No fads here, just five amazing, good-for-your-body dishes from this season's crop of health-conscious cookbooks.
By Lynn Andriani
Photo: Matt Armendariz
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"Cream" Sauce with 3 Surprising Ingredients
To re-create the richness of mac 'n' cheese without the sodium or extra fat, Jessica Goldman Foung, author of Sodium Girl's Limitless Low-Sodium Cookbook, makes a sauce from coconut milk and pureed cauliflower. She jazzes the dish up with bright green peas and a surprise addition: mace, a spice that helps balance the savory and sweet flavors.