Inviting everyone to her “change now, love now, live now” party, Kris Carr shares the secrets that have helped her thrive in the face of a deadly disease in Crazy Sexy Diet: Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, and Live Like You Mean It! (Skirt! Books, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press; January 17, 2011; ISBN: 978-1-59921-801-4; $24.95; Hardcover), with a foreword by Dean Ornish, MD, and a preface by Rory Freedman.
Ashley Koff is an internationally renowned registered dietician. Her mission is to improve the health of people across America, and beyond, through raising public awareness of the value of quality eating. A self-described “Qualitarian,” Koff advocates eating the highest quality foods available—whole foods over processed parts, natural over made in a chemistry lab and organic whenever possible to avoid hormones, synthetic fertilizers, GMOs and harmful pesticides—to optimally fuel the body.
Manuel Villacorta, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D., has written a brand new book, entitled Eating Free: The Carb-Friendly Way to Lose Inches, Embrace Your Hunger, and Keep the Weight Off for Good(HCI Publishers; May 2012; ISBN: 9780757316357; $15.95), a weight loss program that doesn’t just consist of food intake and exercise, but also incorporates stress-management, relaxation and sleep.Eating Free is a refreshing change from diets that leave many Americans depressed, exhauste
Sisters Jenny Engel and Heather Goldberg, founders of Spork Foods—the mega popular online cooking website and sold-out cooking classes based in Los Angeles—debut their first cookbook,Spork-Fed (St. Lynn’s Press; October 2011; ISBN: 978-0983272618; $19.95), a cookbook for vegans and non-vegans alike.
Almost every culture includes some version of the meatball in its culinary heritage. And no wonder: it’s tasty, protein-packed, and a popular crowd-pleaser. In a one-stop source for anyone wanting to explore the many ways meatballs are enjoyed around the world, experienced chef, first food editor of USA Today, and best-selling author Ellen Brown offers a diverse collection of 500 delicious recipes in The Meatball Cookbook Bible.
Doesn’t man’s best friend deserve a special treat—one that’s organic, healthy, and super-yummy? Of course he does! So bake him one with The Organic Dog Biscuit Cookbook Kit written by Jessica Disbrow Talley and ric Talley from the Bubba Rose Biscuit Company. This is the only organic cookbook for dogs on the market and has 25 unique and fun recipes that will have Fido barking for joy. Any pup would flip head over paws for Pawlickin’ Chicken, or melt for Tuna Melt.
Creator and CEO Edward Bukstel’s food and health company, VitaminSpice, offers a series of products that blend essential daily vitamins with various delectable spices. The brand kicks off with five “category” flavors—KidSpice, EverydaySpice, CardioSpice, JointSpice and EnergySpice, to be sold initially on the company’s Web site.