New Cookbook Focuses on Healthy Snack Recipes for Busy Lifestyles

Irving, TX (PressExposure) March 15, 2011 -- In today's busy world, it can be difficult to eat a healthy diet. Finding Healthy Snack Recipes that are tasty enough to satisfy children can be an even more difficult task. "The Ultimate Healthy Snacks List" takes the work out of eating healthy, with recipes for Healthy Snacks for Weight Lossand healthy snacks for kids.

"Everyone is busy, and the recipes in the book can be made ahead of time and refrigerated for snacks and lunches. Even if you have an uncompromising schedule, there are many healthy snacks that can be prepared in just a few minutes," said C. Elias, author of "The Ultimate Healthy Snacks List."

The 178-page cookbook offers 130 healthy snack recipes, with special sections on weight loss, gluten-free and fat burning foods that can be enjoyed by adults and kids that are also easy to prepare. With "The Ultimate Healthy Snacks List," no one has to give up pasta, sandwiches, tortillas or other favorites.

For those who must eschew salt, Elias offers information on a variety of herbs that can be used to spice up any dish and take the place of salt. The book also contains a wide array of alternatives for those who have a passion for sandwiches, and those seeking gluten-free alternatives.

Pasta lovers can eat their fill with the offerings contained in the book. The recipes contain many substitutes that most people may not have considered for use in specific dishes, but Elias pulls them all together in recipes that are healthy and won't leave diners feeling deprived.

The cookbook includes such healthy snacks as sweet potato chips and carrot fries instead of salty processed snacks. For those with a sweet tooth, sprinkle them with cinnamon instead of salt. Fruit is a key to healthy eating and weight loss, and fruits figure highly in snacks that will satisfy a craving for something sweet that's also healthy.

Healthy snacks for kids can begin with an apple cheese toasty or colorful fruit kebab. Smoothies are a great way for kids to enjoy fruit while obtaining needed calcium. The drinks are popular with kids and adults, and Elias provides a wide range of recipes to suit any taste. Waffle Surprise and Veggie Brownies are also excellent choices.

Readers concerned primarily with healthy snacks for weight loss will find a wide array of recipes that are low sugar and high-protein. The book includes favorites such as potato skins, garlic and cheese biscuits, and zucchini hash browns that can be eaten as snacks or part of a meal.

The book includes a comprehensive list of foods for high energy and fat burning that are high in antioxidants. The recipes are tasty and help fight free radicals for a more youthful appearance. Elias has included a wide selection of gluten-free foods for those with allergies, digestive problems and Celiac Disease, a severe intolerance to gluten.

The Finding Healthy Snack Recipes book is available in paperback at Amazon. Elias is the author of a number of publications that includes "Green Smoothie Recipes and other Healthy Smoothie Recipes," "Healthy Crock Pot Recipes and other Easy Crock Pot Recipes," "Healthy Eating Tips," "Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes," and "Fat Burning Foods - an A-Z List."

Elias has a BA Hons. and is the owner of a health and diet business website. The author has written numerous articles and books on health, nutrition and fitness. Elias is also a health and fitness expert for Ezinearticles.

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Press Release Submitted On: March 15, 2011 at 8:31 am
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