Cookbooks to keep you healthy and happy! 2015

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The Family Cooks: 100+ Recipes to Get Your Family Craving Food That's Simple, Tasty, and Incredibly Good for You
Laurie David,Kirstin Uhrenholdt


Citing high-priced marketing campaigns designed to promote processed foods, a guide to promoting long-term healthy eating habits shares more than 100 recipes, including hoisin veggie wraps, kale chips, crunchy chicken strips, and quinoa cakes, that emphasize minimal preparation times, healthy ingredients, and low-stress cooking practices.

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American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook: 200 Low-Fuss, Good-for-You Recipes (American Heart Association Cookbook)
American Heart Association


The 200 recipes in American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook will surprise you with their variety and depth of flavor. This cookbook also includes full-color photographs and information on how a slow cooker can help you eat well.

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The Skinnytaste Cookbook: Light on Calories, Big on Flavor
Gina Homolka


Gina Homolka’s blog Skinnytaste is the number one go-to site for slimmed down recipes that you’d swear are anything but. It only takes one look to see why people go crazy for Gina’s food: cheesy, creamy Fettuccini Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli with only 420 calories per serving, breakfast dishes like Make-Ahead Western Omelet “Muffins” that truly fill you up until lunchtime, and sweets such as Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies that are low in sugar and butter-free but still totally indulgent.

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Clean Eats: Over 200 Delicious Recipes to Reset Your Body's Natural Balance and Discover What It Means to Be Truly Healthy
Alejandro Junger


From Dr. Alejandro Junger, author of the New York Times bestsellers Clean and Clean Gut, comes Clean Eats, a cookbook featuring over 200 delicious, easy-to-prepare, healthy recipes all aimed at helping you restore your natural ability to heal yourself.

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Eat What You Love--Everyday!: 200 All-New, Great-Tasting Recipes Low in Sugar, Fat, and Calories
Marlene Koch


This book offers 200 brand-new guilt-free recipes for every day, every occasion and everyone! No one knows the foods Americans love to eat best, or makes fat, calories, and sugar disappear” like Marlene. With easy-to-make great tasting recipes, and gorgeous mouthwatering images, Eat What You Love Everyday! is the golden ticket for anyone who wants to eat the foods they love, and still look and feel their best, including those on weight loss or diabetes diets.

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It's All Greek to Me: Transform Your Health the Mediterranean Way with My Family's Century-Old Recipes
Debbie Matenopoulos


Debbie Matenopolous shares 120 of her family’s traditional Greek recipes and adds her own touch to make them even healthier and easier to prepare. After tasting Debbie’s dishes, such as her mouthwatering version of Spanakopita and her take on Fasolatha, you’ll be amazed that these delicious foods are good for you. Debbie even includes tips on how to adapt her recipes to meet any dietary needs, so all readers can enjoy her hearty meals

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The Budget-Friendly Fresh and Local Diabetes Cookbook
Charles Mattocks


Diagnosed recently with type 2 diabetes, Chef Mattocks offers tips on creating and maintaining the perfect pantry, finding fresh foods, and, most important of all, preparing and serving meals that won’t break the bank. The Budget-Friendly Fresh and Local Diabetes Cookbook is the perfect collection for those who want to improve their health, take advantage of local and sustainable foods, and save money at the same time.

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Healthy Dish of the Day (Williams-Sonoma)
Kate McMillan


This enticing collection of 365 healthy recipes offers nutrient-packed meals for every day of the year. From January to December, you’ll find daily inspiration for seasonal dishes that fulfill any craving. From grilled fish burgers with tropical salsas in warmer months, to whole-grain salads and roasted root vegetables come fall and winter, delicious options await. Whether you’re searching for a quick weeknight supper, a healthy alternative to a classic comfort dish, or just a nourishing meal after a busy workday, there’s a recipe for every day of the year to inspire seasonal and healthy eating.

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Cooking with Avocados: Delicious Gluten-Free Recipes for Every Meal
Elizabeth Nyland


Celebrating heart-healthy fats in the avocado, a cookbook that uses the avocado as its star ingredient presents 75 delicious ways to serve avocados via such recipes as Avocado Brownies, Peach Basil Avocado Salad and Quinoa With Kale, Avocado, Cilantro and Bacon.

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Coconut Every Day: Cooking with Nature’s Miracle Superfood
Sasha Seymour


Coconut Every Day includes over one hundred delicious and easy-to-make recipes that all contain coconut. You’ll enjoy the taste and nutritional benefits from cooking with coconut in all its forms—water, milk, oil, flour (gluten-free), sugar, and more!

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Ancient Grains for Modern Meals: Mediterranean Whole Grain Recipes for Barley, Farro, Kamut, Polenta, Wheat Berries & More
Maria Speck


Food lovers and health-conscious home chefs learn how to integrate whole grains into their busy lives, form quick-cooking quinoa and buckwheat to the slower varieties such as spelt and kamut. The flavors and textures of whole grains are enhanced with natural ingredients to create lush Mediterranean-inspired recipes.

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Eat Raw, Not Cooked
Stacy Stowers


From Stacy’s comforting and crispy Cheatos and enticing Rainbow Fajitas, to her rich, delectable Chocolate Macaroon Fudge Bars, her more than 70 recipes will give you and your family an irresistible nutritional boost.

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Super Natural Every Day: Well-Loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen
Heidi Swanson


Heidi helps us make nutritionally packed meals part of our daily repertoire by sharing a collection of nearly 100 of her go-to recipes. These are the dishes that Heidi returns to again and again because they’re approachable, good for the body, and just plain delicious.

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The Daniel Plan Cookbook: Healthy Eating for Life
Rick Warren,Dr. Daniel Amen,Dr. Mark Hyman


Provides over one hundred recipes that follow the Daniel plan diet, including such recipes as buckwheat buttermilk pancakes, zucchini pasta, BLT steak salad, red lentil stew, vegetable gratin, and ginger peach parfait.

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