Author(s): Katy Chudy
There's nothing better than chomping into a super-fresh sandwich with crusty bread, packed high with all your favorite nutritious fillings. Some say the sandwich is boring and classless - not the case for these sandwiches packed with superfoods."Superfood Sandwiches" features recognized superfoods, fresh vegetables, fruits, all-natural meats and cheeses, and quality baked breads, making any sandwich a respectable and versatile meal.Start from scratch or use up some leftovers. Whether you're on a budget or aiming for gourmet, Chef Katie Chudy provides tips and shortcuts for those in a hurry as well as more detailed recipes and options, making some extra effort in the kitchen well worth it. Inside, you'll find easy and healthy recipes, such as: - Buttermilk Whole Wheat Bread- Tomatillo Yogurt Sauce- Beet Green and Pecan Pesto- Turmeric Chickpeas with Cardamon Spiced Apple Sandwich- Spinach and Zucchini Cornmeal Cakes with Spiced Goat Cheese- Argentinian Steak Sandwich with Kale Chimichurri- Sage Roasted Pumpkin and Smoked Gouda Melts- Edamame Fried Rice Veggie "burger"- Quinoa Crusted Eggplant Parmesan Sub- Swiss Chard, Fennel and Walnut Sandwich with Panchetta Chips and Saffron Yogurt Sauce"Superfood Sandwiches" revitalizes the concept of the everyday sandwich, drawing on global flavors and incorporating healthy superfoods that you want to eat. Celebrate the sandwich - a hearty meal option that is nutritious enough for any time of the day or night - while featuring fun and quirky recipes that will liven up your kitchen."Bring back the sandwich! The best way to make healthy choices that last is to not even know you are doing it. Eating these scrumptious sandwiches will put you and your family on a path toward health." - Deborah Kennedy, Ph.D., nutrition researcher and consultant, author of The Picky Eating Solution"Packed with useful tips, great recipes, and tasty new ways to enjoy our favorite food vessel, Superfood Sandwiches makes you want to raid the fridge in search of refreshing new combinations--and feel good after eating the results." - Erin Byers Murray, coauthor, The New England Kitchen: Fresh Takes on Seasonal Recipes"Meals just got a whole lot more nourishing! I love the myriad superfoods, textures, and nutrients that Katie presents. I want to try them all, starting with the Miso Carrot Salad Sandwich!" - Kelly Pfeiffer, author, Superfoods at Every Meal"Everyone loves sandwiches and superfoods are the future. Katie Chudy combines them gloriously into a sandwich orgy of a book of epic proportions." - Nookie Postal, chef + owner, Commonwealth restaurant and market, Cambridge, MA
Katie Chudy began her blog, The Small Boston Kitchen, in 2009 and attended the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in 2011. Upon receiving her Culinary Certificate, she opened The Skinny Beet, a boutique personal chef and catering company that services the Greater Boston Area. She and her husband Richard also teach cooking classes at the Boston Center for Adult Education as well as private cooking lessons.Katie is also a food writer and photographer. She is best known for her work with Eater Boston and her recipes and photos have been featured in Boston.com and Boston magazine as well as PBS Food and The Huffington Post. Katie has also appeared in a Cooking Channel commercial and has done cooking videos for Cambridge-based company how2heros. In addition to her writing, Katie co-hosts The Skinny Beet Dinner Party, a podcast featuring people in the local food industry. She lives with her husband in Newtonville, MA.