Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatoes: Recipes from a Modern Kitchen Garden ($35.00, 352 pp), by Jeanne Kelley, tells city dwellers how to have their own organic gardens or to cook like they do. The 150 recipes are designed to take advantage of local and seasonal ingredients. Kelley gives advice on maintaining one’s own produce garden, organizing community gardens, raising chickens and more.
One-Dish Vegetarian Meals ($14.95, 199 pp), by Robin Robertson, is a vegetarian cookbook that features 150 easy one-dish dinners. Robertson, an acclaimed cooking instructor and veteran food writer, includes a wide variety of globally inspired vegetarian recipes for every season that emphasizes fresh, wholesome and naturally flavored ingredients.
Herbal Therapy & Supplements ($38.95, 550 pp), by Merrily A. Kuhn and David Winston, contains 16 new herb monographs that were not in the first addition. This guide discusses the traditional and scientific uses of 130 botanicals and supplements. This text has information on pharmacology, side effects, long-term safety and use in children and pregnancy.
The Longevity Factor ($27.00, 352 pp.), by Joseph Maroon, M.D., F.A.C.S., examines the benefits of resveratrol and how humans should take advantage of its life-sustaining properties in order to live longer and live healthier. Maroon also examines various ailments and how to best prevent/avoid them through preventative medicine, especially in relation to a healthy diet rich in antioxidants.
Vegan à Go-Go! ($17.95, 230 pp) is an energetic cookbook for vegans on the move. Sarah Kramer delights readers with over 150 recipes that vegans can use when they travel and not be deterred from seeing the world on account of their eating habits. She also includes travel tips and even a section on how to say “I am a vegan” in various languages!
The Enlightened Diet ($15.95, 214 pp), by Deborah Kesten, and Larry Scherwitz, Ph.D., proposes a tested and proven nutritional approach that not only focuses on what people eat, but with whom, where, how, why and when people eat them. There are seven personalized eating style profiles included; readers are able to examine their own diets and what is at the core of their weight gain.
Supplement Your Prescription ($14.95, 184 pp), by Hyla Cass, M.D., discusses the nutrient-depletion side effects of the most commonly prescribed drugs, including medication for lowering cholesterol, acid reflux and heartburn, diabetes, arthritis and antidepressants.
Original Instructions: Indigenous Teachings for a Sustainable Future ($18.00, 384 pp), edited by Melissa K. Nelson, is a collection of traditional ecological knowledge and spiritual instructions by more than 20 contemporary native leaders.
The Top 20 Life-Changing Nutrients ($19.95, 246 pp), by Ward Bond and Peggy Nelson breaks down the most beneficial nutrients for your body and why you can’t and shouldn’t live without them. Through a detailed explanation of 20 nutrients, television host and author Ward Bond covers the essential elements needed to sustain a healthful lifestyle.
Clean Food ($19.95, 304 pp), by Terry Walters, provides more than 200 healthy recipes. This book is intended to be a go-to source for maintaining vitality throughout the year. The featured tips coincide with the seasons and are made from some of the most nutritious and delicious ingredients known to mankind.