The Deity Diet - Himalayan Boot Camp founder launches her new book

Content-rich book promotes overall wellness using healing herbs and spices in low-calorie, nutritious, wholesome recipes
By: Connie Umbenhower
April 1, 2010 - PRLog -- Connie Umbenhower is proud to announce the launch of her new book The Deity Diet as part of her overall wellness program and Himalayan Boot Camp company.

Enjoy recipes that will thrill your palette! Discover the author's top 10 herbs and spices and how they can contribute to a healthier life. Enjoy mouth-watering dishes with an Indian twist.

Connie presents the benefits of modern medical information with ancient methods of traditional healing, combining the best of both worlds to create savory, distinct flavors. Her book is filled with valuable information on the health benefits of hot peppers, including where to find the world’s hottest chili pepper, health contribution of spices such as cumin, coriander, and turmeric, foods that fight cancer and diabetes, herbs that flush toxins out of the body or function as anti-oxidants, and more.

Overflowing with interesting tidbits and low calorie, scrumptious recipes including the author’s  Spicy Halibut Curry, Chicken Tikka Masala, Salmon with Lemon and Cilantro Chutney, Curried Butternut Squash Soup to name just a few. Her delicious Tuscany Delight (Tuscany melon drink with basil and cardamom) and Morning Mist Tea-Toxifier (green tea with ginger) are potent energizers and do double-duty as digestive aids.

Connie further discusses research which support laughter as a healer, including her introduction to laughter yoga, or one can journey with her to a tea estate in her chapter highlighting the growth and manufacturing process of healing teas, and further along read her brief introduction to her boot camps in the Himalayas at a working tea plantation.

The reader will gain vital and essential information on a way of cooking, eating and living that relies on natural, healthy and healing meals, a diet of nourishment infused with healing herbs and spices to improve one’s spirit, outlook and way of living.

This book is available to order online at for $14.95.

You can also directly order an autographed copy  for $11.95 from the author's website at

For press inquiries, contact
Alicia Dunams

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Adventure travel in the Indian Himalayas, cultural excursions and nutritious, gourmet food packaged with the spirit of giving - local community services and volunteering opportunities at boot camp locations.
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