Chef Karen Ciancio

Karen Ciancio

Posts: 124 // Recipes: 882

I am Karen and CookingNook.com is my blog. I am not a chef but I love all things food related. Cooking, developing recipes, watching cooking shows. It's all good. I love sharing recipes and tips with others and learning from them. Please join in and share your favorite recipes with others.

All Recipes and Posts by Karen Ciancio

The Complete Thyroid Health and Diet Guide

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 18, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews, Diets and Eating Plans, Health

The Complete Thyroid Health and Diet Guide: Understanding and Managing Thyroid Disease, by naturopath Doctor Nikolas Hedberg, is a fabulous book if you have ANY questions about thyroid disease. more

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Vegan Everyday

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 5, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews

The 500 recipes in his cookbook take you through the entire day, from breakfast and lunch to dinner, dessert and snacks. They are familiar, but with delicious twists. Doug is very clever at putting together flavors and in creating much healthier versions of foods we are familiar with. He takes... more

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Bernardin Complete Book of Home Preserving

By: | 0 Comments | On: June 1, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews, Summer Recipes

The Bernardin people are the experts in home preserving. They make all kinds of preserving equipment and have developed, tested and offer over 400 preserving recipes of all kinds. Not just any type of jam or jelly you can think of - there are recipes for salsas, relishes, chutneys, pickles,... more

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apple butter bran muffins

Healthy Bran Muffin Recipe Sweetened with Apple Butter

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Most bran muffins are considered healthy, but this one is a very healthy bran muffin ...

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Tamari Almonds

Tamari Almonds

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Tamari almonds are one of my favorite snack recipes. Who knew they are this easy ...

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The Essential Guide to Women’s Herbal Medicines

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 18, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews, Health, Healthy Herbs

This wonderful guide was written by naturopath Dr. Cyndi Gilbert. Botanical medicine is one of the main therapies employed by naturopathic doctors. Men and women alike are now turning to natural remedies for both treating and preventing health problems. It is becoming more and more accepted and understood that our... more

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Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 8, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews

This cookbook isn't just for vegetarians. I'm not a vegetarian, but I want to eat healthy and that includes a lot of vegetables and healthy meals. You will find great vegetarian main course recipes for meatless Mondays (or any day of the week for that matter), hot appetizers, side dishes... more

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The Cancer Fighting Diet Book

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 6, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews, Diets and Eating Plans

We have many questions about cancer and diet: Is an anti cancer diet possible? Do traditional diets protect against cancer? How is nutrition more than just food intake? Can food really make you sick or help to make you well if you are already sick? Dr. Johannes F. Coy answers... more

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Simply Vegetarian Thai Recipes

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 24, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews

If you love Thai food and want delicious vegetarian Thai recipes, you will love this new cookbook by Nancie McDermott. Many cookbook authors give you recipes that need purchased sauces. When Nancie gives you a recipe you can be sure that the recipe for each sauce is included in her book... more

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green papaya salad

Green Papaya Salad

Average Rating: (3.7 / 5)

If you want something a little different, with an Asian flair, try this lovely fresh ...

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