Models Do Eat: More  Than  100  Recipes  for  Eating  Your  Way  to  a  Beautiful,  Healthy  You by Jill de JongModels Do Eat: More  Than  100  Recipes  for  Eating  Your  Way  to  a  Beautiful,  Healthy  You by Jill de Jong

Models Do Eat: More Than 100 Recipes for Eating Your Way to a Beautiful, Healthy You

byJill de Jong

Paperback | February 5, 2019

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Getting fit and the body you want doesn't mean giving up delicious food.

“Fit” and “healthy” have become some of the most popular tags on social media, it’s sexy to take excellent care of our bodies and minds That’s why Jill de Jong, fitness model and personal trainer who provided the real-life body for video game adventure icon Lara Croft, along with nine of her fellow models have come together to share their food philosophies, expertise, and favorite recipes—their secrets to feeling healthy and looking great.

Models Do Eat is more than a simple cookbook—it invites you to think critically about nutrition and make better choices for yourself. If you’ve tried to drop some pounds by depriving yourself of food, you know how miserable and harmful it can be. This team of inspiring women is dedicated to help you make the healthiest possible choices for your body. These models love to eat and they eat a lot. With approaches from paleo and gluten-free eating to  vegetarianism and veganism, and everything in-between, Models Do Eat is proof that there’s not just one “correct” way to eat well and feel beautiful.

Inside discover more than 100 delicious, healthful recipes that promote energy, glowing skin, shiny hair, and weight loss, including Mediterranean Breakfast Cups, Gluten-Free Endless Energy Matcha Muffins, Wholesome Mushroom Tacos, Coconut Basil Sweet Potato Fries, Bison Stew and Bone Broth, Charred Cauliflower with Peppers & Egg, Raw Vegan Cheesecake Bars, and more. These meals will jumpstart your own unique path to looking and feeling like your best self.

In addition to their recipe recommendations, you’ll get personal stories and insights from:

  • Taylor Walker Sinning (Under Armour model with a Master's in physical education)
  • Courtney James (certified health coach and the face of Aerie and American Eagle)
  • Lauren Williams (Personal trainer & fitness model for Nike, Athleta, Target, and Women's Health)
  • Colleen Baxter (functional medicine practitioner who's walked for Oscar de la Renta and posed for Vogue)
  • Adela Capova (integrative nutritionist featured in Elle, Harper's Bazaar, and GQ)
  • Liana Werner-Gray (Miss Earth Australia and bestselling author of The Earth Diet and 10-Minute Recipes)
  • Summer Rayne Oakes (certified holistic nutritionist featured in the elite Pirelli Calendar)
  • Nikki Sharp (naturopath, raw foods expert, and frequent face on Access Hollywood and Extra! TV)
  • Sarah DeAnna (bestselling author of Supermodel You)

Anyone can eat like a model and reap the benefits, inside and out. Models Do Eat shows you how.

Jill de Jong was born in Holland, and her successful modeling career brought her to the US. She was based in New York for many years, explored Miami for a few years, and then fell in love with Los Angeles, where she currently resides; a great place to pursue her passion for health and wellness. She made the career shift from full-time ...
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Title:Models Do Eat: More Than 100 Recipes for Eating Your Way to a Beautiful, Healthy YouFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:February 5, 2019Publisher:BenBella Books, Inc.Language:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Sarah DeAnna
A Message from Jill

CHAPTER ONE: The 10 Essentials
Calories
Gluten
Carbs
Protein
Fat
Sugar
pH: What’s Your Number?
Why Organic?
Exercise
Chemicals

CHAPTER TWO: Protein Power by Jill de Jong
Breakfast on the Go
Chocolaty Protein Shake
Power Pancakes
Exotic Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
Vegan Morning Scramble
Carrot Quinoa Bowl
Easy Pea-sy Soup
Black Bean Pesto Pasta
Garbanzo Truffle Burger
Scrumptious Scallops
Lentils with Salmon and Broccoli

CHAPTER THREE: Less Sugar, More Spice by Taylor Walker Sinning
Flourless Flax Waffle
Chia Banana Parfait
Mediterranean Breakfast Cups
Peanut Butter Energy Balls
Sweet Potato Cakes
Southwestern Black Bean Burger
Sweet and Savory Chicken Meatballs
Roasted Beet Salad with Pickled Fennel
Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Grass-Fed Bolognese Sauce

CHAPTER FOUR: Paleo Party by Courtney James
Endless Energy Matcha Muffins
Crunchy Superfood Paleo Granola
Colorful Kale Salad
Vegan Rice Paper Rolls
Nourishing Tempeh Bowl
Authentic Raw Sauerkraut
Paleo Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Chocolate Mousse
Quick Guacamole
Paleo Chocolate Chip Banana Cake

