What to Eat When You’re Pregnant: A Week-By Week Guide to Support Your Health and Your Baby’s Development ($16.99, 230 pp) by Nicole M. Avena, Ph.D., contains over 50 recipes to help expecting moms meet their baby’s nutritional needs in the womb.
Sonia Faruqi’s Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth about Our Food ($27.95, 390 pp) takes readers inside the world of international farming to expose the reality of the food industry in a new way.
If you love eggs, you should definitely consider joining Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park for an “Eggs 101 Course.” The Perfect Eggs: A Fresh Take On Recipes For Morning, Noon, And Night ($18.99, 176 pp) will not only teach you everything you know about eggs, but also will offer delicious recipes to make your breakfasts, lunches, and dinners full of protein.
At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen: Celebrating the Art of Eating Well ($35.00, 336 pp) by Amy Chaplin contains over 150 vegan and vegetarian recipes. Chaplin shares advice on living a whole-foods lifestyle. She explains what to stock a pantry with and why, how to plan weekly menus, plastic versus glass containers, the importance of organic, drinking tea, whole food cleanses and more.
Grow Harvest Cook: 280 Recipes from the Ground Up ($39.95, 400 pp) by Meredith Kirton and Mandy Sinclair offers a unique and hands-on approach to healthy eating. Grow Harvest Cook not only includes 280 healthy, natural recipes, but also contains instructions on how to grow, harvest and cook over 90 different types of fruits, vegetables and nuts at home.
From The Nourishing Home blogger Kelly Smith comes Everyday Grain-Free Baking: Over 100 Recipes for Deliciously Easy Grain-Free and Gluten-Free Baking ($19.99, 192 pp) containing over 100 grain-free versions of delicious baked treats. Reinventing favorite breads, snacks and desserts, Smith’s recipes are compatible with most grain-free and gluten-free diets, and include egg-, nut- and dairy-free options as well.
The New Indian Slow Cooker: Recipes for Curries, Dals, Chutneys, Masalas, Biryani, and More ($19.99, 144 pp) by Neela Paniz is a collection of both classic and innovative recipes transforming traditional, slow-cooked Indian dishes into quick meals you can enjoy at any time.
In this latest addition to her collection of books on health and superfoods, Coconut: The Complete Guide to the World’s Most Versatile Superfood ($14.95, 192 pp), nutritionist Stephanie Pedersen introduces 75 recipes playing on the flavor and health benefits of the coconut.
Shari Koolik Leidich’s Two Moms In A Raw ($22.00, 288 pp) is an inspiring and very personal book that will tell you all about raw, cooked and gluten-free meals, and will also encourage you to balance your diet in many ways that will improve your health.
If you are a busy parent who still wants to offer the best food to your baby, then Lisa Barrangou’s The Amazing Make-Ahead Baby Food Book ($23.00, 182 pp) was made just for you. Divided into five chapters, the book covers all the steps to learn the best “make-ahead” strategies and combinations to offer your baby the tastiest food in just a couple of minutes.