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Jan 31, 2019

Our Favorite Healthy Cookbooks

Next to inspiring books, cookbooks may be our favorite kind of books – anyone else? Paging through recipes before grocery shopping typically involves a lot of drooling in anticipation. Again, can you relate? And with the healthy habits we are trying to keep up this year, we are not only trying to cook more, but cook more from our best healthy cookbooks. Whether you like to meal prep healthy recipes or make something on a whim, these healthy cookbooks will be at the front of your shelves and their recipes will soon be your faves.

1. Healthyish

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Why we love it: Isn’t healthy-ish how we all like to live? Like, we want to have our cake and eat it too, but if it’s paleo, we may have two ;). Plus, that cover (insert heart eyes).

What to try: Sausage, Potato, White Bean, and Kale Soup AND Cozy Bean & Egg Skillet for Two

2. Eat Beautiful: Food and Recipes to Nourish Your Skin from the Inside Out

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Why we love it: This cookbook covers all things from good digestion to stress-busting tips to and sorts recipes by the season in which the produce is the freshest, explaining the health and beauty benefits of each ingredient!

What to try: A Green Protein Smoothie! Ingredients: 2 kale leaves, thick stems removed, Small handful of spinach, Flesh of 1 small avocado, chopped, 100ml coconut water, 200ml unsweetened almond milk, 1 date, pitted and chopped.

3. The Pretty Dish

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Why we love it: Literally everything is mouth-watering-ly pretty, like the title. And pretty simple too. Plus, it hails from one of our favorite food bloggers, How Sweet Eats!

What to try: Whipped ricotta & blood orange toast.

4. Eat What You Love by Danielle Walker

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Why we love it: This cookbook teaches you how to make the foods you crave – the healthy way. Everything from fried chicken to toaster waffles are inside and are gluten-free & dairy-free!

What to try: The grain-free Everything Bagels – yes, it’s possible!

5. More With Less

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Why we love it: Our favorite part about this cookbook is that everything is made with 10 ingredients or less, making the process super simple!

What to try: The Honey Roasted Nectarines + Kale + Pine Nut + Oat Croutons salad.

6. True Roots

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Why we love it: All the recipes are free of gluten, dairy and refined sugar… so you don’t have to try and figure out ways to sub ingredients to make it healthier. Plus, it also features a lot of kid friendly recipes!

What to try: The butternut squash pancakes are our absolute fave.

7. Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods

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Why we love it: The focus is on eating whole foods and very minimal processed ingredients. It is mostly vegetarian with a lot of focus on fruits and veggies! So if that’s your thing, you will love it too!

What to try: The lentil meatballs with lemon pesto!

8. The Seasoned Life by Ayesha Curry

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Why we love it: Who doesn’t love Ayesha Curry? Her cookbook features simple yet delectable recipes that get the whole family involved.

What to try: The Brown Sugar Chicken is the perfect sweet & savory mix and is super easy to make!

9. Cravings: Hungry for More by Chrissy Teigen

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Why we love it: Don’t get us wrong, this cookbook definitely features indulgent recipes too, but there are also great healthy options we love. Balance, right? Chrissy includes a good range of recipes from super simple to complex (but worth the work).

What to try: We could eat the garlicky cauliflower rice with just about every meal!

What are your favorite healthy cookbooks?

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