Cooking healthy and delicious meals at home is a great way to maintain a healthy lifestyle. With the abundance of cookbooks on healthy eating available, it can be difficult to determine which ones to incorporate into your cooking. To make recommendations easier for readers seeking nutritious and flavorful meals, the Health Fitness Revolution team has compiled a list of the 10 best-selling cookbooks from Amazon focused on healthy and mouthwatering home cooking. These cookbooks span a wide range of cuisines and techniques, from vegan and plant-based cooking to Mediterranean and Instant Pot recipes, offering an array of nutritious dishes and cooking ideas to help establish healthier eating habits and more satisfying meals.
The Skinnytaste Cookbook
“The Skinnytaste Cookbook” is a New York Times bestseller by food blogger and cookbook author Gina Homolka. This cookbook features over 150 healthy and flavorful recipes that are low in calories but big on taste. The recipes include a wide range of cuisines and ingredients, from Mexican-inspired dishes to Asian stir-fries to classic American comfort food. The cookbook also includes tips for meal planning, ingredient substitutions, and cooking techniques to help readers make healthier choices in the kitchen.
The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook
“The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook” by America’s Test Kitchen is a comprehensive guide to the Mediterranean diet, which has been shown to have numerous health benefits. This cookbook features over 500 recipes that emphasize the use of fresh, whole foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. It also includes information on the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, as well as tips for meal planning and preparation. With recipes ranging from classic Mediterranean dishes like Greek salad and hummus to more unique recipes like Moroccan chicken and quinoa-stuffed peppers, this cookbook is a great resource for anyone looking to incorporate more healthy and delicious Mediterranean-inspired meals into their diet.
Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck
“Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck” by Thug Kitchen is a best-selling cookbook that combines healthy eating with a no-nonsense attitude. It features a variety of plant-based recipes that are designed to be delicious, easy to prepare, and affordable. The cookbook also includes tips for stocking your kitchen, meal planning, and reducing food waste. With a humorous and irreverent tone, “Thug Kitchen” challenges the notion that healthy eating has to be bland or boring, and encourages readers to embrace a healthy lifestyle with a sense of fun and adventure.
The Plant Paradox Cookbook
“The Plant Paradox Cookbook” by Steven R. Gundry is a cookbook focused on healthy eating by avoiding foods containing lectins, a type of protein that can cause inflammation and other health issues. This cookbook provides 100 delicious and nutritious recipes that are free of lectins, including plant-based dishes, proteins, and desserts. The book also includes helpful tips and information on the benefits of lectin-free eating, making it a valuable resource for anyone looking to improve their health and wellness through their diet.
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
“The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom” by Melissa Hartwig Urban and Dallas Hartwig is a popular cookbook that focuses on a 30-day program to help reset the body and improve overall health. The book features a variety of delicious and healthy recipes, as well as tips and advice for following the program successfully. The Whole30 program emphasizes whole, unprocessed foods and eliminates common allergens and inflammatory foods such as sugar, dairy, grains, and legumes. The book has gained a large following and has helped many people improve their eating habits and overall health.
Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat
“Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat” is a best-selling cookbook by model and television personality Chrissy Teigen and food writer Adeena Sussman. This cookbook features a collection of recipes that are not only delicious but also approachable and perfect for home cooking. The recipes include a mix of comfort food classics and modern twists on favorite dishes, as well as some of Teigen’s personal favorites. The cookbook also includes personal stories and photos, making it a fun and engaging read. With recipes like John’s Famous Fried Chicken Wings and Pad Thai Carbonara, it’s no wonder “Cravings” has become a fan favorite.
The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook: Easy Recipes for Fast & Healthy Meals
“The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook: Easy Recipes for Fast & Healthy Meals” by Laurel Randolph is a great resource for those looking to cook healthy meals in a time-efficient manner. With over 100 recipes specifically designed for the Instant Pot, this cookbook offers a variety of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert. The recipes are easy to follow and are perfect for beginners who are just starting to use the Instant Pot. Additionally, the cookbook provides helpful tips and tricks for cooking with the Instant Pot, making it a valuable resource for anyone looking to incorporate this kitchen tool into their healthy cooking routine.
The Oh She Glows Cookbook
“The Oh She Glows Cookbook” by Angela Liddon is a popular cookbook among those following a vegan lifestyle. It features over 100 plant-based recipes that are not only delicious but also nourishing for the body. Liddon includes recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and even desserts that are all vegan and gluten-free. Some of the recipes include lentil-walnut meatballs, creamy tomato soup, and chocolate avocado pudding. The cookbook also includes tips for stocking a vegan pantry and kitchen, as well as suggestions for ingredient substitutions. Overall, “The Oh She Glows Cookbook” is a great resource for anyone looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into their diet.
The How Not to Die Cookbook: 100+ Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse Disease
“The How Not to Die Cookbook: 100+ Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse Disease” by Michael Greger M.D. FACLM and Gene Stone is a cookbook that provides over 100 plant-based recipes that are designed to help prevent and reverse disease. The recipes are based on Dr. Greger’s best-selling book “How Not to Die” and are focused on incorporating foods that are high in nutrients and beneficial for health. The cookbook includes recipes for breakfast, soups, salads, main dishes, and desserts, as well as tips for meal planning and food preparation. This cookbook is a great resource for anyone looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into their diet and improve their overall health.
The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet
“The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet” by Alona Pulde M.D. and Matthew Lederman M.D. is a best-selling cookbook that focuses on a whole-food, plant-based diet to improve health and prevent chronic diseases. The book includes over 100 recipes and a four-week meal plan, making it easy for readers to transition to this healthy lifestyle. The authors also provide information on the science behind the diet, as well as tips on how to stock a plant-based kitchen and navigate social situations. This cookbook is perfect for those looking to improve their health and incorporate more plant-based meals into their diet.