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Feeding the Whole Family: Recipes for Babies, Young Children, and Their Parents Cooking with Whole Foods

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  • Posted September 26, 2009

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    Best Cookbook I Own

    The short version: This book is packed with wholesome, delicious, nutritious meals and has loads of helpful information on choosing and preparing the best foods for you and your family. Perfect for anyone that wants to cook healthy meals. I especially like how it makes accommodations for vegetarians, vegans, and meat-eaters.

    The long version: A few months ago my husband and I decided to try to eat more wholesome, nutritious food. I purchased this book to help us adjust our diet and learn some new meals. It has done that and so much more. The book includes detailed information on the kinds of foods people should eat (and perhaps more importantly, in what ratios). It has also introduced us to several new foods (e.g. quinoa) and seasonings (e.g. tamari) that we now love and keep stocked. We have tried at least half of the recipes in this book, and every single one is delicious.

    The book has lots of helpful information on feeding children and babies, but if you don't have kids you will still find the book completely relevant (we don't have kids). If you do have a family and would like to have leftovers, I recommend that you double the recipes. They seem proportioned for two adults and two young children, but my husband eats a lot and we rarely have more than one lunch portion left.

    In my opinion, the only little downside is that some of the ingredients may not be in your local grocery store (e.g. kombu, a sea vegetable). You may need to go to a nutrition specialty store, like Whole Foods. I don't think this should stop anyone from buying the book, though, because you can make substitutions or just focus on different recipes. Also, we had to adjust to longer cooking times for some of the meals. For example, the book often calls for brown rice, which takes twice as long to cook as white rice. We're also using fresh fruits and vegetables instead of canned or frozen ones, which take longer to prepare. I don't consider this a fault in the book because this is part of the cost to eating healthier - you spend a little more for quality and it takes a little longer to prepare, but the payoff is spectacularly healthy and tasty meals.

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