THE BACK IN THE SWING COOKBOOK, 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION: Recipes for Eating and Living Well Every Day After Breast Cancer

Barbara C. Unell and Judith Fertig

Andrews McMeel Publishing
September 26, 2023
ISBN-13: 978-1524882471



Barbara C. Unell is the founder of Back in the Swing and the author of 17 books about healthy family living. The creator of many national publications and nonprofit programs, she has been an educator and media contributor on social issues around the country, appearing on Oprah, NPR, Good Morning America, and NBC Nightly News, and in the New York Times.

Judith Fertig is a food lifestyle writer and cookbook author. She has written for Bon Appetit, Eating Well, Saveur, Vegetarian Times, and the New York Times. Her previous books include Prairie Home Cooking and Prairie Home Breads, as well as six BBQ titles she coauthored with Karen Adler.

The 10-year anniversary edition of the groundbreaking and award-winning The Back in the Swing Cookbook answers the number-one question on every cancer survivor’s mind: “How do I safely and smartly get back in the swing of life every day after experiencing breast cancer.” 

Completely revised and updated, this life-affirming book is full of 150 feel-good recipes that are easy to prepare, with fresh ingredients specifically designed to help breast cancer survivors get back in the swing of joyful, healthy living. Some of these include:

  • Celebration Chocolate Cake 
  • Pomegranate Sparkler and Aztec Guacamole with Chips
  • Provencal Salmon Aioli Platter 
  • Island Fish Tacos with Fresh Pineapple Salsa
  • Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes, Kale, and Herbs  

In addition to fabulous food and drinks, the beautiful pages include luscious photographs and fun-to-read, smart, friendly nuggets on topics ranging from genetics, lifestyle choices, and the environment to the influence of all three on living a full and happy life. Every page is brilliantly designed to nurture your mind, body, and spirit with new information not found in any other cookbook. It is a special gift of goodness to give oneself, a friend, a coworker, or a family member that will reap healthy rewards for a lifetime.