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Healthy New Year Cookbook Giveaway – CLOSED

Happy New Year everyone!

I think it’s safe to say most of us have the same mindset when it comes to eating come the New Year, right? Eat healthier. It is what it is, but we most often find ourselves indulging over the holidays (rightfully so!) and by the time January 1 rolls around, we are feeling pretty lousy and are ready for a fresh, clean start – as well as a miracle to get those holiday pounds to melt off. (Or is this just me? Please tell me it isn’t.)

I always find myself motivated to cook healthier meals when I get a new cookbook in my hand. Especially a cookbook focused on healthy or whole food based recipes, like the ones I am featuring here today. And, guess what? Not only am I featuring these awesome healthy cookbooks, but thanks to some generous authors, publishers (and a small gift from me), I’m also giving a copy of each away to one lucky reader to help kick start a new year of good healthy cooking! With a collection like this in your kitchen, you can’t help but be inspired to make good choices and cook great meals that your body (and family) will thank you for.

Ancient Grains

Ancient Grains for Modern Meals – It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a year since I first reviewed this book and made this Summer Tabouli with Farro recipe. If one of your goals is to incorporate more whole grains into your diet, then this is a cookbook you have to add to your collection. Not only is it filled with straight-forward, fresh and beautiful recipes, but author Maria Speck really takes the time to educate you on the selection, the preparation and tastes of the many different types of whole grains that are becoming more readily available to all of us these days. I started to incorporate more and more whole grains into my diet over the last several years and have noticed a great difference in my health and how I feel after a meal. It’s not a secret around here – I love whole grains.

Recipes I can’t wait to try: Chewy Almond Butter Bars, Spring Pilaf with Artichokes and Green Peas, Rustic Linguine with Summer Herbs and Olives, Warm Oat Berries with Walnuts and Gorgonzola

Clean Eating Busy Families

Clean Eating for Busy Families – I just recently discovered this cookbook after my friend Liz posted about it on her instagram as well as her blog. It immediately caught my eye for a few reasons – I love “clean eating”, I have a busy family and every recipe sounded absolutely delicious and something that I would make in my own kitchen. Most of us who are truly trying to eat healthy on a regular basis often fall into cooking ruts or burnouts when you just can’t think of another healthy family friendly meal on your own, at least I know this happens to me. It’s hard to keep everyone happy and healthy at the same time, and when I fall into this rut we end up eating more quickie meals that consist of processed foods and other stuff that’s just really not great for us. What I love about Michelle Dudash’s book as that most of the recipes take 30 minutes or less and use ingredients that I would normally have on hand. She also includes very helpful shopping lists, tools, tips and words of encouragement throughout her book that can get you on the clean eating track.

Recipes I can’t wait to try: Turkey, Vegetable & Oat Mini-Meatloaves with Marinara Sauce, Sizzling Sichuan Shrimp & String Bean Stir Fry, Pinto Bean & Avocado Taquitos, Macaroni & Cheesy Cauliflower Sauce, Orange Peel Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry, Garden Caesar Pasta Salad

ATK Healthy Family Cookbook

The America’s Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook – If you’re familiar with American Test Kitchen cookbooks, then you know that you aren’t just getting recipes when you bring home one of their books. I have only checked out a couple from the library but am so happy to finally own a copy of this one in particular. This cookbook is chock full of charts, techniques and tips from how to prep and how long to cook different types of vegetables, how to poach salmon, how to prepare spaghetti squash, to how to slice chicken for stir fries. Every page I turn, I learn something new, including what kitchen tools and products have been successfully used in their recipes. This cookbook is a healthy cook’s treasure and I am so happy to be sharing it with you all here.

Recipes I can’t wait to try: Green Goddess Dip, Lemony Steamed Spa Fish, Pan Seared Shrimp with Tomato and Avocado, Chickpea Cakes with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce, Brown Rice Bowl with Crispy Tofu and Vegetables, Skillet Rice and Beans with Corn and Fresh Tomaotes


The New Sonoma Cookbook – I’ve had the honor and the pleasure of working with Connie Guttersen the last few years through our relationship with Bush’s Beans. Any time I spend with Connie, I always walk away learning something new as well as with inspiration to cook fresh, seasonal healthy food. This is the concept her cookbook revolves around – a fresh, flavorful and healthy way of eating that can easily, with time, become a natural and effortless way of eating. Connie’s approach is very simple, yet effective and powerful. In her book you’ll learn about her “smart plate” approach, as well as how to stock a healthy pantry, cook with more flavor and less salt and how to pair together power foods for maximum benefit. I also love her recipes noted as “express” (less than 10 ingredients, under 30 minutes) and “cook 1x – eat 2x” – recipes like this are always welcomed when meal planning during busy weeks.

