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Yvonne's Cookbook "Let's Eat!" Authentic Neapolitan Recipes & World Travel Inspired Meals is the first book authored by Yvonne Hendricks CFN, CPT and it is a heartfelt compilation of recipes, stories and photography along with a nostalgic perspective having been raised with Italian and Polish upbringing. Influenced by grandparents and deep rooted food traditions along with career world travel, etched many experiences and created memories surrounded by family, friends home and food.
It is a lifelong dream come true to now share. The worldwide pandemic inspired Ms Hendricks to take inventory of her life's experiences and share some secrets to healthy cooking. Yvonne's Cookbook "Let's Eat!" Authentic Neapolitan Recipes & World Travel Inspired Meals will take you on a journey including low carb, low fat, gluten free and dairy free options with macronutrient values. Beautifully photographed and packed in over 250 pages, Yvonne's Cookbook "Let's Eat!" promotes a healthy lifestyle exemplifying nutritional values for each recipe with breakdowns of total calories, carbohydrates, proteins and fats and uses fresh ingredients.
Inspired by Sunday dinners and holidays which were always gathered by many cousins, aunts and uncles, built the foundation and collection of memories and stories which developed in her mind early as a child. Yvonne shares how to prepare a traditional Christmas Feast of Seven Fishes and includes Good Friday bread baking traditions. Somehow amidst Yvonne's many talents and interests, she also shares the importance of homemade winemaking that became her right of passage on her Communion Day and stresses the importance as the youngest female of 27 first cousins. She believes that her cup runneth over with cousins and relatives but stresses the ingredients are simple for future generations: there is importance in having such a bloodline as role models and carrying several, good stories and collecting some new ones; always showing up with a large amount of drive, motivation and values; having absolutely no tolerance to laziness along with a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude to problem solving and of course adding several cups of laughter...preserves the tradition.
Yvonne hopes that her cookbook "Let's Eat!" Authentic Neapolitan Recipes & World Travel Inspired Meals will bring happiness and good health to everyone in the kitchen and everyone else that dines at your table. Whether you say "Mangiamo" which is Italian, "Smacznego" which is Polish or "Bon appetit" which his French. A blessing and giving thanks before a meal helps to bring us more present in a moment and it is a practice that she lives by daily.
Yvonne Hendricks' wishes that you truly enjoy the meals and desserts that you prepare from her book "Let's Eat!" Authentic Neapolitan Recipes & World Travel Inspired Meals; may the food and experience nourish your body and mind and may faith be at the center of your family and the friends who dine at your table. Get your copy today by clicking "Buy Now" to order.
About the Author
Yvonne Marie Bordeau-Hendricks is a Specialist in Exercise Therapy, Certified Nutritionist, Certified Personal Trainer and now author of her own cookbook, "Let's Eat!"Authentic Neapolitan Recipes & World Travel Inspired Meals. She is Founder and President of Exercise Healthy Nutrition LLC and is a vegetarian "pescatarian" even before it was an actualized word who practices a healthy lifestyle for over 35 years.
Ms Hendricks is an expert in her field and received credentials through a variety of sports science organizations namely, ISSA, International Sports & Science Association and NESTA, National Endurance & Sports Training Association while working full time in the news media photo industry for over 16 years. Among Ms Hendricks' multi talents, she was a photo journalist in the late 80's and early 90's traveling throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Mid East completing assignments for several leading fashion publications in an effort to publicize healthy living as a fashion trend.
Ms Hendricks is also a TV Personality promoting the health and wellness industry endorsing several healthy food products appearing on channel Fox 5, Good Day New York and the WPIX-11 and was honored when asked to be a guest speaker at Berkeley College and lectured for a special populations topic of Diabetic Retinopathy.
Throughout her practice in New York Burroughs of Bronx and Queens, she has treated many patients diagnosed with diabetes, Type I and Type II along with other special populations with heart disease, COPD, Fibromyalgia, PCOS, IBS, GERD, gastric bypass, Parkinson's, breast cancer and hyperlipidemia. The emphasis is on her proper nutritional guidelines and exercise regimen and in most cases over time, has either slowed the diabetes disease progression and or reversed the physician diagnosis.
Ms Hendricks practices & teaches privately in Westchester County and maintains a client base with demographics ranging from age 14 to age 89. She believes that the secret to living a healthy lifestyle starts with one's own emotional maturity which is first self respect, having compassion towards others and best of all being willing to laugh at yourself often. Making smart choices regarding food is a daily requirement to being human and living to an optimum potential.
The worldwide pandemic of 2020 inspired Ms Hendricks to take inventory of her life's experiences and career accomplishments and Yvonne's Cookbook "Let's Eat!" Authentic Neapolitan Recipes and World Travel Inspired Meals was born.
Although much of her photojournalism articles and photography has been published worldwide, Yvonne's Cookbook "Let's Eat!" Authentic Neapolitan Recipes & World Travel Inspired Meals is her first published book and a dream come true compiling over 200 delicious recipes, photographs and nutrient values for meals and desserts that she cooks for her husband, family and friends. Not a traditional recipe book, Yvonne shares personal anecdotes and stories from her childhood and world travel used as her inspiration for many recipes and they also include several gluten free, dairy free, low fat and low carb options with a healthy lifestyle in mind.
Yvonne Hendricks' wishes that you truly enjoy the meals and desserts that you prepare; may the food and experience nourish your body and mind and may faith be at the center of your family and friends who dine at your table.