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The healthy heart cookbook : over 700 recipes for every day and every occasion
Piscatella, Joseph C.
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Publication Information:
New York : Black Dog and Leventhal, [2004]

Physical Description:
543 pages ; 26 cm
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Includes index.
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RC684.D5 P574 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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For the millions of Americans living with heart disease, The Healthy Heart Cookbook provides hundreds of delicious and healthy recipes for all the family favorites, from hamburgers to pancakes!

In The Healthy Heart Cookbook , Joe Piscatella, a heart patient himself, who has turned his life and health around by following a healthy diet, 700 of the BEST recipes from Joseph C. Piscatella's five cookbooks (which have more than 2,000,000 copies in print and are used by more than 5,500 hospitals).

The 700 recipes--which range from Taco Pizza to Grilled Teriyaki Salmon to marinated flank steak and Chocolate Pudding--are quick-to-fix and delicious.

Based on guidelines from the American Heart Association, each recipe includes nutritional breakdowns, and the 1000-plus-entry fat-gram counter for common foods makes healthy substitutions a breeze.

Perfect for the whole family!

Author Notes

Joseph C. Piscatella is the author of five books; His books are used in cardiac rehabilitation, weight loss and prevention programs. He has served as the only non-medical member of the National Cardiac Rehabilitation Expert Panel, responsible for developing clinical practice guidelines for physicians. He is a member of the American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Mr. Piscatella is president of the Institute for Fitness and Health
Bernie Piscatella is vice-president of the Institute for Fitness and Health

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 9
Introductionp. 17
Nutritional Analysisp. 49
Comments from the Cookp. 53
Beveragesp. 59
Breads, Pancakes, & Wafflesp. 65
Appetizersp. 99
Sandwichesp. 117
Soups, Stews & Chilip. 135
Saladsp. 173
Dressings, Sauces & Spreadsp. 223
Pastap. 245
Seafoodp. 267
Poultryp. 301
Meatp. 341
Beans, Rice & Other Grainsp. 369
Vegetablesp. 389
Dessertsp. 425
Menusp. 477
Fat Gram Counterp. 493
Metric Guidelinesp. 531
Indexp. 533