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. Meredith Kirton, an expert in gardening and horticulture, and Mandy Sinclair, an esteemed food writer, share instructions for preserving, drying and freezing ingredients so that you can get the most out of your produce year round. This 400-page book also includes stunning, full color photos on every page.

Hardie Grant Books, 658 Church St, Richmond, VIC, Australia 3121,

Posted on 5/13/15