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Learn To Eat Healthy & Eat Well With The Guy’s Guide To Eating Well by Holly Clegg

I am super excited to share the Guy’s Guide To Eating Well: A Man’s Cookbook For Health & Wellness from Holly Clegg with everyone that I know as it is a ‘must have’ cookbook for everyone. This cookbook was created by Holly Clegg to focus on men’s health and wellness to guide men (and their significant others) in the kitchen….. but rest assured it is not just for men but rather anyone can enjoy these delicious and flavorful, better-for-you-recipes. I happen to love many of the recipes in this cookbook and I have used it many times to create some seriously yummy meals for my family. This is a wonderful cookbook that is not only informative and approachable too as it is an easy men’s cookbook that targets men’s health and wellness all while it being loaded with over 150 delicious recipes that will get your man or yourself… to cooking.

Holly Clegg's Guys Guide To Eating Well

The Guys Guide To Eating Well is not a fad cookbook but rather it is a healthy man’s cookbook that includes practical hearty, full flavored recipes that use everyday ingredients that are perfect for wellness and preventative health. There are over 150 simple, satisfying and nutritious recipes in this colorful book and each recipe includes terrific tips (shortcuts), menu suggestions and nutritional information. It is a cookbook that will help you to start eating healthy without sacrificing anything as the recipes are so delicious. You can start eating healthy with this preventative health cookbook designed with recipes for men to cook to help manage testosterone, diabetes, cancer, weight-gain, joint pain and heart disease…. PLUS there are recipes for quick meals, slow cookers and outdoor cooking. I am personally a lover of good slow cooker recipes and this book has plenty!

Man cooking healthy

The Guys Guide To Eating Well is a cookbook that is truly for everyone who enjoys delicious food all while ensuring better health. This cookbook is packed full of easy recipes for men and men’s health, like the recipe pictures below for Beef Macho Nachos that the entire family will enjoy and benefit from which I love.

Holly Clegg Recipes

You may be thinking…. what makes this men’s health cookbook so different from any other? Well A Guy’s Guide To Eating Well is a unique cookbook with chapters that address common male needs with coordinating ingredients that help to alleviate men-specific symptoms and that helps prevent men’s diseases, all with an emphasis on hearty, delicious, king-of-the-grill simple and super-satisfying recipes.

I am loving this book as much as I love her KITCHEN 101 Cookbook (you can read my review here). For the Guys Guide To Eating Well, author Holly Clegg and men’s health specialist, Dr. Curtis Chastain partnered together to create this amazing cookbook for men. This is everything a man could want and need in a cookbook and more! This wonderful cookbook is packed with  delicious easy recipes with gorgeous photos, Nutritional and Diabetic information as well as highlights for Gluten-Free, Diabetic-Friendly, Freezer-Friendly, and Vegetarian Recipes.

Chapters Included in the Guys Guide To Eating Well:


*Heart Disease

*Food for the Mood

*Obesity & Diabetes


*Heart Disease



*Quick Fix Meals

*Crock Pot Cooking

* & Grilling & Hunting

Here are a few yummy recipes from Holly Clegg’s Trim & Terrific Guy’s Guide to Eating Well cookbook: 

Buffalo Chicken Dip  

Holly Clegg's Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe   

What man doesn’t like Buffalo wings?  Forget the bars and make this simple-to-make, delicious dip with Buffalo wing-flavor for your men’s night out at home.  

 Makes 24 (2-tablespoon) servings  

Prep Time: 5 minutes  

Cook Time: 10 minutes  


1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese  

1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese  

1/2 cup hot sauce or Buffalo Wing sauce  

1 tablespoon dry Ranch Dressing mix  

1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt  

2 cups shredded cooked chicken breasts (rotisserie), skin removed  


1) In medium nonstick pot, combine cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, hot sauce, and Ranch Dressing mix, stirring constantly, until mixture is creamy, about 5 minutes.    

