“America’s foremost cookbook on healthy Southern cooking. Wilbert’s easy to follow recipes are the perfect meals for today’s modern family. Now you all listen, if you love food that comes right from the soul and you want to stay healthy, this is it!” —Art Smith, James Beard winner and bestselling author of Back to the Table Good For Your Heart, Good For Your Soul
Think your soul food favorites are too fattening to eat every day? Worried they’re too high in carbs to be part of a healthy lifestyle? Think again! With The New Soul Food Cookbook, all your favorite dishes have been redesigned to be lower in fat, calories, and salt—and many are low in carbs as well. Best of all, these succulent favorites are easy to prepare, so you can enjoy them any time you want!
Using fresh ingredients, tons of vegetables and fruits, and deliciously lean cuts of meat, author Wilbert Jones has recreated 124 classic soul food recipes, including 15 low-carb dishes—from soups and salads to entrees and desserts. The New Soul Food Cookbook includes recipes for must-have eats like Forgotten Pork Salad, Jalapeño Corn Bread, Unfried Chicken, Low-Fat Cheese Biscuits, Fried Green Tomatoes, Mississippi Mud Cake, Fried Turkey and Rice, Banana Pudding, and so much more.
Complete with nutritional information, suggested menus, and an all-new chapter dedicated to low carb eating, The New Soul Food Cookbook is jam-packed with healthy dishes that will spice up your dinner table!
“This is a must have book if you love soul food and want to cook healthier, without losing flavor.” —Charlotte Lyons, Food Editor of Ebony Magazine
Wilbert Jones attended the Ecole de Gastronomique Francaise Ritz-Escoffier culinary school in Paris and was a food scientist at Kraft General Foods. He is the president of Healthy Concepts, Inc., a food and beverage product and development company founded in 1993. He lives in Chicago.