Friday, July 16, 2010

Grandma's Back to Basics All Natural More Than Just a Cookbook Review and Giveaway!!

Grandma's Back to Basics All Natural More Than Just a Cookbook

 Grandma's Back to Basics All Natural More Thank Just a Cookbook by Teresa Thompson is a recipe book full of food, fun and ideas.  Teresa begins by recalling her life growing up with severe allergies and how she had to learn what foods she could eat that would not cause an allergic reaction.  She found that food that came from natural sources rather than processed made her body feel good.  She was able to live in freedom again and enjoy her food.  Her goal with this book was to give healthy recipes using food from the earth.  Most of her recipes also give suggestions for alternative ingredients that replace what you might normally buy.  Her recipes include breads, breakfasts, desserts, sandwiches, soups, vegetables, main dishes, beverages and sauces.

I really liked the suggestions Teresa gave regarding substitutes for sweeteners like using honey, pure maple syrup and making your own powdered sugar.  Her recipes are very simple and actually use many ingredients you already have.  I'm not sure if all of her recipes are truly healthy as many of them call for sour cream and cream cheese.  However, Teresa has complied some unique recipes that would be fun to try.  Here are few recipe titles that caught my eye and made me wonder what they would taste like: Upside Down Muffins, Chicken Broccoli Casserole and Banana Milk shake.  So here are the pictures of these recipes.  Of course, if you want the recipes you may either buy the book or enter to win the giveaway.
 Chicken Broccoli Casserole- very tasty!
Upside Down Muffins- I love the sweet pecan topping.
Very yummy Banana Milkshake!

I received a complimentary copy of (Book Title) as a member of the Dorrance Publishing Book Review Team.  Visit to learn how you can become a member of the Book Review Team.

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