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Cooking your own meals is the best thing you can do for your health.We rounded up 5 fantastic, best-selling, ‘easy-recipe’ cookbooks to help you start eating better today.
If you want to avoid unhealthy, expensive, convenience foods and the rut of preparing the same few meals over and over, then a new cookbook will be your lifesaver.
Cookbooks will give you all the ideas, meal planning, and instruction you need to easily start cooking healthier, delicious, more nutritious meals at home.
They are sure to help you eat healthier, lose weight, and even save you money …
Yum & Yummer: Ridiculously Tasty Recipes That’ll Blow Your Mind, But Not Your Diet! (2017)
By Greta Podleski
“Want healthy recipes that actually taste great? DONE! With plenty of gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options, as well as good ol’ fashion comfort foods with a healthy twist and “splurge worthy” treats, Yum & Yummer is packed with ridiculously tasty recipes that’ll blow your mind but not your diet! Using common, everyday ingredients found at your local grocery store, Yum & Yummer makes healthy eating delicious and fun for everyone!” – Amazon.com
Includes beautiful, full-page, colour photographs and how-to videos for every recipe, making it easier and more enjoyable than ever to start cooking healthier meals at home.
Get your copy of Yum & Yummer.
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime – Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and Other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper! (2015)
By Ree Drummond
“For families juggling school, work, and a host of other time-consuming daily obligations, the idea of making dinner from scratch can be daunting. Ree Drummond makes it easy for families to make simple, scrumptious, homemade meals with minimum fuss and maximum enjoyment. Filled with Ree’s signature step-by-step photos, relatable humor, and irresistible, folksy charm, Dinnertime is the go-to cookbook every home cook can rely on for any—and every—night of the week.” – Amazon.com.
Other titles in Ree Drummond’s The Pioneer Woman Cooks cookbook series include Come and Get It, A Year of Holidays, and Food From My Frontier.
Get your copy of Dinnertime.
The Family Cooks: 100+ Recipes to Get Your Family Craving Food That’s Simple, Tasty, and Incredibly Good For You (2014)
By Laurie David
“The Family Cooks inspires parents and kids to take control of what they eat by making it themselves. David offers more than 100 recipes that are simple, fast, ‘low in the bad stuff and high in the good stuff,’ and designed to bring kids into the cooking process. The authors also demystify cooking terms and break down basic prep techniques, creating stress-free meals that foster health, togetherness, and happy palates. The Family Cooks is the ideal companion for unseasoned chefs of all stripes, whether they’re parenting or being parented.” – Amazon.com
The Family Cooks was inspired by David’s Fed Up!, a documentary examining our cultural tendency to eat nearly half of our meals outside the home (and the skyrocketing rates of diabetes, heart disease, and childhood obesity we suffer as a result). The solution? Eating home-cooked meals.
Get your copy of The Family Cooks.
5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food (2017)
By Jamie Oliver
“5 Ingredients is sure to become your new best friend in the kitchen. It’s all about making the journey to good food very, very simple. Every recipe uses just five key ingredients, ensuring you can get a meal together fast. It’s about spending a little time to deliver a lot of flavour. With every recipe you’ll find a visual ingredient guide, serving size, timings, a short, easy-to-follow method, and quick-reference nutritional information. This is Jamie’s easiest-to-use book yet, and the perfect cookbook for busy people.” – Amazon.com
Other titles in Jamie Oliver’s cookbook series include 15-Minute Meals, Jamie Oliver’s Great Britain, Jamie’s Italy, Jamie’s Food Revolution, Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food, and Everyday Superfood.
Get your copy of 5 Ingredients.
Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat (2016)
By Chrissy Teigen
“Salty, spicy, saucy, and fun as sin (that’s the food, but that’s Chrissy, too), these dishes are for family, for date night at home, for party time, and for a few life-sucks moments (salads). You’ll learn the importance of chili peppers, the secret to cheesy-cheeseless eggs, and life tips like how to use bacon as a home fragrance, the single best way to wake up in the morning, and how not to overthink men or Brussels sprouts. Because for Chrissy Teigen, cooking, eating, life, and love are one and the same.” – Amazon.com
Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings is a very popular cookbook with great reviews. Enjoy!
Get your copy of Cravings.