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Fresh Food Matters
Fresh Food Matters

Fresh Food Matters

Easy Steps to Health Inspired Eating


132 Pages, 5.25 x 7.75

Trade Paper, $8.99 (US $8.99) (CA $9.99)

Publication Date: January 2013

ISBN 9780615751221

Rights: US & CA

Health Inspired Publishing (Jan 2013)

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This practical wellness guide for feeding friends, family, and loved ones shows how every meal prepared is an opportunity to create vibrant health for everyone. It reveals why certain foods cause cravings that lead to unconscious eating, shows how to balance meals to increase vitality and health, and provides easy tools to help change old, negative eating patterns, including how to make healthy menu choices while dining out. The simple dietary changes showcased here can help any eater gain essential nutrients, whether vegetarian, meat eater, or flexitarian. Escaping the lure of fad diets, the book shows how sensible and delicious food is the key to fabulous energy and health and makes it fun and easy to return to the simplicity of natural wholesome and delicious food.


"Suzanne not only cooks extraordinarily prepared meals, but cooks from the heart. When she's in our kitchen her delicious meals turn our house into a home."  —Kenny Loggins, singer/songwriter

"This is a celebration of globally inspired yet simple, delicious and wholesome foods. The Passionate Vegetable takes you on a culinary journey that will change the way you cook, eat and think about food-forever."  —Bradley Ogden, restaurateur, chef, and winner of the James Beard Award

"Suzanne’s warmth and robust sense of humor are a great compliment to her forthright style. She transformed my kitchen into a cozy and nurturing environment . . . She possesses an extensive knowledge of macrobiotic and vegetarian nutrition with an emphasis on herbs and natural healing.”  —Pia Zadora, actress/singer

"Suzanne never leaves you feeling deprived or unsatisfied. Every meal she prepares is balanced, nutritious and absolutely delicious. Her recipes will change the way you eat and change the way you feel."  —Ellen Kreidman, PhD, author, Light His Fire

"I really appreciate the simplicity, farm fresh ingredients and the emphasis on mouth-watering flavor that characterize her recipes. This is the cookbook you’ll turn to again and again.”  —Krista Harris, editor/publisher, Edible Santa Barbara

Author Biography

Suzanne Landry is a celebrity chef, wellness educator, industry consultant, blogger, and certified Macrobiotic Cooking Teacher. Through her cooking school, Nature’s Table, she has lectured and taught more than 8,000 students. She has appeared on TV and radio and has published numerous articles. She lives in Ventura, California.