As a book nerd and an avid reader, what do I have? Shelf esteem–haha.
I am sharing my favorite books featuring nutrition research and healthy recipes!
Green Kitchen Smoothies by David Frenkiel & Luise Vindahl
This beautifully photographed recipe book showcases healthy recipes for all your smoothie, juice, nut butter, and nut milk needs–yum!
The Blender Girl by Tess Masters
Featuring gluten-free and vegan recipes for breakfast, snack, lunch, dinner, and dessert, this book combines whole and healthy ingredients to create simple and flavorful dishes packed with nutrients!
Sweet Paleo by Lea Hendry Valle
Sweet Paleo is filled with healthy dessert recipes and mouthwateringly gorgeous photos by an incredible woman. We met as fellow speakers at an event a few years ago, and since then I have been using and loving her cookbook!
Think & Eat Yourself Smart by Dr. Caroline Leaf
This book is one of the most fascinating nutrition books I have read yet, and I have read many! Dr. Leaf combines nutrition science and neuroscience research to teach readers how to maximize thinking abilities through the foods they do and do not eat.
The Better Brain Book by Dr. David Perlmutter
Although this book does not specifically focus on nutrition, Dr. Perlmutter includes healthy eating as a way to improve brain health.
Brain Maker by Dr. David Perlmutter
This book focuses on the gut microbiome and how our nutrition helps or harms its health. Encouraging a vegetable-based diet, Dr. Perlmutter includes recipes for nurturing a healthy gut and thus a healthy body!
Grain Brain by Dr. David Perlmutter
Dr. Perlmutter discusses how gluten and carbohydrates in general impact the brain. This book distinguishes between the quality of certain carbohydrates, and it offers recipes to further nurture brain health, the body’s cognitive hub!
Eat Pretty by Jolene Hart
Hart combines my favorite things–the color pink with seasonal foods and recipes to help everyone obtain beauty from the inside out!
It Starts with Food by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig
This read features the Whole30 diet, an interesting try to help kickstart your path to healthy eating.
Salt, Sugar, Fat by Michael Moss
Moss exposes the fast food industry, discussing salt, sugar, and fat-laden foods produced by corporations while examining the relationship between the contemporary producer and consumer.