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National Nutrition Month Day 9: First Bites

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
  Day 9 of National Nutrition month is a cookbook created by my dear friend and colleague Dana Angelo White who I met on the day her husband proposed to her. Dana, a mother of 3 beautiful girls, makes her own baby food and cooks for her family daily. Her book First Bites lists 50 superfoods for babies and toddlers along with delicious recipes. The recipe Dana shared below is for homemade fruit leather. Although fruit…

National Nutrition Month Day 8: Dinnertime Survival Guide

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0
  For day 8 of National Nutrition Month, I just had to highlight this must-have cookbook by registered dietitian Sally Kuzemchak (AKA Real Mom Nutrition). This popular mealtime heroine was listed among the 10 Dietitian You Need to Follow On Social Media in my latest U.S. News Eat + Run post for good reason. Sally shows moms that it’s okay to be frustrated during mealtime, but she also gives practical tips on…

National Nutrition Month Day 7: You Have It Made

Monday, March 7th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0



For Day 7 of National Nutrition Month I included Ellie Krieger‘s latest cookbook You Have it Made: Delicious, Healthy Do-Ahead Meals. For each recipe, Ellie provides step-by-step instructions for storing in the refrigerator or freezer and instructions for reheating. This is the perfect cookbook for those who are constantly on-the-go. You can take one day over the weekend to cook a few dishes and then have…

National Nutrition Month Day 6: Diabetes Weight Loss Week by Week

Sunday, March 6th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0
  For day 6 of National Nutrition Month, I included a diabetes weight loss book written by Jill Weisenberger who is a certified diabetes expert (CDE). Jill provides science-based diabetes guidance on safe and effective ways for diabetics to lose weight and improve their health. She also provides specific calorie-controlled meal plans along with tasty diabetes-friendly recipes (which are also perfect for…

National Nutrition Month Day 5: Real Baby Food

Saturday, March 5th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0
  For day 5 of my National Nutrition Month series I couldn’t resist including Real Baby Food: East, All-Natural Recipes For Your Baby & Toddler. I made all the baby food for my 3 kiddos and now it’s very trendy to do so. I know my future sister-in-law, who is an avid cook, will definitely want to make her own baby food when the time comes. Jenna Helwig, who is the food editor for Parents magazine…

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