Clean Food ($19.95, 304 pp), by Terry Walters, provides more than 200 healthy recipes. This book is intended to be a go-to source for maintaining vitality throughout the year. The featured tips coincide with the seasons and are made from some of the most nutritious and delicious ingredients known to mankind.
The Ultimate Allergy-Free Snack Cookbook ($15.95, 131 pp) is a kid-friendly recipe book for those with allergies. Authors Judi and Shari Zucker provide allergy-free recipes that are nutritious and kid-approved. The recipes are free of the eight most common allergens, eggs, cow’s milk, soy, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish. This book also contains helpful information for parents about food allergies and intolerances and how to recognize possible allergens on food labels.
Homemade with Love: Simple Scratch Cooking from In Jennie’s Kitchen ($27.50, 240 pp) is more than just a cookbook, it’s a love letter to food. Sharing her inspirational story, and every struggle along the way, author Jennifer Perillo creates a cookbook that champions the healing power of food.
The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook ($34.95, 184 pp) is full of advice about the business end of running a farm. Author Richard Wiswall includes ways to make production more efficient, advice for managing employees, marketing strategies and tips on how to handle profits and plan for retirement. The book also comes with a companion CD.
Love Your Skin, Love Yourself: Achieve Beauty, Health, and Vitality from the Inside Out and Outside In ($13.99, 160 pp) is a new top-seller by Rachel Pontillo, a board-certified holistic health coach. The book is a collection of natural and holistic means to achieving healthy, good-looking skin. Pontillo also covers how to cope with the emotional struggles that bad skin can cause.
For paleo cooks looking to expand their repertoire, look no further than Mediterranean Paleo Cooking (39.95, 432 pp), by Caitlin Weeks, NC, Chef Nabil Boumrar, and Diane Sanfilippo. In addition to having over 150 recipes, this book also contains chef’s tips and nutritional advice explaining the benefits of both paleo diets and Mediterranean ingredients, as well as advice on cooking methods and techniques. These recipes include paleo-friendly twists on traditional Mediterranean favorites like Shrimp Alfredo, Spiced Rack of Lamb, Savory Sweet Potato Cakes and Cashew Pizza Crust. This book also has two 30-day meal plans designed for people just starting out with the paleo diet.
Eat Greens ($24.95, 240 pp) is Barbara Scott-Goodman and Liz Trovato’s collection of over 120 seasonal recipes focused on green vegetables. Green vegetables are high in vitamins C and beta-carotene, and they also contain many essential minerals. Vegetable lovers can serve these meals to their families, giving them delicious dinners that are packed with nutrients. The book also contains tips on how to properly grow greens, how to buy and store them, and nutrition information.
Why Diets Fail ($24.99, 240 pp) by Nicole M. Avena, Ph.D. and John R. Talbott, explains the science on how to recognize a sugar addiction, how to end sugar cravings and lose weight to get healthy. The pitfalls of conventional diets are discussed, as well. Included is a sugar equivalency table that ranks sugar content in hundreds of common foods.
Open Range: Steaks, Chops & More from Big Sky Country ($32.50, 271 pp) written by Jay Bentley and Patrick Dillion, brings Montana’s cuisine to your kitchen table. The book contains unique recipes like “Campfire Coffee Chili,” “Jewish-Style Elk Brisket,” and “Dearborn Ranch Pheasant Wrapped in Bacon and Grape Leaves.” With such eclectic dishes, your taste buds will never get bored.