generous dollops of whimsy, enthusiasm, and expertise, Norene Gilletz helps both
the novice and experienced cook dive into a healthier lifestyle. With a variety
of clear, creative recipe ideas, she makes healthy food fun while providing
important health information and friendly kitchen advice. Readers will love
cooking their way through this book! - Susie
Fishbein, author, Kosher by Design cookbook series
is a timely cookbook given the increasing awareness of the impact of diet on our
health. Norene combines her renowned culinary skills with the latest food
science (and a large dose of folksy common sense) to produce a wonderful
cookbook packed with delicious, healthy recipes for the whole family.
Rick Gallop, author, The
G.I.Diet series; former president, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
with fast and easy tips as well as full-length recipes for exciting yet easy to
make foods, Norene’s
will inspire readers to add variety to their diets and help them to develop
life-long healthy eating regimes!
food trend and cooking expert
Healthy Kitchen is
everything you need to really get a grasp on the food you eat: from info about
the glycemic index and instructions on how to use
beans and grains to fabulous recipes, including appetizers, main courses, side
dishes, and desserts. This all-in-one cookbook is easy-to-understand, offering
real know-how. These are heart-healthy, weight-loss friendly, diabetes-helpful,
delicious recipes using easy-to-find ingredients. You need this book on your
Shirley O. Corriher,
Gilletz knows that fad diets don’t work. Her new book provides healthy recipes
that are fast, fun, and tasty. Norene’s
is a must for anyone adopting a lifestyle change for long-term health.
Ronald Goldenberg, MD,
FRCPC, FACE, Endocrinologist, LMC Endocrinology Centres, Toronto, Canada
The Jewish Book Council
Post | The Orange
The Canadian Press
have all of Norene Gilletz’ cookbooks which over the years have became my
kitchen bibles. Her new one, Norene’s
Healthy Kitchen, is an excellent
food guide which helps me to make better food choices which are nutritious, easy
to prepare and so delicious. I
highly recommend this cookbook to everyone interested in living a healthier
Potato Shepherd’s Pie is so incredibly outstanding!
We couldn’t get enough of it! I had to take the bowl off of the table and
into the freezer or my daughter and I would have finished two pounds of ground
turkey and four sweet potatoes. Many thanks once again for your recipes that are
so tasty, healthy and easy to prepare.
a long time fan
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MealLeaniYumm! is out of print and has been replaced by
Helpings. Different cover, different format, updated
nutrient information, same delicious recipes!
I need to say thank you for your wonderful recipes, notably "Healthy Helpings." I love to cook and bake, but am a bit obsessive about finding healthy yet tasty food for my kids. My daughter now lists her ingredients for her sand cakes "whole wheat flour....brown sugar....applesauce....flax seeds...." I find your recipes qualify both standards and are simple and easy for working mom with two kids to make regularly, so thanks.
if you are a Weight Watcher, or know someone who is, it's great. It contains all
the nutritional information and portion amounts, so you can easily figure out
how many points the dish is worth. You MUST get this one!"
I'm pleased to let you know that the Jewish diabetic
with a Kosher palate can feel confident in
consuming very healthy and delicious recipes from
by cookbook author Norene
one of Canada's national treasures."
Helton, Marilyn's Diabetic Review
"Ms. Gilletz cleverly combines both good health and superb taste.
is an indispensable food guide for cooks of every
Hofman, Baltimore Jewish Times
"Meals for the lips, not the hips....the author’s fourth and best yet.
It includes an appetizing collection of recipes for the big holidays of the
Armstrong, Montreal Gazette
"...an excellent resource for cardiac patients, as well as anyone with
weight and health concerns and wish(ing) to follow Kosher dietary guidelines.
From Mushroom Barley Soup, New Wave Gefilte Fish, and Sweet &
Sour Stuffed Peppers, to Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie, Pesto Pasta Salad,
and Rozie’s Magical Carrot Muffins,
offers up more
than 800 delicious, nutritious, low-fat, Kosher recipes that will grace
any table and please any palate."
Midwest Book Review
The latest offering by Gilletz, author of the best-selling
Pleasures of your Food Processor (150,000 copies sold), will engage anyone
craving low-fat yet satisfying dishes. The 800 recipes cover the gamut from
traditional family fare (honey garlic meatballs) to dinner party dishes like
Cajun chicken and rainbow rice pilaf. All low-fat flare."
Simon, Winnipeg Free Press
is an energy-filled and positive low-fat cookbook.
Gilletz could have also called it Oy, The Joy of Low-Fat Cooking."
Bourret, Hamilton Spectator
"... it was the vast amount of nutritional and practical information I found
in her book that I recommend. In the chapter called "Things You Want to
Know," she’s with you all the way, from the moment you push your shopping
cart through the door... She puts things in balance and helps you recognize
all the things you need to know about cooking and eating healthier in a
practical, yet easy and interesting manner. She won me over with the new
"Cream Cheese Pastry."
