Books

Diet Cheats Cookbook

Heather Thomas

Cheat your way to weight loss with this brilliant book.

With 100 easy recipes, including Diet Cheat versions of your favourite dishes - from Caesar Salad to Pizza - this is the perfect cookbook for both those who want to lose weight and keep the weight off. You will find you have more choice than you ever thought possible!

The key to losing weight effectively is a long-term eating plan that's simple to follow. This book supplies it. Full of healthy swaps, smart choices and easy tweaks, along with quick and easy recipes that enable you to eat delicious food and good-sized portions that leave you feeling fuller for longer.

From the handy colour-coded food lists at the beginning of the book, choose freely from tasty and healthy 'green' foods; 'Amber' foods are for eating in moderation - higher in fat and calories but still nutritious; and 'red' foods are to be regarded with caution - they are treats only. As well as the delicious recipes, these lists give you the knowledge and confidence to plan meals and eat the foods you love whilst keeping the weight off.

This is the ultimate diet book that lets you cut corners and treat yourself while losing weight!

The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook

Heather Thomas

Healthy gut, happy body.

Wondering what all the FODMAP fuss is about?

If you suffer from digestive issues like IBS and Crohn’s disease, chances are not many types of food will agree with you and you might feel like your recipe options are limited. Now, thanks to The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook, you no longer have to miss out on delicious food.

FODMAPs are types of carbohydrates found in many foods that can cause digestive issues. The recipes in The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook are based on extensive research carried out at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. All dishes follow the low FODMAP diet and eliminate the foods likely to leave you with an upset stomach, with long term gut health as the ultimate goal.

With 150 recipes from breakfast to dinner and everything in between, you are certain to find something that hits the spot. Whatever cuisine you enjoy – British, Mediterranean, Mexican, Thai, Japanese or Middle Eastern – you’ll find innovative, healthy and delicious recipes in The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook that will leave you feeling light and bright.

The Sweet Potato Cookbook

Heather Thomas

Loved all over in the form of sweet potato fries, roasted whole with yummy toppings, and even baked in brownies, this cheap, nutritious and accessible root veg adds a nutty sweetness to any recipe – perfect for a comforting side dish but also amazing as the star of the show, and this cookbook puts sweet potato in the spotlight!

From Sweet potato pancakes and Savoury sweet potato and parmesan muffins, to, Spiralized sweet potato pasta, Sweet potato enchiladas, and even Sweet potato and hazelnut brownies, you’ll find tasty and creative brunches, lunches, salads, suppers and desserts to suit all tastes.

As well as tasting delicious, sweet potatoes are a powerful package of protein, fibre and vitamins. So make sure you indulge in some guilt-free carb cooking, and discover the potential of this versatile veg with The Sweet Potato Cookbook – the perfect way to sweeten your day.

The Chickpea Cookbook

Heather Thomas

It's official: chickpeas are 'the new kale'!

So, if you’re hungry for some hummus, fancy a little falafel, or are keen to craft the perfect chickpea curry, this recipe book is filled to the brim with delicious and inventive ways to incorporate the humble chickpea into your everyday cooking.

Chickpeas are packed with protein, full of fibre and, with a low GI, they are great for slow-release energy to combat that post-lunch slump. Not to mention how they perfectly compliment an array of other healthy superfoods including quinoa, avocado and sweet potato. Also, it's a delicious gluten-free alternative for mouth-watering bakes. With so many benefits, make sure this wonderful food finds its way into your cooking, with this delightful Chickpea Cookbook.

Spicy or mild, baked or grilled, veggie, vegan or meaty, there’s something for everyone in this book. From Tomato and Feta Falafel Burgers and Smashed Chickpea Quesadillas; to Chilli Chickpea Fritters, Caribbean Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry and even a mouth-watering Chocolate and Chickpea Squidgy Fudge Cake.

The Avocado Cookbook

Heather Thomas

Avocados. Delicious, versatile, and good for you!
This humble green fruit adds velvety texture and creamy nutty flavours to every dish, turning any meal into something really special.

From Mexican Brunch Burritos to Avocado and Prawn Sushi, Linguine with Avocado Pesto, Cheesy Avocado Frittata and even Avocado Eton Mess, this book has plenty of step-by-step recipes to suit all tastes!

Packed with Protein and vitamins - good nutrition has never been so neatly packaged.

Biography

Heather Thomas is a health and cookery writer and editor who has worked with all the major slimming organisations in the UK, including Slimming Magazine, Slimming Clubs, Weight Watchers, Slimming World, Rosemary Conley, LighterLife, Scottish Slimmers, Unislim, Cambridge Weight Plan and Tesco Diets. She is the author of The Avocado Cookbook (Ebury, 2016) and The Chickpea Cookbook (Ebury, 2017), The Sweet Potato Cookbook (Ebury 2017), The Hot Sauce Cookbook (Ebury 2018).

Heather has worked with many top chefs, nutritionists and women’s health organisations and charities, and has contributed to health and food magazines in the UK and the United States. She practises what she preaches and eats a very healthy diet and stays slim and fit.