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March 07, 2018

New Cookbooks for National Nutrition Month

New Cookbooks for National Nutrition Month

By: Jennifer Harmon

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? You can find nutritious recipes in these cookbooks that we have recently added to our collection.

The Just Bento Cookbook 2 by Makiko Itoh

This cookbook boasts having “make-ahead, easy, healthy lunches to go”. The book covers the basics of packing a bento box and features recipes such as the Fish with Cheesy Gratin Bento and Marinated Vegetables.

The Moosewood Restaurant Table by The Moosewood Collective

The Moosewood Restaurant is a plant-based farm-to-table restaurant in Ithaca, New York. They are known for their tasty vegetarian eats, and this cookbook is packed with breakfast foods, appetizers, pizzas, stews, entrees, and more. Pasta with Avocado Pesto and a Spring Potpie are among the recipes you’ll find here.

America the Great Cookbook by Joe Yonan

This book celebrates the diversity of cuisine found throughout America by featuring a collection of 100 recipes from various chefs and food aficionados. From Black-Bean Glazed Pork Spareribs to Sweet Potato Tacos, it’s easy to find interesting recipes in this eclectic mix.

Nutritious Delicious by America’s Test Kitchen

America’s Test Kitchen is a popular group that tries to find the best ingredients, kitchen equipment, and recipes. This principle behind this book is that it will “turbocharge your favorite recipes with 50 everyday superfoods”. Superfoods, such as kale, cauliflower, mushrooms, and dry beans, can be found in each recipe. Swiss Chard Macaroni and Cheese and Pumpkin Turkey Chili are two of the recipes found within these pages.

Wonder Pot by Better Homes and Garden

Wonder Pot features one-pot meals like Harvest Chicken Lentil Chili or Spicy Moroccan Vegetable Stew. You can cook the entire meal in a single pan, pot, skillet, crockpot, or pressure cooker, depending on the recipe. It makes clean-up a breeze!

Food for Life by Laila Ali

Food for Life has delicious and healthy comfort food recipes, such as Tomato and Roasted Garlic Cream Soup and Spaghetti Squash, Seven Ways. Laila Ali, daughter of Muhammed Ali, features nutrient-dense recipes throughout her book.

Rocco’s Healthy + Delicious by Rocco DiSpirito

Rocco DiSpirito’s latest cookbook aims to show that healthy and delicious can come hand-in-hand with this collection of mostly plant-based foods. There’s an entire chapter on different types of veggie burgers, and other recipes like the Cauliflower Risotto pack a nutritious punch.

Clean Eating for Every Season by Alicia Tyler

Clean Eating features fresh, simple, everyday meals throughout the year. Some delicious spring recipes include Springtime Spaghetti with Pesto, Asparagus, & Zucchini, and an Asparagus Goat Cheese Tart. Spring is on the way and these recipes will get you in the mood to celebrate the season.