Everything there is to know about getting your family off to a nutritious start, from birth to school age and beyond.
Whether your son is starting to eat more finger foods as he approaches his first birthday, or you're sending your daughter off to her first soccer practice, giving your family the food they need to live healthy, energetic lives doesn't need to be a source of stress. In Sprout Right Family Food, registered nutritionist Lianne Phillipson clearly explains the simple nutritional steps you can take to maximize the health of your baby, toddler, and the whole family. Learn everything there is to know about starting your baby on solids with ease and confidence, about navigating allergy concerns and food reactions as your little one progresses to family food in the toddler years, and about the importance--for everyone--of eating a rainbow of fruits and vegetables every day.
Sprout Right Family Food is packed with essential nutritional information and over 130 delicious recipes that range from smooth and chunky purées for babies, to energy-packed meals for toddlers including Veggie Pesto Pizza and Go Faster Granola Bars, and timeless healthy family recipes such as Baked Butternut Squash and Garlic Risotto and Corn Coconut and Ginger Soup. Phillipson believes good food and good health go hand in hand, and that learning how to make the best food choices today will ensure long-term health as everyone in your family grows.
LIANNE PHILLIPSON is a registered nutritionist and bestselling author. She is a go-to expert for nutrition quotes, ideas, tips, and articles, and appears regularly on CityTV's Breakfast Television, CTV's Your Morning, CHCH Morning Live, CTVNews.com, and is featured weekly as the nutrition expert on the Jerry Agar Show on NewsTalk1010 radio. She's also a mom to two healthy daughters and helps thousands of families to make healthier choices, one mouthful at a time.
"With vibrant photography, nutrient-dense, delicious recipes for the baby stage and beyond, and most importantly, expert, detailed advice on everything health-conscious new parents want to know about feeding their children, Sprout Right Family Food is a must-have book for nourishing a young family." —Leah Garrad-Cole, author of It All Begins with Food
“A must-have on the cookbook shelf of every family. I spent many nights researching all kinds of things when I was a new mom—all of which Lianne addresses with her signature calm, wise and straight forward approach. As a nutritionist, what I feed my son is a focus in our family, and before this book, there wasn’t one that came close to aligning with our food philosophy. Sprout Right Family Food is now at the top of my list of recommended reads and references for expecting and new parents alike.” —Meghan Telpner, author of UnDiet and The UnDiet Cookbook
"Sprout Right Family Food is one of the most comprehensive nutrition books for raising a healthy, happy family from birth to young adulthood and beyond—in the most delicious and nourishing way. I can’t think of a better gift to give a new parent or caregiver! I look forward to making and sharing these recipes with my own family for years to come." —Joy McCarthy, author of Joyous Health
“In Sprout Right Family Food, Lianne Phillipson balances evidence-based nutrition with a deep sense of loving care for her family--and yours and mine! This book is a must read for every parent, doctor, and patient who is seeking uncomplicated and immediately applicable approaches to the often-confusing world of practical nutrition.” —Dr. Robert Cass, Naturopathic Physician and Master Formulator of Physica Energetics nutritional products