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She writes that in these tough economic times, it is wise to spend food and drink budgets on what she describes as “value added foods.” These are foods that pack a hefty nutrition punch but are less expensive than other shopping cart stand-bys.
Ms. Brody chose potatoes as a good example of a food low in cost but high in nutrition values (“One of the Good Guys”). She recommends “potatoes baked, boiled or steamed and topped with low-fat yogurt or sour cream seasoned with your favorite herbs or spices.” She also has some good news and recipes for other value-added foods, as well as tips for strategies for busy cooks concerned about nutrition and cost.
Not to be missed is link to “Eight Dishes for Lean Times” . These are recipes from her cookbooks, Jane Brody’s Good Food Book and Jane Brody’s Good Food Gourmet.
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