Finding healthy and delicious recipes to cook can be a daunting task, so here our some of our favorite cookbooks with summertime in mind:
Deliciously Ella by Ella Woodward
Motivated to take her health into her own hands and alleviate an illness she was experiencing at the time, Ella Woodward began eating a whole food, plant based diet and blogging about her journey in 2011. Fast forward a few years, 3 cookbooks, a successful London Deli, and a line of food products later, Ella has become a global voice for healthy eating. Her cookbook, Deliciously Ella, has some of her most popular recipes including her sweet potato brownies, which are too good to be true.
Hippie Lane by Taline Garbielian
Posting pictures of healthy smoothie bowl recipes and whole food creations on Instagram, Taline Gabrielian has amassed a huge following from her beautiful and dreamlike food masterpieces. Each is like a work of art and designed to transport you to a place of peace and happiness, with pastel colors and ethereal garnishes. Her cookbook, Hippie Lane, is the culmination of her voyage to a gluten, dairy, refined sugar free lifestyle and gives you valuable insight on how to create such recipes.
One Part Plant by Jessica Murnane
Coming from a background of sugar filled junk food and failed diets, Jessica Murnane was experiencing chronic pain from endometriosis and was almost ready to give up all hope where her health was concerned. After a recommendation from a friend, she decided pursue a diet consisting of no meat, no sugar, no gluten. Within a few months her pain subsided and she began to regain her health. With her cookbook, One Part Plant, Jessica aims to encourage readers to eat at least one plant based meal per day and provides delicious recipes to inspire people to do just that.
Love Real Food by Kathryne Taylor
From the creator of one of the most popular vegetarian food blogs, Cookie + Kate., Kathryne Taylor extends her influence to the pages. Her cookbook Love Real Food, provides over 100 tasty meat free recipes.
Superfood Smoothies by Julie Morris
Julie Morris, a New York Times best selling author, is the mastermind behind Superfood Smoothies – a guidebook on how to create 100 different nutritious, quick and easy smoothies. There’s nothing like a refreshing smoothie to cool you down after a long, hot summer day and you’ll be sure to find the perfect one with this resource in your kitchen.
Frugal Vegan by Katie Koteen and Kate Kasbee
One drawback of going vegan, is that it can get pretty expensive if you’re not paying attention! With Frugal Vegan, Katie Koteen and Kate Kasbee, are aiming to combat that stigma. Inside these pages, you can find 99 affordable vegan recipes that they guarantee will fill you up.
Ready or Not by Michelle Tam and Henry Fong
Married couple Michelle Tam and Henry Fong, two New York Times bestselling authors, share their take on how to achieve the Paleo diet with Ready or Not, a cookbook with over 150 recipes. Inspired by Michelle’s paleo food blog Nom Nom Paleo, you won’t find any recipes with gluten, grains, dairy, or refined sugar and guess what?! You won’t need any of that stuff when you taste how good eating Paleo can be.
Giada’s Feel Good Food by Giada de Laurentiis
Giada de Laurentiis, the Italian starlet of food network, has released quite a few cookbooks, however Giada’s Feel Good Food takes on a healthier, lighter side than many of her other recipes. Inside you’ll find 120 recipes, many of which are gluten-free, dairy-free, and/or vegan and show you how Giada eats on a day to day basis. She also spills a few insights on how she achieves a happy and healthy lifestyle.
Clean Sweets by Arman Liew
Craving something sweet, but don’t want to feel guilty after eating it? Clean Sweets by Arman Liew features many gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan, and paleo recipes with easy to find ingredients. The photographs of the delicious and healthy indulgences alone in this cookbook, will make your mouth start to water!
The Moon Juice Cookbook by Amanda Chantal Bacon
Amanda Chantal Bacon, the founder of the popular Los Angeles juice and wellness boutique, Moon Juice, shares wellness inspiration on the pages of her cookbook The Moon Juice Cookbook. With over 75 recipes designed to help you feel amazing, you’ll find many delectable treats inside.