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Book Club Picks: Cookbooks for Fall


With the kids back in school, moms now have a little more time to be creative when it comes to meal planning and preparation. The harvest of fall fruits and vegetables enables us to experiment with our regular go-to dishes by adding some different flavors and textures. To help you earn the title of culinary genius in your home, here are some of our favorite new cookbooks aimed to inspire and motivate moms like you to think out-of-the-box.

OATrageous Oatmeals: Delicious & Surprising Plant-Based Dishes From The Humble, Heart-Healthy Grain by Kathy Hester transforms ordinary oatmeal into delectable dishes for every meal. Oftentimes we choose to serve up a bowl of yummy oatmeal for our kids for a quick breakfast option. Now we can incorporate this versatile grain into more of our everyday cooking. Why not try some Not-from-a-Box Mac and Oat Chez or Mushroom Sun-Dried Tomato Steel-Cut Risotto with your next suppertime gathering. These vegan recipes are fast, easy, and scrumptious.

Book Club Picks: Cookbooks for Fall

Speaking of vegan, if you are interested in trying this popular alternative, we recommend picking up a copy of Going Vegan: The Complete Guide to Making a Healthy Transition to a Plant-Based Lifestyle by Joni Marie Newman and Gerrie Lynn Adams. This inclusive guide provides valuable information regarding the health, financial, environmental, and ethical benefits associated with this way of eating. Some of our top recommended dishes include Spinach and Mushroom Eggless Benedict and Grilled Citrus Cauliflower “Steaks”.

Book Club Picks: Cookbooks for Fall

If comfort food is more your family’s style, check out Southern Living Super Fast Southern: Comfort Food in 20 Minutes or Less!by the editors of Southern Living Magazine. As the authoritative voices on southern cooking, these savvy food experts demonstrate how to prepare home-cooked meals with minimal prep-time and clean-up. Highlights include Fried Chicken Tacos with Jalapeno-Ranch Sauce and Easy Skillet Pimento Mac’N’ Cheese. For dessert, we highly recommend the Banana Pudding and Deep Fried Moonpies.

Book Club Picks: Cookbooks for Fall

For those with a penchant for cured meats, we suggest The New Charcuterie Cookbook: Exceptional Cured Meats to Make and Serve at Home by Jamie Bissonnette. From preserving and processing meats to a step-by-step guide on ingredients, this exceptional cookbook will quickly become your new how-to cookbook in the kitchen. With recipes such as Lemongrass and Green Curry Sausages to Lobster and Sweetbread Terrine, your family will be tricked into thinking they have been carried away to a fine-dining establishment.

Book Club Picks: Cookbooks for Fall
Book Club Picks: Cookbooks for Fall

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