It’s true: we are what we eat. By making simple twists to our daily diets, it is possible to realize a multitude of health benefits. In Then and Now, an experienced cook shares her traditional recipes and transforms them into flavorful dishes that utilize fresh, organic ingredients and encourage a step away from processed foods and chemicals. Ruth Leslie relies on experience as a baker, nutrition coordinator, bed and breakfast innkeeper, teahouse proprietor, and cooking instructor to share her allergen-free recipes tailored to please every appetite and meet dietary needs. This easy-to-follow cookbook yields tasty dishes for all hours of the day. Included with her recipes are anecdotes that provide a little about Ruth, her family history, and valuable advice about healthy food choices.