The Essential Cookbook for Men: 85 Healthy Recipes to Get Started in the Kitchen (Paperback)

The Essential Cookbook for Men: 85 Healthy Recipes to Get Started in the Kitchen By Manuel Villacorta, RD, MS Cover Image

The Essential Cookbook for Men: 85 Healthy Recipes to Get Started in the Kitchen (Paperback)

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Slice and dice your way to good health with this beginner-friendly cookbook for men

If your experience in the kitchen is limited, cooking can seem like a daunting task. Tackle it head on with The Essential Cookbook for Men. Discover just how easy and satisfying it can be to create healthy, flavorful meals for less than the cost of takeout.

What sets this cookbook apart from other cookbooks for men:

  • Mouthwatering recipes—With easy-to-follow instructions, you'll start making delicious dishes like sweet and savory Pineapple Roasted Pork Sandwiches, decadent Warm Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Smoothies, or hearty Beef Vegetable Stir-Fry.
  • Beginner's gear guide—From skillets to storage containers, get an overview of the essential tools you'll need to successfully start searing, roasting, toasting, and more.
  • Shopping simplified—Take the guesswork out of grocery shopping with a rundown of pantry staples, advice on pulling together a shopping list, and suggestions for how to save at the store.
  • Practical tips and tricks—Grow your confidence in the kitchen with cooking tips on everything from how to properly measure ingredients to how to handle leftovers.

Become the master of your culinary domain and create delicious, nutritious dishes with The Essential Cookbook for Men.

MANUEL VILLACORTA, MS, RDN, is an internationally recognized, award-winning registered dietitian-nutritionist with more than 18 years of experience. A best-selling author who has published five additional books, Manuel earned his BS in nutrition and physiology metabolism from the University of California, Berkeley, and his MS in nutrition and food science from California State University, San Jose.

Product Details ISBN: 9781641529082
ISBN-10: 1641529083
Publisher: Callisto
Publication Date: December 17th, 2019
Pages: 148
Language: English

"Manuel Villacorta combines three ingredients well: love of good food, evidence-based nutrition, and clear unfussy instructions. Bringing the wisdom of 20 years of nutrition coaching, Manuel Villacorta teaches us what to buy, what to stock up on, and how to understand the recipes for making quick, delicious, and nutritious dishes. This book will teach you not only how to make a meal but how to become the chef of your own home."—Ilyas Iliya, MD



"I am thrilled to see a healthy cookbook geared for men and Manuel Villacorta is the perfect culinary dietitian to write it. In The Essential Cookbook for Men, Manuel provides a list of essential equipment, pantry essentials, an introduction to measuring, along with tips and tricks needed to successfully get started in the kitchen. The recipes are simple, healthy, and mouthwatering with easy-to-find ingredients and portion sizes appropriate for men to keep them satisfied."—Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND award-winning nutrition expert and Wall Street Journal bestselling cookbook author



"Manuel is living proof that you don’t have to grow up cooking to feel confident in the kitchen. His book guides you step-by-step through the entire process—from what kitchen equipment to buy and how to grocery shop, to how to prep, prepare, and store the food. You’ll feel ready and inspired to make healthy, delicious food for a lifetime."—Heather Mangieri, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, Author of Fueling Young Athletes



"There's nothing sexier than a man who can cook! Beyond the tasty and simple recipes, Villacorta's introductory chapters on kitchen husbandry will turn even absolute beginners into meal-prep pros."—Hemi Weingarten, Founder & CEO, Fooducate