Dad of Divas' Reviews: Book Review - Just the Rules

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Book Review - Just the Rules

About the Book
JUST THE RULES provides simple everyday food decisions just in time to fight the holiday bulge while hosting your holiday parties

New York Times Best-Selling Author Tosca Reno publishes 13th book, Just the Rules

The holidays can easily add to your waistline with constant snacking, big meals, and excessive salt and sugar in foods. All of that can be avoided with New York Times best-selling author, Tosca Reno and her new book, Just the Rules, where she trims everyday food decisions into a simple guide to eating right. The concept: 51 food laws, and one health and fitness expert!

Just the Rules clearly explains how to live a healthy lifestyle, without sacrificing taste. Applying Tosca Reno’s Eat-Clean principals, holiday eating gets an upgrade in taste and health, without added weight or guilt. With Eat-Clean recipes, you can discover how delicious and satisfying clean eating can be, especially when hosting holiday parties. Save calories and jumpstart that New Year’s resolution by serving tasty Eat-Clean holiday treats at your gatherings this season, listed below (full recipes available upon request):

Vanishing Party Nuts
Nuts pack a healthy punch and these Vanishing Party Nuts will pack a tasty punch too, coated with sweet molasses and unrefined sugar, contrasted with spicy cayenne pepper and rosemary.

Creamy Guaca-De-Gallo
A cross between guacamole and pico de gallo, it’s a spicy no-guilt party snack!

No-Bake Power Balls
Easy to make, this snack offers a sweet and crunchy taste with holiday flavors including cranberries, molasses and rolled oats. Sweet Potato Custard This deliciously vegan treat is perfect for the holidays or anytime!

Hot Spiced Apple Cider
Warm up and cozy by the fire with this festive winter drink the whole family can enjoy.

24 Carrot-Tini
Turn your cocktails healthy with carrot juice, which is chock full of beta carotene, known for its cancer-preventing and antioxidant properties. What a relaxing and healthy treat!

Since The Eat-Clean Diet emerged on the scene in 2007, millions of people have adopted the Eat-Clean lifestyle and improved their lives. Designed with your busy lifestyle in mind, Just the Rules is the handy, go-to pocket guide for eating clean. With the flip of a page, you’ll have easy-to-access information, including: tips and tricks to Eat Clean on the go, expert advice on weight-gain culprits and easy ways to choose real foods, all packed into easy-to-digest info bites – one per page to keep it simple!

About Tosca Reno and The Eat-Clean Diet
Since transforming her body, health and life at age 40, New York Times best-selling author Tosca Reno has become an inspiration to millions through her motivational columns and her series of Eat-Clean Diet books. The star of her own show called Tosca: Flexing at 49 which was featured on Oprah's OWN network, has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS Early Show, The Doctors, Fox & Friends, EXTRA TV and numerous other TV and Radio Shows nationwide. She has also graced covers and been featured in many magazines. Today at 52 years old, Tosca is a mother of four and has never looked or felt better. She has dedicated her life to following the Eat-Clean Diet lifestyle and helping others do the same.

My Take on the Book
This was a great book with some great recipes. If you have read Tosca Reno's books in the past you will find some similar nuggets within it, but saying that I have to say that there are some new recipes that were great. The book is filled with great images and each section is well laid out with easy points to follow. If you are looking to make a difference in your own health, especially as you look toward the new year, look no further than this book!

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