My relationship with food, a 100 recipe cookbook featuring a chef’s journey to healthy eating
A timely new cookbook, My Relationship with Food, gives an insight into how one woman, a Le Cordon Bleu chef, has overcome personal challenges around body image and eating, and how she’s been able to successfully manage this relationship with food.
With 100 gluten free recipes that don’t contain refined sugar or an overload of carbohydrates, Chef Lisa Roukin, demonstrates that this well-documented style of eating really works. Her recipes use ingredients that are easily sourced and are both wholesome and nutritious.
The Government Equalities Office Body Confidence Report, revealed that as a nation our self-image is at an all time low. Surprisingly, this lack of self-confidence is not just prevalent in young women but is increasingly widespread amongst men and women of all ages.
In the UK More than 1 in 3 women and more than 1 in 4 men are now dissatisfied with their body image 37% of women and 26% of men have body confidencei issues according to a government report published in October.
Eating disorders were reported as commonly presenting in girls as young as 8 to 12 years.
Le Cordon Bleu chef, Lisa Roukin is today a photogenic professional chef and educator, passionate about healthy eating – but she wasn’t always that way. As an overweight child, Lisa was subject to taunts. Deciding to change her body, led to an eating disorder. Today, after knowledge gleaned both at chef school and through her cooking classes with students, Lisa has a healthy attitude to food and eating.
Self-published, available from www.myrelationshipwithfood.com RRP £25.00