Synopses & Reviews
FIRST BITES is a "cheat sheet" approach to introducing 50 superfoods into baby and toddler diets, with tips and recipes to show parents how to raise healthy eaters for life.
FIRST BITES is the quick and easy reference guide that all parents can keep on hand to whip up tasty and nutritious meals for their babies and toddlers in no time. Recipes are designed to help to foster healthy eating habits and create a diet filled with 50 fresh, minimally processed superfoods that are just as delicious as they are healthy. In this book, fruit and veggies take center stage in new and exciting ways, yet parents will also learn to create healthy spins on classic kid favorites like mac and cheese, pizza, chicken fingers and cupcakes.
FIRST BITES offers all the tools parents need to turn the naturally healthy foods they have on hand into delectable breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks designed to encourage youngsters to become strong and healthy eaters for a lifetime.
“Whites focus on the known 50 superfoods will get everyone off to a great start. Bon Appetit!”
Includes bibliographical references (p. 561-568) and indexes.
About the Author
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC
is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer, nutrition and fitness consultant, and mother to a 2-year old and a 4 year old. She specializes in culinary nutrition for children and adults, recipe development and sports nutrition.
Dana works closely with chefs and authors to develop creative and healthy recipes for cookbooks, magazines and menus. She is the nutrition expert for Food Network.com and founding contributor for Food Networks Healthy Eats Blog. She has worked as nutrition consultant for Follow Productions on seasons 2 and 3 of Bobby Deens show Not My Mamas Meals. She has worked as a media spokesperson for Cooking Light Magazine and has made appearances on Good Day Street Talk, Food Network.com, Access Hollywood and GMA Health. In October 2013, Dana was named to Sharecares list of Top 10 Social HealthMakers on Nutrition. Dana is an assistant clinical faculty member and sports dietitian at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. She also conducts workshops and cooking demonstrations for fitness organizations and schools from preschool to college.
Danas recipes and articles have been featured on Food Network.com, Cooking Light.com, Diet TV.com, VarsityParenting.com, Todays Dietitian, SHAPE, SEVENTEEN, Maxim and Prevention magazine. She has created meal plans and recipes for books including Energy To Burn: The Ultimate Food and Nutrition Guide to Fuel Your Active Life (2009), Tell Me What To Eat If I Am Trying To Conceive (2011), Extra Lean (2011) and Extra Lean Family (2012) by Mario Lopez.