The Heart Healthy Plant Based Cookbook: 101 Recipes for Cardiac Recovery, Reversing Heart Disease and Lowering Blood Pressure (Paperback)

The Heart Healthy Plant Based Cookbook: 101 Recipes for Cardiac Recovery, Reversing Heart Disease and Lowering Blood Pressure By Hari Pulapaka, Jenneffer Pulapaka Cover Image


The Heart Healthy Plant-Based Cookbook features over 125 easy, oil-free and salt-free recipes optimized not only to prevent and reverse heart disease, but for delicious flavors as well.

Written by lifestyle medicine expert Dr. Jenneffer Pulapaka and professional chef Hari Pulapaka, The Heart Healthy Plant-Based Cookbook combines food expertise with medical knowledge to create an essential collection of recipes so flavorful, it's almost impossible to tell they are good for you.

Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the US. Research has found that a plant-based, low-sodium, low-fat, oil-free diet coupled with exercise not only reduces one's risk, but is also an important element in recovery.

The Heart Healthy Plant-Based Cookbook includes recipes divided into breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert as well as pantry staples, special seasoning blends, soups, and sauces. Sample recipes include:
  • Blueberry and Oats Pancakes
  • Sweet Potato, Kale, and Mushroom Scramble
  • Roasted Vegetable Tikka Masala Curry
  • Quinoa, Garbanzo, Corn, and Spinach Pilaf
  • Rapini, Garlic, and White Bean Soup-Plantain and Lima Bean Mofong
  • Green Chile and Corn Chowder
  • Plus a primer on key habits for a healthier heart
  • About the Author

    Hari Pulapaka is a professional chef and co-founder of Cress Restaurant. In 2017, Hari launched a company, Global Cooking School, LLC. Born and raised in Mumbai, he acquired an Associate of Applied Science in the Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu-Orlando in 2004. Hari is a Worldchefs Certified Master Chef and Certified Executive Chef of the American Culinary Federation with four James Beard Award semifinalist nods as Best Chef-South and multiple Food & Wine People’s Best Chef recognitions. He has been recognized as a GRIST 50 fixer for his innovative and active work in the area of food waste reduction and has also been a featured chef at the 2018 James Beard Awards in Chicago. He is currently a full-time, tenured Associate Professor of Mathematics at Stetson University. He is the author of Dreaming in Spice. He is married to Dr. Jenneffer Pulapaka and they live in DeLand, FL.
    Dr. Jenneffer Pulapaka, DPM, is a Board Certified Physician Diplomate in Lifestyle Medicine. A trained podiatric surgeon who specializes in diabetic limb salvage, she is the founder of DeLand Foot and Leg Center. A Certified Sommelier, she also has 15+ years of experience in menu planning and event design in the restaurant industry and has been a featured sommelier at the James Beard Foundation House. Along with her professional chef husband Hari Pulapaka, she founded Cress Restaurant and they both live in DeLand, FL.

    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781578269518
    ISBN-10: 1578269512
    Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
    Publication Date: June 11th, 2024
    Pages: 272
    Language: English