The healthiest diet in the world : a cookbook and mentor / Nikki and David Goldbeck.

Main Author: Goldbeck, Nikki.
Other Authors: Goldbeck, David.
Published: New York : Dutton, c1998.
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Following on the smashing success of their previous book, American Wholefoods Cuisine, Nikki and David Goldbeck have now created The Healthiest Diet in the World, an all-encompassing volume of smart eating and healthy living.This book goes beyond normal cookbooks, providing an overall plan based on personal experience and nutritional tenets, supported by cooking techniques, menus, recipes, helpful hints, and a bit of hand-holding. Given the lives of many people today, with chaotic work and child care, frequent socializing around food, and lack of time to really consider nutrition and good health, people simply need help!With more than two decades of experience in nutrition, Nikki and David Goldbeck's book is the perfect guide for anyone who wants a healthier life.

Table of Contents


p. ix

Part IGoldbecks' Golden Guidelines

Golden Guideline #1Carbohydrate Compatibility

p. 3

Golden Guideline #2The Right Fat vs. Low-Fat

p. 6

Golden Guideline #3Vital Nutrient Helpers

p. 9

Golden Guideline #4More Reasons to Eat Your Vegetables (and Fruit)

p. 12

Golden Guideline #5Super Soy Foods

p. 14

Golden Guideline #6Protein without Fear: Beans

p. 15

Golden Guideline #7Protein without Fear: Yogurt and Yogurt Cheese

p. 17

Golden Guideline #8Liquids of Life

p. 19

Part IIIn Nikki's Kitchen: Healthiest Diet Recipes

The Healthiest Breakfasts in the World

p. 25

The Healthiest Lunches in the World

p. 33

Golden Guideline Snacks

p. 42

The Healthiest Dinners in the World

p. 44

Appetizers and Hors d'oeuvres

p. 47


p. 65

Main Dishes

p. 76


p. 137

Salads and Salad Dressings

p. 177

Sauces and Toppings

p. 194


p. 209

Simple Baking

p. 215


p. 220


p. 234

Gold Star Basics

p. 239

The Golden Pantry

p. 255

Part IIIMentor

Chapter 1Controversial Carbohydrates

p. 265

Chapter 2Walking the Dietary Fat Tightrope

p. 301

Chapter 3Preventing System Breakdowns

p. 343

Chapter 4A Foundation of Vegetables (and Fruit)

p. 366

Chapter 5In Praise of Soybeans

p. 408

Chapter 6The Beauty of Beans

p. 430

Chapter 7Yogurt: Beyond Milk

p. 442

Chapter 8Drink Up

p. 457


The Weight Issue: What (You Eat) vs. Weight

p. 477

Meeting Goldbecks' Golden Guidelines: Goal Testing

p. 483


p. 489


p. 491

Recipe Index

p. 535

General Index

p. 547