Recipes I’ve tried and loved: The Gigi Salad, Creamy Artichoke Dip, Wild Mushroom Tart

Recipes I can’t wait to try: Manhattan-Style Chowder, Ground Turkey Picadillo, Sonoma Salmon Burgers, Ricotta Mousse with Berries

The Sprouted Kitchen Book

The Sprouted Kitchen – This absolutely gorgeous cookbook was written by blogger Sara Forte (and photographed by her husband Hugh) in an effort to share “…seasonal, produce-focused recipes in an attempt to inspire people to eat well.” I would be lying if I didn’t tell you that if I had a mission statement for this blog, that would be it. It’s always a joy to find a cookbook that you can settle in with and find page after page of food that is just bursting with nutrition and goodness. Sara includes plenty of tips regarding her whole food approach to stocking her kitchen as well as wonderful side notes and stories for each recipe that makes you want to head out to the market to pick up its ingredients. If you appreciate good clean recipes like I do, with a focus on colorful fruits and veggies as the star ingredient, then you will love this cookbook.

Recipes I can’t wait to try: Roasted Cauliflower Capellini, Beach Day Tuna Salad, Green Herb Shrimp with Summer Squash Coucous, Ranchero Breakfast Tostadas, Coconut Loaf

 Everyday Food Light Cookbook

Everyday Food: Light – Over the years, I have found plenty of weeknight meal inspiration from the Everyday Food magazine. The recipes featured in the magazine are always so straight-forward, simple and appealing to any home cook who is constantly looking for new ways to feed their families. I found this cookbook this past summer on my mom’s shelf while visiting one day, and after thumbing through it for a few minutes knew that I wanted to “borrow” it. It’s categorized by season and full of light and flavorful recipes (all under 500 calories) with plenty of pictures, which is always a good thing. In true Everyday Food fashion, you will also find page after page of best methods (grilling, stir frying, roasting) as well as favorite tools for low calorie cooking. This is a great cookbook for someone who might just be learning to cook as well as someone who is trying to incorporate more healthful meals into their menu.

Recipes I can’t wait to try: Celery and Apple Salad with Pecans, Shrimp and Cabbage Low Mein, Brownie Cookies, Spicy Chicken Stir Fry with Peanuts, Spinach with Caramelized Shallots


GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED – Congrats to our winner Bree!

Giveaway Details:

One lucky reader will receive:

A copy of:

Ancient Grains for Modern Meals
Clean Eating For Busy Families
American Test Kitchen Healthy Cookbook
The Sonoma Cookbook
The Sprouted Kitchen
Everyday Food: Light

Starts today, Wednesday, January 2 and ends Friday, January 11 at 12 noon (EST)

(Sorry, giveaway open to US readers only. Winner will be chosen randomly using Pick Giveaway Winner plugin application – winner will be notified by email and have 48 hours to claim prize or another winner will be selected.)

To enter into the giveaway:

Leave a comment on this post. If you’d like, tell me one healthy habit you would like to obtain this year.

Additional Entries can be earned by:

(leave a separate comment after you complete each item, each comment will count as an entry)

1. “Like” Aggie’s Kitchen on Facebook. (if you are already a fan, leave a comment letting me know to count as an entry)

2. Follow @AggiesKitchen on Twitter (if you already follow, leave a comment letting me know to count as an entry)

3. Share about giveaway on Facebook with link to this post.

4. Tweet about giveaway: “I want to win a stack of healthy cookbooks from @aggieskitchen #giveaway #healthy

5. Subscribe to Aggie’s Kitchen RSS feed. (if you already subscribe, leave a comment letting me know to count as an entry)

6. Follow Aggie’s Kitchen on Pinterest. (if you already follow, leave a comment letting me know to count as an entry)


(Disclosure: There are Amazon affiliate links in this post. Some of the cookbooks have been provided to me for review, all of the cookbooks will be provided to you the winner by the author, publisher or myself. All opinions are my own.)

