Veggie from the Start: Easy Vegan and Vegetarian Foods for Babies and Up-Perfect for Baby-Led Weaning Families

Veggie from the Start: Easy Vegan and Vegetarian Foods for Babies and Up-Perfect for Baby-Led Weaning Families

by Rachel Boyett


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More and more families are turning to vegetarian meals to nourish their children—and help save the planet. But when it comes to introducing children to solid foods many parents worry about cutting out meat from the get-go. Veggie from the Start assuages these fears with irresistible recipes that even picky eaters will enjoy. Rooted in the ethos of baby-led weaning, this cookbook is an essential new resource for introducing young children to vegetables—whether your family follows a strictly vegetarian diet or not.

Life-long vegetarian and mother of three Rachel Boyett (@littleveggieeats) makes vegetarian and vegan weaning fun and easy with nutrient-packed recipes that everyone can enjoy. Recipes include age-appropriateness indicators so parents know when to introduce which new foods to their baby. This book will ensure parents can wean their baby as vegetarian or vegan with ease and confidence.

With over 60 delicious meals and snacks, all free from refined sugar and packed with wholesome ingredients, Veggie from the Start is your go-to planet-friendly weaning guide. Not just for babies, these recipes will delight children of all ages. Recipes include Rainbow Pancakes, Breakfast Sushi, Baby Buddha Bowls, Magic Curry, and Apricot and Coconut Bliss Balls, along with specific sections on allergies and the best sources of plant-based protein and iron.

Whether you would like to wean your baby as vegetarian or vegan, or you are looking for creative ways to reduce dairy, meat, and fish in your children’s diet, Veggie from the Start is packed with tips, hacks and advice to make family mealtimes fun, easy, and enjoyable for everyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615196913
Publisher: The Experiment
Publication date: 01/05/2021
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 779,757
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rachel Boyett posts her family veggie and vegan recipes on her popular Instagram @littleveggieeats and blog She is a mother of three and a lifetime vegetarian. When she started weaning she quickly realized that rather than being an extra level of work, weaning was actually really fun and a great opportunity to get creative. Her own style of cooking and recipes has evolved as her family has grown and now she’s a firm believer in one meal for all the family.

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