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Bring some joy back to the family dinner--simple menus and strategies for healthy and complete meals the whole family will love.
We all strive for a nightly dinner that is both a happy occasion and nutritionally fulfilling, but so often we feel we fall short. Busy family schedules, long work days, and the stress of meal planning leave us feeling overwhelmed and stuck in a mealtime rut. InFeeding a Family, nutritionist and mom Sarah Waldman gives you the tools to reclaim dinner Through forty complete menus organized by season, you'll discover healthy meals that are simple enough that they can be prepared on a busy weeknight. Sarah takes the guess work out of dinner by offering up the sides and desserts that perfectly pair with her entrees. Along the way, she offers tips on mealtime prep, ways to involve the kids, and ideas for turning leftovers into a different meal the next night. Gain confidence in shopping for, planning, and cooking simple, nourishing evening meals for your loved ones so that family dinners can be relaxed and fun."
40 seasonal meals, 100 recipes, and loads of tips and strategies to make weeknight dinners work
Reclaim the family dinner In Feeding a Family, nutritionist and mom Sarah Waldman lays out all the tools you need to break out of the mealtime rut and turn dinner into a nutritionally fulfilling and happy occasion despite busy schedules, long work days, and picky eaters. Through forty complete meals, you ll discover hearty dinners the whole family will love, including:
. A meal for using up the best summer garden produce: Make-ahead Zucchini, Beef, and Haloumi Cheese Skewers with Chimichurri Sauce paired with Tomato, Peach, and Red Onion Panzanella and Lemon-Blackberry Custard
. A cozy and comforting dinner for a frenzied fall day: Creamy Tomato and Spinach Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons and Pear Pie in Cornmeal Crust
. The perfect meal for the busiest night of the week: Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken with Sweet Peas and Lemon-Pecan Shortbread Cookies
. A warming (and fun) winter meal: One-pot Slurpee Noodle Bowls with simple Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Date Truffles for dessert
. Sunday suppers for when you have a bit more time to play in the kitchen, such as Homemade Pasta with Heirloom Tomato Sauce and Pavlova with Blueberries
With suggestions for including older kids in mealtime prep, tips for feeding baby, and ideas for extending ingredients for tomorrow s dinner, Feeding a Family is a playbook that includes the whole family."