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60+ Healing Recipes and Simple Strategies to Boost Mood, Immunity, Focus, and Sleep


AUTHOR: Patricia Bannan


A complete food and wellness guide featuring 80 recipes specifically designed to combat the challenging symptoms of burnout: stress, anxiety, depression, fatigue, weakened immune system, inability to focus, and disrupted sleep.

We’ve all had those days whenwe’re just trying to hold it all together. But when “one of those days” turns into weeks, then months, then longer, you start to feel like you’re drowning. Stress, anxiety, depression, and fatigue come creeping in. Your immune system goes haywire, your sleep schedule goes out the window, and your brain feels like it’s turning to mush. You know that something has to change, but when you’re spending all your energy just trying to keep your head above water, change feels impossible.

If this sounds like you, From Burnout to Balance is here to be your life preserver. Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN, has been where you are now and knows how to break the cycle. She explains the science of burnout and shares compassion, stories, support, and guidance to improve the areas of your life that burnout hits hardest: mood, focus, immunity, and sleep.Then, she offers week-long meal plans for each symptom along with 60 super-charged, delicious recipes that combine the vital nutrients your body needs to combat that symptom.

If spending time and energy on meal plans and cooking sounds like the last thing you want to do, know that the recipes are designed for simplicity and the book is packed with tips and shortcuts to make your life easier. Recipes include vegan, one-dish,kid-friendly, freezable, and 15-minutes or less options, and time-saving tricks like “Nearly No-Cook” meals will get nourishing food on the table with nothing more than some savvy pantry picks.There are no strict rules to follow—just a guiding hand reaching out to help bring balance back into your life.

About the Author

Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN, is a nationally-recognized registered dietitian nutritionist, healthy-cooking expert, and speaker. She has conducted more than 1,000 media interviews, including the Today show, The Doctors, ABC News, Fox News Channel and CNN. Her bylined articles and interviews have appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine, People, Self, Shape, Health, Glamour, Reader's Digest, Parenting, Redbook and Good Housekeeping. Patricia has a BS in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Delaware, and she completed her dietetic training at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. She received a master's degree in nutrition communication from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston. In addition to her nutrition credentials, Patricia earned a professional chef certificate from The New School of Cooking in Los Angeles. When she's not traveling around the world speaking about health and nutrition, you can find Patricia at home with her husband, children, and labradoodle, Pablo.


Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 240
Dimensions (cm): 1.9 x 19  x 23
Weight (kg): 0.74


  • “I am calmer just reading this book! If you feel burned out, Patricia Bannan gets you and dishes up totally realistic solutions with humor, compassion and expertise, in the kitchen and beyond. Be your own best friend and get yourself a copy!”

    Ellie Krieger, RD, New York Times bestselling author of Whole in One: Complete Healthy Meals in a Single Pot, Sheet Pan or Skillet

    “The wealth of thoughtful, thorough, insightful recommendations here is like cool water for a burning thirst.  I relish the idea of people reading this wise book and finding real and lasting relief.”

    David L. Katz, MD, MPH, Past President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine

    “If you feel overwhelmed and exhausted—and who doesn’t?—this is the book for you. With tasty recipes, beautiful photos, and genius tips, From Burnout to Balance will put you on the path to a life that feels good.”

    Maya Feller, MS, RD, CDN, author of The Southern Comfort Food Diabetes Cookbook 

    “In this book, Patricia Bannan arms you with all the tools and information needed to fight burnout and feel like yourself again. The advice, lists, meal plans, and super simple (and delicious) recipes are a roadmap to taking back control of your life.”

    Rocco DiSpiritoNew York Times bestselling author of Rocco’s Keto Comfort Food Diet

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