Anyone out there sometimes feel overwhelmed with the amount of recipe inspiration at our fingertips? Pinterest. Instagram. Instagram hashtags. Facebook cooking videos. And on and on. There's so much that it's almost too much to sift through. We certainly feel that way. Today, we wanted to share our 3 favorite cookbooks that we love to prepare meals from. We have tested and loved recipes from these books, and hope you do too!
- Bowls of Goodness by Nina Ollson - Packed full of healthy vegetarian recipes with a wide variety of ingredients.
- Good Clean Food by Lily Kunin - More veggie recipes, inspired by simple ingredients.
- It’s All Good by Gwyneth Paltrow - A collection or recipes used by the actress when she was coming back from a period of fatigue and exhaustion, to help her feel energized and vibrant.
- Run Fast Eat Slow by Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky - A collection of recipes used and consumed by the Olympian Shalane Flanagan when she is in marathon training. They are based around whole foods, and provide healthier options for indulgent treats like french toast and scones.
- Whole 30 Fast and Easy by Melissa Hartwig - Quick recipes following the elimination guidelines of the Whole30 diet. Even if you're not completing a W30, know that anything from this book is healthy and delicious!
- Body Love by Kelly LeVeque - A combination of smoothies, salads and easy dinners using her FabFour recipe equation (protein, fat, greens, fiber).
So, if you're looking to get into healthy at-home cooking but aren't sure where to start, we'd highly recommend choosing one of the books above and cooking your way through it. Find a few recipes that are easy for you, and delicious and keep coming back to those! Sprenkel makes the Superhero Muffins from Run Fast Eat Slow almost every week for snacking on! Ain't no shame in finding something you love and repeating it over and over.