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Nordic Diet : Using Local and Organic Food to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle (Paperback) (Trina Hahnemann)
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The Nordic Diet is all about eating locally sourced seasonal ingredients in a balanced diet of protein, carbohydrates, and beneficial fats. The traditional diet of Northern Europe emphasizes quality homemade and homegrown foodwith an attempt at moving away from processed foodsand consists of a wide variety of grains, berries, vegetables, fish, poultry, and game meats. Not only is a Nordic diet comparable in terms of nutrition to the celebrated Mediterranean diet, but it also provides an easy plan for eco-friendly eating.Recipes include:Swiss Chard tartSpelt pancakes with blueberriesCold cucumber soupVenison and mushroom stewRaspberry lime sorbetThis soulful book includes the elements, ingredients, and basic philosophy of eating a Nordic diet with information on the nutritious benefits of each ingredient. It teaches you how to incorporate the principles of the Nordic diet into your everyday cooking routine.