Susie started baking omega-3 rich cookies for her family shortly after writing The Queen Of Fats
, her history of the omega-3 fatty acid research (University of California Press, 2006). She used the fact that flax seed meal, walnuts, and canola oil are rich in omega-3s to adapt favorite family recipes. Soon friends were asking her for her delicious and satisfying treats. Thus a science writer became a baker, and Susie's Smart Cookie
The journal Nature
called The Queen of Fats
Mehmet Oz says it is "a must-read for discerning (and healthy) readers".
Michael Pollan calls is, "A fascinating nutritional detective story."