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527 comments on “Healthy New Year Cookbook Giveaway – CLOSED”

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  15. These cook books would be a great addition for the stockpile that I already have! I resolve to love more and stress less this year 🙂

  16. I made progress on this in 2012, and hope to keep moving in the right direction for 2013 – eating more vegetables than we do meat!

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  18. I will track my exercise over time. Last year was the first time I did it and it has been helpful to review and set new goals.

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  69. Wow-great giveaway! I own Ancient Grains for Modern Meals which I love, but all the other cookbooks look incredible too! My healthy habit is definitely to add regular weight lifting to my fitness routine AND stick with it!! Happy New Year to you 🙂

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  79. This year, the hubby and I have a goal to eat meals cooked at home at least 4 times a week instead of our 4 times a month. Now that we are expecting our first child and I am no longer working, we want to spend more time at home and be conscientious of what we’re eating. I will be checking out these books soon! Thanks for the giveaway and all your recipes! 🙂

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  93. Healthy habit goal — to learn to cook more traditional (nourishing traditions) foods.

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  95. Love this list of cookbooks, Aggie! I really have my eye on the ancient grains one and the sprouted kitchen book. Great giveaway!

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  98. The healthy habit I would like to maintain is logging and tracking my food and exercise!

  99. Such a fun giveaway! This year, I need to get back to running! My husband and I are going to try to follow Alton Brown’s “lists” diet and these cookbooks would be so helpful!

  100. What an AWESOME giveaway and a great way to kickstart healthy cooking in 2013! Love these… off to look them up online. Happy New Year Friend!!

  101. Last year, my hubby and I went vegetarian in an effort to make healthier eating choices (especially when it came to eating out!). We love it. My goal this year is to hop back on the yoga train!

  102. Eat more grains, more fresh veggies. Get more exercise!!

  103. I need to cut back on simple carbs and get back to more whole grains. I really like farro, so was interested to see the recipe you mentioned for summer tabouleh with farro. I usually add roasted vegetables to farro.

  104. These look fantastic!! I’m always looking for great, clean recipes without hard-to-find ingredients to cook quickly. Thank you so much for reviewing them! It’ll help with my goal to consume less sugar 🙂

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  106. I need these to help me start eating better and to start eating healthy grains!

  107. What a great giveaway!!!! My biggest change for healthy eating is to plan plan plan my meals calories and also plan my workout plan every Sunday morning so my week is complete it will be so much easier to eat healthy this way.

  108. What a fantastic giveaway! In 2013 one of my goals is to lose the extra 20 pounds I put on in the last five years. I plan to eat healthy and exercise. And I also want to eat less processed foods and cook from scratch. The cookbooks you wrote about seem to fit that bill.

  109. My goal for 2013 is portion control! GREAT giveaway 🙂

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  111. I’m following you on Pinterest 🙂

  112. 1 healthy habit I’ve already started for this ear is to drink warm water with fresh lime juice and cayenne first thing in the morning.

  113. What a great giveaway! I just learned of your blog through Meal Makeover Moms and I like what I see! I have 2 very picky eaters at home and any advice, new recipes are so helpful. This year I hope to do better with meal planning and trying to make more healthy, delicious recipes for me and my family.

  114. What a great giveaway. Thanks for offering the chance to win. I am determined to keep my exercise consistent in 2013!

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  122. In general, I’d like to just eat less dairy. I tend to gravitate towards it when I’m tired or cranky and it’s not doing my body any favors.

  123. Would love to have one of these especially the clean eatng cookbook. Sounds awesome

  124. I love your cook books on healthy eating. I would love to have one of your give away books to add to my collections. I have had Gastric Bypass in 2009 and doing well please consider me thank you. Crystal Garcia one of your many fans. Happy New Year

  125. I need to learn to eat more veggies! I like veggies but I don’t cook/eat them as often as I should.

  126. Great collection – 3 of those are already on my want list!

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  128. Hi Aggie,

    Wow, I am so honored to be a part of this lineup! And I really like how for each book, you include, “I can’t wait to try.”

    I’ve heard Maria Speck present and she is absolutely lovely. As well as her presence on Twitter. All the more likeable.

    The image on Sprouted looks divine!

