The release of this book couldn t be timely for anyone who is struggling to eat healthier without giving up the satisfaction of down home good taste in their food After all, comfort and a sense of well being at the dinner table is a learned expectation which Mom introduced to us with our first feeding and carried through our childhoods until we finally took over the responsibility ourselves Fast food and convenience became the norm in our busy lifestyles and many of us are now paying the price with major health issues Martha understands the need to get back to good eating habits and enjoy the comforting satisfaction of down home cooked meals She has reworked her Mother s favorite recipes by updating and reworking the ingredients to optimum nutritional value while not compromising the down home good taste.
As a psychologist, Martha understands the emotional rewards of eating healthy and shows us how to make Mom s good cooking a staple for many years to come I highly recommend Martha s book to anyone who wants to get back to down home cooking in a healthy way.
What an Outstanding Cookbook We all know that cookbooks are a dime a dozen but not this one Author Martha Char Love shows us how to adapt her recipes even for health issues such as Gluten Free, Celiac and other medical needs.
I can tell you first hand that her muffin recipes are fantastic OMG we love them and have them everyday for breakfast and again at dinner.
You owe it to yourself to try these recipes I promise, you re going to love them as we have.
Thank you Martha for helping us love the very things we should avoid but with your recipes we do not have too Healthy and so delicious So Delighted Mamie Delicious, healthy, and easy recipes, with a lot of useful cooking tips and diet information.
This lovely unique book consists of recipes straight from the heart warm kitchen of a mother to the gut happy alchemy kitchen of a daughter that either can change your repertoire of baking completely or inspire you to seek new healthier dimensions in baking I find it to be touching, highly creative, and it will remain in my kitchen table for a long time Exactly what we need in this day and age to achieve the connections between health, the heart, the gut, wholeness, and happiness Teuta S Rizaj professor, educator, and author of The Rhapsody of the Ant Woman Poem with Complimentary Drawings The Sliced Land And Other Stories I love Martha Love s idea of altering food recipes to be nutritious and am excited to try it now that I have her book I just received Mom s Island Bakens from yesterday and tried out two of her recipes already The Wild Stuff Peppers and the Mango Nut Bread and they were both so yummy I used the gluten free flour mix for the mango bread it was the banana bread recipe but she said you could substitute mangoes that she suggests instead of whole wheat and it turned out great I have read Martha Love s book on gut feelings What s Behind Your Belly Button and decided since I got so much personally from it that I would try her cookbook too I am so glad that I did because she has great information on how to approach improving your diet.
There Are Over original Recipes In This Cookbook And All Are Very Delicious And Healthy Foods Many Entire Meals The Recipes That Martha Char Love Has Included Are From Her Personal Collection She Has Created Over A Year Span Of Time And That She Over The Years Refined To Be Healthy Versions For The Gut And Heart, Reflecting Modern Knowledge About Excellent Nutrition And Well Being Best Of All In This Book, You Will Be Given Cooking Tips Throughout That Will Help You Become A Skilled And Creative Cook With Gut And Heart Health In Mind Once You Have Learned These Recipes, You Will Have Not Only A Great Daily Diet, But Also The Ability To Make Up Your Own Variations Of A Large Selection Of Types Of Dishes And Alter Any Recipe You Find On The Internet Or Otherwise Into A Healthy But Very Tasty Version Of Your Own That Will Serve Your Own Dietary Needs Mom S Island Bakens Is Not Only A Recipe Book, But Also A Course In How To Cook And To Alter Recipes To Your Health Specifications Reading This Book Will Demonstrate To You, For Instance, How To Take An Old Family Recipe Of Your Own Mother S And Make Changes To It That Render It Healthier And Yet Satisfy Your Yearning For The Comfort Of Her Cooking Further, Many Of Those Delicious Looking Recipes You Come Across While Surfing The Web Can Also Be Altered To A Healthy Version For Heart And Gut And The Author Has Included Some Of Those Too In This BookWhile Martha Char Love Has Spent Her Career Life Exploring The Intelligence And Psychology Of Gut Feelings, She Does Not Write Mom S Island Bakens As A Professional But As A Mom And Lifetime Family Cook And Caregiver Who Has Always Had The Well Being Of Her Family S Gut And Health In Mind She Has Used Her Long Years Of Cooking Experience Coupled With Her Professional Counseling Abilities To Write A Book To Guide People Who Have Found It A Necessity Due To Illness Or Simply A Smart Move Toward Well Being To Strive To Make Healthy Changes To Their Diet Martha Char Love, MA, PMA, Is Also The Co Author, Along With Her Colleague Robert W Sterling, Of What S Behind Your Belly Button A Psychological Perspective Of The Intelligence Of Human Nature And Gut Instinct , Available On She Has Made Exploring And Studying The Intelligence Of The Gut Response Her Life Work As A Former Counselor And Professor In Psychology In Community Colleges A Licensed School Psychologist For Alachua County Schools K In Gainesville, Florida And A Researcher In The Field Of Analytical Psychology I absolutely love the recipes in this cook book and also I find it extremely useful in altering recipes to be healthy Definitely on my book cook shelf in the kitchen.
Many tasty recipes