The Best Healthy Cookbooks of 2019

Healthy, delicious recipes aren't hard to find with these new and inspiring cookbooks.

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December 11, 2019

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If you're stumped on what to get the clean eaters in your life, how about a cookbook? It's a thoughtful way to show you care — and might even help foster some inspiration for the new year ahead! From salads to mocktails, to southern classics, our healthy cookbook gift guide has dietitian-approved books for everyone on your list.


A hybrid of two of the most tried-and-true healthy diets in existence — with actual research to back them up — makes this cookbook one of our top picks. Check out this masterpiece created by Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, CDN - a chef, registered dietitian, and owner of Culinary Nutrition Cuisine in New York City.

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Vegan cuisine aficionado Terry Hope Romero has compiled a truly spectacular collection of salads, dressings and all the perfect accouterments. Think you know salad? Trust us, you don’t. Buy this book.

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Nutrition superstar Ellie Krieger has just released her latest masterpiece, a cookbook dedicated to one-pot winners. Fire up the sheet pan, pot or skillet, and bask in the glory of a healthy meal and fewer dishes.

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Maya Feller MS, RD, CDN has achieved the impossible: She makes mac and cheese, fried chicken and even classic southern desserts more diabetes-friendly using whole food ingredients.

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Get your kids a healthy breakfast and excited about cooking, the recipe and activities from Melissa Halas, MA, RDN, CDE founder of if a sure fire gift for busy parents and foodie kids alike.

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Just when you thought you knew everything an Instant Pot was capable of. This book is the perfect gift for parents to be by baby food guru Jenna Helwig.

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A great beginners guide for the aspiring plant-based cook. You don’t have to be strictly vegan to enjoy these easy, plant-centric recipes.

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Yes, you read that correctly — pregnant ladies wanna have mocktail fun too! Created by two registered dietitians, this book offers fun, fresh and nourishing spins on warm, fizzy and even frozen drinks.

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