giving a cookbook today is a sign of good form. This is a very practical gift that has a rich history, speaks of the special, warm feelings of the donor and is always accepted with gratitude, since everyone loves to eat deliciously. ? That’s right – a tasty meal of something new, healthy, according to a special recipe, supplied with pictures and carefully calibrated proportions.
By combining this idea with the global modern trend of healthy eating, you will multiply the value of such a gift many times over if you present a collection of recipes or rules, thanks to which you can eat deliciously without harming your figure and with benefits for the whole body. To help you choose from a wide range of such literature, we offer the most popular and best-selling examples of healthy food books.
. 5 principles of healthy eating
The book is from the famous TV presenter and doctor, the creator of the eponymous popular science program of the NTV channel “Food is alive , so do not be confused by the green logo – there is not about “Cop wars, part 14”. In an accessible language, Mr. Malozemov explains what foods are eaten by long-livers in different countries, what scientists of these countries think about this, summarizes the works of several researchers in the field of nutrition: physiologists and nutritionists. He also gives several principles of healthy eating and talks about healthy diets in the countries of the West and East.
Reviewers and buyers unequivocally recommend this book to purchase – there is a lot of useful information that even seasoned healthy people did not know about. Good black-and-white and color illustrations adorn the book, perfectly complement the story and help to understand what the author wanted to say and how to put it into practice. It is written very easily and is intended for a wide range of readers.
. For vegetarians and more
Vegetarians are extremely popular today, and this book would be a great gift for any of them. It was written not by anyone, but by the master chef of vegan cafes and restaurants, the author of the best-selling book “Go Green” Ayla Samkhya. She talks in an accessible language about how to eat according to the canons of veganism and supply protein and collagen to your body, which, it turns out, are not only found in food of animal origin. Of course, there are tons of delicious and appealing recipes in this same book, from kiwi and avocado smoothies to tofu scrambled sandwich.
The design is beyond praise. Buyers in the comments point out that just looking through the book, they immediately wanted to cook something very green and very healthy, and the illustrations are so good that you can easily get dehydrated from the massive loss of saliva. Yes, some recipes require not the most common and simple ingredients, but in general there is a whole bunch of usefulness for those who decide to switch to the “green” side.
3. Eduard Nasir: Everything will be Happy Food
A look at vegetarianism from the other side – from the enthusiast, photographer, blogger and vegetarian Eduard Nasir. His recipes are simpler than those of the master chef, and at the same time – great originality. The enthusiast suggests to stop constantly preparing vegetable salad, and use vegetarianism to the maximum: hot potato boats, an exquisite salad with grapes and goat cheese, a fragrant muffin with coconut and peaches. Add chocolate soup, nettle ravioli or an appetizer like salted lemons, and it seems like you can live the rest of your life without meat.
A chic publisher, tactilely appealing and with illustrations that immediately invite you to go to the kitchen and cook. As we wrote above, the work of Eduard Nasir is distinguished by very affordable recipes, the components for which can be bought in a regular store. Soup with beans and chocolate and salted lemons – conquer with their simplicity and unusual taste.
4. Ayla Samkhya: Green way of life. Delicious vegetarian meals in 30 minutes
Another book from Ali Samkhya, which in a simplified form gives specific recommendations: how to cook quickly, tasty and varied. Using her experience as a master chef, she presents 48 stunning recipes from all over the world from Asian to Indian cuisines. Here there was a place not only for healthy greens, but also for amazing pastries, the preparation of very tasty sauces, first and second courses. In a word, a book about how to cook a complex lunch without idling for half a day in the kitchen, and then not longing for a spoiled figure.
As the reviewers write, the book is very juicy and exciting. Everything is broken down into categories: Breakfasts, Snacks, Soups, Hot, Pastries and Desserts. After flipping through five minutes, you can easily compose the diet for the whole day or week ahead, and, setting aside 30 minutes each, cook for the benefit of yourself and your family. The book contains such masterpieces as, for example, healthy samosa or tofu kebabs.
5. Anastasia Monday: Food without worries. Recipes in 15 minutes
A universal cookbook from Nesta Monday, which is suitable for everyone: both meat-eaters and vegetarians. The author has collected the simplest, but effective recipes for beginners and those who are not used to standing behind the stove for a long time. Almost every recipe comes with helpful tips on how to optimize the cooking process and achieve the final result in less time. The book presents a rich diet, from appetizers to desserts, so everyone can find their favorite recipes here.
As one customer wrote, she will dream of spreads of this book for a long time. As another wrote: when I started leafing through it in the subway, people crowded around me so much that I was even scared – they would take it away. As you understand from the above: the book is insanely beautiful, made in the style of old cookbooks and will be just a gorgeous gift to almost anyone who wants and loves to cook himself. The only drawback, as indicated in many reviews, is the lack of soups, but as buyers assume, this is because most of them cannot be cooked in 15 minutes.