Whether you like to wing it or follow a recipe to a tee, cookbooks are always a good idea. The fun thing about cookbooks is they’re often created with a theme such as healthy meals, quick and easy, or allow you to experience foods of different cultures. A-listers are jumping on the cookbook trend and have curated some of their favorite recipes to share with us.
We have compiled 23 of the best cookbooks created by celebrities that deserve to be in your kitchen in 2019. We’ll include a list of celebrities that range from your favorite actors, actresses, singers, and tv hosts! You’ll be cooking up a storm once you get your hands on your favorite celeb’s cookbook.
Reese Witherspoon is an academy award winning actress, producer and even an entrepreneur. Her cookbook invites you into her world. The title of her cookbook comes from a saying about southern women said by her Grandmother. It means southern women may delicate on the outside but on the inside they’re strong and fiery.
In this book, you’ll experience some of the best recipes created by her Grandmother, Dorothea as well as some of Reese’s favorite southern traditions, hairstyles, and how to throw the best backyard parties.
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Chrissy Teigen released her first cookbook in February of 2016. It was such a huge hit that just 5 months later she announced a second cookbook was in the works. Cravings is all about recipes that you truly want to eat.
Teigen has excellent taste in food and she’s sharing some of her most favorite drool-worthy recipes! These range from savory chicken pot pie, fried chicken and even mac and cheese that you’ll definitely want to dig into.
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After Chrissy Teigen’s exceptional success with her first cookbook, Cravings: Recipes For All The Food You Want To Eat, she released Cravings: Hungry For More in September of 2018. Her new book is continuously filled with flavor exploding recipes that are even simpler and perfectly resemble her transition to motherhood.
To read a thoroughly entertaining and hilarious review of Chrissy Teigen’s cookbook read HERE. If you’re in love with her as much as we are then you’ll be happy to know shortly after the release of this cookbook she announced she is working on something new. Her next cookbook is supposedly going to be just as delicious but plans to be entirely dedicated to pleasing the palates of children!
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Do you want to dive into healthy eating without sacrificing flavor? Then this cookbook might be perfect for you. Former Laguna Beach star, Kristin Cavallari shares delicious recipes that are dedicated to cooking without processed ingredients.
In this book, you will be provided with more than 100 recipes that are gluten-free and dairy-free but full of exciting flavors. A healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be dull or boring!
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Are you a busy working mom with limited time for homecooked meals? Then you need to try Natalie Morales cookbook, At Home with Natalie. Natalie Morales, the Today and Access Hollywood anchor, dedicates her cookbook and curates delicious recipes perfect for busy moms!
This busy mom of two boys shares lovely recipes that incorporate her background of growing up in Brazil, Panama, and Spain. Experience a new culture with these deliciously simple recipes.
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Joanna Gaines is famous for her home renovation show, Fixer Upper and her love for innovative and tasteful design as well as her #couplegoals relationship with Chip Gaines. If you weren’t already obsessed with Joanna Gaines then her cookbook will definitely have you falling in love!
Magnolia Table contains 125 recipes that range from breakfast, lunch, and dinner to desserts, snacks, and small plates. Many of her recipes come from inspiration within her personal life and experiences with her family. The book also includes a few recipes from Joanna and Chip Gaines’ new restaurant, Magnolia table located in Waco, Texas. Gaines created this book in hopes that these recipes will bring family and friends together to enjoy a good meal.
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The actress Valerie Bertinelli is also the host of the Food Network show, Valerie’s Home Cooking. She translates her love of cooking in the show and now in her cookbook too. These family-friendly meals are divine and are truly for the heart and soul.
In her cookbook, she also shares some of her personal stories that correlate with her favorite dishes. Valerie’s recipes are vibrant and fresh and will become new family favorites in your home too.
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Eva Longoria is highly recognized for her role on the show Desperate Housewives’ playing the role of Gabrielle Solis, however, when she’s not acting you can find her spending time in the kitchen. Longoria’s cookbook titled, Eva’s Kitchen, is a compilation of recipes that range from her upbringing in Texas to traditional Mexican dishes and even a few delicious international delights.
Along with the recipes, Longoria shares the traditions and histories that are behind her favorite dishes as well as including a few personal stories too. Step outside your culinary boundaries and create delicious and memorable meals for your friends and family.
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Gwyneth Paltrow shares over 125 recipes that will help you create healthy meals equivalent to the time it will take you to order takeout. These recipes are low on sugar, fat, and gluten but remain surprisingly delicious!
From breakfast to lunch and dinner this cookbook will cover recipes for every meal. Some recipes you can expect to see are chicken enchiladas, pita bread pizza, chocolate cinnamon overnight oats and so much more!
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It is no secret that Oprah Winfrey has struggled with her diet over the years. While food is comforting for her it has also created a continued struggle with her weight.
Oprah created Food Health and Happiness to share her journey of how she can finally enjoy food happily. With the help of her favorite chefs, she has written us a book that allows us to glimpse into her world through the kitchen. The recipes in this book are her most favorite dishes that she enjoys sharing with friends and family.
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Perhaps Sarah Michelle Gellar is best known for her work on the television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but her cookbook written by her and co-author Gia Russo, should be well known too. She married the actor, Freddie Prinze Jr. and together they’ve created a lovely family.
Gellar has dedicated her cookbook to be a resource that will help you cook and bake with your whole family. These recipes aren’t only kid-approved but your children can join in on the preparations too. These recipes are meant to encourage self-confidence, creative thinking, and even math skills that make time spent in the kitchen fun and useful.
