Models Do Eat
More Than 100 Recipes for Eating Your Way to a Beautiful, Healthy You
by Jill de Jong
Pub Date 05 Feb 2019
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Getting fit and the body you want doesn't mean giving up delicious food.
“Fit” and “healthy” have become some of the most popular tags on social media, it’s sexy to take excellent care of our bodies and minds That’s why Jill de Jong, fitness model and personal trainer who provided the real-life body for video game adventure icon Lara Croft, along with nine of her fellow models have come together to share their food philosophies, expertise, and favorite recipes—their secrets to feeling healthy and looking great.
Models Do Eat is more than a simple cookbook—it invites you to think critically about nutrition and make better choices for yourself. If you’ve tried to drop some pounds by depriving yourself of food, you know how miserable and harmful it can be. This team of inspiring women is dedicated to help you make the healthiest possible choices for your body. These models love to eat and they eat a lot. With approaches from paleo and gluten-free eating to vegetarianism and veganism, and everything in-between, Models Do Eat is proof that there’s not just one “correct” way to eat well and feel beautiful.
Inside discover more than 100 delicious, healthful recipes that promote energy, glowing skin, shiny hair, and weight loss, including Mediterranean Breakfast Cups, Gluten-Free Endless Energy Matcha Muffins, Wholesome Mushroom Tacos, Coconut Basil Sweet Potato Fries, Bison Stew and Bone Broth, Charred Cauliflower with Peppers & Egg, Raw Vegan Cheesecake Bars, and more. These meals will jumpstart your own unique path to looking and feeling like your best self.
In addition to their recipe recommendations, you’ll get personal stories and insights from:- Taylor Walker Sinning (Under Armour model with a Master's in physical education)
- Courtney James (certified health coach and the face of Aerie and American Eagle)
- Lauren Williams (Personal trainer & fitness model for Nike, Athleta, Target, and Women's Health)
- Colleen Baxter (functional medicine practitioner who's walked for Oscar de la Renta and posed for Vogue)
- Adela Capova (integrative nutritionist featured in Elle, Harper's Bazaar, and GQ)
- Liana Werner-Gray (Miss Earth Australia and bestselling author of The Earth Diet and 10-Minute Recipes)
- Summer Rayne Oakes (certified holistic nutritionist featured in the elite Pirelli Calendar)
- Nikki Sharp (naturopath, raw foods expert, and frequent face on Access Hollywood and Extra! TV)
- Sarah DeAnna (bestselling author of Supermodel You)
Anyone can eat like a model and reap the benefits, inside and out. Models Do Eat shows you how.
A Note From the Publisher
Due to file size constraints, this book is only available in PDF format.
“I love that Jill de Jong is not only taking the fear away from eating, but intelligently guides you in her easy-to-follow book toward delicious and healthy recipes.” —Gabby Reece
“Jill de Jong and her expert coauthors show you not only that models do eat—but that nourishing food is what allows them to look and feel as good as they do! This book is packed with beautifying recipes that will inspire you to feed your body well at every meal.” —Jolene Hart, health coach and author of the bestselling Eat Pretty series
“Models Do Eat is a great book to use for everyday living. As a model myself, I constantly get asked what do I eat? I’m a firm believer in organic and foods that fuel your body, avoiding diet traps like counting calories or eating fat-free, depriving one’s self. This book has the best kind of recipes: easy to follow and powerful for mind, body, and soul.” —Robyn Lawley, Sports Illustrated cover model
“Never trust anyone who tells you that not eating is the key to looking good! I applaud Jill and her team for creating this stunning, important book about one of the best parts of life: delicious, nourishing food! Models Do Eat is a celebration of healthy eating for real beauty—inside and out.” —Lauren Lobely, author of Accidental Paleo and plant-based chef
“Jill is such an inspiring woman. She’s the real deal; she practices what she preaches. I’ll always be on team Jill because she genuinely wants everyone to win.” —Nadine Velazquez, actress
“I used to eat lots of processed foods and over-exercised to make up for it. Jill introduced me to eating clean, unprocessed, delicious food, and I discovered that a healthy lifestyle was far from boring. I finally found the balance I needed. Jill has a very light and beautiful way to approach people and I am sure this book and her approach to food will captivate you.” —Martha Graeff, fashion blogger and model