The Vibrant Life: Eat Well, Be Well (Holistic Beauty and Nutrition Cookbook, Recipes for Health and Wellness)

The Vibrant Life: Eat Well, Be Well (Holistic Beauty and Nutrition Cookbook, Recipes for Health and Wellness)


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The Vibrant Life: Eat Well, Be Well features advice, resources, and practices that promote wellness, beauty, and longevity, alongside more than 70 delicious recipes.

Each recipe is bookended by lifestyle primers—including information on holistic practices, hormones, and how to eat, all contributed or vetted by experts.

This dynamic cookbook is filled with fresh, approachable recipes to boost immunity, strengthen memory, lift moods, support digestive health, and more.
• Written for women who want to live with grace and good health
• Recipes span all occasions—including drinks
• Complete with gorgeous photographs
• Foreword written by Ayesha Curry

With T he Vibrant Life, you're in good hands—author Amanda Haas wrote The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook and has a line of Vibrant Life-branded food products at Whole Foods.

• Great for readers of Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, and Bon Appétit
• A perfect gift for women over 35 and health-conscious eaters, as well as lovers of yoga, hiking, mindfulness, and meditation
• Add it to the shelf with cookbooks like Super Natural Every Day: Well-Loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen by Heidi Swanson, The Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods by Sara Forte, and Love Real Food by Kathryne Taylor

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452170992
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 08/06/2019
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 24,175
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Amanda Haas is a cookbook author and former culinary director of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Erin Kunkel is an award-winning photographer. She lives in San Francisco.

Ayesha Curry is a celebrity cookbook author and television personality. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Table of Contents

Foreword 8

Creating A Vibrant Life

My Story 10

My Food Philosophy 14

My Feel-Good Ingredients 16

My Must-Have Tools 17

Chapter 1 My Best Breakfasts, Hot Drinks and Juices 21

Maple-Turmeric Golden Milk 22

Coconut-Almond Matcha 23

Chat-Spiced Cashew Milk 24

"Haascai" Berry Shakes or Bowls 25

Meyer Lemon and Asian Pear Juice with Mint 26

Sophia's Toasted Almond Granola with Cardamom and Chocolate Chunks 27

Strawberry-Basil Smoothies with Almond Milk and Honey 29

Sheet-Pan Smoky Sweet Potato Hash with Oven-Roasted Eggs 31

Almond Flour Banana Bread with Dark Chocolate Chunks 33

Crustless Mint-Quiches with Roasted Red Pepper, Basil, and Goat Cheese 35

Buckwheat Crêpes with Berry Compote and Maple-Whipped Goat Cheese 36

"Stir-Fried" Quinoa and Greens with Poached Eggs, Avocado, and Salsa Verde 38

On Mind Body Spirit 40

The Healing Properties of Yoga with Lindsey Valdez 41

Ingredients for Longevity with Rebecca Katz, MS 52

Time in Nature 61

Massage Therapy for Self-Care 63

Talk Therapy 68

Chapter 2 Vegetables, Fruits, and Other Delicious Plants 71

Strawberry-Arugula Salad with Toasted Almonds and Mint 72

Napa Cabbage Salad with Fennel and Roasted Almonds 73

Butter Lettuce Salad with Asian Pears, Pistachios, and Pomegranate Seeds 75

Modern Salade Niçoise with Poached Tuna and Curry Aioli Dressing 77

Warm Spinach Salad with Beets, Apples, and Bacon Vinaigrette 79

Late Summer Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes, Stone Fruit, Goat Cheese, and Pistachios 81

Green Bean and Snap Pea Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette 83

Thai Rice Noodles with Peppers and Asparagus 85

Seamus's Butternut Squash Soup with Garlicky Panko Crumbs 88

Lentil Minestrone with Chard, White Beans, and (Sometimes) Sausage 90

Blistered Curry Cauliflower with Mint, Currants, and Toasted Almonds 93

Cauliflower-Kale Soup with Toasted Pine Nuts 95

Merritt's Sexy Cannellini Beans (a.k.a. Almost-Vegetarian Cassoulet) 97

Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Root Vegetables and Citrus-Goat Cheese Vinaigrette 99

Fall Quinoa Salad with Butternut Squash, Toasted Pepitas, and Raisins 101

Zucchini "Spaghetti" with Corn and Cherry Tomatoes 103

Wild Rice Salad with Butternut Squash, Cherries, and Mint 105

On Mind Body Spirit 106

The Medicine of Humor with Dr. Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas 107

Strength Training for Total Body Fitness with Denise Henry 111

Cryotherapy 120

Sex and Aging with Pepper Schwartz 122

The Benefits of Acupuncture 128

Chapter 3 Land and Sea 131

Chicken in Lettuce Cups with Crispy Pine Nuts and Lime 133

Chicken Pho with Daikon "Noodles" 137

Roasted Moroccan Chicken with Cauliflower "Couscous" 139

Sticky Orange Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Fennel 142

Thai Chicken Burger with Pickled Papaya Slaw 144

Pork and Mango Stir-Fry with Napa Cabbage and Toasted Almonds 146

Sweet Potato-Turkey Chili with Cilantro Oil and Pepitas 149

Pork Chops with Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Cranberry Sauce 151

Grilled Rib Eyes with Hasselback Sweet Potatoes and Preserved Lemon Gremolata 155

Steak Tacos with Cabbage Slaw, Mango Salsa, and Chipotle Mayonnaise 157

Coconut Ginger Sea Bass in Parchment with King Trumpet Mushrooms and Bok Choy 160

Tuna Poke with Miso Mayonnaise and Pickled Cucumber 163

Ceviche with Grilled Pineapple, Tomatillos, and Jalapeño 167

Pan-Seared Scallops with Citrusy Corn Succotash 168

Whole-Roasted Fish with Currant Brown Butter Sauce 170

Coconut Thai Prawns with Turmeric and Ginger 172

Chapter 4 Sweets Treats and Cocktails 173

Gluten-Free Ginger Molasses Cookies 177

Stone Fruit and Berry Crisp 178

Greek Frozen Yogurt with Luxardo Cherries and Dark Chocolate Chunks 179

Chocolate Ganache Tart with Grand Marnier 181

Matcha Panna Cotta 183

Summer Berry Pot Pies 187

Orange-Tarragon Granita 190

Tequila Old-Fashioneds with Luxardo Cherries 191

Herb Garden Gin and Tonic 192

Sauvignon Blanc Sangria 194

Amanda's California Cocktail 195

On Mind Body Spirit 196

The Power of Group Exercise with Stephanie Peters and Sumner Weldon 197

Love the Skin You're In with Kelly Hood 201

Meditation for Self-Love with Hailey Lott 207

Sleep for Your Health 215

Chapter 5 Twelve Staple Recipes That Get Me Through the Week 219

Salsa Verde 220

Preserved Lemon Gremolata 221

Herb Buttermilk Dressing 222

Lemon Vinaigrette 223

Lime Vinaigrette 224

Curry Aioli Dressing 225

Cucumber Salad with Mint, Red Onion, and Chinese Five Spice 226

Mustard Vinaigrette 228

Tamari, Ginger, and Honey Marinade (a.k.a. Amanda's Weeknight Marinade) 229

Perfect Chicken Stock 230

Basic Quinoa 231

The Perfect Poached Egg 232

Acknowledgments 233

References 234

Index 236

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