The 150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes on Earth

The 150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes on Earth by Jonny Bowden and Jeannette Bessinger

The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about How to Make the Most Deliciously Nutritious Meals at Home in Just Minutes a Day

Format: Paperback / softback, 272 Pages
ISBN: 9781592334421
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
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You can put a healthy dinner on the table in only 15 minutes thanks to acclaimed nutritionist Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., and personal chef and nutrition educator Jeannette Bessinger, C.H.H.C.

            The two have created more than 150 nutritious recipes that can be made in minutes, and turn out so great tasting you'll never need to toil in the kitchen for hours again. Chef Jeannette offers suggestions for fast, tasty, and healthy side dishes to complete your meal, as well as quick variations and substitutions that infuse these recipes with variety, while Dr. Jonny explains how they made these easy recipes healthy.

            Savor the Grilled Cayenne Honey Drumsticks and Citrus Jicama Salad, Ten-Minute Flounder with Lemon-Basil Butter and Almonds, and Gorgonzola Beef with Spinach, Pears, and Walnuts. Enjoy the sublime Camembert Quesadilla with Melon Salsa or the Dark Chocolate Ricotta Dream with Strawberries. The recipes in this book will please every palate, from meat lovers to vegans, and can be made by both beginner and veteran home cooks.

            The healthiest meals are only minutes away!

Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., (Woodland Hills, CA) also known as The Nutrition Myth Buster, is a nationally known, board-certified nutritionist and expert on diet and weight loss. He has appeared on the Dr. Oz Show, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, and CBS and has contributed to articles in the New York Times, Forbes, the Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Vanity Fair Online, Men’s Heath, Prevention, and dozens of other print and online publications. He is a popular speaker who presents at both academic and consumer events all over the world.

Jeannette Bessinger, C.H.H.C., is a board-certified, holistic health counselor, award-winning lifestyle and nutrition educator, and owner of Balance for Life, LLC,, which provides lifestyle health and nutrition education to individuals and organizations. A whole foods cook, she is co-author of The Healthiest Meals on Earth and a contributing writer for Clean Eating magazine. She is a lifestyle health and nutrition consultant to several public and private groups and coalitions working to improve the health of schools and cities in the United States.

Bowden, Jonny & Jeannette Bessinger. The 150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About How To Make the Most Deliciously Nutritious Meals at Home in Just Minutes a Day. Fair Winds: Quayside. 2010. 272p. photogs. index. ISBN 9781592334421. pap. $24.99. COOKING
Board-certified nutritionist Bowden and nutrition educator and personal whole foods chef Bessinger (coauthors, The Healthiest Meals on Earth) have chosen recipes based on nutrient density (greatest nutrition for the dollar), glycemic load (low in sugar or processed carbs), and fiber. Busy families will appreciate such recipes as Speedy and Spicy Curried Apricot Chicken Salad, Fortified Fish Soup with Sweet Onion, and Healthy Jalapeño Cornbread Chili. Nutritional information for each recipe lists calories, fat, protein, and fiber. Recommended for health-conscious cooks short on time. - Library Journal, Mar. 15, 2011


“There’s a wise saying that many in modern medicine miss: ‘If you live to be 120 years old, but had to cut out all of life's pleasures to do so, why bother!’ Dr. Bowden teaches you how pleasure and health can naturally go hand in hand—even with today's frantic pace of life. Fantastic!” —Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., author of the best-selling From Fatigued to Fantastic! and Beat Sugar Addiction Now!, and author of the popular free iPhone® application “Cures A–Z”

Normal0MicrosoftInternetExplorer4“Jonny Bowden’s The 150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes On Earth had me salivating from the start with the scrumptious recipe descriptions, beautiful pictures, and culinary commentary. A gem of a book and a collector's piece for all of Dr. Jonny's fans!” —Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S., New York Times best-selling author of The Fat Flush Plan and Zapped

March 11, 2013
Dr. Jonny Bowden, author of The Great Cholesterol Myth and other books for Fair Winds Press, was one of the experts quoted in a story in the April edition of More Magazine. Read More.
February 6, 2013
Dr. Jonny Bowden, author of The Great Cholesterol Myth, is featured in the cover story of Natural Solutions Magazine in March. According to Bowden, who is also known as "The Rogue Nutritionist", trying to prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol is like trying to prevent obesity by cutting out lettuce. Read More.
February 27, 2012
Dr. Jonny Bowden, author of several healthy cooking books for Fair Winds Press, shares some timely insight on his blog following Paula Deen's announcement that she has diabetes. Read More.
February 27, 2012
Dr. Jonny Bowden, author of several healthy cooking books from Fair Winds Press, has shared his health and nutrition expertise with the law enforcement community via an interview with Read More.
July 29, 2011
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February 7, 2011 featured a piece on the health benefits of pine nuts, with commentary by Jonny Bowden and Jeannette Bessinger, authors of The 150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes on Earth. Read More.