Plant-based eating can take a bit of time to adjust to. But, it’s important to start out with healthy habits from the beginning.
The more you practice, the easier it’ll become.
It all starts with a shift in mentality. That’s really the hardest part. Throwing out the “that’s the way it’s always been” mentality and seriously looking at nutrition and health with an objective mindset.
The key is education.
So, as you read many of the top nutrition books by plant-based doctors and health professionals, you’ll want to be fueling yourself with the healthiest foods. Making whole food, plant-based eating a natural part of your lifestyle.
This list of plant-based cookbooks will help you start off 2017 on the path to healthy living.
All of these plant-based cookbooks are from highly reliable sources that are dedicated to healthy eating. So, you can be rest assured that you’ll be putting nutritious meals on the table!
1.) The PlantPure Kitchen: 130 Mouthwatering, Whole Food Recipes and Tips for a Plant-Based Life
This book is written by Kim Campbell, with a foreword by T. Colin Campbell, PhD (author of The China Study). Having been promoting the plant-based lifestyle for years, Kim has had plenty of plant-based culinary practice. And, like many of her recipes, you know they’ve been family tried and tested and are bound to be good!
This plant-based cookbook accompanies the PlantPure Nation documentary. Addressing the health crisis faced across the U.S., PlantPure Nation emphasizes the importance of whole food, plant-based eating.
Changing the health of a nation (and the world) starts with what’s on our plates.
Find The PlantPure Kitchen cookbook here.
With recipes from Del Sroufe, and edited by LeAnne Campbell, this recipe book is part of The China Study series. The China Study Family Cookbook is filled with 100 healthy plant-based recipes. Focusing on making healthy eating fun, these plant-based recipes are something everyone in the family can enjoy. You’ll find many of your fave recipes, like mac & cheese and sloppy joes, have been made plant-based. Now you can indulge in them guilt-free!
The paperback edition isn’t out for a few more months, but you can get the kindle version of this family-friendly plant-based cookbook.
To help you jump-start your plant-based lifestyle, this Engine 2 guide has all ready been tried and tested. Being implemented across the country in firehouses and family homes alike, Engine 2 is a proven success. This seven-day guide with set you on the path to health. By dedicating a week to whole food, plant-based living you’ll start seeing results before you know it!
4.) The Healthiest Diet on the Planet: Why the Foods You Love-Pizza, Pancakes, Potatoes, Pasta, and More-Are the Solution to Preventing and Looking and Feeling Your Best
By Dr. John McDougall and Mary McDougall, this plant-based cookbook is written by names you can trust for health advice. This book provides the how and why you should load up your plate with starches, vegetables, and fruits. Packed with recipes for some of your favourite dishes, made the plant-based way, these recipes will keep you going.
Get your copy and start creating healthy, filling plant-based recipes.
5.) Thrive, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Plant-Based Whole Foods Way to Staying Healthy for Life
Now with new recipes, this edition of Thrive is celebrating its’ 10 year anniversary. Thrive is for anyone interested in plant-based eating and living. But, in particular, this book is great for anyone interested in athletics and competitive sports. With tips and recipes from Brendan Brazier, an athlete himself, you can become more confident that following a plant-based lifestyle is one of the best choices you can make.
Paperback copies of Thrive, 10th Anniversary Edition are available February 14th.
After stocking up on plant-based cookbooks, you can continue to learn more about how healthy these foods are for you.
In case you’re not all ready, you may want to get familiar with some of the plant-based health professionals leading this movement. Many of them have been sharing the plant-based lifestyle for decades. Thankfully, it is finally becoming more mainstream.
So, educate yourself. Read books on healthy plant-based living. Fill up your shelves with healthy recipes and your cupboards with whole plant foods.
Be sure to share this lifestyle with others.
And enjoy experimenting in the kitchen with healthy recipes!
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