A Healthy Start

It’s the new year and many of you have made resolutions to eat healthier. Here at the Book Table we have a variety of cookbooks that can help you do just that! Here are a few we picked out:

Skinnytaste: Fast and Slow

by Gina Homolka


With Skinnytaste Fast and Slow, you can get a nutritious, flavor-packed, figure-friendly meal–complete with a flourless chocolate brownie made in a slow cooker–on the table any night of the week. Gina Homolka, founder of the widely adored blog Skinnytaste, shares 140 dishes that come together in a snap–whether in a slow cooker or in the oven or on the stovetop…

Each recipe includes nutritional information, which can help you take steps toward weight and health goals, and many dishes are vegetarian, gluten-free, and freezer-friendly–all called out with helpful icons. Gina’s practical advice for eating well and 120 color photos round out this indispensable cookbook.

The Paleo Cookbook


The Paleo diet isn’t a fad or another weight-loss gimmick. It’s the way humans were meant to eat. With its focus on wholesome, nutritious, and unprocessed foods, the Paleo diet naturally promotes superior health and weight control.

The Paleo Cookbook is a comprehensive collection of recipes from across the globe. Whether you’re looking for Paleo-friendly breakfasts, dinners, deserts, or international favorites, you’ll find dishes for every taste.


Juice It to Lose It

by Joe Cross

Juice It to Lose It is the all-new, easy juice diet from The New York Times best-selling author and creator of the documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead. Joe Cross has done all the hard work already–all you have to do is commit to five short days! In that time, this simple, foolproof plan–complete with recipes–will jump-start a change in your life, health, and waistline.

Our bodies are built to feel and look energized, vibrant, happy and healthy. But if we eat too many processed foods, we begin to feel and look sluggish. When that happens, our bodies are often slow to reset themselves the way they should. Joe’s juice kickstart will help you get back to the way you’re supposed to feel by knocking out all the junk that’s clogging your system.

The shopping lists, meal plans, and encouragement from Joe in Juice It to Lose It will make it simple and fun for you to fill up on the nutrient-dense, sunlight-nourished foods that will help restore your body’s balance. Whether you’re a long-time follower of Joe’s juicing diets or looking for a brand new way to turn your health around, Juice It to Lose It is here to help with a fresh look at juicing. Give it five days, and you will see and feel the power of juicing!

Green Smoothies for Life

by JJ Smith

More than a weight-loss plan, the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, designed by 4nutritionist and certified weight-loss expert JJ Smith, became a way of life, influencing a million people. Readers reported that they not only shed pounds but they also slept better, thought more clearly, and were in better overall health. Some even moved off medication after consulting with their doctor.

Now, with Green Smoothies for Life: 30 Days to Quick and Lasting Weight Loss, Smith introduces a brand-new meal plan that will assist with incorporating green smoothies into everyday routines while developing healthier long-term eating habits and improving overall health…

Whether you are just starting out on your weight-loss journey or already a smoothie convert, Green Smoothies for Life is the essential next step in continuing your pursuit of a healthier lifestyle.

Sugar-Free Mom

by Brenda Bennett

5Discover how easy it is to eliminate refined sugar from your diet, without giving up any of your favorite snacks and treats! Popular blogger Brenda Bennett will teach you how to use natural sweeteners like honey and coconut sugar to create delicious, wholesome recipes that satisfy even the pickiest eaters.

Impress friends and family with tasty treats that are completely sugar-free. Take cupcakes to your daughter’s soccer game or lemon bars to the neighborhood bake sale. No one will believe they don’t contain cane sugar!

Feed your family the foods they love, all while boosting your immune system, losing weight, and maintaining amazing energy levels.

The Color Kitchen

by Kari Byington & Candace Leishman6

Feed your sweet tooth and your creative side at the same time!

Includes 50 full coloring pages inside!

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