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National Nutrition Month Day 12: Expect the Best

Saturday, March 12th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0
For day 6 of National Nutrition Month, Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD was kind enough to provide a copy of her book Expect the Best: Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During & After Pregnancy. The book explains why it’s important for both the man and woman should be at a healthy weight and eat healthfully before conceiving and discusses how to lose weight safely post pregnancy. It’s perfect for anyone who…

National Nutrition Month Day 11: Plant-Powered For Life

Friday, March 11th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0
  I needed to include one of Sharon Palmer’s cookbooks during National Nutrition Month. Sharon, also known as the Plant Powered Dietitian, has published numerous plant-based cookbooks. In this particular cookbook, you’ll find 125 yummy recipes with over 50 tips for better health. I was recently at a sponsored trip to Napa where Sharon and I got to cook together at the Culinary Institute of America…

National Nutrition Month Day 10: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook

Thursday, March 10th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 1
For Day 10 of National Nutrition Month, I wanted to highlight The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook by the Meal Makeover Moms.  Liz Weiss, M.S., R.D. and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN are the two power women behind Meal Makeover Moms. Coloring books aren’t just for kids anymore. It’s a way adults can now relieve some stress. Plus, the smoothie bowl recipes and mouthwatering! Gena, I know you’ll…

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…