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While you might love Frddie Prinze Jr. for his acting career, his closest friends and family love him for being an excellent father and skilled home cook.
Freddie Prinze Jr. spent his childhood cooking with his mother. Growing up in New Mexico has taught him how to prepare and enjoy meals with loads of flavor and spice. His cookbook includes his favorite recipes that range from great contenders for busy weeknights to lavish meals perfect for date night.
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Some of the most comforting dishes come from Italian Cuisine. A cozy bowl of warm pasta and a glass of red wine can really make you feel at home.
Acclaimed actor, Stanley Tucci has created a cookbook that contains delicious recipes as well as recommendations on how to pair the perfect wine. This cookbook is full of stunning photography and alluring untold stories from his family’s kitchen.
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After you watch Keeping Up With the Kardashians, experience dinner time with the Kardashians by using Kris Jenner’s cookbook. Her cookbook is not only filled with her favorite recipes but also includes insightful tips.
Jenner’s cookbook allows fans to come into their home by creating their favorite recipes that are at the center of their family traditions. Her cookbook is divided into 9 chapters. These chapters range from setting the table, the main course to dessert and everything else in between!
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The famous country music star has created a cookbook that allows her fans a glimpse into her life. You’ll be able to experience her home, kitchen and family traditions with this lovely illustrated book.
When Martina McBride isn’t on the road traveling or busy with her music career she loves to entertain by hosting gatherings for her friends an family. This authentic countrywoman shares her delicious recipes, tips, tricks, menu planning advice, and decor ideas, as well as exciting ideas to keep dinner guests entertained.
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When Ali Larter isn’t busy working on her acting career you can often find her entertaining at home or throwing dinner parties. Larter shares her love for food and shares the lesson that cooking doesn’t have to be perfect but it does have to fun!
This cookbook is divided into the different months of the year and their correlating celebrations. Some of these exciting chapters you’ll experience are January Detox, July Americana BBQ, and October Harvest Party.
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Ayesha Curry, the wife of Stephen Curry, has invited us into her kitchen with her cookbook, The Seasoned Life. Curry is a busy wife and mom of two daughters and recognizes that family time spent around the table is where balance begins.
Her recipes are simple yet mouthwatering. Some recipes you can expect to see are a Smoke Salmon Scramble, Homemade Granola, Mom’s Chicken Soup, Stephen’s 5-Ingredient Pasta, and so much more!
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Haylie Duff may be best known for her acting career but when she’s off-screen she loves spending time at home and more specifically, in her kitchen. Hailey created a blog called, Real Girl’s Kitchen where she has shared delicious recipes, tips, and entertaining advice with her fans and fellow foodies.
Now you can experience tips from her blog perfectly curated in a cookbook. Her cookbook is a combination of everyone’s favorite recipes along with loads of new dishes too. This cookbook contains healthy green smoothies all the way to recipes that are perfect for “cheat days”.
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If you love the TV show, Little People, Big World as much as I do then you’ll appreciate Amy Roloff’s cookbook. This respected mother is accustomed to cooking for a family of 6 and shares some of her favorite family-friendly recipes as well as some of the most loved and requested recipes by you!
Some of these mouthwatering recipes you’ll experience are Roloff Farm Rustic Peach and Berry Cobbler, Southwestern slaw, Mike D’s Hamburger Pie, Amy’s Pork Fried Rice and so much more. The recipes are accompanied by stunning images of the Roloff family farm and of Amy cooking in her kitchen.
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With the vegan diet on the rise, many are dabbling into the plant-based diet. You’ll love this cookbook whether you’re looking to dive right into a plant-based diet or looking to add some wholesome and healthy meals into your weekly rotations.
Actress Alicia Silverstone, created her book, The Kind Diet, in hopes to share with her fans and the rest of the world how you can not only survive on a plant-based diet but thrive on it too! In her cookbook, you’ll be provided with insanely delicious recipes, and excellent advice and tips to help put you on the right path.
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E! News Host, Maria Menounos, create a stunning cooking guide for the EveryGirl. If you don’t have experience in the kitchen sit back, relax, and indulge in Maria’s tips and recipes.
Her cookbook is booming with healthy recipes that can be done on budget and are simple enough for the EveryGirl. Maria grew up spending a lot of time in the kitchen with her mother and she uses that experience and her Greek heritage to share with us delicious, fresh and healthy cuisine and a few indulgences too.
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Country singer superstar Trisha Yearwood understands the importance of a balanced diet. She follows a diet with an 80/20 rule. This means 80 percent of the time you make good food choices and 20 percent of the time you splurge.
Trisha’s cookbook, Trisha’s Table, is just that, a healthy balance with a side of her personality. You’ll be provided with flavor-boosted healthy recipes such as Dairy-Free Angel Hair Pasta with Avocado Pesto down to the sinfully delicious recipes such as Slow Cooker Georgia Pulled Pork Barbecue.
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The famous actress, songwriter, singer, and musician, Dolly Parton has curated a lovely cookbook that invites you to explore some of her most favorite recipes. Her cookbook, Dolly’s Dixie Fixin’s is overflowing in more than 125 recipes!
Her book is a collection of passed down recipes from both her late mother, Avie Lee Parton, and her mother-in-law, Mama Ginny Dean as well as some of Dolly’s favorite dishes she’s experienced from different restaurants while touring for more than 40 years. You’ll also experience a few recipes from Dolly Parton’s Dollywood companies such as Dollywood family adventure park! Further, all of the net proceeds from the sale of Dolly’s Dixie Fixin’s will be donated to The Dollywood Foundation.
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