    Well done and thank you.

  129. Ooooooo cool! I don’t even know what to say, but I WANT THOSE BOOKS.

  130. All of these look wonderful, especially ATK!

  131. Mere coincidence perhaps- my family and I have been so sick for over 6 days- and healthier cooking is key- now I know what to look for- unless I’m lucky- cheers and happy new year Aggie!

  132. Would love to win these books (and will definitley have to look into them elsewhere if I don’t) – hoping to get out of the rut of making the same weeknight dinner meals and get the whole family eating a little healthier!

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  134. I would like to start buying more organic fruits and veggies and grass fed meat for the added nutrients. I would also like to start my own garden in the spring to grow my own veggies

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  139. I would like to cut out all fried foods. I think I can for awhile.

  140. What a great set of cookbooks! One healthy habit I want to get into is logging calories consumed and calories burned (a food journal and exercise log).

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  142. I became a follower on Twitter! (@TheRedheadBaker)

  143. I would like to incorporate more wholesome leafy greens into my daily food intake.

  144. I started following you on Pinterest! (The Redhead Baker)

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  147. I’ve been slacking off on the weights and stretching the past few months, so I’m hoping to get back to a doing those regularly with my cardio.

  148. Oop! And I’m already getting the rss feed!

  149. I’m going to try eat less meat this year.

  150. Following you on Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest, also tweeted and shared. I’m a cookbook junkie, would love to win these for healthier eating!

  151. Following you on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, also tweeted and shared. I’m a cookbook junkie and would love to win these for healthier eating.

  152. I want to incorporate more veggies into my days!

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  154. I love your blog – just made your marinated baby bellas recipe from a few years ago. Yum! I’m trying to eat more veggies this year and move more.

  155. One healthy habit would be to eat more fruit daily!

  156. I would like to learn about other clean meals besides chicken and salad/vegistables.

  157. I would like to eat less processed foods

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  161. I subscribe by email! :o) I am making more vegetable dishes and going back to basics by making my own bread.

  162. I’m planning on adding new gluten-free options to my diet this year. I’ve been gluten free for the better part of 2012 and feel so much better- but I need more variety!

  163. What a great collection of cookbooks. I am considering 2013 to be my year to Re-boot my diet. I have a lot of work to do to return to a healthier me, but excited to start treating my body right!

  164. Eat more veggies

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  166. I plan to be consistent with green juicing everyday.

  167. I would simply like to add more vegetables to my meals.

  168. I like you on FB. Thx for the extra chance – great giveaway!!

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  170. I’d like to eat more salad. Just eat more veggies in general!

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  172. One healthy habit I would like to obtain this year is EXERCISE IN THE MORNING

  173. I am an email subscriber to aggies kitchen

  174. I would like to have a farm share this year so I can get more veggies in my diet.

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  177. My goal/ resolution is to make one healthy change each month this year. I am excited to start a new year and move towards more whole foods and vegetarian eating. Thank you for the site!

  178. One habit I need to break is adding salt to food on my plate.

  179. follow on Twitter

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  184. I would like to eat more mindfully

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  186. I follow you on Twitter!

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  188. Healthier breakfasts that are savory.

  189. I would like to add more walking into mydaily routine this new year. I used to be vigilant about walking at least 4-5 miles a day (I can’t run anymore), but I’ve fallen off that routine this last few months since the wedding and I can tell a difference – and its not a good one. This is a great giveaway Aggie – I have the ATK Healthy cookbook and SWEAR by it!

  190. I need to eat more natural, unprocessed foods.

  191. I’d love to get my kids to try more healthy food choices this year!

  192. I like you on Facebook.

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  194. I’m an email subscriber!

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  200. I would like to start to eat more fruits and salads.

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  203. I Shared this giveaway on Facebook with link to this post.

  204. I Tweeted about this giveaway: “I want to win a stack of healthy cookbooks from @aggieskitchen #giveaway #healthy

  205. I Subscribe to Aggie’s Kitchen via email.

  206. I Follow Aggie’s Kitchen on Pinterest.
    I hope I win, I have been wanting all of these cookbooks for my collection.

  207. I want to get better at incorporating two snacks throughout the day

  208. I really need to stop eating a half a box of Cheez-its in one sitting. It’s going to catch up to me sooner or later! That’s my resolution!

