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Kristin Cavallari is having a very good week.
In addition to launching a flashy campaign for her accessory brand Unusual James (who reunited her with some of her laguna beach castmates), the reality star turned lifestyle guru is celebrating the launch of her latest cookbook, Really simple.
Officially titled Really simple: 140 healthy recipes for weeknight cookingThe 272-page hardcover was released last week and quickly shot to number one on Amazon’s cookbook lists. The book features over 140 easy-to-make recipes designed to be family-friendly and quick to prepare (more than 120 of the recipes are also gluten-free).
Really simple: 140 healthy recipes for weeknight cooking
For Cavallari, launching her cookbook—her third—wasn’t just about food, but also about letting go of insecurities and prejudices she had about being a mother and public figure.
“This cookbook is all about those busy weekdays, running from one thing to the next and still wanting to have a delicious, healthy meal on the table for the fam,” she writes, “But more, I’m ready to show everyone the real thing.” to show.” me. I’m excited at the thought of sharing my weeknight meals — the food I make with my kids, nothing fancy, nothing too difficult or complicated — with everyone. This book, Cavallari declares, represents “My real life.”
Cavallari says her way of thinking about what home cooking means and what “healthy” means has changed over the years, and she’s less hard on herself when it comes to what she puts on the table. To that end, the star has embraced “intuitive eating with fewer restrictions” and has thrown all the rules out the window in favor of “spending more time outside the kitchen and around the table” with her kids.
“The theme of this book reflects my life in recent years,” she writes in the book’s introduction. “I’m not trying to be something I’m not, and I’m fine with showing everyone the real me. I stepped into my comfort zone and it feels really damn good. I let go of perfectionism and tried to do everything. In general, I am more at peace. And that shows in my cooking skills. I’m all for simplicity these days.”
Published by Rodale Books, Really simple features recipes for everything from Cheesy Stuffed Poblanos and a Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Salad to Skillet Carrot Cake and Cold Brew Brownie Cookies for dessert. Everything is designed to be prepared with ingredients you already have in your kitchen and pantry, and the recipes are suitable for home cooks of all skill levels.
Regularly $29.99, an Amazon deal gets you Cavallari’s new cookbook on sale right now for just $20.98. Do you prefer to scroll through the recipes on your e-reader? Really simple is also available on Kindle.