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The Food Matters Cookbook: A Simple Gluten-Free Guide to Transforming Your Health One Meal at a Time

The Food Matters Cookbook: A Simple Gluten-Free Guide to Transforming Your Health One Meal at a Time

The Food Matters Cookbook: A Simple Gluten-Free Guide to Transforming Your Health One Meal at a Time

The Food Matters Cookbook: A Simple Gluten-Free Guide to Transforming Your Health One Meal at a Time


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Clear and simple principles with 125+ gluten-free recipes for everyday healthy eating from the filmmakers of Food Matters and Hungry for Change.

Are you seeking a more plant-based diet that is full of flavor and made of ingredients that are natural and easy to find? Are you struggling with bloating, digestive issues, fatigue, weight gain, or chronic illness? The good news is that research shows us that a diet free from gluten, dairy, and refined sugar can help to transform your health one meal at a time.

In this well-rounded cookbook, James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch share the principles behind their popular Food Matters documentary and lifestyle brand, helping you to achieve optimal health with easy-to-make, delicious gluten-free recipes.

You will discover:
  • the 10 key Food Matters nutrition principles
  • ways to healthify your kitchen, including essential ingredients and easy swaps
  • delicious recipes for improved gut health, immunity, energy, and beauty
  • simple lifestyle tips to create healthy habits and morning rituals

  • Complete with full-color photos and easy-to-follow steps, this cookbook will provide you with the tools and motivation you need to make a new healthy lifestyle—one that will last a lifetime.

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781401967536
    Publisher: Hay House Inc.
    Publication date: 04/19/2022
    Pages: 368
    Sales rank: 236,228
    Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

    About the Author

    James Colquhoun & Laurentine ten Bosch are the filmmaking duo behind Food Matters, Hungry for Change, and Transcendence seasons 1 and 2 and the founders of Food Matters and FMTV. Together they founded the Food Matters community to help give people the tools (films, books, articles, and guided programs) to take charge of their own health. You can visit them online at

    Table of Contents

    Part 1 You Are What You Eat

    Can Changing What You Eat Really Change Your Life? 2

    Your Nutrition Coaches 7

    Part 2 Eating for Health

    10 Food Matters Nutrition Principles 12

    The Case for Eating More Whole Foods 16

    Creating Healthy Habits and Morning Rituals 20

    Good Health Begins in the Gut 23

    The Power of Detoxification for Transformation and Weight Loss 27

    Eating for Beauty and Anti-aging from the Inside Out 29

    It's Not All about Food 35

    Part 3 Preparing Your Kitchen

    How to Healthify Your Kitchen with Clean-Eating Swaps 41

    Food Storage 101 44

    Building a Nourishing Pantry 48

    The Benefits of Soaking and Activating Nuts and Seeds 54

    The Best Oils for Cooking 56

    What's the Best Gluten-Free Flour for Cooking? 58

    Our Favorite Kitchen Tools 61

    Part 4 Recipe


    Super Detox Green Juice 68

    Supreme Digest Green Juice 68

    Green Hydrator 69

    Purifying Juice 70

    Immune-Boosting Juice 71

    Green Cabbage Juice 71

    Beetroot Energizer 72

    Grounding Evening Juice 73

    Rest Easy Juice 73


    Food Matters Signature Green Smoothie 76

    Berry-Rich Smoothie 79

    Chocolate Lovers Smoothie Bowl 80

    Berry Smoothie Bowl 83

    Magnesium Boosting Smoothie 85

    Hemp & Vanilla Breakfast Smoothie 86

    Pineapple & Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie 89

    Green Goddess Bowl 90

    Plant-Based Milks

    Pumpkin Seed Milk 94

    Brazil Nut Milk 94

    Hemp Seed Milk 94

    Cashew Milk 94


    Green Breakfast Bowl with Avocado 98

    Gluten-Free Vegan Pancakes with Seasonal Fruit & Coconut Yogurt 101

    Coconut Blueberry Chia Pudding with Granola 102

    Food Matters 2-Ingredient Pancakes 105

    James's Brekkie Wrap 106

    Easy Zucchini Fritters 109

    Poached Pear with Spiced Roasted Nuts 110

    Spiced Roasted Nuts 113

    Blueberry Chia Bowl with Caramelized Sesame Bananas 114

    Kickstarter Green Chili Scramble 117

    Creamy Cinnamon & Apple Oatmeal 118

    Mushroom, Kale & Quinoa Brekkie Bowl with Cashew Hemp Basil Pesto 121

    Spinach & Harissa Shakshuka 122

    Laurentine's Island Breakfast Bowl 125

    Breakfast Tacos with Homemade Gluten-Free Wraps 127

    Food Matters Breakfast Bread (4 Ways) 128

    Mint Pea Hummus 130

    Breakfast Bruschetta 130

    Sautéed Mushrooms 131

    Harissa Baked Beans 131


    Marinated Tempeh Skewers with Green Apple Slaw 136

    Ginger & Cashew Veggie Stir-Fry 139

    Rice Paper Rolls with Tamari Dipping Sauce 140

    Naked Burrito Bowt 143

    Bunless Beetroot Burgers 146

    Green Pea & Mint Fritters 149

    Sticky Shiitake Mushrooms 150

    Zucchini Linguini with Basil Pesto 153

    Sticky Ginger Tempeh Bowl 155

    Raw Pad Thai 156

    Miso Eggplant & Buckwheat Tabbouleh 159

    Portobello Stuffed Mushrooms with Greens 160

    Moroccan Vegetable Tagine with Coconut Raita 162

    Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Creamy Garlic Mushroom Sauce 164

