Cookbooks

As part of our commitment to building healthy habits, we have created four Healthier Traditions cookbooks. Each focuses on a specific cuisine and includes recipes that registered dietitians have improved upon to make them lower in calories and higher in nutritional value. Additionally, most recipes are simple and lend themselves to weeknight family cooking.

Let's get cooking!  



Quick and Easy Cookbook Cover

Healthier Traditions: Quick & Easy features 19 healthy dietitian-crafted recipes that can be assembled easily, with common pantry ingredients, in 20 minutes or less. The cookbook also offers easy ingredient switches for popular dishes such as burritos and Tuscan chicken pasta that increase the nutritional value without sacrificing flavor. Additionally, many of these meals have vegetarian substitutions and are high in protein, fiber, and healthy fats—perfect for keeping individuals and families satisfied regardless of their dietary preferences.

Healthier Traditions: Quick and Easy includes nutritional facts, evidence-based details about each meal, and helpful tips to aid readers in learning that making healthier meals is an achievable lifestyle change.

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Italian Cookbook Cover

Healthier Traditions: Italian features 18 Italian classics that were crafted and reviewed by registered dietitians, with the expectation that making simple substitutions to traditional recipes can improve diet and increase overall well-being. 

The cookbook includes interesting historical facts on the origins of some classic Italian dishes, while informing people how ingredient substitutions can be incorporated  into their diet in other ways. Knowing that healthier, equivalent options exist can help make sticking to health-conscious routines less daunting.

Traditional recipes like lasagna and Bolognese have substitutions making the dishes just as hearty and flavorful but higher in nutrients. Alternative takes on desserts like tiramisu have less saturated fat and more fiber. 

Everyday health and wellness starts with small changes that empower people to achieve positive outcomes in their personal health and wellness.

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Soul Food Cookbook Cover

Healthier Traditions: Soul Food is a healthy twist on traditional Soul Food dishes featuring 17 classic recipes. We collaborated with registered dieticians to make simple ingredient substitutions that increase the nutritional value while keeping the great flavor of these classic Southern favorites.

Dishes in this cookbook include Red Beans and Rice, Gumbo, Pan-fried Catfish, Smothered Pork Chops, and, leaving room for dessert, classics like Peach Cobbler. Each recipe includes a breakdown of the calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrate, fiber, and protein content of the dish.

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American Classics Cookbook Cover

Healthier Traditions: American Classics is a healthy twist on traditional American dishes and features 17 American classic recipes. We collaborated with a registered dietitian to make simple substitutions that increase the nutritional value for a fresh take on these classic American dishes.

The cookbook includes recipes for New England Clam Chowder, Texas Chili, Maryland Crab Cakes, Meatloaf, Philly Cheesesteak, and Shrimp Po' Boys. Each recipe has a breakdown of the calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, fiber, and protein content of the dish.

We are committed to empowering consumers to achieve the best outcomes in their personal health and wellness.