Incorporating nutrient-dense ingredients into your diet isn’t always easy. In fact, because superfood fads come and go so quickly, it’s often hard to keep track of which ingredients are actually beneficial! But not to worry: A new series of cookbooks is here to show you just what four staple ingredients can do for your body. The Goodness of… series showcases delicious ways to use these nutritional powerhouses in recipes that accommodate almost any diet. Check out the links below for recipes incorporating versatile avocado, coconut, garlic and greens.
By Lucy Jessop
High in protein, fiber, potassium and a host of other nutrients, avocados are incredibly versatile. These recipes show you how to enjoy their creamy goodness in 40 delicious recipes. Whether you prefer your avo smoothed, smashed, chopped or sweetened, The Goodness of Avocado: 40 Delicious Health-Boosting Recipes has something you’ll savor.
Argentinian chimichurri sauce is big, bold and packs a world of flavor. Use this as a dressing for a tomato-avo-sweetcorn salsa, and you’ve got the perfect adornment for juicy, rare steak!
Avocado lends itself perfectly to this twist on the Italian favorite. Its vibrant green color goes hand in hand with the pistachio’s natural hue and provides creaminess and richness without the need for dairy or eggs.
By Emily Jonzen
Reap the benefits of coconut in all its delicious forms! We promise, The Goodness of Coconut: 40 Irresistible Energy-Packed Recipes will make you nutty for nature’s most versatile ingredient, too, by showcasing this good-for-you superfood in energy-packed recipes ranging from sweet to savory.
These rich and savory eggs make a deeply satisfying brunch. You can even prepare the sauce ahead of time for a no-fuss meal!
These light and flavorful tacos are perfect for a quick and easy lunch or dinner. Avocados complement the nutritious coconut perfectly—and they’re packed with heart-healthy monosaturated fatty acids, potassium and fiber.
By Natasha Edwards
For centuries, garlic has been touted as a cure-all medicinal supplement. Used in kitchens across the world, it’s no wonder that 22 million tons of the miracle bulb is produced and consumed each year! In The Goodness of Garlic, 40 Amazing Immune-Boosting Recipes you’ll learn to incorporate this delightfully tangy culinary staple into a host of delicious recipes—from classics like Garlic Aïoli, to instant favorites like Oak-Smoked Garlic Dauphinoise.
Love heat? You’ll love this twist on spicy tomato salsa featuring garlic, hot sauce and parsley.
This traditional French dish makes the most of garlic’s sweet, rich flavor by cooking the cloves encased in their skins.
Edited by Claire Rodgers
No matter what superfood fads the coming year might bring, greens are here to stay. In The Goodness of Greens: 40 Incredible Nutrient-Packed Recipes, greens take center stage—no more dismissing beans, broccoli, spinach and kale to the side of the plate. Build a vibrant and colorful dish for every season while accommodating dietary needs, thanks to a number of vegetarian, dairy-free and gluten-free options.
This Paleo-friendly, low-carb lunch option featuring butternut squash will satisfy all your carb cravings!
A crunchy and colorful salad packed with superfoods and classic Turkish ingredients, this recipe contains all the fuel you need to power through your day.