Cookbook Author

Nancy S. Hughes: A nationally recognized cookbook author of 22 cookbooks, Nancy and her team specialize in creating healthy recipes for people on either restricted diets or simply interested in eating delicious, healthy, family friendly meals at home.

Developing client recipes for people on restricted diets means that Nancy becomes knowledgeable on the needs of special groups. To date, Nancy has written 22 well-received cookbooks on a variety of healthy topics including low calorie recipes, low carbohydrate recipes, gluten-free recipes, recipes for diabetics, heart healthy recipes, and many more. In addition, Nancy is the recipe contributor to over 60 additional cookbooks for major health organizations and food companies.

Cookbook Author

The 1,500-Calorie-a-Day Cookbook

  • Cookbook Author
  • Healthy Recipes
  • Low Calorie Recipes Cookbook

In 1994, Nancy wrote the popular 1200 Calorie a Day Cookbook. Twenty years later, it is still in print. In 2008, the publishers asked Nancy to write a sequel book providing snacks and fresh, updated low calorie recipes. The result, The 1,500-Calorie-a-Day Cookbook, containing a month’s worth of menus for breakfasts, snacks, lunches, dinners and desserts. All are calorie controlled. Each takes 30 minutes or less to prepare using readily available ingredients. This practical cookbook makes it easy to choose the same number of calories every time. Recipes are interchangeable. Desserts can be snacks; snacks can be desserts; breakfast can be lunch; lunch can be breakfast. This book is available and can be purchased here

Gluten-Free Recipes for People with Diabetes

  • Cookbook Author
  • Diabetic Recipes
  • Gluten-free Recipes

People with diabetes and celiac disease have the double challenge of choosing and preparing foods that are diabetes-friendly and gluten-free. Gluten-Free Recipes for People with Diabetes contains helpful information, examples of challenges others have encountered, and basic gluten-free menus plus over 75 recipes for breakfast, snacks, lunches, salads, dinners, and desserts that would ‘normally’ contain ingredients with gluten. All recipes are family friendly with mainstream ingredients and each one meets the American Diabetes Association Nutrition Guidelines. This book is available and can be purchased here


Gluten Free Recipes for People with Diabetes Cookbook Cover