Visually stunning and potentially life-changing, Essential Nourishment is a cookbook and nutrition guide fusing an appreciation for the sensual pleasures of natural foods with a sensible approach to nourishment. It is your feel-good guide to living well, one delicious meal at a time, one nurturing action at a time. The recipes inspire you to create dishes that are both mouthwatering and easy to make. These flavorful, nutrient-dense meals also give you the energy you need to lead an active life for years to come and pursue your passions with enthusiasm and delight. Essential Nourishment helps you to: - choose food purposefully, making food your friend and not your enemy - understand how your moods are affected by the foods you eat - discover how you can stabilize your blood sugar naturally by consciously eating balanced meals - achieve weight loss without counting calories or dieting simply by eating great-tasting, nourishing foods.