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This revision is a celebration of the amazing versatility and health benefits to be found in whole plant foods. The original book inspired thousands to adopt a healthier diet, and this newly updated edition will appeal to anyone wishing to eat healthier and try out the adage of "let thy food be thy medicine." Chef AJ shares her own inspiring journey to wellness where she learned about the healing power of whole plant foods. The authors clearly define the differences between processed vs unprocessed foods, explain why fiber- over calorie-dense is better, and offer numerous suggestions on how to replace the flavors of salt, oil, and sugar. More than 135 new and improved recipes are completely free of gluten, oil, sugar, and salt. Chef AJ creatively fuses nutrient-rich ingredients into outrageously tasteful combinations. This compendium of selections will provide nourishing and satisfying choices for anyone who wishes to feel at their best.
CHEF AJ is the host of the television series Healthy Living with Chef AJ which airs on FOODY TV. A chef, culinary instructor, professional speaker, and author, she is also the creator of the Ultimate Weight Loss Program which has helped hundreds achieve a healthy weight. She also the coauthored Unprocessed (2010) and The Secrets to Ultimate Weight Loss with Glen Merzer./Glen Merzer has been a health advocate promoting the power of plant-based diets for decades. Together with Howard Lyman he coauthored Mad Cowboy (2001) and No More Bull (2005).