Books

It’s been a life-long dream of mine to write books. So, I am over-the-moon to have now written two. 

Grains as Mains CoverGrains as Mains: Modern Recipes Using Ancient Grains

Released in March 2015 by DK Publishing, Grains as Mains: Modern Recipes Using Ancient Grains is a cookbook that explores how some of the world’s oldest grains — amaranth, millet, quinoa, farro and more — can be incorporated into modern dishes for every meal of the day.

From the book’s description: Ancient grains like quinoa, barley, spelt, and wheat berries are called “super foods” for good reason — they’re packed with nutrition, and they’re so versatile that they taste great in a variety of recipes. But what happens when you’re stuck in a grain rut, always preparing grains the same way? Get inspired withGrains as Mains, the modern cook’s answer to how to introduce healthy ingredients and delicious grains to the family table.

Better Blog Writing ThumbBetter Blog Writing: How to Improve Your Writing to Keep Readers Coming Back for More

If you are a blog writer, you’ve probably heard the phrase “content is king,” – and it’s true. But how do you create great blog content that inspires readers to visit your site again and again? Better Blog Writing: How to Improve Your Writing to Keep Readers Coming Back for More offers practical advice for improving your blog writing, finding inspiration and making your unique voice shine in every post.

Also Contributed To:

Over the last few years, I have had the opportunity to contribute to a few other books as well.

Encyclopedia of Motherhood. SAGE, 2010. Contributed biographies on authors such as Fox Faulkner.

No Whine with Dinner. M3 Press, 2011. Contributed recipe and tips.

I’ve also been interviewed for and/or quoted in a number of books including:

College Bound and Gagged: How to Help Your Kid Get into a Great College Without Losing Your Savings, Your Relationship, or Your Mind. Nancy Berk Media, LLC, 2011.

Professional Blogging for Dummies. For Dummies, 2010.

How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and Other Social Networks. McGraw-Hill, 2009. (1st Edition)