Jessica Alba to release book

The 30-year-old actress is writing a book on healthy living, set for release in early 2013.

She may be best known for portraying characters on the big screen, but Jessica has turned her hand to writing a lifestyle book.

'It will be easy and fun and I want it to be really colorful,' she told People. 'I’m a crazy foodie.

'I love doing projects with my kids,' she explained. 'Everything in this book will be something meaningful that I’ve incorporated into our lives.'

The book, entitled The Honest Life, will include everything from recipes and design ideas to tips to fill your house with pure, non-toxic materials.

Jessica must be doing something right. She was recently voted 6th best celebrity mum of the year by... you!