19 Cookbooks We Can't Wait To Cook From This Fall

mbg Contributor By Leah Vanderveldt
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Leah Vanderveldt is an author living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her bachelor’s in communications and media from Fordham University, and is certified in culinary nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute. She is the author of two cookbooks: The New Nourishing and The New Porridge.

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This fall we've seen an amazing variety of cookbooks that celebrate fresh produce, whole grains, and an abundance of vegetables and fruit. Here are some of our favorites.

A Modern Way To Cook: 150+ Vegetarian Recipes for Quick, Flavor-Packed Meals

by Anna Jones

As a vegetarian chef and author, Anna Jones continues to dazzle us with her enticing veggie-focused food that everyone can love. Here are three vegan dishes from Anna that we love.


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The Moon Juice Cookbook: Cosmic Alchemy for a Thriving Body, Beauty, and Consciousness

by Amanda Chantal Bacon

As big fans of Amanda and her work, we were thrilled to see the finished copy of this gorgeous superfood tome. The Moon Juice lifestyle is brought to life on the page through beautifiul images and inspiring ideas. (Available tomorrow.)


The Dude Diet: Clean(ish) Food for People Who Like to Eat Dirty

by Serena Wolf

Looking to eat healthier without sacrificing flavor or introduce your guy to some more nutritious options? Serena Wolf's got you covered. Her 1-hour Pulled Pork, Ultimate Breakfast Quesadilla, and Cherry Garcia "Milkshake" will bring all the boys to the yard.


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Alternative Baker: Reinventing Dessert with Gluten-Free Grains and Flours

by Alanna Taylor-Tobin

As the classically trained pastry chef behind the blog The Bojon Gourmet, it's safe to say Alanna Taylor-Tobin is an expert in treats. This cookbook explores all the fabulous baked goods that can come from using alternative flours, sweeteners, and methods.


A Rainbow of Smoothie Bowls: 100 Wholesome and Vibrant Blended Creations

by Leigh Weingus

One of mbg's own is debuting her first cookbook and we're so excited! This book is packed with recipes for our favorite brightly hued blended breakfast—with ideas for all seasons and occasions. Get out the Vitamix, guys; Leigh has lots of good ideas for you!


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Alimentari: Salads + Other Classics from a Little Deli That Grew

by Linda Malcolm and Paul Jones

The love of Aussie food continues stateside with the help of the Alimentari cookbook (and the Melbourne deli that inspired it) filled with "Morning, Midday and Later Recipes." We can't wait to try the Cauliflower Chickpea Salad with Almonds.


How to Bake Everything: Simple Recipes for the Best Baking

by Mark Bittman

The New York Times contributor and best-selling cookbook author strikes again with this baking bible. His tips for making any baked good vegan are genius.


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Everything I Want to Eat: Sqirl and the New California Cooking

by Jessica Koslow

It felt like an overnight success as Instagrammers began flocking to Jessica Koslow's eatery in Silverlake to try everything from the burnt brioche toast to sorrel pesto rice bowl. It's like she knew, well, everything we wanted to eat. Now you can make these dishes (and more) at home—all without the LA traffic.


Purely Pumpkin: More Than 100 Seasonal Recipes to Share, Savor, and Warm Your Kitchen

by Allison Day

Thinking outside of the pumpkin spice box (although there's plenty of that, too), the blogger behind Yummy Beet and author of Whole Bowls gives us a culinary love letter to pumpkin and winter squash that we just can't resist.


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Soframiz: Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Bakery and Cafe

by Ana Sortun and Maura Kilpatrick

Thank goodness the women behind the bakery decided to write a cookbook for all of us who don't live near Sofra, their charming Middle Eastern café in Massachusetts. Now we can indulge in all the meze, flatbreads, savory pies, and desserts from the comfort of our own home.


Food52 A New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead

by Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs

The smart cookies from Food52 are schooling us in how to meal prep. Both authors share their favorite weekly meal plans by season and provide shopping lists and preparation timelines to make your weeknights easier and more delicious.


Small Victories: Recipes, Advice + Hundreds of Ideas for Home Cooking Triumphs

by Julia Turshen

The first solo cookbook from Gwyneth collaborator Julia Turshen gives us invaluable tips for cooking smarter with tricks and methods for amazing dishes you'll want to keep coming back to. It's the perfect guide for novices and pros alike.


Sweets in the Raw: Naturally Healthy Desserts

by Laura Marquis

This cookbook by a mbg contributor is a great guide to the wonderful world of raw, healthy desserts that don't sacrifice flavor. We can't get enough!


Heal Your Gut: A Healing Protocol and Step-by-Step Program with More Than 90 Recipes to Cleanse, Restore, and Nourish

by Lee Holmes

Healing your gut and microbiome is serious business. Luckily, Lee Holmes provides a plan for how to do it and gives you plenty of recipes to help you on your way.


The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith, and the Joy of Eating Well

by Ayesha Curry

TV celebrity Ayesha Curry (and wife of NBA player Steph Curry) has made a name for herself in the food world. Her book is a collection of recipes perfect for a young family, peppered with personal touches from her life.


Molly on the Range: Recipes and Stories from an Unlikely Life on a Farm

by Molly Yeh

This ultra-popular blogger took her nomadic life stories from suburbia, the city, and the farm and turned it into a cookbook-lifestyle mash up. In addition to this beautifully styled collection of her favorite published food recipes, you'll also get quirky tips and tricks including a mac 'n' cheese flowchart.


Danielle Walker's Against All Grain Celebrations: A Year of Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Paleo Recipes for Every Occasion

by Danielle Walker

If you're wondering how to naturally integrate more Paleo or grain-free meals into your holiday celebrations, this book has your name on it.


V Street: 100 Globe-Hopping Plates on the Cutting Edge of Vegetable Cooking

by Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby

The chefs behind beloved Philly-based restaurants Vedge and V Street express their love of vegetarian ethnic and street food in this memoir-style cookbook. Check out their recipe for Jerk Spiced Cashews for a little taste.


Better Baking: Wholesome Ingredients, Delicious Desserts

by Genevieve Ko

The title and photo say it all—a cookbook dedicated to using better-for-us ingredients in smarter ways. Together, Genevieve Ko and Romulo Yanes (both well-known in the magazine publishing world) create a book worth becoming a baker for.


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