Health Nut: A Feel-Good Cookbook (Hardcover)

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From USA Today and nationally bestselling author, recipe developer, and food stylist Jess Damuck comes the highly anticipated follow-up to Salad Freak, which Martha Stewart Living called “irresistible, exciting, and delicious any time of day.”

"Remarkably down-to-earth . . . Approachable, beautiful food.” — Eater

“The perfect balance of being craveable yet wholesome...If you’re not already cooking your way through this vibrant book, pray tell, what are you doing?” —Molly Baz, former senior food editor at Bon Appétit and New York Times bestselling cookbook author

When good-for-you food tastes like this, it’s pretty easy to be a health nut. With more than 100 of her favorite recipes that feel good to eat (and look beautiful on your plate), Jess turns her talent for creating gorgeous, obsession-worthy recipes to traditional health food.

These recipes are perfect for a dinner party, but also doable for any busy weeknight, with dishes such as:

  • Orange-Scented Tahini French Toast
  • Black Bean Tostadas with Avocado and Crispy Leeks
  • Tuna, Avocado, and Grapefruit with Seed Crackers
  • Charred Cabbage with Mushroom Butter
  • Peach and Burrata Caprese with Hot Honey
  • Charred Broccoli Salad with Almonds and Spicy Green Goddess
  • Zucchini and Pistachio Pesto Pizza
  • Halibut with Sungolds, Fennel, and Saffron
  • Roasted Cauliflower Flatbreads with Spicy Tahini and Sumac Onions
  • Mushroom “Carnitas” Tacos with Citrusy Radish Slaw
  • Broccoli Pasta with Peas and Pecorino
  • Date-Sweetened Carrot Cake
  • Oat Bars with Rhubarb Ginger Jam
  • Vegan Baklava Ice Cream

Health Nut is the playful, accessible, and irresistible new health-food cookbook that gives the genre a delicious update, amping up the colors, textures, and flavors, and challenging our expectations on what health food can be. Whether healthy eating is your norm or you are just looking to try something new, this book is all about making simple, irresistible food that you will want to eat again and again.

About the Author

Jess Damuck is the author of Salad Freak. She has worked with Martha Stewart as a food editor, producer, food stylist, and personal salad maker, including on VH1’s Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party. Damuck has also worked at Bon Appétit, Food Network, Apartment Therapy, and Vox Creative, and has produced thousands of food-related web videos for clients. She lives in Los Angeles.

Praise For…

“The recipes in Health Nut strike the perfect balance of being craveable yet wholesome, nostalgic yet modern, and healthful yet not to a dogmatic degree. If you’re not already cooking your way through this vibrant book, pray tell, what are you doing???”
— Molly Baz

“Yummy, colorful, easy, and won’t make you feel awful the next day is the simple description of Health Nut, but oh, it is so much more than that.”
— Antoni Porowski

"Any cookbook with a section titled The New Hippie Kitchen is my kinda book!”
— Brooks Headley

“This book is such a vibe! Health Nut is going to be your go-to when you want to channel those meals that feel 50 percent hippie and 100 percent real food.”
— Heidi Swanson

Product Details
ISBN: 9781419770371
ISBN-10: 1419770373
Publisher: Abrams Books
Publication Date: March 26th, 2024
Pages: 288
Language: English