  209. I follow you on Twitter!

  210. I’d like to add more sprouted and fermented foods to my diet this year.

  211. I like you on FB

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  213. I shared a link to the giveaway on FB.

  214. Want to cut back on artificial ingredients and find healthier substitutes.

  215. I subscribe to you using Google Reader

  216. I am an email subscriber.

  217. The healthy habits I am striving for this year:
    1. To eat my meals at the table and not in front of the TV
    2. To plan my snacks ahead of time
    3. Plan menu’s for the week, in advance

  218. I don’t make New Years resolutions but with increased work hours, I’ve decided to try and simplify my meals. I’m looking for simple but fresh and healthy dinner ideas and these books look like they would be perfect!

  219. I need to bring down my blood pressure and am looking for recipes to help do that.

  220. One healthy habit you would like to obtain this year? Watch my calorie intake much more carefully!!

  221. I’ve followed you on Facebook for awhile now!

  222. I already follow you on Twitter – 711Mum. 🙂

  223. I happily shared your awesome giveaway on my FB page. 🙂

  224. I tweeted about your giveaway on Twitter – happy to do so!

  225. I already receive Aggie’s Kitchen RSS feed…which lead me to this giveaway.

  226. I enjoy following Aggie’s Kitchen on Pinterest!

  227. I’m an e-mail follower.

  228. As a freshmen at a culinary school, I’d love to learn new ways to cook healthy and delicious food that all my friends and family would love!!

  229. Just found your blog and love the recipes. I shared your giveaway on fb.

  230. I want to build the healthy habit of spending more time outside–gardening, hiking, playing with my kids…

  231. I ‘like’ you on fb.

  232. I subscribe to your RSS feed.

  233. I follow you on pinterest.

  234. Aggie, every year following the gluttony of the holidays I am so ready to eat better. I have no doubt that the purchase of vegetables and fruits peak in January (smile).

    These are some great cookbooks and magazine too.I will admit that I am both a cookbook and cooking magazine lover.

    Happy New Year!

  235. I would like to cut back on my sugar consumption.

  236. I am a Facebook fan

  237. I am an RSS feed subscriber:)

  238. Really wanting to move toward clean eating for 2013. These books would be such a great resource for my family and fellow moms!

  239. I am reall intrigued by the Clean Eating for families! I like you on Facebook and follow you on Rss. Since I don’t twitter or pinterest, I can’t say I do those 🙂

  240. I’d love to start the gym going with Hubby!

  241. I want to lear more about juicing.

  242. I’m hoping to make more headway with my picky eater this year. 🙂

  243. I hope to be more conscious of what I put into my body this year.

  244. I subscribe to your RSS feed.

  245. I follow you on pinterest.

  246. I’d like to make lots of great roasted vegetables to incorporate them into my diet.

  247. I like Aggie’s Kitchen on Facebook.

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  249. I follow Aggie’s Kitchen on twitter @liasim

  250. I tweeted about your giveaway @liasim

  251. I would love the America’s Test Kitchen cookbook – I have their original Family cookbook and love it. And I would like to start working out more frequently

  252. I follow you on pinterest

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  254. I like you on facebook

  255. I need to get in the habit of making ly lunch for work every day.

  256. I’m a fan on Facebook

  257. I’m a twitter follower

  258. I’m a pinterest follower

  259. I’d like to bring lunch to work more often, to save money and to give myself a healthier option.

  260. I just discovered your site and I thnk it is a new fav for 2013!

  261. I want to eat more produce this year!

  262. I want to eat a lot more produce this year.

  263. I subscribe via rss

  264. My goal for the whole family is to have more vegetables! So, the plan is to have “salad..PLUS”. Meaning side salad with dinner PLUS vegetable side dish/dishes. Past few days kids have gone along with it. Doesn’t hurt that I let them choose their own dressing and salad fixings.

  265. I like you facebook

  266. I want to eat more fish this year.

  267. I am resolving to drink a healthy smoothy for one meal a day. I got out of the habit at the end of the year and miss it.

