This list contains all the books referenced in the Resource pages, organized alphabetically by author last name.
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A — H
The Sugar Addict’s Total Recovery Program — by Kathleen DeMaisons
The author believes some people have a true physiological addiction to sugar, and she’s developed a series of steps to help make withdrawal easier and less painful.
When God Doesn’t Make Sense — by James Dobson
When you fear God has abandoned you amid the storms of life.
Grace for the Good Girl — by Emily P. Freeman
Let go of trying to achieve, and learn to receive.
Unseen — by Sara Hagerty
How feeling hidden or overlooked can help draw us closer to God.
J — L
Enjoying the Presence of God — by Jan Johnson
Learning to enjoy communing with God, rather than just going through the motions of a habit.
Surrendering Hunger — by Jan Johnson
A 365-day devotional about surrendering our heart and our out-of-bounds food habits to God.
When Food is Your Best Friend (and Worst Enemy) — by Jan Johnson
An intimate look at emotional eating from both Christian and 12-step perspectives, sharing the author’s first-hand struggle.
Well Fed Weeknights — by Mel Joulwan
Features a few meal templates with variations, and some tips for do-ahead prep. Every recipe features whole foods, with a Paleo bent.
It’s All Under Control — by Jennifer Dukes Lee
Letting go and finding a peace you almost forgot was possible.
M — R
Present Over Perfect — by Shauna Niequist
Leaving behind frantic for a more soulful way of living.
Freedom from Emotional Eating — by Barb Raveling
The author — a Christian who has walked this road herself — provides very practical helps for overcoming emotional eating in this 40-day Bible study.
I Deserve A Donut — by Barb Raveling
For this excuse and many others, the author provides a set of questions to help you slow down and think through why you’re being tempted to break your boundaries, as well as a list of scripture to speak the truth to yourself.
The Renewing of the Mind Project — by Barb Raveling
Similar in format to I Deserve A Donut (above), but broadened to include non-eating issues such as procrastination, lack of confidence, perfectionism, regret, and many more.
Sleep Soundly Every Night, Feel Fantastic Every Day — by Robert S. Rosenberg
Written by a sleep specialist, on a wide variety of sleep issues.
S — T
21 Day Sugar Detox — by Diane Sanfilippio
Provides a very thorough plan for going off of sugar and refined flour for 21 days. Includes meal plans and recipes.
A companion book by the same author…
21 Day Sugar Detox Daily Guide — by Diane Sanfilippio
A day-by-day handbook and journal for going through the 21-day program.
Real Food for Real Life (pdf book) — by Jana Snyder
(Not currently available. Sorry!)
How to Eat Paleo (when you don’t live in a cave) - by Cynthia Spivey
A dirt-simple introduction to eating the Paleo diet.
Margin — by Richard Swenson
How to restore balance to your over-scheduled life.
Every Body Matters — by Gary Thomas
Why taking care of your body matters to your soul, to God, and to the Church.
The Best Yes — by Lysa TerKeurst
Learning how to say no to less-than-best things, so you can pour your best time and energy into your core callings. Or just have more margin.
Made to Crave — by Lysa TerKeurst
“Satisfying your deepest desire with God, not food.”
(Caution: if reading the names of specific foods triggers cravings — or worse — for you, this may not be the book for you.)
U — Z
Repurposed Faith — by Rosie Williams
Breathing new life into your quiet time.
Wired to Eat — by Robb Wolf
The author takes a slow, scientific approach: a few weeks of eliminating several problematic foods from your diet, then testing various carbs one at a time to see which you tolerate and which you don’t. Paleo-based, but with wiggle room.
Disappointment with God — by Philip Yancey
Where Is God When It Hurts — by Philip Yancey
Renewed — by Lucille Zimmerman
Fourteen lessons in self care by a professional therapist.
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