Meals That Heal - One Pot: Promote Whole-Body Health with 100+ Anti-Inflammatory Recipes for Your Stovetop, Sheet Pan, Instant Pot, and Air Fryer (Paperback)
Boost your health with just one pot or pan, 15 minutes of prep, and 100 flexible anti-inflammatory recipes
Why live with chronic inflammation when you can cure it with delicious food? Meals That Heal – One Pot presents over 100 quick-fix recipes for your stovetop, sheet pan, Instant Pot, and air fryer—packed with anti-inflammatory foods that will help you feel your best. Plus, James Beard Award winner and culinary nutrition expert Carolyn Williams includes vegetarian, low-carb, gluten-free, and dairy-free options perfect for everyone.
- Toss-and-go meals: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad, Avocado-Feta Shrimp Toss
- Soups and salads: Chile Verde with Shredded Pork, Street Corn Salad
- Meatless mains: Skillet Shakshuka, White Cheddar-Pumpkin Mac and Cheese
- Desserts and drinks: Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies, Elderflower Margaritas
Don’t brush off warning signs of inflammation (such as tiredness, frequent colds, or acid reflux). With Meals That Heal – One Pot, you’ll reduce not only these nuisance symptoms but also inflammation’s long-term risks: immune dysfunction, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and more. Carolyn’s four-step approach, stress-busting tips, genius meal-prep hacks, and weekly menus make it easy to change your diet and heal inflammation with food—instantly.
About the Author
Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD, is a dietitian and food and health journalist known for making healthy eating simple and achievable. She’s a recipient of the 2017 James Beard Journalism Award for her article “Brain Health.” Carolyn serves as contributing editor for Cooking Light and Eating Well, and her work is regularly featured on platforms like Real Simple and Health. She lives in Alabama.
It’s one thing to understand chronic inflammation and how your eating habits can prevent, reduce, or eliminate it, but putting that knowledge into action in the kitchen is another. Thankfully, with Meals That Heal—One Pot, Carolyn has you covered. In clear, easy-to-understand language, she breaks down the topic of inflammation to help you discover your best path forward. And, perhaps most importantly, she eliminates the stumbling block of how to make healthy eating actually happen in your kitchen—with your busy schedule. As a busy mom herself, Carolyn has made sure to fill this book with recipes that your whole family will love and that you’ll be proud to serve.
— Ann Taylor Pittman, James Beard Award–winning food writer, former executive editor at Cooking Light, and author of The New Way to Cook Light and Ev
Meals That Heal—One Pot is an excellent guide to understanding the whats, whys, and hows of chronic inflammation, but it doesn’t stop there. Importantly, it also gives you the tools to help you keep inflammation in check and prevent disease by eating better, with lots of quick, tasty, and customizable recipes. I highly recommend this excellent book.
— Ellie Krieger, RDN, Food Network and PBS cooking show host and best-selling cookbook author
Carolyn’s recipes and expertise, as illustrated throughout this book, demonstrate perfectly how food should not only taste great, but should also make you feel just as great inside.
— Nicole McLaughlin, chef, culinary video producer, and host of Allrecipes’s You Can Cook That
Preparing meals at home is one of the most reliable ways to benefit from food as medicine, but the inconvenience of cooking, and cleaning up after, gets in the way. In this terrific book, Carolyn Williams empowers us all with a bounty of convenient, no-muss, no-fuss options for great food and great nutrition.
— Dr. David L. Katz, founder and CEO of DietID, Inc., and the True Health Initiative, former president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and coauthor of What to Eat with
Any cookbook that includes vibrant, appealing recipes that are also healthy and made in one pot is like a unicorn: exceedingly rare and worth celebrating! I’m already inspired by Carolyn’s actionable suggestions on how to jump start healthier eating, and my meal plan for the week has practically made itself thanks to recipes like the Southwestern Caesar Salad, Beef Bulgogi Skillet, and Sheet Pan Jambalaya. Yum!
— Jenna Helwig, food director at Real Simple and author of Bare Minimum Dinners
It’s not every day that the food you eat can help you be healthier with each bite — but that’s exactly what the meals in Meals That Heal—One Pot do. Carolyn turns science and research into delicious meals that you want to eat again and again. She also breaks down the daunting task of understanding why inflammation happens and what you can do to stop it. That’s a win-win!
— Kimberly Holland, senior digital food editor at Southern Living and author of Collagen Handbook