Following the publication of her groundbreaking book Food & Mood, Elizabeth Somer became one of the nation’s leading experts on the link between diet and feelings. Now she applies her insights into nutrition, weight, and emotion to the kitchen in this practical guide to eating well.
The Food & Mood Cookbook contains more than two hundred delicious and easy recipes for entrées, salads, side dishes, breads, beverages, and desserts. The varied dishes include
cold curried chicken salad with cranberries
plum-glazed chicken on skewers
Cajun shrimp-and-corn bisque
linguini with fresh tomatoes, capers, and lemon
creamy, low-fat fudge
lemon bundt cake with raspberry filling
Each recipe is briefly introduced with information about how these foods can affect emotions and energy, and the book is full of helpful charts and tips. The first cookbook devoted to the relationship between food and mood, Somer’s book will appeal to anyone interested in eating to feel better.