  268. follow on twitter @saramama

  269. subscribe rss

  270. follow pinterest @saramama

  271. I’d love to win! And I’m trying to eliminate processed foods……

  272. I like you on Facebook

  273. And I am a twitter follower @rebeccaguthrie

  274. And Pinterest! Rebecca Guthrie

  275. I want to drink more water and stop reaching for coke and other soft drinks.

  276. I’m going to add more healthy grains in my diet this year and try to avoid more processed foods.

  277. I love trying out new recipes – instead of going out to eat all the time and never knowing exactly what’s used in your food. I’m hoping to stick to a path of (mostly) clean eating – and buying local whenever it’s possible!!

  278. I want to eat a more plant based diet this year. My garden continues to expand and I started canning and doing other forms of preserving this past summer so I think I will be on track this year. I have no desire to go completely vegetarian but would like to limit the amount of meat I consume. These books would come in handy in preparing new and exciting meals.

  279. I Like Aggie’s Kitchen on Facebook.

  280. I Follow @AggiesKitchen on Twitter.

  281. I like you on Facebook

  282. I follow you on Twitter! (@ltepen)

  283. I get your email updates at [email protected].

  284. I already subscribe to your RSS feed … love it!

  285. I Follow Aggie’s Kitchen on Pinterest.

  286. And … I already follow on Pinterest!

  287. I am trying to eliminate more meat our of my diet–my husband really likes meat so I am working on making new recipes that he still likes but eat more veggies!

  288. A fan on facebook (@A Cedar Spoon)

  289. Already a follower on twitter @ACedarSpoon

  290. Follow you on pinterest

  291. I want to stress less. I am really healthy otherwise.

  292. I follow you on Twitter.

  293. I follow on Facebook.

  294. I am an email subscriber.

  295. I follow on Pinterest.

  296. I’d love to eliminate some of the caffeine I ingest each day…too many cups of coffee! And, I need to eat more veggies, eat less red meat and WALK more!!

  297. I follow @AggiesKitchen on Twitter.

  298. I tweeted “I want to win a stack of healthy cookbooks from @aggieskitchen #giveaway #healthy”

  299. I follow Aggie’s Kitchen on Pinterest.

  300. Subscribe to Aggie’s Kitchen via email.

  301. I would like to add some new and less common vegetables to my family table for 2013.

  302. I’d like to start working out more this year.

  303. I follow on Pinterest

  304. I follow on Twitter

  305. I follow on Facebook

  306. I’d like to drink more water and cut out more sweets!

  307. I like your page on Facebook!

  308. I’m following you on Twitter!

  309. Just left a tweet about the giveaway!

  310. I’m an email subscriber!

  311. I’m following your boards on Pinterest!

  312. I need more yoga in my life right now, so I’m going to find the time to make that happen.

  313. I already like you on Facebook.

  314. I follow your RSS feed on Google.

  315. Would it be REALLY selfish of me to say that I truly NEED these books? Wow. I have to lose a considerable amount of weight ASAP per orders from my doctor. These would be SUCH a help, because I’m not very creative on my own. I trust each author, but I don’t have any of these books. You can be sure that I will be praying hard from this instant on. Thanks for offering this giveaway just at the right time.

  316. Just came across your blog — Love it!!!

    I have three young children and stayed at home with them until my twins started kindergarten this year. I just rejoined the workforce and now meal time is CHAOS and unhealthy. I am hoping to get some ideas for quick healthy meals.

  317. Thank you for this giveaway! I hope to exercise more!

  318. I like Aggie’s Kitchen on Facebook!

  319. I follow you on RSS (google reader…and have for a year!)

  320. I follow you on twitter!

  321. I tweeted at you!

  322. I followed you on Pinterest! LOVE your blog!!

  323. I would like to try something new with every item in my garden.

  324. Liked your Facebook page 🙂

  325. Followed you on Twitter 🙂

  326. Shared the giveaway on Facebook 🙂

  327. I tweeted the giveaway 🙂

  328. I subscribed to your RSS feed 🙂

  329. I followed you on Pinterest 🙂

  330. Everyday Food is my main recipe source, so I’m eager to check out the Light book. Thanks for your other suggestions as well!

  331. eat more protein and remember it is ok to sleep, relax and let one’s guard down.

  332. already a subscriber via RSS

  333. Eat a healthy breakfast to jump start my day!

  334. Awesome cookbooks!

    Drink more water!

    And I follow you on my RSS feed too. 🙂

  335. Great giveaway!! I really want to do better with eating more fruits and vegetables.

  336. Incorporating low glycemic foods to make delicious meals enjoyed by the entire family, including the kids. Love your blog!

