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    • ISBN:9781784723187
    • Publication date:04 May 2017

The Midlife Kitchen

health-boosting recipes for midlife & beyond

By Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice

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  • £16.99

Future-proof your life through your forties, fifties and beyond with these delicious, fuss-free recipes that restore, rejuvenate and revive.

The Sunday Times bestseller, now in paperback.

'No fads. No gimmicks. Just delicious, health-boosting food' - Daily Mail

As featured in The Times and the Daily Mail.

Are you at a point in your life where health is becoming more of a priority? Midlife is a glorious opportunity to wrestle back control of your eating in the interests of health, happiness and a long life. Busy lives require simple, sustaining recipes that incorporate health-giving ingredients without too much fanfare or fuss.

This is what The Midlife Kitchen is all about: eating gorgeous ingredients in the most delicious combinations to give yourself the best possible odds for a healthy future. Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice have created more than 150 recipes to restore, rejuvenate and revive. With these recipes, you can future-proof your life through your forties, fifties and well beyond.

Each recipe features their colour-coded star anise system, which highlights the specific health benefits of the dish.

Biographical Notes

Mimi Spencer is best known for co-authoring the best-selling book The Fast Diet with Dr Michael Mosley, which sold more than a million copies worldwide. Mimi's background is in lifestyle journalism - early in her career, she wrote for Vogue and the Evening Standard before becoming editor of ES Magazine. She has been a columnist for You Magazine (Mail on Sunday), Observer Food Monthly and Waitrose Kitchen, and contributes to The Times and many national magazines. Mimi lives in Brighton with her husband, two teenage children and an endlessly hungry dog.

Sam Rice's career has taken her from management consultant and travel business owner, to sommelier, wine columnist and more recently, food writer. Following the premature death of her youngest brother, who suffered from type 1 diabetes, she decided to overhaul her diet in the interests of living a longer and healthier life. She wrote about the process in her book The Happy Eater, 4 Weeks to a Better Relationship with Food.
Sam lives in Bali with her husband and two children.

Dr Sarah Schenker, the book's nutritional consultant, is one of the UK's leading dietitians. She has a wealth of experience as a health writer and broadcaster, and has served on both professional and government committees.

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  • ISBN: 9781784724771
  • Publication date: 08 Feb 2018
  • Page count: 304
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
...this fabulous cookbook cuts through the hype to offer a balanced diet for health needs of middle age. — The Lady
No fads. No gimmicks. Just delicious, health-boosting food — Daily Mail
...rather than focusing on fads and fasting, the vibrant recipes champion a balanced diet with less sugar, better fat and good carbs. — BBC Good Food
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