[Paperback] Heartful Kitchen – A Cookbook for Every Body


Heartful Kitchen is a book of 110 simple Nutrient-Dense Paleo Recipes (62 vegan recipes), packed with flavor, and aligned with healing diets such as AIP, GAPS, FOODMAPS, Low-Histamine Diet, and Plant Paradox.

Heartful Kitchen focuses on clean proteins, organic vegetables, healthy fats, and is free of gluten, dairy, grains, corn, fruit, sugar and legumes.

This book offers a Heartful Component Cooking section, with guidelines to simplify your busy week, a section on Health and Vitality, and a section to support you in Creating your Kitchen Sanctuary, with details on kitchen tools, pantry and dry goods, spices, and healthy fats.


Heartful Kitchen offers 110 recipes (62 vegan recipes) that are centered on organic and grass-fed meats, responsibly sourced seafood, organic plants, nuts and seeds, healthy fats, and rich spices.

This handbook offers nutrient-dense  simple recipes and satisfying flavors that will have you and your loved ones asking for more! Chef Maria’s many years as a natural foods chef combined with her international professional cooking experience is reflected in the variety of flavors offered in Heartful Kitchen.

Also included are organizational tips, shopping guidelines, and with the Heartful Component Cooking section, many easy-to-incorporate solutions to support your busy lifestyle, save time, and leave you feeling deeply nourished.

With Heartful Kitchen, you can:

  • Integrate a protein, vegetable, and healthy fat-based diet into your lifestyle, in a balanced and financially sustainable way, no matter where you live.
  • Focus on nutrient-dense, whole foods, such as organic meats, seafood, plants, healthy oils, rich spices, and fresh herbs.
  • Create delicious and inspiring recipes free of gluten, dairy, grains, nightshades, corn, legumes, sugar, and other inflammatory properties.
  • Care for your health and special dietary restrictions with recipes denoted for AIP, GAPS diet, FODMAPS, Plant Paradox, and Low-Histamine Diet. A substitution chart for easy use is given in the Healing Diets section, making this handbook a useful guide for those following these particular healing diets.
  • Prepare nutritious meals in advance and serve them throughout the week.
  • Sustain digestive health practices, including soaking and sprouting organic nuts, making organic bone broths, and more.
  • Turn your kitchen into a sanctuary and make space for your well-being.

Inside the Recipe Section of Heartful Kitchen

  • 7  Breakfast Solutions
  • 6 Appetizers & Snacks
  • 24 Quick Sauces to accompany dishes throughout the week
  • 10 Savory Nourishing Soups
  • A Stunning 59-page Vegetable Recipe Section in 4 parts:
    • Paleo Bases, Cruciferous, Roots, Greens, and Vegetable Combinations
  • 11 Simple Fish Dishes
  • 14 Poultry dishes including chicken, turkey, and game birds
  • 5 Decadent Lamb and Bison entrees
  • 6 Dessert recipes, free of sugar.


 Recipe Examples:

  • High Mineral Bone Broth Breakfast
  • Chicken Liver and Walnut Pâté
  • Cod with Omega-3 Kale Pesto
  • Romesco Aioli (and many others!)
  • Glorious Green Soup
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cumin and Garlic
  • Coconut Lemon Cauliflower Pilaf & Tantalizing Turmeric Cauliflower Pilaf
  • Indonesian Grilled Mushrooms & Spinach
  • 3 Quick Organic Rotisserie Chicken Salads for the Week
  • Paleo Pad Thai with Ginger Almond Sauce and Spaghetti Squash
  • Luscious Golden Indian Chicken Laden with Rich Nutritious Veggies
  • Lebanese Lamb Kofta
  • Decadent Power Truffles


  • And 97 more!