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Lighthearted at Home: The Very Best of Anne Lindsay [Hardcover]

Anne Lindsay
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Jan. 11 2010
For the past three decades, Anne Lindsay has changed the way Canadians eat, bringing flavour to healthy eating and inspiring a nation with her easy-to-make, delicious food. Now, Anne invites you into her kitchen with Lighthearted at Home, a collection of her favourite recipes.

Anne offers you recipes for every occasion: signature stews and soups, perfectly prepared meat and fish, protein-packed vegetarian entrees, deliciously simple appetizers and much more.

Lighthearted at Home includes:

  • More than 500 fully tested recipes, reviewed by the registered dieticians of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, complete with nutritional analysis
  • Tips throughout on healthy eating, cooking techniques, make-ahead instructions and ingredient substitutions
  • Creative ideas for everyday and entertaining menus
  • Stunning colour photography

The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living, and advocacy. For further information, call toll free, 1-888-HSF-INFO (473-4636). You can also visit their website at heartandstroke.ca.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will go to support the work of the Heart and Stroke Foundation.


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Anne Lindsay has helped Canadians find healthier ways to enjoy good food for over 25 years. She is the former nutrition editor at Canadian Living magazine and has written for numerous publications since the 1970s, including the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and Canadian Living. Anne has appeared on many television shows in Canada and the US, and was a regular guest on CBC Newsworld and CityLine. Today, she continues to promote healthy eating and good cooking. Anne Lindsay was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in 2003. Her five bestselling cookbooks are published in 17 countries, and have sold over 2 million copies.

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16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Anne Lindsay fan April 28 2010
Format:Hardcover
I have been using Anne's cookbooks for years, and recently attended a cooking demonstration she gave in Montreal.
This is a great cookbook to have if you are interested in preparing and enjoying healthy and tasty recipes, with lots of information provided as well as useful tips.
Even 'though it is called "Lighthearted at Home" most recipes are great for entertaining as well. I also like the fact that they are not overly complicated or terribly long to prepare.
A few we really enjoyed: Italian Vegetable Soup with Pesto, Red Lentil Soup, Lighthearted Caesar Salad, Chicken and Melon Salad, My Mother's Scalloped Potatoes, Broccoli and Sweet Pepper Stir-Fry, Speedy Lentils and Beans with Tomatoes and Cheese, Fettucine with Fresh Tomatoes, Basil and Shrimp, and Easy Linguine with Scallops and Spinach.
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love love love this cookbook June 20 2011
By Esme
Format:Hardcover
I am a big fan of Anne Lindsay's cookbooks. For one thing, they are all about healthy, tasty, good-for-you recipes. For another thing, she includes all the nutritional information for each recipe including calorie count. And for another thing all her recipes are easy to read and follow. i am also a big fan of the G.I. diet (or way of eating) and Anne Lindsay's cookbooks complement that approach perfectly. They are all heart-healthy recipes with an eye to good flavour, low fat and ease of preparation. I would highly recommend this book for anyone interested in cooking in a healthy way without sacrificing taste and flavour.
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7 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not for me April 13 2011
Format:Hardcover
Often, cookbooks are beautifully produced. But I found the design of this one so not-beautiful; very unattractive. The page design is full of 1950s ornamentation and recipes are in RED. I might have been able to overlook the design (though I doubt it) if the recipes had all been from scratch. However, some of them included highly processed ingredients that I prefer not to use, so I sent this cookbook back.
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