  337. I like you on Facebook

  338. I follow you on Twitter

  339. I follow you on Pinterest

  340. I would like to take on the healthy habit of using more whole grains in my cooking and baking!

  341. I’m going to try to drink more water this year. It’s something I struggle with because I really don’t like the taste of plain water. But I’m going to make some flavored versions to help make it more drinkable!

  342. I like you on Facebook ~ Susan Audrey Obryant

  343. I follow you on Twitter (@georgiabloom)

  344. I decided to move for at least 30 minutes each day this year and only drink one can of pop a day.

  345. I subscribe to your RSS feed via Google Reader.

  346. I follow you on Pinterest as well…

    Thank you for the generous and wonderful giveaway!

  347. Just followed you on interest! Can’t wait to check these out!.

  348. I would like to drink a veggie and fruit packed juice everyday. I am starting to love my new juicer!

  349. Less sugary snack and bigger meals

  350. Thanks for the giveaway! I am going to attempt juicing this year:)

  351. I want to start eating more fruits and vegetables throughout the day.

  352. Working on eliminating the sweets! my nemesis..

  353. Like you on FB already.

  354. follow you on pinterest already

  355. following you on RSS feed now.

  356. I’m having a moment trying to share on facebook from here, so I just reposted…

  357. I want to cut all/most of the processed food.
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  358. Like on Facebook. Stephanie H. O.

  359. Follow rss feed, shuttermom77 at gmail dot com

  360. I got a Vitamix for Christmas so I’m making healthy smoothies for us for breakfast.

  361. Those sound like the perfect way to find some healthy recipes for the New Year!

  362. I follow you on twitter (@vinobaby1).

  363. I already follow you on Pinterest (vinobaby).

  364. I’m having a baby this year so my goal is to continue to cook healthy meals at home after our little one comes!

  365. My goal this year is to be consistent in meal planning. Last minute dinner ideas usually end up in less healthier meals…

  366. I really want to cut back on my sugar. Too many treats last year.

  367. More fish in my diet! Out of all the cooking I do, I forget fish way too much!

  368. My goal is to eat breakfast every morning.

  369. followed on twitter.

  370. followed on pinterest too! but don’t have a facebook account!

  371. My goal is to focus more on fresh veggies.

  372. Oh pick me!

  373. Going for burning 100,000 calories through purposeful physical activity. It will be a challenge for sure, but I think I can do it!

  374. I’m going to have at least one vegetarian meal each week. Finding one that my kids will eat will be a challenge! My children are meat-atarians!

  375. I want to have more vegetarian meals for my meat-loving family!

  376. I’m in the process of getting certified as a Holistic Nutritionist and the last unit I was studying was about the importance of water and how many illnesses can be managed or cured by just drinking more alkaline water. It has made me realize how much more I should be drinking. So, that is my intention for 2013 – to simply drink lots more water!

  377. I love veggies but want to be better at incorporating them.

  378. I like you on facebook

  379. I get your RSS feed

  380. I follow you on Pinterest

  381. I just started following you on pinterest.

  382. I liked you on fb:)

  383. My goal is to try to make some of my favorite unhealthy recipes healthier!

  384. “liked” on facebook!

  385. followed on Twitter!

  386. followed on Pinterest!

  387. This year I plan to work on eating only when I am hungry

  388. signed up for email notifications

  389. I want to start exercising more and drinking more water — and cut out the sugary crap I eat too much of!
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  390. I like you on Facebook (Carolsue Anderson)
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  391. I follow you on Twitter as MsCarolsueA
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  392. I follow you on Pinterest as cezovski9
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  393. I subscribe to your newsletter via e-mail and with Yahoo Reader
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  394. I would just like to start cooking more food.

  395. A healthy habit for 2013? I’m ditching the wheat/grains/sugar.

  396. I subscribe to your RSS feed.

  397. to cut down on sugar! Desserts, especially if they made of dark chocolate, are my Achilles heel.

  398. I’m trying to incorporate more veggies into my diet this year. Thanks for the chance to win!

  399. I followed you on FB

  400. I followed you on Pinterest

  401. I subscribed to your RSS feed.

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  404. I’m pretty set in my new eating habits, so this year I will focus on making exercise a priority.

