Cook It Up: Delicious Recipes for Healthy Cooking it an allergy cookbook and was published in May 2018. This isn't just for people with allergies, it also is full of healthy recipes that are delicious. This book contains recipes of all varieties, including soups, salads, and desserts. The recipes are all dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut free, and many of them are gluten free and vegan as well. Each recipe uses many whole foods to give each recipe its own unique flavor. The author creatively put together many flavors into the recipes with inspiration from well known chefs. The book is designed for people with food allergies, but yet the recipes provide healthy choices for all. This book also has beautiful photography of the recipes, taken by the author herself. The book is meant to inspire people to Cook It Up.
Catherine Walker, age 16, is a self taught chef who began cooking on her own at the age of 11. Catherine is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, eggs, and quinoa so cooking at home has always been a part of her life. She began writing “Cook It Up: Delicious Recipes for Healthy Cooking” in 2016, an allergy cookbook with 70 of her original recipes and her own photography. Catherine is a Junior and Western Reserve Academy. She hopes that her cookbook will inspire not only people with food allergies, but everyone to “Cook It Up” with delicious recipes for healthy cooking.