CHAPTER FIVE: Simply Delicious by Lauren Williams
Breakfast Salad
Overnight Oats
Cilantro Breakfast Egg Muffins
Avocado Toast
Cherryberry Smoothie
Spicy Collards and Cabbage Salad
Wholesome Mushroom Tacos
Ginger Chili Sauté
Three-Bean Chipotle Chili
Curried Fish Stew

CHAPTER SIX: Happy Belly by Colleen Baxter
Bone Broth
Cultured Vegetables
Rainbow Salad
Eggsellent Morning
Bison Stew
Fertile Femme Ice Cream
Spiced Salmon with Sweet Potatoes
Chia Cocoa Pudding
Mojito Coconut Yogurt

CHAPTER SEVEN: Fitness Fuel by Adela Capova
Bodybuilder’s Breakfast
Runner’s Granola
Morning Strawberry Goodness
Brown Rice Soufflé
Runner’s Quinoa Lunch
Chunky Salmon Mint Burgers
Lemon Chili Prawns
Summit Snack
Very Green Juice
Schnitzel with Fennel Sauerkraut

CHAPTER EIGHT: Unhealthy Foods Made Healthy by Liana Werner-Gray
Easy Homemade Chia Seed Jam
Four-Ingredient Vegan Shortbread Cookies
Buffalo Chicken Penne
Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake
Gluten-Free Lasagna
Cashew Cream Bites with Chocolate Sauce
Raw Cherry “Cheesecake” with Almond Crust
Chocolate Sunflower Butter Cups
Sunflower Butter Rice Crispy Treats

CHAPTER NINE: Mostly Plants by Summer Rayne Oakes
Arugula Salad
Avocado Hummus
Sunny-Side-Up Eggs in an Avocado
Moroccan Carrot Mash
Charred Cauliflower, Peppers, and Egg
Shiitake, Onion, and Sunchoke Salad
Mustard and Microgreen Beet Salad
Pickled Egg, Beet, and Pea Tendril Salad
Avocado, Tomato, and Crab Salad

CHAPTER TEN: Sweets and Treats by Nikki Sharp
Gingerlicious Bliss
P.B. Banana Bites
Better Peanut Butter Cups
Paleo Pumpkin Pie
Raw Vegan Cheesecake Bars
Healthier Chocolate Crepes
Guilt-Free Brownies with Caramel
Deconstructed Raw Peach Cobbler
Candy Corn Parfait

CHAPTER ELEVEN: Liquid Recipes by Jill de Jong
Sweet
Dreamy
Refreshed
Energized
Cleansed
Productive
Beautiful
Healed
Cool
Bubbly
Light
Cozy
Glorious
Elevated

Afterword by Liana Werner-Gray
Acknowledgments
About the Author

Editorial Reviews

“I love that Jill de Jong is not only taking the fear away from eating, but intelligently guides you in her easy-to-follow book toward delicious and healthy recipes.”—Gabby Reece“Jill de Jong and her expert coauthors show you not only that models do eat—but that nourishing food is what allows them to look and feel as good as they do! This book is packed with beautifying recipes that will inspire you to feed your body well at every meal.”—Jolene Hart, health coach and author of the bestselling Eat Pretty series“Models Do Eat is a great book to use for everyday living. As a model myself, I constantly get asked what do I eat? I’m a firm believer in organic and foods that fuel your body, avoiding diet traps like counting calories or eating fat-free, depriving one’s self. This book has the best kind of recipes: easy to follow and powerful for mind, body, and soul.”—Robyn Lawley, Sports Illustrated cover model“Never trust anyone who tells you that not eating is the key to looking good! I applaud Jill and her team for creating this stunning, important book about one of the best parts of life: delicious, nourishing food! Models Do Eat is a celebration of healthy eating for real beauty—inside and out.”—Lauren Lobely, author of Accidental Paleo and plant-based chef“Jill is such an inspiring woman. She’s the real deal; she practices what she preaches. I’ll always be on team Jill because she genuinely wants everyone to win.”—Nadine Velazquez, actress“I used to eat lots of processed foods and over-exercised to make up for it. Jill introduced me to eating clean, unprocessed, delicious food, and I discovered that a healthy lifestyle was far from boring. I finally found the balance I needed. Jill has a very light and beautiful way to approach people and I am sure this book and her approach to food will captivate you.”—Martha Graeff, fashion blogger and model