What should we feed those we love? How can we get our children to eat what's best for them? Feeding The Whole Family tells how. Includes over 150 simple whole foods recipes with tips on how to adapt dishes for baby. Index,glossary and nutritional analysis of recipes included as well as tips on starting solids, packing lunchboxes and eating organically. Paperback; 320 pages.
For nearly 15 years, Cynthia Lair's iconic cookbook Feeding the Whole Family has been the source for parents who want to cook one healthy meal for the entire family, including babies. Feeding the Whole Family starts with the basics of creating a whole foods diet, from understanding grains and beans to determining what meats are acceptable to eat. Lair then applies these lessons to cooking for young children and babies aged six months and older. In each recipe, Lair offers special instruction on how to adapt it so that younger children can enjoy the dish while parents can eat a more complicated version. All recipes utilize easy-to-find ingredients, are simple to follow, and will be enjoyable for both child and parent. With a new foreword by Mothering magazine's editor and founder Peggy O'Mara, Feeding the Whole Family is a necessary staple for all families.
Cynthia Lair's work has appeared in national magazines including Mothering. A popular teacher of cooking classes at Sur Le Table and elsewhere, she lives in Seattle. Peggy O'Mara lives in TK.
"This book is a great educational resource for a unique approach on cooking for your family. Lair, once a nutrition counselor, walks you through her simple recipes that every member of your family will enjoy, as well, provides nutritional information for healthy eating. In every recipe, she offers suggestions on how to prepare the dish so that younger children can enjoy the meal with a quick alternative to the parents more sophisticated version. The recipes are creatively written, with beautiful illustrations."
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