The ultimate guide to the bestselling Pinch of Nom books

Kate Allinson and Kay Featherstone, founders of Pinch of Nom, are certainly doing something right: they went from having the UK's most popular food blog to writing a cookbook which was the fastest-selling non-fiction title of all time. If you're looking for the latest Pinch of Nom book or which to buy next, our ultimate guide will steer you in the right direction.

29/07/2021
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Kate Allinson and Kay Featherstone owned a restaurant together on the Wirral, where Kate was head chef. In 2016, they decided to get serious about sharing their healthy, slimming recipes and began to write up fresh cooking ideas on their blog. From there a thriving community started to grow, and within two just months they had 8000 Instagram followers. United by the goal of slimming and health, the Pinch of Nom community is now 1.5 million strong, and it is this community which has turned Pinch of Nom into a phenomenon. 

To help you decide which is the next Pinch of Nom book for you, we share our guide to the bestselling Pinch of Nom cookbooks and food planners.

What is the next Pinch of Nom Book?

Stay up to date with forthcoming publications from Pinch of Nom: a handy food planner and a homage to healthy comfort food.

Pinch of Nom Food Planner: Quick & Easy

by Kay Featherstone

Book cover for 9781529035001

Out 2 September 2021, this Pinch of Nom Food Planner is the perfect accompaniment to the latest Pinch of Nom cookbook, Quick & Easy.

This ring-bound planner, which includes gorgeous stickers and tear-out pages for shopping lists, will help you to stay on track, plan and celebrate your achievements. The planner also includes twenty-six exclusive recipes that are not only easy and super quick to make – but delicious, packed with flavour and designed to keep you full and satisfied.

Pinch of Nom Comfort Food

by Kay Featherstone

Book cover for 9781529035018

Coming 9 December 2021, the next Pinch of Nom recipe book will be Pinch of Nom Comfort Food.

From satisfying savoury dishes to indulgent desserts, Pinch of Nom Comfort Food is packed with over 100 hearty, slimming-friendly, delicious dishes that will keep you and your loved ones happy and healthy. Whether you're in the mood for a lazy weekend breakfast, a filling main or a warming pudding, this book is brimming with tasty meals that are easy to make and perfect for the colder months to come.



What is the newest Pinch of Nom book?

The latest Pinch of Nom title serves up speedy dishes, which deliver maximum flavour with minimal fuss.

Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy

by Kay Featherstone

Book cover for 9781529034981

If you prefer minimum fuss, but are still looking for maximum flavour, the Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy cookbook is your new go-to. From all-in-one family favourites to batch-cook basics and speedy sweet treats, Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy includes over 100 recipes that use easy-to-find ingredients to help you create meals that everyone will love – whether they’re watching their waistline or not.


The Pinch of Nom books in order

Delve into Pinch of Nom favourites, including their first sensationally popular bestseller, featuring family feasts, veggie specials and fakeaways, as below we list the remaining Pinch of Nom books in order of publication.

Pinch of Nom Food Planner: Everyday Light

by Kay Featherstone

Book cover for 9781529026443

Published: September 2020

Complete with a ring-bound format and twenty-six exclusive Pinch of Nom recipes – this food planner is the perfect companion to the Pinch of Nom Everyday Light cookbook, giving you everything you need to chart your diet progress, cook brand-new favourites and reach your goals.

Pinch of Nom Everyday Light

by Kay Featherstone

Book cover for 9781529026405

Published: December 2019

The second Pinch of Nom cookbook, Pinch of Nom Everyday Light features 100 delicious recipes – all under 400 calories, for great-tasting meals and hassle-free slimming.

Featuring proper breakfasts, light takes on family favourites, cheeky fakeaways and speedy midweek meals, Pinch of Nom Everyday Light is full of hearty, everyday recipes – nearly half of which are vegetarian. From Fish and Chips to Pizza Loaded Fries, Sloppy Dogs to Firecracker Prawns, and Hash Brown Breakfast Bake to Crying Tiger Beef, every recipe is less that 400 calories including accompaniments, and has been tried and tested by twenty Pinch of Nom community members.

‘'These tasty, healthy recipes are so easy and made with simple-to-find ingredients. We’re so proud of this food that the whole family can enjoy together. We hope you like making the dishes, but mostly we hope you love eating them!' - ’
Pinch of Nom founders, Kate & Kay, on the second Pinch of Nom cookbook Pinch of Nom Everyday Light


Pinch of Nom Food Planner

by Kay Featherstone

Book cover for 9781529023060

Published: June 2019

The Pinch of Nom Food Planner, companion to the first Pinch of Nom recipe book, is a six-month journal containing everything you need to chart progress, plan weekly meals and smash your goals.

Whether you want to keep track of calories, jot down your shopping lists, record healthy treats or celebrate key achievements, this book helps you plan for the future and see how far you’ve come. It's set out in a simple format with diet diary-style pages that are easily adaptable to your personal slimming guidelines, and contains one brand new recipe per week, giving you twenty-six exclusive Pinch of Nom recipes.

Pinch of Nom

by Kay Featherstone

Book cover for 9781529014068

Published: March 2019

Pinch of Nom is the first Pinch of Nom recipe book. Showing that dieting should never be a barrier to good food, Kay and Kate share 100 incredible recipes – 33 of which are vegetarian – each tried and tested by twenty Pinch of Nom community members.

Whether it’s Cumberland Pie, Mediterranean Chicken Orzo, Mexican Chilli Beef or Chicken Balti, this food is so good you’ll never guess the calorie count. This book does not include ‘values’ from mainstream diet programmes as these are everchanging. Instead the recipes are labelled with helpful icons to guide you towards the ones that suit you best – whether you’re looking for something veggie, fancy a fakeaway, want to feed a family of four or have limited time to spare.