Putting a healthy, home-cooked meal on the table every day in these busy times is the elusive goal for millions of today’s food-conscious consumers. Healthy in a Hurry is the new solution to the perennial weeknight question, ‘What’s for dinner?’ EatingWell sets the standard for creating quicker, simpler, healthful recipes that don’t require hours of shopping and preparation time, and that never cut corners when it comes to great taste and sensory appeal.
Other books often create quick-and-easy recipes with shortcut ingredients that are usually highly processed and filled with excess calories, added sugars and sodium. Healthy in a Hurry recipes use fresh ingredients that are readily available in supermarkets, making one-stop shopping a snap. Each recipe is thoroughly tested and approved by the nationally recognized EatingWell Test Kitchen and includes a complete nutritional analysis.
In addition, Healthy in a Hurry provides time-saving tips for planning meals and shopping smart, including a special pantry section listing the most essential ingredients to always have on hand to cook quick, healthy and delicious suppers. Basic cooking techniques are provided for even the greenest cooks, with suggestions for the proper tools to use, the lowdown on food safety, and quick explanations of efficient cooking techniques. (such as stir-frying, steaming, broiling and grilling). Menu suggestions allow you to quickly choose suppers made with in-season ingredients, and at-a-glance indexes point you to suppers that are extra-fast, will help you maintain a healthy weight, and are family-friendly enough to appeal to even the most finicky eaters.
Jim Romanoff is the food editor and a longtime recipe developer for EatingWell Magazine in Charlotte, Vermont. He has worked for such diverse publications as Woman’s Day, Fresh Ideas, Rolling Stone, Us Magazine and Details. He has been a restaurant cook and caterer and is an avid home cook.