabetes Seafood Cookbook, you'll never lack an idea for a healthy dish to serve for any meal or social occasion when this book is part of your cookbook collection. According to the author, "The recipes in this book were developed with the thought that you could interchange the cooking methods, sauces, marinades, and side dishes.

Each of the recipes in The Diabetes Seafood Cookbook meets the nutritional guidelines that have been established by the American Diabetes Association, so you can be confident that every recipe you make using this book meets the dietary needs of you or another person you may be cooking for who is managing diabetes.

You'll easily be able to keep track of what you are eating and where it fits with your nutritional plan when you prepare recipes found in this book. That's because along with detailed ingredient lists and easy-to-follow preparation instructions, you'll also find nutritional facts specific to each recipe in the book. Information provided includes a break down of fats, carbohydrates, sugars, and proteins for each dish as well as caloric exchanges.

Examples of Recipes in The Diabetes Seafood Cookbook

Among the many dishes that you'll be able to learn how to prepare using this book are:

  • Asian Stuffed Salmon Fillet
  • Grilled Sea Bass with Vegetables
  • Key Lime Swordfish with Apple Radish Salad
  • Prosciutto Wrapped Tilapia
  • Salmon Chili Stir Fry
  • Tuna with Creamy Cheese Center
  • Many other delightful choices

About the Author

Barbara Seelig-Brown is a well-known culinary expert, teacher, writer, and author. She hosts the television cooking show Stress Free Cooking and is the author of a cookbook by the same name. Both the program and book are designed to help people relax and enjoy preparing meals for themselves as well as their friends and family members.

In addition to hosting the Stress Free Cooking show penning cookbooks, and writing food and wine columns, Seeling-Brown teaches at cooking schools in the New York New Jersey, and Pennsylvania areas. She is a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier International's New York Chapter and The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP).


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