Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Heart Health!

With heart decorations adorning storefronts and love in the air, February marks a time to recognize the love we have for each other. But when was the last time you showed your own heart a little love? In honor of Valentine’s Day and Heart Health Awareness month, win over your heart the old fashion way—through your stomach. Agate’s cookbook collection has plenty of heart-healthy selections to satisfy your cravings. Look to Fuel Your Body for anti-inflammatory eating habits to minimize cardiac stress. Check out The Green City Market Cookbook to find a diverse array of fruit and veggie-based recipes that can help reduce blood pressure and strengthen your circulatory system. For fans of Indian cuisine, Indian for Everyone is chock-full of lean meats and a healthy dose of turmeric to lower your risk of heart disease.

Fuel Your Body

This new cookbook is an indispensable resource for athletes of all ages and experience levels. Fuel Your Body: How to Cook and Eat for Peak Performance: 77 Simple, Nutritious, Whole-Food Recipes for Every Athlete is filled with nourishing recipes that are not only quick to prepare and simple enough for beginner home cooks, but don’t sacrifice flavor in the process. Whether you are an athlete at the elite level or a weekend warrior, the foods you put in your body have a direct impact on your overall health, performance, and recovery. This book compiles useful guidelines to sports nutrition and expertise from Angie Asche, a certified specialist in sports dietetics and founder of Eleat Nutrition, and can be used to help everyone reach their fitness goals through a whole-food and anti-inflammatory approach.

The Green City Market Cookbook

The Green City Market Cookbook is the first collection of recipes from the celebrity chefs, local farmers, loyal customers, and longtime vendors that make up the Green City Market community, a venerable year-round farmers market held in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. Organized by season, The Green City Market Cookbook provides eager readers with recipes that make use of fresh fruits and vegetables that come straight from the small regional farms that are the lifeblood of the farm-to-fork movement. Delicious, nutritious, and visually stunning, these recipes present the best that Green City Market has to offer. Alice Waters has called GCM “the best sustainable market in the country,” and now readers can be sure they’re creating the highest quality, most straightforward meals to go with the highest quality ingredients locally sourced produce has to offer.

Indian for Everyone

This book is for Indian food lovers who live for the cuisine’s diversity, as Singla includes both Punjabi recipes and many other regional styles from across India. There is no Indian cookbook available that is more inclusive, more welcoming, and more adaptable to any given reader’s tastes, across all its 125 recipes. The stories behind these recipes are richly detailed and personal, and readers will see how traditional Indian cooking helped connect Singla and her daughters to their cultural heritage, while also connecting American families to new, healthy eating choices. Whether you are a vegan or meat lover, gluten-free or pro-naan, an experienced chef or an amateur home cook, Singla appreciates that most of us are looking for great taste, nutritious ingredients, and easy preparation. Her books have ushered Indian spices and cooking into homes across the country. More than the next great Indian cookbook, this is the next great American cookbook that will be a staple of every family’s collection.

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