Radiant: The Cookbook
By: Mafalda Pinto Leite
Turn your pantry into a storehouse of beauty fuel — and you’ll begin to radiate health from the inside out.
Discover the unadulterated, exquisite flavors and healing magic of whole foods. With a passion for kitchen alchemy using ingredients that will make you positively glow, chef and nutritionist Malfalda Pinto Leite will show you how you have everything you need to be beautiful right here, right now.
Radiant is about falling in love with pure, good food and receiving the dynamic life-force energy these superfoods naturally provide. With the healing energy of raw vegetables, fruits, petals, herbs, roots, nuts, and seaweeds, you can age gracefully, ease stress, sleep better, and even feel more confident and creative. As you follow Mafalda’s joyful “inside out” approach, you’ll experience bountiful energy, acute brain power, luminous skin, elevated mood, and restored digestion. These restorative recipes are your guide to choosing foods that have the power to change your life.
About the Author:
Based in Portugal, Mafalda Leite has been researching, cooking, writing, and teaching about food, organic beauty, and health for the last fifteen years. Mafalda attended school for health-focused culinary education at The Natural Gourmet Institute in NYC (expertise in the areas of Food Therapy, Culinary Nutrition, Sustainable Farming, Raw and Living Foods, Food Entrepreneurship and Writing for Food Media).
In 2000, she graduated as a Certified Culinary Chef and Nutritional Practitioner. An avid plant-based chef, she has spent the last fifteen years creating delectable recipes from foods in her kitchen and herbs from her garden. She has published 7 best-selling cookbooks in Europe, has a popular cooking show, and is a Certified Health Coach in the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.
“Without doubt one of the most delightfully delicious, radiantly healthy, and beautiful collection of recipes ever compiled, Mafalda has elevated the art of eating to a new level. Radiant is not only a book of delicious recipes, but a sensible and sane guide to eating for good health, beauty, and joy.”
–Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and author of Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide
“Mafalda is a living example of just how positively powerful food truly is–she glows! And now she is sharing her deep wisdom and experience with us all, showing how we too can nourish our precious bodies from the inside out to rise up and meet our full radiance potential. Her approach empowers us to take health and beauty into our own hands and lovingly guides us toward the most nutrient-dense foods to look and feel our best at any age and stage of life. She has created a true encyclopedia of vibrancy, and whether you are a superfood junkie or a wellness rookie, this book will educate and inspire you to use food as an ally in your journey toward ultimate health.”
–Sarah Britton, CNP, founder of the blog My New Roots and author of Naturally Nourished