Healthy Cooking

Westlake Porter Public Library has a wide variety of cookbooks for anyone looking to make healthy meals at home, and that includes ebooks!

Here are just some of the cookbooks available for an array of dietary needs.

Kids’ Fun & Healthy Cookbook is one of the many cookbooks with kid-friendly healthy recipes we have here— just click on that link for more!

Check out other books with “healthy cooking” for adults in the keywords here, and “natural foods” here.

The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: A Delicious Alternative for Lifelong Health and similar titles in the link are all about how to cook using the Mediterranean diet, based on food eaten in Italy and Greece, which had fewer deaths from heart disease than North America. According to the Mayo Clinic, “it is typically high in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nut[s] and seeds, and olive oil.”

For more heart-healthy cookbooks, click here.

The Everything Ketogenic Diet Cookbook and related titles (click the link) detail the low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein diet that is popular for weight loss. There are also related low-carb and paleo recipe books.

Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook has more than 250 plant-based recipes. Click here for more vegetarian and vegan cookbooks. 

Gluten-Free Eating and related titles are useful for those with celiac disease and other conditions that require one to go gluten-free.


Diabetes Superfoods Cookbook and Meal Planner : power-packed recipes and meal plans designed to help you lose weight and manage your blood glucose (and other books in the link) do exactly that.

There are many other healthy cookbooks available in our catalog. Just type in the keywords you’re looking for, and search for yourself!