7 Books That Will Make You Excited To Eat Healthily

photo: Charlotte McKee


Trying to give yourself a health overhaul? It’s not just about what you’re doing, but what you’re fuelling your body with, too. Eating healthy is easier than ever before, seriously, you can cut out carbs, sugars, meat, if you follow the right plans and recipes, you won’t even break a sweat.

With that said, here are a few cookbooks you need in your cupboards for that little boost of motivation to eat healthier and enjoy life!

1. Detox your diet


This cookbook has two hundred recipes. It also comes with tailored detox plans to help you undo any harm you’ve done. These recipes are not a fad diet, chef Lily Simpson and nutritionist Rob Hobson believe in eating natural foods and getting your glow back. So you can really eat yourself well. Ready to roll up your sleeves and get cooking beetroot falafel, avocado smash, pineapple carpaccio coconut clouds and pinto bean chilli? We are! Yum! Available here.


2. Eat healthy even at work


One area we all slip up in is the office. What can you actually make with a kettle, toaster and a microwave that you’d look forward to eating on a workday? Turns out there are 70 super quick, simple, and healthy dishes you’d be proud to whip up in your lunch hour. Did you know, for example, that you can poach an egg in the microwave? No prep necessary, this book is your bible. Leave it in the office kitchen at your own peril! Available here.


3. Upgrade your breakfast


We all know how overnight oats have exploded in recent months. It turns out that humble porridge has become the ultimate blank canvas for beautiful breakfasts. This book is bursting with ideas on how to take your porridge from blah to an Instagram star. Available here.


4. Plan your food, every day


Niomi Smart is a YouTuber who knows a thing or two about healthy food. Her series ‘What I Eat in a Day’ has a global audience of millions. This book contains a plan for you every day, containing all her favorite recipes for everyone who wants to feel amazing inside and out. From a tropical smoothie bowl to beetroot cake with chocolate ganache or salted caramel ice cream. Healthy eating has never tasted so good. Available here.


5. Stay full even when you’re eating healthy


Do you struggle to stay satisfied while you’re eating healthy? A couple of bits of salad aren’t enough to fill you up. Nadia Damaso knows this, that’s why she’s undoing everything we think about healthy eating. You can still enjoy chocolate and pizza (hallelujah!) and cook if you’re really busy, too! Available here.


6. Eat yourself happy

Foods can make you happy, it turns out. So if you need a mood boost, Rachel Kelly and nutritionist Alice Mackintosh will share the food groups and recipes that will help you feel happy all the time. Rachel has had a history of depression, so she started working with the co-founder of Equi London Alice Mackintosh to work out how to fix this from the inside. These recipes will boost energy, comfort a troubled mind, help you sleep soundly and make you feel happier. It contains meal planners, shopping lists, and nutrition notes so it’s really everything you need to get happy! Available here.

7. How to easily eat vegan

Cutting out meat and dairy is a little intimidating, whether you’re a vegan already or you’re thinking of trying it out, fear not. These recipes are colorful, vibrant, easy and delicious. They’re unfussy and designed to be as simple and delicious as possible. From pulled jackfruit tacos that actually taste like pulled pork to matcha green tea cheesecake. These foods will make you excited to eat healthier. Available here.


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  • Carolina Calpurnia

    The second one looks so appealing to me, i will look it up!

    Carolina ;)


  • Chantel

    I need to read these book!

  • Kristina

    oooh a couple of those really intrigued me and now they’re in my amazon basket :)

    Creepers & Cupcakes

  • Cat ❤

    I love this article! There are so many good books! I have been subscribed to Niomi Smart for a while now. I am so happy with your new cookbook :)

    Cat // https://fromgirlc.wordpress.com

  • Besma | Curiously Conscious

    Thanks for the suggestions – I’m always on the look out for healthy cooking inspo! I did a similar round-up of my cookbook favourites here: http://www.curiouslyconscious.com/2016/12/my-favourite-healthy-cookbooks.html

    Besma | Curiously Conscious

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