we eat homemade, from scratch most days of the week - with the exception of our date night & weekly meal at my in-law's - so we appreciate a thoughtful meal made at home. it's always more enjoyable to have a handful of resources that inspire you to cook up something great in the kitchen!
a friend on instagram recently asked me to share my favorite cookbooks with you. i've shared my favorite resources a handful of times, but we've recently added a few new titles to our rotation! here are a few of our favorite cookbooks that include affordable, easy & delicious meal ideas!
1. simply in season: this is our cooking bible. we love that this cookbook is divided by season (spring, summer, etc.), which makes cooking with garden-grown produce so much easier! there are only a handful of ingredients per recipe so it isn't complicated or overwhelming. when i am in need of a hearty, simple, affordable & delicious meal, i pick up this cookbook!
2. feeding the whole family: i love that this cookbook offers tons of healthy recipes that the entire family will enjoy. lots of the recipes include bulk bin ingredients, which keep costs low. also, there are tips for cooking with the little ones! this is such a great cookbook for families.
3. clean eats: this cookbook was gifted to me & i love it. since starting weight watchers, i have been searching for "clean" meals to serve at dinnertime & this one is perfect for just that. some of the recipes are involved & expensive, but i have found lots of meal ideas perfect for those busy week nights!
i've recently been collecting my favorite online recipes & writing them down in my recipe box (from here). i know that one day our little ones will want to cook something their mama made & the idea of searching my pinterest board just isn't quite as cozy, ha!
what are some of your favorite cookbooks? please share!