Pretty Simple Cooking

Pretty Simple Cooking

A love story at its finest, Alex and Sonja Overhiser first fell for each other–and then the kitchen. In a matter of months, the writer-photographer duo went from eating fast and frozen food to regularly cooking vegetarian meals from scratch. Together, the two unraveled a “pretty simple” approach to home cooking that kicks the diet in favor of long-term lifestyle changes. While cooking isn’t always easy or quick, it can be pretty simple by finding love in the process.

A Couple Cooks | Pretty Simple Cooking is an irresistible combination of spirited writing, nourishing recipes with a Mediterranean flair, and vibrant photography. Dubbed a “vegetarian cookbook for non-vegetarians”, it’s a beautiful book that’s food for thought, at the same time providing real food recipes for eating around the table. The book features:

  • 100 vegetarian recipes, with 75 vegan and 90 gluten-free options
  • A full-color photograph for every recipe
  • Recipes arranged from quickest to more time-consuming
  • 10 life lessons for a sustainably healthy approach to cooking, artfully illustrated with a custom watercolor

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Upcoming Events

  • February 17: Indianapolis, Indy Winter Farmer's Market

Book Signing, 10:00 am

  • February 22: New York City, Essex Street Market Cooking Demo

Come Cook With Us: Wholesome & Tasty Recipes for Busy Cooks, 6:30 pm

  • March 1: Chicago, Williams Sonoma in Lincoln Park

Book Signing & Bliss Bites! 4:30 – 6:00 pm

  • March 9: Indianapolis, The Rachel Vanoven Shop

A Evening with Girl Boss Sonja from A Couple Cooks

  • March 10: Indianapolis, Silver in the City: Carmel

Book Signing, 6:30  – 7:30 PM

  • April 7: Minneapolis, Pinch of Yum Studio

Book Signing, 11:00am – 12:30PM

Book talk, Q&A, and signing, 3:00 pm. Free! Books available to purchase at the store.

Happy Hour Book Signing, 5:30-6:30 pm. Come grab some food & drink with us and get your book signed. Order your book in advance–kid-friendly and free!

Joint book signing with Laura Lea of Laura Lea Balanced, 2:00-4:00 pm. We’ll have treats from both books and guest appearances by Amelia’s Flower Truck and Anna Blair Publow jewelry. Kid-friendly and free!

Book talk, Q&A and signing (and maybe bliss bites), 2:00 pm. Free! Books available to purchase at the store. 

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