    Fijian Coconut Fish Curry 167

    Spinach, Sweet Potato & Lentil Dahl 168

    Mushroom & Lentil Bolognese with Zucchini Spaghetti 171

    One-Tray Miso Salmon 172

    Clean Fish & Chips 175

    One-Tray Greek Fish Bake 177

    Tamari Tuna Poke Bowl 178

    Healthy Tacos Done 3 Ways

    Crunchy Cauliflower Tacos with Zesty Slaw 182

    Everyday Chili Lime Fish Tacos 185

    Vegan Carnitas with Jackfruit & Mushroom 186

    Gluten-Free Pizza with Seasonal Roast Veg 188

    Super Green Pesto Pasta 191

    Tray Bake Jackfruit Nachos with Charred Corn Salsa 192

    Mushroom Miso Ramen 196

    One-Pot Satay Soba Noodles 199

    One-Pot Coconut Cauliflower Curry 200

    One-Pan Lemongrass & Coconut Steamed Fish Parcels 203

    One-Pan Baked Pesto Salmon with Root Vegetables 205

    Dips, Sides & Staples

    Cashew Hemp Basil Pesto 208

    Salsa Verde 211

    Homemade Hummus 212

    Brazil Nut Parmesan 215

    Homemade Granola 216

    Golden Turmeric Paste 219

    Homemade Gluten-Free Wraps 220

    Best Paleo Mayonnaise 223

    Raspberry Chia Seed Jam 224

    Sun-Dried Tomato & Chickpea Quick Dip 227

    Homemade Salad Dressings

    Miso-Ginger Dressing 228

    Lemon Tahini Dressing 228

    Tamari Asian Dressing 229

    Herby Avocado Dressing 229

    Satay Dressing 229

    Our Favorite Ferments

    Simple Sauerkraut 232

    Cultured Tomato Ketchup 235

    Salads & Sides

    Skin Beauty Salad 238

    Thai Quinoa Salad with Spicy Nut Dressing 241

    Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing 242

    Maple Walnut Hasselback Butternut Squash 245

    Roasted Butternut Squash & Quinoa Salad with Basil Pesto 248

    Cauliflower Steaks with Red Peppers & Capers 251

    Harissa Spiced Cauliflower 252

    James's Green Papaya Salad 255

    Kale & Sweet Potato Salad with Orange Miso Dressing 256

    Herby Broccoli Tabbouleh 259

    Asian Slaw with Sesame Tahini Dressing 260

    Pickled Mushroom Salad 263

    Middle Eastern Roasted Brussels Sprouts 264

    Honey Harissa Roasted Eggplants 267

    Sweet Potato, Pickled Onions & Salsa Verde Salad 268

    Soups & Broths

    Restorative Vegetable or Bone Broth 272

    Caramelized Cauliflower & Leek Soup 275

    Tom Kha Soup with Zucchini Noodles 276

    Mexican Soup 279

    Creamy Ayurvedic Butternut Soup 280

    Desserts & Sweet Treats

    Hazelnut Truffles 284

    Lemon Curd Tarts 287

    No-Bake Choc-Caramel Peanut Bars 288

    Coconut Raspberry Chia Bars 291

    Sweet Potato Brownie with Choc-Avo Frosting 292

    Salted Caramel & Macadamia Blondie 295

    No-Bake Chocolate Orange Tart 296

    Macadamia & Coconut Peach Crumble with Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream 300

    Nut Butter Fudge 303

    Kids' Favorites

    Mini Cassava Banana Pancakes with Chocolate Chips 306

    The Hidden Vegetable Pasta Sauce 309

    Healthy Mac 'n' Cheese with Hidden Veggies 310

    Crunchy Cauliflower Nuggets 313

    Chocolate Banana Pops 314

    Mini Lunch-Box Pizzas 317

    One-Bowl Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake 318

    3-Ingredient Chocolate Macadamia Cookies 321

    Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies 322

    Healthy Snacks

    Rosemary & Sea Salt Cassava Crackers 327

    Energy Bliss Bails (4 Ways)

    Coconut Salted Caramel Bliss Balls 330

    Nut-Free Chocolate Bliss Balls 330

    Lemon Coconut Turmeric Bliss Balls 331

    Nut-Free Choc Mint Energy Balls 331

    Sticky Crispy Cauliflower Bites 333

    Gluten-Free Banana Bread 334

    One-Week Meal Plan 338

    Endnotes 340

    Index 344

    About the Authors 353

    Customer Reviews

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