  405. I follow you on facebook!

  406. I follow you on Pinterest!

  407. I would like to eat more organic food. Thank you for the giveaway!

  408. RSS subscriber via yahoo reader

  409. I like you on Facebook (Elena Istomina)

  410. I am working on the healthy eating too!

  411. I’m always interested in new recipes, ethnic foods and healthy cooking. A friend posted the Baked Parmesan Zucchini Sticks on her Facebook page and viola I checked out your site. Found some great recipes to try.

  412. I’d love to win these recipe books, since I got rid of all my older cookbooks when I decided to go more plant-based, healthy, vegetarian, etc.

  413. Happy New Year Aggie! I’d like to incorporate more of a variety of whole grains into my diet rather than just rice and quinoa as well as veggies of all colors. I tend to stick to my top favorites and probably miss out on lots of nutrients. Love your recipes!

  414. One healthy habit I’d like to attain this year is to be able to cook more with different grains and vegetables, the ones that aren’t a regular part of my diet but should be.

  415. It’s a constant battle to eat healthier in this house. If my husband were more willing to participate it would be easier. Maybe if I had new recipes it would help! Thank you for this opportunity.

  416. I liked Aggie’s Kitchen on Facebook (Deborah Rosen).

  417. I would love to try and eat more organic foods this year.

  418. I followed Aggie’s Kitchen on Twitter @AsTheNight.

  419. I “like” you (:

  420. I am following you on pinterest

  421. Following on twitter

  422. I subscribed to your feed using email.

  423. I followed you on Pinterest (asthenight / Deborah Rosen).

  424. Love your blog, looking forward to working some of your recipes in this year!

  425. I shared on Facebook

  426. Following on Pinterest. I would like to eat more fresh foods.

  427. I subscribed to RSS feed

  428. I tweeted about the giveaway (:

  429. I’d like to start preparing more of my own meals and pay better attention to the ingredients list on things I buy.

  430. my goal for this year is to make healthier salads…and i’m doing well. I’ve broken out my Benriner Mandoline and Spiral Slicer and used both. Hits! Tomorrow night I’m trying the shaved Brussells Sprouts salad. Tonight I made Kale Chips…delicious! I’ve already liked your page on Facebook and follow you on Twitter. Thanks!!

  431. I’m trying to incorporate more organic produce into my diet and I’d really like to take some yoga classes again this year!

  432. I like you on Facebook

  433. I follow on twitter and tweeted about the giveaway.

  434. I follow you on Pinterest! Thanks for the fantastic giveaway! 🙂

  435. I am trying to eat more fresh veggies and fruits this year. Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

  436. following you on FB

  437. I would like to convert my back yard to be food producing so I can enjoy many more fruits and vegetables:)

  438. I’d like to eat more fresh fruit!

  439. I’m a fan on facebook

  440. I follow you on Pinterest

  441. I follow you on facebook

  442. I follow you on facebook.

  443. I would like to try one new healthy recipe a week. Eat cleaner and more veggies.

  444. I am resolving to have a green juice a day (as often as possible!)

  445. Add more fresh fruits and veggies. And green smoothies.

  446. I really want to cook healthier meals my kids will eat.

  447. Like Aggies kitchen on Facebook

  448. Follow on twitter @btrflywmn

  449. Follow on Pinterest – bttrflywmn

  450. New email subscriber

  451. great giveaway!! fingers crossed…

  452. I want to exercise every single day! I typically do, but for the past couple of months there has been at least a day every week when I did not exercise, and it makes it harder to start again (even if it’s just one day…)

    🙂 Thanks for this great opportunity!

  453. Love all Aggie food! So happy I found your blog to help inspire my healthy eating!

  454. Take the stairs everyday

  455. My healthy habit is to track what I eat every day. Hope I win the books, definitely need some inspiration. Thanks for the chance!

  456. I liked you on Facebook!

  457. I follow you on Pinterest

  458. I liked you on Facebook

  459. My goal for the new year is to cut out all process food. The hard part will be convincing my family of all boys this is a good thing.

  460. I started following you on Twitter

  461. I tweeted about the giveaway.

  462. I subscribed to your RSS feed.

    Can you tell I would love to win these books. Plus I am so excited I discovered you blog.

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  464. Thank you for submitting this good content.