Chef Michael Smith keeps cooking real with over 100 simple recipes packed with healthy, wholesome ingredients!
Real food is easy to make, delicious and good for you. Michael Smith, a passionate advocate for healthy homemade meals enjoyed around the kitchen table, knows what it takes to keep cooking simple and chock-full of natural, wholesome ingredients. In Real Food, Real Good, Michael shares more than 100 brand-new recipes with ingredients that are great choices for a healthy lifestyle.
Real Food, Real Good is a fantastic way to approach everyday cooking—simple, good-for-you food. Full of fresh flavours and whole foods, you’ll feel great starting your morning with dishes like wholesome Coconut Waffles with Lime Mango Yogurt, Veggie Skillet and Ancient Grain Granola Parfaits with Maple Blueberries and Yogurt. Inside you’ll also find plenty of soups, salads and main dishes like Coconut Curry Sweet Potato Soup, Roast Chicken and Kale Hand Pies, Root Vegetable Beef Stew, Zucchini Chia Lasagna and Beefy Lentil Meatloaf. And, best of all, there’s always room for the occasional treat when eating real food, whether it’s Whole Wheat Honey Cookies or Mocha Squares with Dark Chocolate Ganache. Real Food, Real Good includes Michael’s quick and easy strategies, tips and common homemade staples to help you keep your cooking delicious and full of real food every day!
CHEF MICHAEL SMITH is the bestselling and award-winning author of nine cookbooks, including Make Ahead Meals, Family Meals, Back to Basics, Fast Flavours, Chef Michael Smith’s Kitchen and The Best of Chef at Home. He is the popular host of several Food Network TV shows, including Chef Michael’s Kitchen, Chef at Home and Chef Abroad, and is a judge on Chopped Canada. He lives with his wife, Chastity, and their children, Gabe, Ariella and Camille, on Prince Edward Island, where they are proprietors of The Inn at Bay Fortune.
On Toronto Star’s list of Canada’s Bestselling Books of 2016 (Cooking)
“Chef Michael's warm voice draws the reader in and encourages them to get in the kitchen, play with flavours and have fun. Recipes are simple, but crammed with flair.” —Aimee Wimbush-Bourque, author of Brown Eggs and Jam Jars and creator of the Saveur award-winning blog Simple Bites