There is no shortage of cookbooks, recipes and blogs available. Here are a few of my favorites for inspiration to get you started cooking.
Green Mountain at Fox Run–their chefs have written a recipe blog that complements their non-dieting, mindful eating approach.
Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family: How to Eat, How to Raise Good Eaters, How to Cook by Ellyn Satter, MS, RDN, MSSW – I appreciate the tone of the book that is full of practical guides and easy recipes that call on us all to adjust our expectations and not be food snobs so that we can get into the kitchen and start cooking. She reminds us how much dedication it takes to get meals on the table, day in and day out. And, how much of an impact this has on the emotional, physical, social and I would add, spiritual health of ourselves and our families. I love this book.
Food to eat: guided, hopeful and trusted recipes for eating disorder recovery by Lori Lieberman, RD, MPH, CDE, LDN & Cate Sangster.
The Barefoot Contessa – so many of her recipes are simple and use ingredients I typically have on hand. It’s rare that I make a recipe of hers that doesn’t turn out and that my family doesn’t enjoy. I am often adjusting ingredients a bit to make it right for our family’s taste preferences and nutrition needs.
Cooks Illustrated - I love their appreciation of food, their sense of adventure with recipe testing and the equipment reviews.
Grocery & Meal Delivery
Basics about preparing, cooking and storing food safely.