The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #126555   Message #2837780
Posted By: wysiwyg
12-Feb-10 - 09:28 PM
Thread Name: on to Life!
Subject: RE: BS: LilyFestre -UPDATE - she's home, resting:-)
One BITE at a time, described at Amazon:

Descr. from earlier edition (it's also been revised):

" Rebecca creates with the intention of nourishing people with cancer, survivors and their caregivers." -- Healing Lifestyles & Spa Magazine

"...Tantalizing recipes that should appeal to just about anybody with taste buds...plenty of useful information and interesting anecdotes." -- House Beautiful: Kitchen And Bath Magazine March,2005.

"A cookbook... with a difference. It educates the reader on how to cook in a healthful manner without sacrificing flavor." -- Knight Ridder/Tribune Book Review, March 07, 2005.

"A gem, especially if you in the diffcult position of caring for a relative or friend who is ill." -- The Baltimore Sun January 14, 2005.

Product Description
Through The Inner Cook, her San Francisco Bay Area practice, chef Rebecca Katz teaches creative culinary solutions to peple navigating the aftereffects of cancer treatments. For those whose appetites have been turned off by illness, Rebecca's ONE BITE AT A TIME is an instant turn-on to good, nourishing food. In this comprehensive cookbook, Rebecca shares delicious, immune-boosting recipes for people living with cancer, their caregivers, and the ever-growing number of cancer survivors.

ONE BITE AT A TIME features more than 85 simple-to-prepare, sumptuous recipes. From little nibbles to satisfying entrees Rebecca's flexible approach is designed for both the individual and the entire family to enjoy. Dishes such as Poached Coconut-Ginger Salmon, Spinach Orzo with Pine Nuts and Feta, Taxicab Yellow Tomato soup and Magic Mineral Broth reinvigorate the appetite with ingredients that help bolster the body's immune system.

To accompany the recipes, Rebecca offers down-to-earth information and helpful advice for those dealing with the culinary ups and downs often experienced during treatment. Learn what friends and family can do to best pitch in; discover easy substitutes for "forbidden" foods; look up "nutrition-at-a-glance" information for each recipe; and see how to wake up taste buds in any dish by using just a few basic staples from the pantry.

Rebecca's caring, humor-filled recipe notes will warm your heart and remind you that, along with a good meal, laughter can truly be the best medicine. Throughout the book's pages, Rebecca's clients attest to this fact, as they share anecdotes of the joyous impact these recipes have had on their lives.

At a time when you may feel that nothing is under your control, something as simple as creating a nutritious, healing dish for yourself or a loved one can be a reaffimation of your humanity and a tangible way to nurture someone you care about.