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Creative Cooking for Colitis by Angela Breidenbach

April seems to be the month for me to review books and sometimes there is a bonus for you wonderful blog readers.
Earlier this week I posted a review of  Forget Me Not by Vicki Hinz and there was a give-a-way. Jane, I'll be emailing you for your address you won!
Today Angela Breindenbach is offering a free copy of her book to one reader who posts and leaves a comment either here or on my facebook note. PLEASE note just clicking the like button doesn't get you entered you have to post a comment with your email address so you can be contacted.

Okay, now onto the fun stuff.
Creative Cooking for Colitis has 25 tips to help you eat without fear. Breindenbach also includes a 'difficult foods' list to help you avoid a flare-up.

The recipes look delicious and look simple enough for the most fatigued person to make. I didn't get to make a real recipe yet, but I discovered an amazing way to make potatoes easier to peel. My household will be much happier to have real potatoes again instead of the box kind. I did make the Hydration Shake, super easy and hey who doesn't want to drink a shake and with a name like Hydration Shake it screams, "good for you!"

I must eat gluten free meals and most of these recipes are easy to adapt or already gluten free.

Did you know you can eat Nachos and Mexican Lasagna? You can if you have this cookbook. Briendbach shows you how! Suffering from colitis herself she understands the desire to eat good food. Her hope is that this cookbook will help bring others dinner time enjoyment.

But it  here!

Angela is a kind person who cares about many, she's even donating a $1.00 from the sale of every book to  the Jadyn Fred Foundation—Children 0-18 receive funds insurance won’t provide for real needs associated with cancer, severe illness, and on-going medical care.

Don't forget to leave a comment to win this book! Drawing ends  April 19, 2010 at 12:00 a.m. The winner was KarenK!

Angela Breidenbach is Mrs. Montana International 2009, author of Creative Cooking for Colitis, works with Hope’s Promise Orphan Ministries, the American Heart Association, and the Jadyn Fred Foundation. Angela also teaches online classes and coaches one-on-one in courageous confidence, personal growth, and powerful living. She’s certified in mentor/peer counseling as a Stephen Minister and Assisting Minister. She serves as the American Christian Fiction Writer's Publicity Officer and is a multi-award winning inspirational speaker and author. Not only did she walk the hard line of deciding to donate her mom's brain, but she is also on the brain donation list at the Brain Bank-Harvard McLean Hospital. She is married, has a combined family of six grown children, one grandson.
You can interact or learn more about Angela Breidenbach online:
http://WritingByFaith.blogspot.com on Wednesdays each week.


  1. I had a chuckle with Diana as we prepared for this blog post together. I had to admit that it was my husband, Mike, who actually came up with the easier way to make hash browns and peel potatoes! After getting married, he asked me if I'd like breakfast one day. I watched him make the potatoes and about fell off the kitchen stool at the simplicity! Go figure a simple recipe comes from a guy's bachelor days, lol. He still makes them for me often and I am always appreciative of his ingenuity.

    Thank you so much, Diana, for hosting me today on your blog!
    Angie Breidenbach

  2. It's a pleasure to have you Angie. My husband is thrilled your husband passed that tip along. :)

  3. Anonymous4:35 PM

    i'm very interested in this book...thanks for sharing your recipes Angela :)

    kmkuka at yahoo dot com