Nutrition: Food for thought

Nutrition Reads

By Hannah Dentry, WAC Dietitian

From recipes to food science to best practices for healthy living, I am a lover of a good nutrition read. I’ve listed a few of my personal favrite books below that can be used to add exciting and healthy new twists to your meal and snack routine.

The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Easy and Wholesome Meals to Cook, Prep, Grab, and Go

By Toby Amidor, RD, CDN

I recommend this book to clients who love the idea of meal prep, but struggle with the logistics. The author spells it all out for you, literally! She also has a book for beginners to the world of cooking.

Grain Bowls: Bulgur Wheat, Quinoa, Barley, Rice, Spelt and More

By Anna Shillinglaw Hampton and Victoria Wall Harris

A very aesthetically pleasing cookbook that features ancient grains in all their glory.

The Reducetarian Cookbook: 125 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Plant-Based Recipes for Omnivores, Vegans, and Everyone In-Between

By Brian Kateman and Pat Crocker

This book emphasizes a decrease in animal product consumption with the purpose of improving health and lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

Wake/Sleep: What to Eat and Do for More Energy and Better Sleep

By Ariane Resnick, CNC

Because who doesn’t want to improve energy and sleep quality?

Plant-Protein Recipes That You’ll Love

By Carina Wolff

Budget-friendly and approachable are not two words that you typically think of when you think vegetarian or vegan cook books, but this one nails it!

Contact Hannah at or 206.839.4782.

—Posted April 3, 2019

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