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Quick Cooking for Diabetes

Louise Blair, Norma McGough
Authors:
Louise Blair, Norma McGough

From Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup to Tenderloin of Pork with Pear & Potato and Individual Lime & Raspberry Cheesecakes, this selection of delicious recipes will help you to manage your diabetes more effectively and live life to the full. Whether you're looking for a quick snack for one or meals to entertaining friends and family, Quick Cooking for Diabetes provides you with over 60 sensational, speedy recipes, plus stylish menus to help you plan every meal. It also contains practical information on how to create a balanced diet to suit your needs and maintain healthy blood-glucose levels.

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Bonsai Basics

Colin Lewis
Authors:
Colin Lewis

The New Pyramid Bonsai Basics explains in detail all the techniques needed to keep a bonsai alive and in good shape. Clear text and step-by-step illustrations ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can approach looking after bonsai with confidence. Filled with over 120 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, the New Pyramid Bonsai Basics is an extensive directory of both indoor and outdoor trees and their characteristics.

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Cocktails

Nikoli
Authors:
Nikoli

Kickstart any social occasion with this collection of over 200 cocktail recipes based on either rum, gin, vodka or tequila. The perfect companion for any cocktail party or simply a source of ideas for refreshing and unusual drinks to be enjoyed anytime, the cocktails included range from renowned favourites, such as the Bloody Mary, Pin~a Colada, Dry Martini, Tequila Sunrise and Margarita, to some exciting originals such as Coco Loco and Bombay Smash. Also included are expert tips and 'Did you know?' boxes explaining the history behind the drinks.

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Detox Solutions

Helen Foster
Authors:
Helen Foster

Combat the many "toxic" elements of modern life through diet, alternative therapies, massage and exercise, tiredness, sluggishness and the guilt about not exercising should become a thing of the past. This title features 14 detox plans to target specific issues from stopping smoking to energizing and stress-busting.

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GI Basics

Helen Foster
Authors:
Helen Foster

It's a fact that eating carbs that score low on the glycaemic index (GI) will make you lose weight and gain energy. This book provides you with all the basic information you need to know about the glycaemic index, as well as an easy-to-follow diet plan, complete with delicious low GI recipes for each day of the week, which will help you stay fit and healthy without having to go hungry. With GI ratings for over 300 everyday foods to maximise your choices, GI Basics is all you need to get you started on a low GI diet.

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Gluten-Free Cooking

Joanna Farrow, Lyndel Costain
Authors:
Joanna Farrow, Lyndel Costain

Having a gluten intolerance needn't mean missing out on your favourite foods. This collection of over 60 nutritionally-analysed recipes provides easy-to-make alternatives to problem foods such as pasta, bread, pastry and cakes. From mouthwatering treats, such as Thai Coconut Chicken and Strawberry Meringue Roulade, to kids' favourites like Potato Pizza Margherita and Rainbow Lollies, the choice is yours! Easy Gluten-free Food also contains expert advice on maintaining a balanced diet, with menu planners to help you prepare every meal, from a quick snack to a family dinner. It explains coeliac disease in simple terms, including the major symptoms, those affected, medical treatment and dietary considerations.

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IBS: Food, Facts and Recipes

Sara Lewis, Tracy Parker
Authors:
Sara Lewis, Tracy Parker

With so many people worldwide affected by irritable bowel syndrome, it is important that we all know the details behind recognising and curing this affliction. IBS: Food, Facts and Recipes offers expert, easy-to-follow information about exactly what IBS is and its symptoms and causes. This practical book also provides detailed advice on what to eat and what to avoid with 50 delicious, nutritious recipes that make eating right easy. Includes constructive ideas for simple lifestyle changes that will help to ease symptoms and answers to all the questions that you might be too embarrassed to ask.

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Juices and Smoothies

Amanda Cross, Penny Hunking, Fiona Hunter, Charmaine Yabsley
Authors:
Amanda Cross, Penny Hunking, Fiona Hunter, Charmaine Yabsley

Whether you want to boost your energy levels, detoxify your system or simply quench your thirst, Juices and Smoothies shows you the tasty and easy way to drink 5-a-day. With no loss of all the essential nutrients found in fresh fruit and vegetables, these quick and easy-to-make recipes will refresh and revitalise you, helping you stay healthy and happy throughout the day. As well as over 200 fantastic recipes, this book also contains useful information on how to select the best ingredients, advice on buying the right type of juicer, and a complete index of ingredients so that you can find the right juices and smoothies for you.

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Make Your Own Cards

From simple cut-outs to 3-D pop-ups, designing and making your own stunningly original cards has never been easier, or more enjoyable! Choose from 24 fabulous, fun and innovative projects, all covering a huge range of occasions, such as Christmas, birthdays, weddings and Valentine's Day. Learn quick and easy techniques from embossing and collage to copying on acetate, or add sparkle with diamanté and jewellery wire.

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Miracle Juices

Amanda Cross, Charmaine Yabsley
Authors:
Amanda Cross, Charmaine Yabsley

Miracle Juices contains over 40 nutritious juices recommended to combat specific ailments such as asthma and high blood pressure. Quick and easy to prepare, each juice is guaranteed to boost health and vitality. With nutritional analysis for every recipe, detailing the vitamin, mineral and calorie content of your chosen beverage, you can be sure that each miracle juice is helping to maintain a balanced and healthy diet.

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Orchid Basics

Brian Rittershausen, Sara Rittershausen
Authors:
Brian Rittershausen, Sara Rittershausen

Elegant and exotic, the allure of orchids is undeniable and this practical guide will ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can grow them with confidence. With expert advice, clear instuctions and step-by-step photographs father and daughter team Brian and Sara Rittershausen explain all the techniques you will need to ensure that your orchids flourish every time. There are hints and tips on watering, feeding and the optimum lighting and temperature conditions in which to grow your plants in addition to advice on propagation, hybridization and caring for orchids in pots. Also included is an extensive directory of all the specialized and popular orchid groups.

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Potty Training

Dr Jane Gilbert, Jane Gilbert
Authors:
Dr Jane Gilbert, Jane Gilbert

Abandoning nappies is a major developmental milestone but toilet training cannot be forced or hurried, especially if a child is not ready. This book will help you decide the right time to begin and offers tried-and-tested practical suggestions for successful potty training. Typical problems such as late-starters, fear of the toilet, bedwetting and relapses are all covered, alongside expert tips, checklists and real-life anecdotes. Also included is a question and answer section addressing common concerns and how to avoid the ten most common mistakes that parents make.

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Reflexology and Acupressure

Janet Wright
Authors:
Janet Wright

Reflexology and acupressure stem from the science of pressure points and are popular drug-free, hands-on therapies that complement orthodox medicine and have practical applications in everyday life. This book describes basic techniques and easy-to-follow therapies to stimulate energy and combat everyday ailments such as headaches, arthritis and insomnia. The practical step-by-step advice is suitable for everyone from children to the elderly, and also included are gentle treatment tips to boost circulation, relieve stress and aid the healing process.

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Slow Cooker

Slow cookers are the perfect solution to today's busy lifestyle - simply add the ingredients, set the heat, walk out the door and return to a delicious meal. This book tells you everything you need to know about slow cooking, including how to choose, maintain and use your slow cooker to make simple and stress-free food that will amaze your friends and family. As well as classic dishes such as Braised Oxtail, Cassoulet and Pot Roasted Chicken, 'Slow Cooker' includes modern recipes like Split Pea Sofrito, Stuffed Monkfish and Baked Vanilla Cheesecake. With everything from soups and starters to cakes and chutneys catered for, you can forget fast food and savour the succulence of slow cooking!

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