Liz Pearson isn't afraid to admit that she loves chocolate as much as the next person. Her ability to communicate timely, relevant nutrition research, while emphasizing the need for fun food in moderation is what makes her approach to healthy eating so sane and sensible. Liz's first book, When in Doubt, Eat Broccoli! (But Leave Some Room for Chocolate) received outstanding reviews from consumers and health professionals alike. Mairlyn Smith is a multi-talented home economist, teacher and actor, Mairlyn Smith loves to add a dash of comedy to her cooking. Born in Vancouver, Mairlyn always loved the view of the mountains from her parent's kitchen window. In 1976 she graduated with a degree in Home Economics from the University of British Columbia. She then returned to UBC and completed her Teaching Certificate before going on to teach Home Economics and head the Department of Fine Arts at Balmoral Junior High.
[An] impeccably researched, balanced take on healthy eating. But I would buy it just for the recipes. -- Marion Kane "Toronto Star" (04/14/2007) You just want to get into the kitchen and make any of [these] super nutritious and delicious dishes. -- Shelley Boettcher "Calgary Herald" (02/22/2007) Healthy food messages pop off the pages in easy-to-read highlights.... [plus] valuable cooking tips ... and a seven-day meal plan. -- Fran Berkoff "Canadian Living" (07/01/2007) Packed with nutritional information along with more than 100 recipes.... [and] lots of tips on weight reduction. -- Julian Armstrong, CanWest "Harbour City Star (Nanaimo)" (05/09/2007) Good, solid information, enjoyable to read.... recipes are not only nutritious but full of good flavours, and are totally doable. -- Jennifer MacKenzie "Peterborough Examiner" (02/14/2007) A cookbook and nutritional resource guide... packed with helpful health facts and deliciously nutritious recipes. Smith puts her healthy tips on your table with 100 fast, appealing and, of course, good-for-you recipes. -- Rose Schwartz, RD "Homemaker's" (09/01/2007)