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Cookbook Review – The Complete Idiot's Guide to High Fiber Cooking

Updated on December 20, 2008

The benefits of increasing fiber consumption are widely publicized. Eating a high fiber diet is associated with many health benefits and can also aid with weight loss. It can be challenging to find tasty high fiber food in restaurants and fast food establishments, but it's not difficult to prepare your own fiber rich meals at home.

Learning how to make delicious high fiber meals can be very easy, especially when you add The Complete Idiot's Guide to High Fiber Cooking to your cookbook collection. This easy to use cookbook has almost 200 recipes for healthful and tasty fiber-rich foods that anyone can learn how to make.

What's in the Book?

The Complete Idiot's Guide to High Fiber Cooking starts out with information about high fiber foods, starting with details about which items are good sources of dietary fiber. You'll learn which fruits, vegetables, and legumes provide the most fiber per serving, as well as find out which grains are the best choices for a fiber-rich diet.

The book goes on to provide tips for high fiber cooking, including what to stock your pantry with to make sure you always have the things you need to prepare healthy meals on hand. The book ends with a glossary that provides easy to understand definitions of many of the ingredients used in recipes throughout the book as well as terms specific to preparing and following a high fiber diet.

Recipes for Every Meal Occasion

Even though The Complete Idiot's Guide to High Fiber Cooking is packed with a great deal of information about how to enjoy a low fiber diet, the heart of the book is really the recipes. No matter what type of food you enjoy, you'll find plenty of recipes to try in this book. Whether you're a novice or a skilled cook, you'll be delighted with the selection of easy to prepare dishes in each chapter.

It's easy to boost your fiber consumption when you find the easy to follow instructions for delicious recipes, including:

  • Apple Walnut Pie
  • Asian Beef Noodle Soup
  • Beef Skewers with Peanut Satay
  • Black Bean and Corn Salsa
  • Classic Cinnamon French Toast
  • Crispy Corn and Crab Cakes
  • Deep Chocolate Brownies
  • Hearty Cornmeal Flapjacks
  • Nutty Chocolate Popcorn
  • Peanut Butter- Banana Muffins
  • Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Brown Sugar and Walnuts
  • Tortellini with Walnuts and Gorgonzola

Enjoy High Fiber Cooking

Once you start putting the recipes in The Complete Idiot's Guide to High Fiber Cooking to use in your kitchen, you'll be on your way to enjoying the health benefits of high fiber eating in no time at all.


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