The Best Healthy Cookbooks by Culinary Nutrition Experts7 min read
The creativity of our Culinary Nutrition Experts never ceases to amaze us – and one of the ways they choose to showcase their abilities is through recipe creation and delicious cookbooks, along with insightful guides packed with advice to help us live healthier lives. These best healthy cookbooks written by Culinary Nutrition Experts offer nutritious recipes that will bring you joy during the cooking and eating process and can help you on your way to optimal wellness!
We also have books written by Culinary Nutrition Experts that focus on diet, lifestyle, mindset and other health-related topics.
Best healthy Cookbooks written by Culinary Nutrition Experts
The Food Doula Cookbook by Lindsay Taylor
We are huge fans of this cookbook. It’s designed for pregnant and postpartum moms; however, our staff and grads who are child-free love it too! It’s really a delicious, omnivorous cookbook for everyone. You can check out a few sample recipes from the book here on our blog:
Ramadan Reset by Arwa AlTurkait
Arwa is an impressive graduate who operates a food blog and Youtube channel, teaches cooking classes, writes cookbooks, and runs a successful health coaching practice. This delicious Ramadan-focused e-book includes over 30 vegetarian recipes without gluten, dairy or refined sugar, and is available in both English and Arabic.
Some Good by Jessica Mitton
This cookbook is both gluten-free and dairy-free and highlights Newfoundland cooking. In this gem, you’ll get to explore comfort food favourites – like this recipe for battered cod – and discover healthified versions of Eastern classics you may have never even heard of!
Some Good Sweet Treats by Jessica Mitton
This follow-up to Jessica’s first cookbook, Some Good, is dessert-focused with decadent chocolate delights, oat-based goodies, muffins, cakes, squares and cookies.
And if you’re interested in learning more about the cookbook creation process, check out this podcast interview between Jessica and fellow Culinary Nutrition Expert Stephanie Long on the Next Level Nutrition Biz Podcast.
How to Eat With One Hand
You’ll want to grab this title from chef and mom of twins, Christine Flynn. When your hands are full, these simple one-handed recipes can help you stay nourished and keep you sane.
Cuisinez Simplement (Simply Cook) by Anne Beaulieu
Anne’s anti-inflammatory French-language healthy cookbook has 40 simple and delicious recipes (with photos of each one) that will definitely please all your taste buds.
Healing Taste of Asianketo, Volume 1 by Roslina Manaf
Roslina, author of the popular blog Asianketo, wrote this low-carb cookbook using traditional comfort foods as inspiration. The recipes are sugar-free, low carb and gluten-free. We’re excited that this is only Volume 1 – we can’t wait to see what comes next!
Let’s Dine In By Melissa Eboli
This healthy cookbook helps you make the most of healthy pantry and freezer staples so you can minimize trips to the grocery store. Melissa donates $2 from every purchase to City Harvest, a New York charity that brings nutritious food to citizens who are dealing with food insecurity.
Unprocessed Living by Cindy Santa Ana
This starter cookbook teaches the basics of how to read nutrition labels, make healthier swaps and introduce more whole foods into your diet. Plus has over 100 family-friendly recipes.
From Scratch Cooking
There are eight incredible editions of From Scratch Cooking, each one lovingly created using donated recipes from our Culinary Nutrition Expert graduates. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this project are donated to charity: all told, we have raised just over $100,000 for charities around the world through tasty recipes.
Get one (or all!) editions here.
The UnDiet Cookbook By Meghan Telpner (Culinary Nutrition Expert Program Founder + Director)
This cookbook is the absolute definition of culinary nutrition. Every single ingredient in every single gluten-free recipe works to build our health, and items can be customized to every diet – whether you’re dairy-free, vegan, Paleo, soy-free and everything in between. Plus, there are handy edible beauty recipes, entertaining tips and travel advice. An essential resource for anyone who is interested in living a vibrant, healthy life.
Anti-Inflammatory in 21 by Sondi Bruner (Culinary Nutrition Expert Program Head Program Coach)
Inflammation is at the root of most health conditions and a healthy, anti-inflammatory diet can help to both prevent disease and manage existing issues. This healthy cookbook is a trove of information about food and inflammation, and we adore it to bits because every single recipe has only 5 ingredients! It’s a breeze to eat well when recipes are this simple (and delicious).
And while you’re at it, you can check out her Simple Superfood Smoothies book too!
The Ultimate Food Guide to Boosting Libido by Jennifer Haddad Bell
This helpful digital guide will educate you on the food-libido connection and provides a 5-day meal plan, 17 recipes and a shopping list. You can grab a sneak peek at some of Jennifer’s libido expertise in this post about 5 Tips to Get In The Mood With Food.
Help Yourself to Seconds by Michelle Vodrazka
Michelle’s twin passions are nutrition and exercise – and she’s incredibly skilled at both! This cookbook, filled with 120 delicious recipes plus menu plans and templates, helps you exit the calorie counting mindset and teaches you how to cook easy, nutritious and blood sugar-balancing meals that will support wellness.
The Feel Better Sugar Detox by Angela Simpson
This gorgeously designed and photographed guide will inspire you to kick your sugar addiction stat. Filled with recipes, shopping lists, meal plans, snack ideas, options for natural sweeteners and plenty of other tips, this is one of those go-to healthy cookbooks that is there to help you initiate long-lasting health habits.
Paleo Crumbs Fall Favourites by Macy Diulus
Love fall ingredients like winter squash and pumpkin? So do we! This e-cookbook isn’t just filled with amazing Paleo and grain-free recipes, it’s also about giving back: 25% of the proceeds will support NoKidHungry.Org.
Fall Recipe Bundle by Emily Roach
A gluten-free and dairy-free collection of recipes that celebrates fall flavours. There is a huge variety of recipes in here, including main dishes, snacks, soups, salads, breakfasts and desserts – all your needs are deliciously covered.
Best Healthy Lifestyle Books by Culinary Nutrition Experts
Unbreakable by Trudy Stone
If you’ve turned on the television lately (or watched Youtube), you’ve probably seen Trudy rocking interviews and cooking demos about culinary nutrition – including discussions about Canada’s food guide, the best foods to support mental health, supporting the immune system and Caribbean superfoods.
Her book shares her seven most effective habits for achieving long-term health and weight management, which Trudy implemented herself to lose 30 lbs, and keep it off.
Ditch the Diet by Leah Campian
This practical guide offers actionable tools to help with weight loss, but more importantly it teaches us how to cultivate long-lasting habits and use nourishment to address our body, mind and spirit from the inside out.
The Body Image Diet by Melinda Gore
Melinda is a talented health coach and her book shows readers how to ditch traditional, harmful diet mindsets and focus on creating a positive body image, instead of building a different body.
The Body Image Blueprint by Jenny Berk
With wit and kindness, Jenny cuts through the clutter of diet culture to help those who are struggling with diets and self-image. The book includes interviews with over 50 men and women about body image, raw conversations about body image struggles, and strategies for building your own personal body image blueprint.
Mantras in Motion by Erin Stutland
This lifestyle book helps you sweep away negative thoughts, create change in your life, and connect the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual parts of yourself.
SEO for Food Bloggers by Amanda Macguire
Amanda is an SEO expert and her book is one of our absolute favourite resources for food bloggers. She really knows her stuff and explains it in a way that is easy to understand and implement.