join us on facebook
Search our site
Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner Read the opening extract of the brand new Susie Steiner book before its publication on 05/04/2018

The Recipe for Life : Healthy Eating for Real People by Sally Bee

The Recipe for Life : Healthy Eating for Real People

Lifestyle & Health   eBook Favourites   
Download an extract Share this book

Sue Baker's view...

An immensely doable healthy eating book, the recipes are short on preparation but high on nutrition - quick and easy family meals. Unlike many healthy eating books this is low on “weird” ingredients, Sally Bee is well aware that eating seaweed is just not going to cut the mustard when you’re trying to tempt a child into eating well. Losing weight isn’t the aim of the book but following Sally Bee will definitely trim the waistline without leaving you feeling deprived.

Who is Sue Baker


The Recipe for Life : Healthy Eating for Real People by Sally Bee

Bestselling author and home cook Sally Bee is back with a collection of deliciously simple recipes that show how easy it is to follow a healthy diet for life. Many of us know the principles of healthy eating but actually incorporating them into daily life is much harder. Whether it's eating more fruit and vegetables, reducing fat without losing flavour or feeding a family after work without the aid of a take-away menu, Sally Bee explains how to make good food second nature. Sally isn't a dietician, but a busy mum who knows how tough it can be to change eating habits. Her down-to-earth advice and realistic approach is borne from her own experience of life-threatening heart disease, from which she recovered thanks to her own delicious and easy-to-follow eating plan. Sally understands how real people eat and how recipes must be quick and made with affordable, readily available food. Her plan won't leave you feeling deprived or hungry, but allows you to enjoy many of your favourite foods in a balanced way. Recipes for Life offers refreshingly simple advice and tasty dishes that will change your eating habits and help you enjoy a healthy mind and body - not just for a few weeks, but for life. Recipes include: Chicken Korma Healthy Chinese Chicken Wraps Smoked haddock and leek pie Healthy Fish Chips and Mushy Peas Roast Monkfish with Olives and Capers All-in-one Lentil and Sausage Casserole Spanish Pork and Bean Stew Caramelised Veggies with Sausages and Baked Sweet Potato Winter Salad Asparagus and Artichoke Salad with Wild Rice and Basil Dressing Pumpkin and mushroom lasagne Broccoli and Leek Bake Apricot and Pistachio Tart.


* BBC Good Food magazine featured The Recipe For Life as the lead review in their February issue, writing: Her recipes are very family-friendly, simple and quick to make from inexpensive, readily available ingredients...whether you're looking to improve your diet for health or vanity reasons, these dishes will fit the bill. * Good Housekeeping wrote that The Recipe for Life is another bestseller in the making. * February issue of Top Sante magazine: Sally Bee's delicious yet simple recipes are packed full of fresh, nutritious ingredients as well as flavour. * The Recipe for Life is a selection of deliciously simple recipes that can change your eating habits and help you enjoy a healthy mind and body for life. - February issue of North Living In her down-to-earth book, Bee shares her quick, simple recipes for vitality, providing an excellent prescription for keeping you healthy in the long term, without having to stick to the bland foods so often associated with sensible eating - she even has a recipe for healthy fish, chips and mushy peas! - Health & Fitness Magazine

About the Author

Sally Bee

At the age of 36, Sally Bee was in the prime of her life successfully juggling being a writer, TV presenter, wife and mum of three. Then, in 2004, she suffered three major heart attacks in the space of only one week. Sally defied all the odds and, 5 years on, is glowing with health.

Sally is a spokeswoman for the British Heart Foundation, is a trained therapist giving regular talks to heart rehabilitation groups, and an NHS 'Expert Patient'. This is Sally’s second healthy living cookbook.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

6th January 2011


Sally Bee

More books by Sally Bee
Author 'Like for Like'

Author's Website

Author's Facebook Latest

Loading facebook updates...
Loading twitter updates...


Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


192 pages


Lifestyle & Health
eBook Favourites

Health & wholefood cookery



It's a lively, independent website with reviews, recommendations and more - with a huge range of books available to buy in all formats.

Alison Layland

I love that Lovereading handpicks very special debut reads.

Magda North

It has opened my eyes to different authors and genres. Just log on and try, you will be surprised and not want for reading material again.

Jocelyn Garvey

I love Lovereading because I get to read great books and then get to tell everybody how good they are.

Sally Doel

Lovereading is a world of books. It has everything you need from new to old and much loved classic books. It even give you recommendations!

Kate Thurston

I love reading because my cares & woes vanish for an hour or two whilst I read of the joys, adventures, lives of the characters in the book.

Jennifer Moville

Lovereading is like booking a holiday, you don't know what it will be like and it is a whole new experience.

Sue Burton

It has enriched my leisure time by introducing me to a world of books which I would not have previously considered.

Val Rowe