Cook Smart, Eat Well

by Jennifer A. Welper, Wellness Executive Chef

Cook Smart, Eat Well

by Jennifer A. Welper, Wellness Executive Chef


Mayo Clinic recipes and strategies for healthier living

Jennifer A. Welper, Wellness Executive Chef

  • Healthy, flavorful meals are well within reach for anyone. This book is full of recipes that are easy to put together quickly with basic cooking techniques.
  • Delicious kid friendly recipes, healthy desserts, snacks and side dishes.
  • Being successful in the kitchen doesn’t mean you need to be a gourmet chef. Learn standard food preparation methods and cooking techniques for preparing a wide variety of tasty and healthy meals.



Proceeds are invested into furthering medical research and education at Mayo Clinic.


Simple ingredients. Bold flavors. Satisfying, nutritious food made with expert tips to help you spend less time cooking. Learn a fresh approach to healthy cooking from Mayo Clinic Wellness Executive Chef Jennifer Welper.

Inside you’ll find more than 100 original recipes with something for every meal, including bright salads, zesty tacos, hearty comfort foods, savory lean meats and burgers, stir-fries, kid-friendly dishes, and desserts. In addition, this master class with Chef Jen gives cooks of any level solid footing in the kitchen and expert advice to streamline shopping and cooking, whether feeding just one or a large family.

Learn how to cook smart to eat well, create foods you’ll savor and recipes you’ll come back to again and again.

Softcover • 8 x 10 inches • 272 pages • Mayo Clinic Press • 2022 • ISBN 9781893005808

About the Author

About the author

Jennifer A. Welper, Wellness Executive Chef

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