Recipe Development

Recipe Developer Jennifer IserlohThroughout the past few years, Jennifer Iserloh has become one of the go-to recipe developers when it comes to creating healthful recipes that appeal to a broad range of culinary tastes. As a professional chef, it’s her mission to Make Healthy Foods Tastier, and Tasty Foods Healthier.

To see the scope of Jennifer’s recipe development work, check out the recently published books below and magazine stories in SELF, Prevention, In Style, People, First For Women, Seventeen, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and many others. Jennifer is currently working on two new book projects.


The New Atkins Made Easy

The New Atkins Made EasyIf you think you know all about the Atkins Diet, think again! With this streamlined version of the classic Atkins program, you’ll learn how to shed pounds even as you slowly add more carbs—the right carbs, in the right order—back into your diet. If you’re done with diets that leave you hungry and are looking for a healthy, delicious way of eating that leads to enhanced health, The Drop 10 Diet Cookbook is the program for you.

50 Shades Of Kale

50 Shades Of KaleWhat’s the sexiest handful of foliage? A fistful of Kale battles cancer, inflammation, and low moods. Get ready to trim your waistline, boost your sex drive, and banish your brain fog — it’s your turn to become intimate with kale. Fifty Shades of Kale by Dr. Drew Ramsey and veteran cookbook author Jennifer Iserloh is a colorful, delicious, and fun cookbook with 50 decadent recipes using Mother Nature’s top super food. Chock-full of meal plans and tips for optimal kale care and preparation, 50 Shades of Kale compellingly makes the case for why you need to include it in your culinary repertoire now. Whether you are vegan, gluten-free, or a knife carrying meat eater, Dr. Ramsey and Iserloh will turn you on to kale.

The Drop 10 Diet

The Drop 10 DietImagine losing inches off your belly, reducing your risk for disease, improving your complexion, and gaining energy—all from eating foods you love. How do dark chocolate, steak, Parmesan, and pasta sound? They’re just a few of the 30 tasty, everyday foods that science shows can rev metabolism, fill you up for fewer calories, and stop the cycle of cravings once and for all. This companion cookbook to the bestselling The Drop 10 Diet Cookbook offers more than 100 easy, mouthwatering recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, snacks, and drinks that will help your body melt off fat naturally, simply by eating.

Deliciously G-Free

Deliciously G-FreeDeliciously G-Free (Random House, 2012) is Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s vital book about scrumptiously satisfying gluten-free food — with easy-to-follow recipes and many healthy tips. Those days of cooking separate meals are over. You’ll dive into these fun recipes that take the worry out of preparing gluten-free meals that the whole family will love — like tacos, spaghetti and meatballs, and barbecue chicken (whether or not you have gluten sensitivity). The quick how-to baking guide with gluten-free flours is a must for anyone who craves the moist-baked goods from their childhood.

The 7-Day Slim Down

The 7-Day Slim DownAlmost 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. According to new, breakthrough research, you can nearly double your weight loss in the same amount of time, and zero in on your #1 trouble spot—your tummy—by maximizing one thing: vitamin D. The 7-Day Slim Down is packed with delicious, D-fortified foods that melt fat fast—readers can expect to lose up to 7 pounds on the 7-Day Speed Melt, then transition into the full 4-Week Fat Melt. Including an easy-to-follow, customizable exercise plan and mouth-watering-yet-slimming recipes, The 7-Day Slim Down unlocks the body’s fat-melting potential to beat hunger, maximize weight loss, boost energy, and dramatically improve one’s health.

Active Calorie Diet

Active Calorie Diet With Jennifer IserlohThe Active Calorie Diet (Rodale, 2011) is not about what you need to take out of your diet. It’s about what you need to put into it. Along with Prevention editor Andrea Au Levitt and fitness expert Selene Yeager, I created a collection of fat-burning dishes that combine delectable fare with fat burning power built right into your meals. And best of all, it lets you really enjoy the foods you love and lose all the weight you want without counting calories – just like in my Ditch The Diets™ program.

Secrets of A Skinny Chef

Secrets of a Skinny ChefIn her first solo book, Secrets of a Skinny Chef (Rodale, 2010), Jennifer gives you proven strategies and insider techniques for putting incredible tastes on your plate without putting pounds on your frame! In this collection of 100 recipes, America’s favorites get the “Skinny” treatment with scrumptious offerings such as Maple Apple Waffles for breakfast and 7-Minute Salmon and Scalloped Sweet Potatoes for dinner. Even for those who are dieting, desserts such as Tiramisu Parfait and Crustless Apple Pie stay on the menu.

Yoga Body Diet

The Yoga Body DietAyurveda is the oldest form of healing and medicine that was developed in India thousands of years ago. The Yoga Body Diet (Rodale, 2010) by Kristen Dollard, Dr. John Douillard, and Jennifer Iserloh is a four-week plan that follows the principles of Ayurveda and yoga so that you can develop a slimmer you. Jennifer exclusively created and developed all 75 recipes inside the book, including shopping lists, sample menus, super foods, and eating guidelines specific for each dosha – designed to bring back harmony into imbalanced lifestyles.

Double Delicious!

Double DeliciousAre you ready for “take two” on Deceptively Delicious, by Jessica Seinfeld? In Double Delicious! (William Morrow, 2010), Jessica enlisted my help for an encore of her best seller. You’ll see how the power of purees make it healthier for the kids and absolutely delicious for the whole family.

Deceptively Delicious

Deceptively DeliciousAs the chef/developer on Jessica Seinfeld’s Deceptively Delicious (William Morrow, 2007), it was a true pleasure for Jennifer to create, collaborate, and make discoveries with Jessica. The book is filled with traditional recipes that kids love, except they’re stealthily packed with veggies so kids don’t even know! With the help of nutritionist Joy Bauer, Jennifer developed Jessica’s ideas into a month’s worth of meals for kids of all ages that includes, for example, pureed cauliflower in mac and cheese, and carrot in spaghetti and meatballs.

Food Cures

Food CuresTODAY show regular Joy Bauer – whom New York magazine calls “the best nutritionist in New York City,” has empowered so many people, helping them to find the fast track to health and well-being. Contributing more than fifty recipes, Jennifer was fortunate to work closely with Joy on Food Cures (Rodale, 2007) and benefit from her expertise and insight! In the introduction to her book, Joy thanked Jennifer as “an extraordinary expert and colleague, a phenomenal chef with a passion for health. Your scrumptious recipe contributions and incredible commitment were a true blessing. Seriously, you are an angel.”

Magazine Work

In addition to magazine stories in SELF, Prevention, In Style, People, First For Women, 17 Magazine, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jennifer’s recipes have also appeared in Clean Eating, Fitness, Marie Claire, Glamour.