Schulman, The American Israelite
"... packed full of excellent ideas for the cook who keeps kosher and is
interested in preparing low-fat meals. Unlike many kosher cookbooks, this
is a real compendium of facts about ingredients and nutrition as well
as a large collection of recipes from pre-soup to nuts. It is clear that Ms.
Gilletz is a maven. She is also quite a wit; her book is filled with clever
puns, which add to the enjoyment of the text. Like The Joy of Cooking, this
book can be considered a reference tool... I recommend this book for all
Stein, AJL Newsletter (Association of Jewish Librarians)
"The recipes tried were delicious and easy to make. The alternatives and
substitutions for adjusting recipes for low-fat baking and nutritional analysis
for each recipe would be helpful for patients who must try to reduce total
fat intake to 20-30% of calories. I will certainly suggest
recommended reading to my patients (and their families)..."
Welborn, R.D., Cardiology Dietitian, North York General Hospital,
"I have already made several fabulous recipes from this book - you’ll love
it, a great, all-purpose, healthy cookbook. Try:- Yogurt Banana Bread
(delicious), Tuna & Black Bean Antipasto, Homemade Gravlaax, No-Fry
Potato Latkas & Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake."
Weinberg, RD, Toronto
dietitian’s dream come true! It has now become THE
official textbook for my nutrition and cooking
demonstrations for patients..."
P. Dt., Douglas Hospital, Montreal
"I’ve made Pumpernickel Bread (my five year-old daughter said,
"Mommy, this is delicious! We should have it with dinner!" which happened to be BBQ
Chickpea Casserole which was also gobbled up), Easy BBQ Tofu (even
my husband had to admit the tofu was tasty!) ... It has been such a pleasure
following your easy instructions and ending up with fabulous food every
time. I also love your sense of humour!"
Rea, Kingston, Ont
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Food Processor Bible
a culinary treasure.
expertise has been honed to fit easily
into a 21st-century lifestyle so that the answers to every cook's questions
are found within its covers. In my kitchen, it will be an indispensable
reference and cookbook."
Ethel G. Hofman, Kosher food specialist, Past President, International
Association of Culinary Professionals
"A book that inspires creative and everyday use of the food
Mary Rodgers, Cuisinart
"This book provides an
indispensable guide to the modern kitchen. No longer will it take hours of
tedious prep time to create fabulous dishes. In addition to the time saved
with your food processor, Norene always includes and tips and notes with
each recipe, letting the reader know what recipes or steps can be done
ahead of time and what can be frozen and reheated later. She also covers
food safety information, microwave cooking options, dairy-free options,
and health conscious and vegetarian options to many recipes. There are
even 130 recipes suitable for Passover (Norene is the leading author of
Kosher cookbooks in Canada)"Cheri
Sicard from Playa del
Rey, CA USA
Food Processor Bible
tells you 10 times more valuable
information on how to use your food processor to the
fullest than any other instructional books I've found.
Once you've read this book you'll be a pro and all of your
kitchen chores will be quick and easy. I thought I knew a
lot, but I learned so much. The recipes are a delight, and
they work. My favorite recipes so far are the Sesame
Cheese Straws which are marvelous and the Sticky Chicky
which extremely tasty and showy. I really love this book."
Oppenneer from Enfield, NH USA
cook without my food processor and now, I don't cook
Food Processor Bible! This book is a must for
food processor owners. Noreen Gilletz has taken the
mystery out of using this versatile machine with
comprehensive instructions on how to process every food
imaginable plus delicious recipes that teach you the
techniques as you cook. Whether you are a novice or expert
Food Processor Bible is filled with such a wide
variety of fast and easy "from scratch" recipes
that you will be inspired to cook with your food processor
every day." Holly
Rudin-Braschi, author of Grill Power
ingredient list is printed in a different colour than the
instruction part of the recipe. That's a good thing. This
way you can see if you have the ingredients before you get
started. To the left of the recipe, you will see how much
it makes. Is it enough to feed all of us or should I
double it? Yes, it says I can freeze it. Good thing. I
have time today to make it and I will freeze it until I
need it next week.
best part of the book, you guessed it, is the recipes.
I've made about a dozen of them and I got rave reviews
from my critics. Norene makes me look good in the kitchen.
If you want to feel the same way, add the Processor Bible
to your cookbook library."
Thornhill, ON Canada
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"In the Jewish community, there is probably not a household without a copy of
The Suburban, Montreal
"Truly the most amazing cookbook you will ever use... The recipes do not call for expensive and difficult to find items. Best of all, the recipes are all wonderful and sure to become your favorite foods. A Kosher kitchen is not complete without this book."
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