2) Add yogurt and chicken. Do not boil  

Serving suggestions:  Serve with celery sticks, carrot sticks and assorted crudité.  

Nutritional Information:  

Calories 67, Calories from Fat 50%, Fat 3 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 18 m odium 256 mg, Carbohydrates 1 g, Dietary Fiber 0 g, Total Sugars 1 g, Protein 6 g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 lean meat   

Chocolate Raisin Peanut Bars  

Holly Clegg Recipes  

Perk up your day with this delectable combination that tastes like chocolate covered raisins with peanut butter.   

Prep Time: 10 minutes  

Cooking Time:  25 minutes  

Makes 4 dozen bars  


1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix  

1/2 cup butter  

1 egg  

1 tablespoon water  

2/3 cup raisins  

2/3 cup peanuts  

1/3 cup creamy peanut butter   

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips  


1) Preheat oven 350°F.  Coat 13x9x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2) In mixing bowl, combine cake mix, butter, egg, and water until well mixed. Transfer batter to prepared pan.  Bake 20- 25 minutes or until golden brown.   

3) In medium pot or in microwave, combine raisins, peanuts, peanut butter, and chocolate chips over low heat stirring until melted.  Spread over baked crust.  Refrigerate 1 hour before cutting. 

Nutrition Nugget: Did you know one cup of chocolate chips has 34 mg of caffeine?  

Nutritional information per serving:  

Calories 111, Calories from Fat 43%, Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, Cholesterol 9 mg, Sodium 106 mg,   

Carbohydrates 14 g, Dietary Fiber 1 g, Total Sugars 9 g, Protein 2 g, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 1 fat 

Oven Fried Fish    

Holly Clegg's Oven Fried Fish Recipe

If fried fish is your preferred preparation for fish, you just won the lottery with this winning fantastic healthy-fried fish recipe.  

Choose fish over beef more often with this easy and tasty recipe – keep these ingredients on hand to whip up healthy fantastic fish for dinner.  

  Prep time:  20 minutes  

Cooking time:  20 minutes  

Makes 6 servings  


2 tablespoons olive oil   

2/3 cup buttermilk  
Hot sauce to taste  

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard  

1 teaspoon minced garlic  

Salt and pepper to taste  

1 1/2 pounds fish fillets  
2/3 cup all-purpose flour 
2/3 cup yellow corn meal

 1) Preheat oven 475°F.  Coat baking pan with olive oil and put pan in oven to heat.  

2) In zip-top plastic bag, combine buttermilk, hot sauce, mustard and garlic.  Season fish to taste and add to buttermilk mixture.  Let sit 15 minutes.  

3)In shallow bowl or plate, mix flour and cornmeal together.  Remove fish from buttermilk, letting excess drip off, and dredge on both sides with cornmeal mixture. Transfer to hot baking pan.  

4) Bake 6 minutes, then carefully turn fish and continue cooking 5 minutes more, or until cooked through and golden.  

 Nutritional information per serving:  

Calories 173 kcal, Calories from Fat 24% Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 44mg, Sodium 93 mg, Carbohydrates 13g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 1g, Protein 20g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch, 3 lean meat  

 Terrific Tip:  The secret trick to crispy fish is to make sure to start with a hot pan. Don’t have buttermilk? Add 1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar to 1 cup milk.  

   Nutrition Nugget: Fish like salmon, halibut and tuna is a good source of healthy unsaturated fat.  

So what do you think of Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC Guy’s Guide To Eating Well: A Man’s Cookbook for Health and Wellness? Are you like me and looking to ensure your family is eating healthier and cleaner than ever? Looking for the perfect gift for that special man in your life? This cookbook is packed with over 150+ delicious recipes that will satisfy and that are designed with men’s health in mind but that are good for everyone. I am personally loving it and it is the perfect cookbook for all as the recipes are amazingly delicious as well as super easy to make. Check out Holly Clegg on her website, social media and check out her entire collection of cookbooks available on Amazon!


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