Nurturing the Body
Cookbook: Often times, traditional recipes, made with less
processed foods (and lots of love) can be quite healthful. Many yummy and easy Turkish
recipes can be found at Binnur's Turkish Cookbook website.
is chock-full of Pakistani recipes—but we’re sure your Mom’s recipes
are better. ;)
My Persian Kitchen:
Unless you live in a major city or have Persian friends, you
probably haven’t had the chance to experience one of the gems of the Muslim
culinary world, Persian cooking. My Persian Kitchen has lots of recipes to get
One of the most respected nutritionists of the past 25 or so years is Ellyn Satter.
She is both a psychotherapist and nutritionist. Her website is chock full of advice
on healthful eating — as well as when to be concerned about weight (if a child has
always been at the 5th percentile (or the 95th percentile), she is not as concerned
as if a child has large increases or decreases in weight). One thing she firmly
believes in, is the Division of Responsibility in Feeding. Adults choose what food
to provide, kids choose how much to eat. Her advice has proven effective (published
journal studies) for both kids who are “under” and “overweight”.
Read more at http://www.ellynsatter.com/ellyn-satters-division-of-responsibility-in-feeding-i-80.html
By Dr. Sears
Dr. William Sears website, AskDrSears.com, has lots of advice
on healthful eating and nutrition. Dr. Sears is a board-certified pediatrician who
authored along with his wife, numerous NY Times best-selling books on parenting.
For Moms who are breastfeeding or weaning their children, KellyMom is full of evidence-based information.
The site was started by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant—and
has grown to be the go-to place for women who are nursing and need advice.
The Sneaky Chef
Missy Chase Lapine is a food author who has written numerous books as “The
Sneaky Chef.” She advocates giving your family food they already love, but
with healthy additions. Her website has lots of free recipes, and her books
are readily available in most libraries.
If you (or your kids) are adopting a vegan approach, VeganDad's blog is filled with lots of
free, yummy recipes. He stopped blogging in January 2013, but hundreds of recipes
are still there.
Ellie Krieger is a Registered Dietician, best-selling cookbook author, and Food
Network star. The Food Network website still
hosts many of her healthy, family friendly recipes.