6 Healthy cookbooks to get your tastebuds tingling

Want to keep going with your healthy goals this year? January is always a popular time for a health kick but come February, how many of us are truly sticking to our new year goals. Rather than making this a fad that lasts just a month, inject your lifestyle with new healthy choices that you can keep up with as January draws to a close.

Still hankering after the comforting taste of pigs in blankets? Or yearning for other cosy treats? If you’ve struggled with healthy eating inspiration this year, then we’re about to get your tastebuds tingling with this epic selection of new releases.

Margaret Hussey rounds up some delicious cookbooks that are good for you and full of flavour.

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  1. Pot of gold 

With more than 100 fuss-free recipes as colourful as the cover, Leon’s Happy One-Pot Vegetarian is packed with feel-good flavours. There’s everything from Green Shakshuka to Harissa Roasted Roots With Feta, Almonds and Chickpeas and you can rustle them all up in one pot, pan or baking tray. Out on March 3, Conran Octopus, £17.99 | PRE ORDER NOW

2. Humble pie 

The debut cookbook from TV’s Kate Humble, Home Cooked: Recipes from the Farm does exactly what it says on the baking tin. It’s inspired by the seasons of Kate’s life in rural Wales. We love the sound of Beet Bourguignon, Apple Crumble Ice Cream with Blackberry Ripple and Clementine Cake with Orange & Pomegranate Salad. Out on February 3, Gaia, £25 PRE ORDER NOW

3. Feelgood factor 

He’s inspired us with his workouts and now Joe Wicks, the nation’s favourite fitness guru, is back with Feel Good Food. There’s more than 100 recipes to get you moving and motivated – with delights like Sweet Potato Nachos, Grilled Salmon With Spicy Corn And Pineapple Salsa and Baked Ricotta And Strawberry Cheesecake. Out on March 17, HQ, £20

Vegan vibes 

They’ve been called the Ant and Dec of cookery and Bosh! On A Budget authors Henry Firth and Ian Theasby aim to show that being vegan is not as expensive as you might think. If you want to give it a whirl, there’s Cheese And Onion Tarte Tatin, Chunky Mushroom Turkish Pide and Frying Pan Biscoff Brownie. Out now, HQ, £16.99 BUY NOW

5. Make a rainbow 

Create a riot of colour in your kitchen with Rainbow Bowls by Instagram favourite Rebel Recipes, aka Niki Webster. There’s 40 easy to make and wonderfully vibrant one-bowl vegan meals including the Lazy Weekend Brunch Bowl, Miso Noodle Broth and Spiced Blood Orange Posset. Out now, Ebury, £12.99 BUY NOW

6. Summer loving

Perfect for summer Berber&Q:On Vegetables shows that barbecuing is not just about sausages and ribs. Ottolenghi-trained chef Josh Katz uses flavours inspired by his travels to North Africa and the Middle East and reveals how vegetables are so versatile for barbecuing, grilling, roasting, smoking, pickling and slow-cooking. Out on May 12, Kyle Books, £25 PRE ORDER NOW

Feature image: Leons Happy One Pot Vegetarian Conran Octapus courtesy of publishers | Further images: courtesy of individual books / publishers