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New York Times best-selling author Vani Hari inspires you with over 100 recipes and everything you need to feed your family in a way that will foster a love for REAL food for life.
The multimillion dollar food industry has used their vast resources to target parents, convincing them that it’s difficult to feed their children good food. But here’s the truth: parenting is difficult, but feeding your children simple, healthy, real food shouldn’t be.
In Food Babe Family, Vani dispels popular myths about feeding our kids; offers more than 100 delicious recipes that make it simple to put healthy, real food on the table; and helps parents start children on a lifelong path of making good food choices.
From Pumpkin Muffins to Taco Salad Cups, Zucchini Pizza Bites, “Chick-fil-A” Chicken Nuggets and Waffle Fries, and even Homemade “Oreos,” Food Babe Family proves it’s not only possible, but fun to eat real food without artificial dyes, high fructose corn syrup, and other nasty ingredients.
Includes tips and tricks, such as how to:
- Navigate the food in schools and daycares
- Deal with "picky eaters"
- Make mealtime fun for kids, without the processed foods
- Eat out hassle-free and healthfully at restaurants
- And more!
About the Author
Vani Hari is a revolutionary food activist, a New York Times best-selling author, co-founder of the organic food brand Truvani, and was named one of the “Most Influential People on the Internet” by Time magazine. Hari started FoodBabe.com to spread information about what is really in the American food supply. She teaches people how to make the right purchasing decisions at the grocery store, how to live an organic lifestyle, and how to travel healthfully around the world. Visit her online at: foodbabe.com
This is not your average cookbook. This is like having Vani by your side in the kitchen to help you feed your family delicious, healthy, real food. Vani has a passion for telling the truth about what we eat and busting food myths—all while offering practical and delicious alternatives. From healthy school lunches to weeknight dinners everyone can get excited about, she’ll help you feed your family simple, healthy, real food.
— Gabby Bernstein, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Universe Has Your Back
Food Babe Family is a powerful resource for all parents. Vani removes many of the obstacles we parents experience trying to navigate the best ways to institute healthy eating for our children. I appreciate that she doesn't make it about "healthy eating" but a natural way to make this a lifestyle for you and your children. There are enough recipes to cater to every family's preferences, and as a bonus, she arms you with the tools to navigate the grocery store. I admire Vani's continued commitment to helping us all live and eat better.
— Gabby Reece, New York Times best-selling author and host of the #1 mental health podcast The Gabby Reece Show
Finally, a comprehensive guide to the grocery store, fridge, pantry and kitchen serving up the knowledge that can keep our children safe from the hidden harms in our food system. All the while providing fun and delicious recipes that will delight their picky palettes. Vani Hari has done it again with Food Babe Family. Every parent and grandparent needs to read and follow her advice to raise healthy, focused children.
— Mark Hyman, MD, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Young Forever
Vani is my go-to expert for transparency in the food industry. Food Babe Family has all the hot tips and advice to inspire any kid to love real food from day one. Vani is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to family food and the recipes throughout are drool-worthy. Every parent needs this book in their arsenal.
— Catherine McCord, entrepreneur, author, founder of Weelicious + One Potato
Vani Hari has been a go-to resource for myself and so many others. The information she shares about the food industry is so important to be aware of, and her work is helping to educate people to ultimately make better choices and advocate for themselves.
— Melissa Wood-Tepperberg, founder of Melissa Wood Health
This cookbook will be mandatory reading for my patients. It is more than a cookbook. Aside from recipes, Vani presents many options for raising healthy eaters, including how to start feeding solids to babies, tips for picky eaters, traveling with kids, dealing with holidays, and so much more. The recipes contain simple ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes that families can make together. Raising healthy kids does not have to be hard; we just need the right guidance. And this is what you will find in this book.
— Ana-Maria Temple, MD, holistic pediatrician and author of Healthy Kids in an Unhealthy World
Food Babe Family belongs in the kitchen of every family who wants to know how to use the power of food as medicine to raise the healthiest, happiest kids possible. As a holistic pediatrician and mom, I know firsthand the challenges of navigating an ultra-processed world where the food industry definitely does not have our kids' best interests in mind. So much more than a cookbook, Food Babe Family will help families learn how to make the food choices that actually help their kids thrive!
Vani has real-life, practical tips and tricks, and kid-friendly, mama-approved recipes to help your kids learn how to love real food from the start. And when real life gets in the way with birthday parties, holiday travel, or your kids just wanting that rainbow-colored unicorn drink that all their friends are having, Vani shows parents and kids how to navigate food choices with ease. Thank you, Vani, for helping parents like me who want our families to eat real food, "like a Food Babe Family," and have fun, too!
— Elisa Song, MD, integrative pediatrician, founder of Healthy Kids Happy Kids
Several years ago I had an opportunity to watch Vani speak to an incredible holistic-minded audience. Simply put, I was inspired by her message. I’m not surprised she finally wrote her message for all to hear, not just for us, but most importantly for future generations, our children.
Vani’s latest contribution to the world, this book combines a love of real, wholesome recipes, food for thought, and a smart resource that guides parents through our overly processed world so that families may flourish. Food Babe Family is essential reading for parents at any stage of their health journey. Vani so eloquently exemplifies foundational health for kids, living a life the way nature intended. Thank you, Vani. Truly, Thank you.
— Dr. Ashley Mayer, Family Physician and Founder of Dr. Green Mom®️
Vani knocks it out of the park once again! This is so much more than a cookbook. It’s a “how-to-feed-your-family” including on the go. One of the hardest things about eating well is eating on the go . . . or when you’re traveling. My favorite part of this whole book is Vani walking you through how to do that. Everyone needs this book . . . it’s like having the food babe in your back pocket!
— Jamie Glowacki, author and internationally recognized potty-training and parenting expert.