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We’ve rounded up the best Joe Wicks cookbooks for 2023 - all of which you can buy online.
From Veggie Lean in 15 to Cooking for Family and Friends, Joe Wicks has plenty of cookbooks to choose from when it comes to healthy eating.
The first of Joe Wicks' cookbooks, Lean in 15 – The Shift Plan is the best-selling diet book of all time. Since then he has published plenty more diet books. Combining food and exercise, Joe Wicks helps people kickstart and maintain a healthy lifestyle. His recipe books are based on quick, easy, and affordable meals.
"Joe Wicks has sold over 2 million copies of his cookbooks worldwide and his eleventh cookbook, Feel Good Food, is all about cooking food that makes your day," says LoveReading's Editorial Expert, Deborah Maclaren. "Joe really does take the stress out of family cooking and ensures you eat well with over 100 quick, tasty, and nutritious recipes."
Where to buy Joe Wicks cookbooks online
- LoveReading: From Joe's Family Food to 30 Day Kick Start Plan to Wean in 15
- Amazon: Free delivery on most Joe Wicks cookbooks including collection sets too
- Waterstones: A great selection of classic Joe Wicks from Lean in 15 to The Fat-Loss Plan
- WHSmith: Popular Joe Wicks cookbooks available in hardback or paperback
Best Joe Wicks' cookbooks - top 10
1. Joe Wicks' 30 Day Kick Start Plan
Joe Wicks believes the motivation for a new fitness and healthy eating regime is strongest in the first 30 days. This book capitalises on that idea. And it really helps you get the right mindset for a healthier lifestyle.
It has 100 tasty international recipes that are easy to cook up. Satay chicken with Asian slaw, Elvis pancakes, or how about sage butter chicken, anyone? They’re all designed for one, so just multiply per person. Many of the recipes are meat-based but there are vegetarian alternative suggestions. Plus Joe Wicks really uses herbs and spices to good effect.
It has well-explained workouts to help you get your body in shape. But it’s the practical advice and tips that will really motivate you to get going and stay on track.
2. Joe Wicks' Lean in 15: The Shift Plan
This cookbook will take you through the first 30 days and help you eat exactly what you need to fuel your workouts. The idea is to have one carb meal on training days to help you get leaner and fitter. And the great thing is the portion sizes are pretty big, so you won’t go hungry.
All the meals are easy to prep – and yes they are mostly dishes you can rustle up in 15 minutes, though some take a little longer. It’s a good idea to stock up your store cupboard with herbs and spices, so you’re ready to roll.
Joe Wicks's first book and an all-time diet bestseller, this is your starting point.
3. Joe Wicks' Lean in 15: The Shape Plan
Instead of having one carb meal on training days, you will now have three. And there are four new HIIT workouts to follow, too, with resistance training. The idea is to build muscle and increase your metabolic rate, so you can eat more, burn fat and stay lean.
There are 100 recipes to choose from, with the variety and simple appeal Joe Wicks does so well. Think quick chicken and mushroom risotto, Jerk tuna with rice and peas, a beetroot and raspberry smoothie, and so on.
The second part of the 90-day plan ramps up both diet and exercise. Again, in this cookbook, everything is clearly explained and illustrated by Joe Wicks.
4. Joe Wicks' Lean in 15: The Sustain Plan
Here’s where the long-term view comes in. Joe Wicks is aiming to help you transform your outlook on diet and exercise for good - and this part of his cookbook takes you beyond any idea of quick fixes.
By now you should find your energy levels and fitness are way better, thanks to healthy eating and exercise. So if you’re determined to maintain your newfound fitness, there’s plenty of inspiration here.
A great range of recipes - one of our favourite recipes from this book is Joe's banana and quinoa overnight oats - it's the perfect option if you're bored of the same old breakfast every morning.
5. Joe Wicks' Veggie Lean in 15
Yes, he does vegetarian recipes too! Creamy butternut squash pasta, vegan chickpea curry, and Turkish eggs are some of our favourites. Best of all, the recipes can be made in 15 minutes. Joe Wicks also offers lots of tips on preparing ahead to make mealtimes even easier.
With 100 veggie recipes, this is the cookbook to choose if you want to eat less meat or none at all.
6. Joe Wicks' 30 Minute Meals
With over 100 delicious recipes that work well for families as well as individuals, this is the Joe Wicks cookbook to choose from if you have a little more time to devote to making meals. How about Bang-bang chicken stir fry, or a sausage and mushroom pie?
If you’re already a fan of his Lean in 15 basics - carbs following workouts or on active days - you’ll appreciate the labels. All recipes are either 'reduced carb’ or ‘carb refuel', making it easy to choose. But there are no exercise plans included in this book.
The perfect array of recipes if you're short on time.
7. Joe Wicks' Cooking for family and friends
Joe Wicks includes over 100 recipes, with mouthwatering titles like roast chicken with celeriac mash and bacon greens, BBQ ribs with dirty corn, and tandoori chicken thighs with chapattis. The flavoursome dishes will all help to fuel your workout – and burn fat.
The best cookbook to choose if you’re cooking on a larger scale, whether for your own family or guests.
8. Joe Wicks' The Fat Loss Plan
It’s targeted at those of us who have tried - and failed- to lose weight with ‘plans’ in the past. This is different because the recipes are hearty and filling, so you won’t feel deprived. It also includes five HIIT exercise plans. What’s HIIT? High-intensity interval training.
With exercises aimed at every level of fitness and plenty of easy recipes, this book has been very well received by Joe Wicks’ fans.