Do you remember those New Year’s resolutions you set to lead a healthier lifestyle? If they fell by the wayside, there’s no reason you can’t pick them back up again. Here’s reading list that’s the cream of the crop for all the healthy cooking and eating inspiration you’re looking for.
1. The Forest Feast by Erin Gleeson
Based off Erin’s popular blog, this beautiful cookbook features rich, wholesome, real food and a lifestyle that’s in tune with nature and oneself. The book features about 100 wholly vegetarian recipes that call for only three or four ingredients and require very few steps, resulting in dishes that are fresh, delicious, and visually stunning.
$21.47, available at Amazon.
2. Clean Eats, by Alejandro Junger
Dr. Alejandro Junger, author of the New York Times bestsellers Clean and Clean Gut, now delivers Clean Eats, a cookbook featuring over 200 easy-to-prepare, healthy recipes all aimed at helping you and your family restore your natural ability to heal yourself. Part cookbook, part essay, this opus takes Dr. Junger Clean program directly to the kitchen for easy everyday meals.
$22.67, available at Amazon.
3. Deliciously Ella, by Ella Woodward
Chronic illness prompted Ella Woodward to rethink her diet. Now she shares mouth-watering healthy recipes in her brand new book released beginning of march 2015. Ella’s philosophy is all about embracing the natural foods that your body loves and creating fresh, simple dishes which are easy to make and taste amazing. Featuring more than 100 new sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes to excite your taste buds, this collection will inspire you to eat for better health, glowing skin and boundless energy.
$16.07, available at Amazon.
4. The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook, by America’s Test Kitchen Editors
A fresh guide to eating well with 700 foolproof recipes. Whether you’re a committed vegetarian or simply want to eat more vegetables and grains, this collection of re-imagined, meatless comfort food and all-new recipes inspired by ethnic cuisines will help you cook and eat well. A handy color code helps you browse through gluten free, vegan, and “fast” recipes.
$23.38, available at Amazon.
5. The VB6 Cookbook, by Mark Bittman
Skip the calorie counting and portion control and try living like a flexitarian with Mark Bittman’s plant-centric diet. Keep it vegan until six, then eat whatever you want. No calorie counting and no banned foods. If strict, restrictive diets aren’t really your thing, VB6 might worth a try. Through 350 recipes, Mark Bittman shares a flexible approach to lose weight and regain health.
$22.64, available at Amazon.