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From the authors of the New York Times bestselling Forks Over Knives Plan comes a complete guide to a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle for your entire family, with more than 125 delicious kid-friendly recipes and tips for raising a whole-foods-loving child in a junk-food-laden world.
After the trailblazing film Forks Over Knives helped spark a medical and nutritional revolution, more and more people continue to adopt a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle. Now, Doctors Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman share those same values for the entire family. Filled with more than 125 quick and easy recipes, helpful tips, and the latest in scientific findings, The Forks Over Knives Family teaches you why whole food, plant-based eating is the best way to keep your family healthy and well-nourished.
With a comprehensive look at every stage of a child’s development, the Forks Over Knives team will help get kids on track to a sustainable, whole foods lifestyle. Beginning with pregnancy, through birth and childhood, and continuing into the teenage years, this guide tackles all the most important topics to keep your children healthy, from dealing with allergies to traveling to sleepovers. The book addresses major obstacles and parenting concerns such as: Are supplements and vitamins necessary? Is my kid eating enough? How can we transition to plant-based living with a house full of kids? What about birthday parties and play dates?
With easy-to-understand tips and tricks for a clean, sustainable lifestyle, The Forks Over Knives Family is the in-depth, go-to guide for the whole household to have healthier, more nutritious lives.
About the Author
Alona Pulde, MD, and Matthew Lederman, MD, both specialize in nutritional and lifestyle medicine. Together they have created the lifestyle-improvement program used in their medical center and for patients in the film Forks Over Knives. They also authored Keep It Simple, Keep It Whole, and the New York Times bestseller The Forks Over Knives Plan. Matt and Alona currently live together in Los Angeles with their daughters Kylee (age four) and Jordan (age two) while working with Whole Foods Market overseeing various health and wellness projects.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Why the Forks Over Knives Family? ix
Part I The Forks Over Knives Family Guide
Chapter 1 You're Having a Baby! 3
Chapter 2 Your Baby's First Year 19
Chapter 3 Beyond the First Year 29
Chapter 4 How to Help Your Family Make the Forks Over Knives Transition 47
Chapter 5 Out of the House and on the Road 59
Part II The Forks Over Knives Family Recipes
Introduction to the Recipes 79
Wraps, Roll-Ups, and Burgers 118
Side Dishes 146
Soups and Stews 157
Baked and Stuffed 171
Pasta and Noodles 184
Amazing Grains 199
Quick and Easy 215
Dips, Spreads, Sauces, and Dressings 224