Make Healthy Meals Using This Best-Selling 5-Ingredient Cookbook! (+ 40% Off Retail!)

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5 Ingredient Meals Cookbook in cart full of groceries

Busy weeknight cooking has never been easier with 5 ingredient meals!

Need some breakfast, dinner, and dessert inspiration for easy, yet healthy cooking? Today I am super excited to share with you one of my favorite accounts to follow on social media for healthy and budget-friendly recipe ideas: FlavCity.com!

In case you haven’t heard of Bobby and Dessi Parrish, they have a popular recipe website, YouTube channel, and are now best-selling cookbook authors!

holding plate with sliced chicken and wild rice

Do you follow FlavCity yet? You totally should!

With a focus on grain-free & high-quality ingredients, they really do a great job showcasing easy-to-make recipes that are on the healthy side, too! I personally adore their helpful money-saving shopping tips to ALDI and Costco, and the way they include their cute daughter Rose in cooking videos. 😊

woman holding 5-ingredient semi-homemade meals cookbook

Here’s a cookbook to consider if you love cooking and baking with just a handful of ingredients!

Flavcity’s 5 Ingredient Semi-Homemade Meals features 50 easy & tasty recipes using the best ingredients from the grocery store. It happens to be one of my favorite cookbooks lately, and I know you are gonna love it too.

It’s packed full of easy-to-follow, non-complicated recipes using a combination of fresh and pantry ingredients. The pages are printed with beautiful food photography as well! 😍

Don’t believe me? This cookbook has over 4,300 5 star reviews on Amazon.com!

Better yet, you can score this hardcover cookbook for 40% off right now on Amazon, and the kindle version for a whopping 90% off!

Check out these deals…

5 Ingredient Semi-Homemade Meals Hardcover Book
Only $17.97 (Regularly $29.95)


5 Ingredient Semi-Homemade Meals Kindle eBook
Only $2.99 (Regularly $19.99)

Plus you’ll earn $.75 to spend on your next Great on Kindle purchase!


grocery store tips from flav city

This book is however more than a cookbook, with lots of insight on what ingredients to buy and why.

I LOVE the helpful grocery shopping tips that are highlighted throughout the cookbook, and the sprinkling of awesome high-quality brand recommendations that are “Bobby Approved”! I noticed a lot of their favorite brands are similar to mine, such as Rao’s marinara. Yum!


Here are some of the yummy recipes I have made so far from FlavCity’s 5 Ingredient Semi-Homemade Meals!

chicken fried rice plated flavcity

1.) 5 Ingredient Chicken Wild Fried Rice

Here’s a healthier version of fried rice using wild rice and coconut aminos teriyaki sauce as a delicious gluten-free chicken marinade! This dish had awesome flavor and was super easy to make! I am totally using wild rice whenever I can when making fried rice dishes as it was so YUM.

I also love how this recipe explains how you can cut up your own mirepoix onion, celery, and carrot mixture or grab the prechopped package at Trader Joe’s!

Go HERE to Youtube.com and watch Bobby cook this exact meal.


lemon olive oil cake

2.) Gluten-Free Olive Oil Lemon Cake

OMG! If you love lemon, here’s a treat that doesn’t even have granulated sugar and tastes amazing! This zesty cake is sweetened with maple syrup and even has an awesome lemon glaze poured over the top with sliced almonds. The olive oil has a very mellow and light flavor that I really enjoyed.

I went ahead and bought the Paleo baking mix Bobby recommended and it’s so awesome as a quick gluten-free baking option.


maple glazed carrots from FlavCity cookbook in a skillet

3.) Maple Glazed Carrots

These rainbow carrots are honey-glazed bites of heaven as a quick and simple side dish. They are flavored with garlic, honey, orange juice, and tarragon, and disappeared in minutes! I loved using a cast-iron skillet for this dish as the texture was blistered and so delicious!


Are you into cooking keto recipes? They gotcha covered there, too!

keto meal prep by flav city

Bobby & Dessi Parish also wrote a whole keto cookbook called Keto Meal Prep!  There are over 125 low-carb recipes that actually taste GOOD! I have this book too and can’t wait to dive into the keto recipes as well.

Until then, I’m flipping through the pages of this book on the hunt for my next 5-ingredient meal to make!


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Lina has a Bachelor's Degree from Northern Arizona University with 10 years of blogging and photography experience having work featured in Today.com, Martha Stewart, Country Living, Fox News, Buzzfeed, and HGTV.


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Comments 35

  1. MargieL

    I have followed Bobby (aka Flavcity) on Instagram since the beginning of the lockdown. He has some real good tips on better food choices. I am not on a special diet but am always looking for tips on better eating and have taken up many of his ideas. I have the 5 ingredient book and it is really well written and easy to follow for a non-cook like me : )

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Yes so have I! Oh that’s awesome glad you like the book too!

  2. Travelqueen87

    Sounds awesome – wish they’d come out with a vegetarian or vegan cook book!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Great suggestion!

  3. JMcRayde

    I follow his blogs and have watched a TON of his videos on dirty dozen, how to choose the best eggs, etc. He’s very knowledgeable about products and ingredients, what to watch out for in the labeling. I’ve been wanting his cookbook, highly recommend!!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Yes I love those videos too! Thanks for sharing!

  4. frecklelily

    I love watching him cook with Rose!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Yes same! Thanks for sharing!

    • Lexy

      Rose is such a cuttie

  5. Jen

    I have no idea who these people are but you’ve sold me on the cookbook!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Ha!! Yes, thanks Jen! Check them out. They create great content and now this cookbook! <3

    • Bobby(FllavCity)

      ha, i would have bought the book also based upon this review! Enjoy the book.

  6. Raquel

    Yes!!! Love Bobby from FlavCity! He has great videos on youtube about choosing products that are better for you. His instagram page is great, he posts live videos making recipes. And of course, his recipes are amazing!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Awesome! Thanks for sharing Raquel!

  7. Bobby

    I love this review and the dishes look great Lina! Thanks for the love

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Ahh yay!! Thanks so much Bobby! 🙌❤️

  8. KT

    I started watching & following FlavCity recently as well & just got their cookbook @ Sam’s club for $16.98

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Oh nice! Thanks for sharing!

  9. GingerRox

    Thanks, Lina & H2S! I finally got a chance to follow-up on this post and followed your link to check it out. The hardcover cookbook is $17.97 on Amazon today.

  10. runnergirl838

    Absolutely LOVE FlavCity!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Thanks for sharing!

  11. K. Nazario

    Looooove flav city!!! “Keep on cookin!” 🙌🏻

  12. Lexy

    I personally love to watch Bobby’s Costco hauls! On You Tube ❤️

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Yes, i agree!

  13. renee-4

    I’m not seeing it at the sale price on Amazon, is the sale over?

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      It looks like the sale price has ended. Thanks for letting us know! I just updated it.

  14. Madelyn

    I <3 FlavCity with Bobby and his family (Rosie is the smartest little thing) – buy this cookbook – you won't regret it. 13lbs down!

  15. Carol

    I love watching Bobbie, Dessi and Rose on u-tube! I’m a big fan.

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Yay! That’s awesome Carol- thanks for sharing!

  16. Lynn Doty

    I love watching little Rose do the cooking!!!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Yes, she is so cute!

  17. 4boysohmy

    Also $17.99 at Target and buy one get one half off

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Awesome! Thanks for letting us know! We’ve added that to the post!

  18. ElleS

    $17.97 on Walmart.com … Flavcity rocks! I love their YouTube videos!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Thanks for adding that Elle!

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