The Love and Lemons Cookbook (Hardcover)

An Apple-to-Zucchini Celebration of Impromptu Cooking

By Jeanine Donofrio

Avery, 9781583335864, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 29, 2016

List Price: 35.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Sometimes all you need is a little spark of inspiration to change up your regular cooking routine. The Love & Lemons Cookbook features more than one hundred simple recipes that help you turn your farmers market finds into delicious meals. 
The beloved Love & Lemons blog has attracted buzz from everyone from bestselling author Heidi Swanson to Saveur Magazine, who awarded the blog Best Cooking Blog of 2014. 
Organized by ingredient, The Love & Lemons Cookbook teaches readers how to make beautiful food with what’s on hand, whether it’s a bunch of rainbow-colored heirloom carrots from the farmers market or a four-pound cauliflower that just shows up in a CSA box. The book also features resources to show readers how to stock their pantry, gluten-free and vegan options for many of the recipes, as well as ideas on mixing and matching ingredients, so that readers always have something new to try.

Stunningly designed and efficiently organized, The Love & Lemons Cookbook is a resource that you will use again and again.

About the Author

Jeanine Donofrio is the voice behind Love and Lemons—a cooking and lifestyle blog inspired by vibrant seasonal food. She creates the recipes; her husband, Jack Mathews, helps taste-test; and together they photograph in their sunny Austin, Texas, kitchen. Donofrio’s goal is to inspire her readers to get creative with vegetables, whether they’re vegan, gluten-free, or just love good food. In addition to winning 2016 Most Inspired Weeknights Dinner blog and 2014 Best Cooking Blog by Saveur magazine, Donofrio has been featured in Redbook,, Food52, Refinery29, Self, and many more publications.

Praise For The Love and Lemons Cookbook: An Apple-to-Zucchini Celebration of Impromptu Cooking

A Publishers Weekly bestseller

"Happiness itself is tossed into every bowl." —The New York Times Book Review

“The most beautiful cookbook we’ve ever seen.” —Bon Appetit

“As much a recipe book as it is kitchen strategy… sunny and appealing, and the design of the book is great.” –Epicurious
“Blogger, cook and author Jeanine Donofrio’s blog, Love and Lemons, is a wealth of delicious, veggie-forward recipes and her cookbook is truly a love song to clean, healthy eating.” –Design Sponge
“This cookbook is organized by vegetable and fruit, and the photos of the dishes are works of art. This book would be a great gift…” –Dayton Daily News
“Jeanine Donofrio's plant-centric recipes are as beautiful as they are tasty” –Mind Body Green 
“We love this book featuring a spring fruit that we can't stop squeezing year-round. The sunny citrus brightens our lives and food, especially with the help of this beautiful book, Love and Lemons.” –Chowhound
The Love & Lemons Cookbook features more than one hundred simple recipes that help you turn your farmers market finds into delicious meals.” –The Atlanta Journal Constitution
“Bursting with clean, colourful photography and tantalizing flavour combinations” –The Toronto Star

"Jeanine has mastered the art of quick and easy, yet elegant, vegetarian cooking. You’ll find yourself coming back to these lightning-fast recipes again and again to make fresh, healthy meals bursting with flavor.” 
Angela Liddon, author of The Oh She Glows Cookbook
“With inspired, accessible recipes and clean, graphic photography, The Love & Lemons Cookbook is a real standout. Jeanine Donofrio and Jack Mathews are a vegetarian dream team, and this book will have you cooking up delicious, creative, produce-driven weeknight recipes in no time!”
Heidi Swanson, author of Near & Far and Super Natural Every Day
"Jeanine makes fresh, vegetable-centric cooking easy and practical. Even if you’re short on time, money, or skill, Jeanine has got you covered with a plethora of inspiring tips and recipes."
Sara Forte, author of The Sprouted Kitchen and The Sprouted Kitchen: Bowl + Spoon