Feeding The Whole Family by Cynthia Lair – This cookbook, from the founder of Bastyr’s Bachelor of Science of Nutrition & Culinary Arts program, includes over 150 simple whole food recipes with tips on how to adapt dishes for baby as well as tips on starting solids, packing lunchboxes and eating organically.
Nourishing Meals – Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Soy-Free Dishes by Alissa Segersten, Tom Malterre MS CN. Nourishing Meals is an amazing guide to eating healthfully as a family—a simple, practical cookbook that shows how easy it is to ditch processed foods one meal at a time.
Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and Diet Dictocrats by Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig – This classic, well-researched guide to traditional diets contains great recipes for everything from bone broth to fermented veggies.
YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet by Theresa Nicassio PhD. A “Best in the World” Gourmand Award Winner. This great family-friendly, easy to make whole food cookbook makes eating healthy and delicious even if you have food sensitivities or diet restrictions.
Abascal Way (To Quiet Inflammation) book & cookbook – by Kathy Abascal, BS, JD, Herbalist RH. This Vashon Island authors’ anti-inflammatory principals and diet can be easily shaped to suit different dietary needs.
Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods by Sandor Ellix Katz – Everything you need to know to ferment just about anything you want and get in those healthy gut bugs!
I am Grateful – by Terces Engelhart – Delicious easy to follow raw food recipes from the owner of Café Gratitude.
The Fully Raw Diet: 21 Days to Better Health, with Meal and Exercise Plans, Tips, and 75 Recipes by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram. A great detoxifying raw food plan.
Internal Bliss – GAPS Cookbook Recipes designed for those following the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet.
The Low-FODMAP Diet Cookbook & The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet by Dr. Sue Shepherd and Dr. Peter Gibson – These two books are a great help for those with SIBO, IBS and IBD.
The Microbiome Solution: A Radical New Way to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out by Dr. Robynne Chutkan M.D. Written by a gastroenterologist who believes you should Live Dirty and Eat Clean— because every serious disease or chronic ailment begins in our gut. This book/cookbook distills the latest research on the microbiome into a practical program for boosting overall health.
Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet by Elaine Gottschall. This classic book/cookbook introduces the Specific Carbohydrate Diet to heal your gut and micorbiome.
Simply Real Health Cookbook by Sarah Adler – A local food blogger with the mission to help people create good (aka, beautiful-looking and delicious-tasting) food made simple enough for real life. 100% naturally gluten free reipes.
Anti-Inflammatory Eating for a Happy, Healthy Brain: 75 Recipes for Alleviating Depression, Anxiety, and Memory Loss by Michelle Babb – this cookbook shows how to use diet to improve your state of mind. The latest research shows the connection between a healthy gut and a healthy mind.
Check out the websites that go along with these great cookbooks too!
Here are a few more websites for health and wellness info as well as some awesome recipes:
So Fresh N So Green – Eat Well. Feel Well. Live Well.
Wellness Mama – Simple Answers for Healthier Families
Cauldrons and Crockpots
Detoxinista – Easy. Healthy. Delicious.