The Tenderloin Cooking School: Smart Meals for Small Spaces is a cookbook reflecting the spirit and ingenuity of San Francisco’s dense Tenderloin and Mid-Market neighborhoods. Each delicious recipe, perfected by neighborhood residents, is inexpensive and can be made without a stovetop or oven. Throughout, residents also share stories of cooking and their own journeys to a healthy life. Whether you live in one of these vibrant neighborhoods or far away, this book will inspire you, too, to cook for health! This cookbook highlights the ingenuity of San Francisco residents and demonstrates a grassroots effort to move this community towards healthier food choices. The recipes showcase how to integrate fresh ingredients and healthy foods into daily meals, even if a fully operational kitchen is not available. This cookbook was created by residents and providers from the Tenderloin neighborhood and illustrates how healthy cooking can become a part of anyone’s life with a few basic pieces of cooking equipment, some inspiration, and some fresh ingredients.