So, when I found "Everyday Detox" I thought it looked like it'd be right up my alley. It's by Megan Gilmore who runs Detoxinista.com (which is a great place to find even more recipes and information). She's a certified nutritionist consultant and a reformed lover of junk food.
Her book lays out a method of eating that promotes better digestions by focusing on eating certain food categories at each meal along with non-starchy vegetables. It's not a vegan diet, meats and dairy are allowed but not mandatory. You aren't feeling deprived because you can eat a wide variety of foods, just not all in the same meal. She also lays out a seven day meal plan that includes a grocery shopping list that I thought was nice. I may even try it in the future.
But the thing I thought was cool about this book was all the recipes! Eat. Nourish. Glow. has some recipes, but is more diet advice. This book is just the opposite. Mostly recipes with just some straight forward advice.
So, how are the recipes? Well, I tried two so far. One was for broccoli cheese soup. It was alright, but I'm a Wisconsin girl, and even thought there's some chevre in this soup, I prefer mine creamier and cheesier. The other recipe I tried was the cauliflower fried "rice", which makes a huge batch of yumminess. It has lots of veggies and even some scrambled eggs added in. It was flavorful and comforting and I think I'd definitely make it again! (Although maybe only a half a batch.)
|My Cauliflower Fried "Rice"|
Basically, if you're trying to cut processed foods out of your diet, or you enjoyed Eat. Nourish. Glow. then you would enjoy this book. Or, if you're just interested in learning more about clean eating, you should check this book out. Megan also includes recipes for making your own salad dressings, frostings, gravies, sauces and nut milks. It's a great resource book with a wide variety of recipes.
I received this book from Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.