modern oatsModern Oats is now available in six gourmet flavors. The oatmeal, which includes whole grains, seeds, nuts and fruit, is prepared in its convenient cup container by adding hot water and waiting three minutes. These Non-GMO Project Verified products are a good source of fiber and protein, says the company.

sauces 'n love gluten free pasta

Sauces ‘n Love now offers gluten-free ravioli (three flavors), tagliatelle, rigatoni and gnocchi. The company has a pre-existing line of refrigerated tomato sauces, pizza sauces, pesto and chimichurri.

Goddess Gourmet flavor bombsNew Flavor Bombs from Goddess Gourmet are 2-oz fresh-frozen ingredients that help shoppers add flavor to meals. Flavor Bombs come in five varieties including Basil, Sage, Rosemary, Mirepoix and Soffritto “that turn everyday dishes into gourmet meals,” says the company.

The Complete Autism Spectrum Disorder & Diet Guide ($24.95, 408 pp) by R. Garth Smith, MBBS, FRCPC, Susan Hannah, BA, BScH and Elke Sengmueller, BASc, RD, discusses the nature of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), along with advice on how to manage it, with particular emphasis on dietary therapy. Designed to help deal with nutritional deficiencies and food sensitivities in children with ASD, diet options covered include the Antioxidant diet and Gluten-Free Casein-Free diet. Each section covers specific recipes as well as methods to ensure children have well-balanced meals.

Turn to Superfood Juices, Smoothies & Drinks ($16.95, 239 pp) by Jason Manheim for drink recipes that provide healthy benefits along with flavors. Focusing on nutritious and accessible superfoods like apples, avacados, chia seeds, and spinach, this book provides drinks catered to certain health functions like immune support, organ health, and weight management. The recipes are every bit as diverse as their functions, with offerings like Chocolate Mint, Goji Beet, Chamomilk, and Ginger Fennel Tea. Newcomers can turn to the Superfood Drink Basics section for starter advice to make healthy juices and smoothies.

The Pre-Diabetes Diet Plan ($15.99, 245 pp) by Hillary Wright, M. Ed, RD, is a practical and informative guide to help people reverse prediabetes and prevent diabetes at a very early stage. In addition to explaining the science behind insulin resistance, the underlying cause of diabetes, this book offers guidelines, strategies, dietary advice and exercise regimens  to help lower risk of diabetes and improve overall well-being. The book balances between “Mind-Set Intervention” sections, loaded with positive support and empowerment and thorough outlines of effective strategies for change.

The Great Cholesterol Myth Cookbook ($21.99, 192 pp) by Jonny Bowden, PH.D., C.N.S. and Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.N, C.N.S., shares recipes and meal plans specifically targeted to help lower the risk of heart disease and improve overall heart health. The book includes recipes high in heart healthy nutrients like Gluten-Free Mediterranean Veggie Pizza, Mega-Omega Spice Crusted Salmon, Probiotic Fruit Chutney, and Banana Berry Quinoa Porridge. In addition to the recipes, this book also combines practical advice along with scientific findings in order to help you live a heart-healthy lifestyle at the dinner table and beyond.

Whole grains, seeds, legumes and pulses are gaining popularity in supermarkets and health food stores everywhere, and Grains ($35.95, 303 pp) by Molly Brown, is a guide on how to incorporate them into your routine. In addition to providing 150 diverse recipes like Multigrain and Cranberry Waffles, Vermont Baked Beans, and Saffron Glazed Chicken with Jeweled Couscous, this book also offers detailed instructions on how to select and prepare grains, seeds and more to be included in your own recipes. From breakfast to dessert and everything in between, this book provides a way to include ancient grains.

A Good Food Day ($30.00, 256 pp) by Marco Canora, leaves diet plans and eating guidelines to the side in favor of simple, natural meals that can also improve one’s health. This book not only contains 125 recipes, but helpful advice on ingredients and cooking techniques that help add flavor to your food without turning to sugars or harmful fats. The book also takes time to explain the science behind ‘good-for-you foods,’ like low-sugar carbohydrates and alkaline-rich vegetables. Some featured recipes include Mushroom, Barley and Kale Soup, Rosemary Lemon Minute Steak, and Peanut Butter Cacao Nib Cookies.