The diet starts today! Get a head start on your New Year’s resolution or take it easy this holiday season these books, starting with Dan Buettner’s Blue Zones Kitchenfeaturing 100 recipes from the healthiest places in the world; it’s also a Peak Pick! Reclaim your health with Molly Carmel’s Breaking Up with Sugar or embark on a week-long detox with Clean 7, the latest by Alejandro Junger. Improve your gut health and complexion with Josh Axe and The Collagen Dietand eliminate inflammation with with Michael Symon in Fix it with Food. Mark Sisson returns with his latest entry for keto devotees in Keto for Life while Jason Fung provides those with diabetes with insulin-friendly recipes in The Obesity Code Cookbook. And if you’re tired of diets, Christy Harrison helps you develop intuitive eating habits in Anti-Diet, Kelly Levesque develops lifestyle changes according to four archetypes in Body Love Every Day while Michael Greger eschews fads in favor of a different approach in How Not to Diet. Finally, for a gluten-free, dairy-free and grain-free cookbook, look no further than Alex Snodgrass’s The Defined Dish.
November brings lots of incisive analyses of the current state of affairs, including an anonymous Trump administration official and a teenage environmental activist. Nonfiction debuts from Carmen Maria Machado and Elena Ferrante will surely pique interest. And cookbooks galore – including a classic cookbook revised for the first time in 45 years – will inspire menus for the holidays and beyond.
The holidays are nearly upon us. For many of us, it’s time to start thinking about making a Halloween costume, what dish to make for Thanksgiving, or what gifts to make for friends and family. Now is the time to start planning! Here are some books to guide you as the season approaches.