by Barbara Ann Kipfer
SELF-HELP & RELATIONSHIPS
Don’t self-medicate—self-meditate. In a book of thousands of entries, written in the abundant, winningly positive way that’s helped her books sell over 1.5 million copies, Barbara Ann Kipfer shows just how we can—and should—meditate anytime, anywhere, and reap the evergrowing list of benefits associated with this practice. You don’t need to go to a mountain retreat, renounce meat, or walk through coals on the soles of your feet—here’s a meditation to have with a cup of tea. Drawn from spiritual practices as varied as Zen, yoga, Sufism, and insight meditation, it’s a delicious spiritual tonic that includes meditation basics, mantras and koans, tips, and more.
by Uri Scheft
FOOD & DRINK
Named one of the Best Cookbooks of the Year by Food & Wine, The Boston Globe, USA Today, and The New York Times, Breaking Breads takes the combined influences of master baker Uri Scheft’s Scandinavian heritage, his European pastry training, and his Israeli and New York City homes to provide sweet and savory baking recipes that cover European, Israeli, and Middle Eastern favorites. The instructions are detailed and the photos explanatory so that anyone can make Scheft’s Poppy Seed Hamantaschen, Cheese Bourekas, and Jerusalem Bagels, among other recipes.
Beginner’s Guide to Making and Using Dried Foods
by Teresa Marrone
DO IT YOURSELF
Enjoy that fresh harvest taste all year. Whether you’re using a dehydrator, oven, or the sun’s rays, you can easily dry your own vegetables, fruits, herbs, and meat. Teresa Marrone’s simple step-by-step instructions cover all the basics you need to know about drying, storing, and rehydrating your favorite foods. With over 140 dried-food recipes—ranging from veggie chips to casseroles and beef jerky to baby purées—you’ll be amazed at the variety of healthy and delicious options that dried foods offer.
Never Too Late to Go Vegan
by Carol J. Adams,Patti Breitman, and Virginia Meddina
FOOD & DRINK
If you’re 50 or over and thinking (or already committed to!) a vegan diet and lifestyle that will benefit your health, animals, and the planet, look no further than this essential all-in-one resource. Authors Carol J. Adams, Patti Breitman, and Virginia Messina bring 75 years of vegan experience to this book to address the unique concerns of those coming to veganism later in life. Warmly written, down-to-earth, and filled with practical advice, plus insights from dozens of seasoned over-50 vegans, Never Too Late to Go Vegan makes it easier than ever to reap the full rewards of a whole-foods, plant-rich diet.