Beyond the best healthy, clean eating cookbook that I’ve read in a while.
I started out wanting to detox and get back to a better, healthier me and this was a great place to start! However, not only did it help me start my clean eating journey, it stayed with me too!
Given the chance, food can be our healing medicine and our beauty regimen in one. We just have to give it a chance. Aside from feeling better and more energetic and clear minded, but my skin was also showing a new glow. One that I hadn’t seen in years.
Please check this book out and give it a chance! I promise you will forever be changed!
Turn your pantry into a storehouse of beauty fuel — and you’ll begin to radiate health from the inside out.
From adaptogens and algae to sweet potatoes and turmeric, discover the exquisite flavors and healing magic of whole foods. In this A to Z guide and cookbook of the world’s most nutrient-dense foods, chef and nutritionist Mafalda Pinto Leite will illuminate how nature provides everything you need to achieve radiant health.
Radiant is about falling in love with pure food and receiving the dynamic life-force fuel these superfoods naturally provide. With the healing potency of raw vegetables, fruits, petals, herbs, roots, nuts, seaweeds, and more, you can age gracefully, ease stress, sleep better, and even feel more confident and creative. The (mostly) raw, vegan recipes highlight these powerhouse foods in unexpected ways, such as with the Rose Quartz Latte, Zen Chia Pudding with Matcha Whip, Moroccan Spiced Salad with Chickpea Popcorn, Into the Sea Salad Bowl, and Chocolate Maca Doughnuts.
As you follow Mafalda’s joyful “inside out” approach, you’ll experience bountiful energy, acute brainpower, balanced hormones, luminous skin, elevated moods, and restored digestion. These transformative recipes are your guide to choosing foods with the potential to change your life.
About Mafalda Pinto Leite
Mafalda Pinto Leite is a world-traveling chef, mama, sustainable lifestyle leader, and passionate food educator. This mother of four has been researching, cooking, writing, and teaching about food, natural beauty, and wellness for the last twenty years.
Mafalda attended school for health-supportive culinary education at the Natural Gourmet Institute in NYC. In 2000, she graduated as a Certified Culinary Chef and Nutritional Practitioner. Then after fourteen years of nonstop evolution, she became a Certified Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Culinary Nutritionist and Herbalist.
After cooking school, she did her internship at The Millennium Restaurant, an award-winning gourmet vegan restaurant. She moved to Maui, where she worked at an exclusive yoga retreat and spa and then as a chef of Mana Foods, an iconic natural foods store in Paia. Next, in London, she worked at Jamie Oliver’s first restaurant Monte’s and at the bookshop Books for Cooks. She went back to New York in search of more in-depth knowledge of raw foods, where she worked for Mathew Kenney at The Plant and at the now closed Pure Food and Wine.
Mafalda now resides in Portugal, where she has six published books that have won several awards like the Gourmand World Award for Best Health and Nutrition Book, Tv Chef and Photography.
In 2014, she created her own online shop, Puro Sumo, a resource for potent transformational foods for those seeking beauty, wellness, and longevity, to fulfill her own need to have access to the best affordable superfoods in the world through a simple click. She also began offering sold out online workshops to empower people to nourish themselves daily with potent transformational plant-based beauty foods and high powered natural remedies.