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Responsible, compassionate guidance and sound nutritional advice for parents of vegetarian kids
"A must-have for anyone who understands that how we feed our children says a lot about who they will become."
--John Robbins, author of the bestsellers Diet for a New America and The Food Revolution
"Ultimate guide for fit, healthy families . . . required reading for every parent--whether vegetarian or not!"
--Jay Gordon, M.D., FAAP, pediatrician and author of Good Food Today, Great Kids Tomorrow
Vegetarianism is more than just a dietary decision; it's a lifestyle choice. But establishing that lifestyle within the bounds of ever-changing family dynamics can be a challenge. Perhaps you're a new parent concerned about imposing your vegetarian lifestyle on your baby, or you may be the head of a meat-eating family confused by your child's recent decision to become a vegetarian. With the compassionate, authoritative advice in Raising Vegetarian Children, every parent--regardless of his or her dietary preference--will discover how to achieve healthy harmony in a vegetarian household.
With nutrient-rich recipes for everything from breads to spreads, enticing entrées to delectable desserts, you'll meet and even exceed your child's dietary requirements. These veggie meals will smooth an infant's transition to solid foods or soothe the most finicky teen palate. In addition to nutritional needs, you'll learn to address the social and emotional aspects of vegetarianism, including:
Joanne Stepaniak, M.S. Ed., is the author of The Vegan Sourcebook, Being Vegan, and nine other vegetarian cookbooks.
Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian and the coauthor of Becoming Vegetarian, Cooking Vegetarian, and Becoming Vegan.
I really wanted to like this more than I did. The book had a lot less healthy tips on how to feed your kid vegetarian and a lot more touchy-feely how to be supportive of your... Read morePublished 5 months ago by L. Macafee
Sent this book to my son who has 5 vegan children. He enjoyed itPublished 6 months ago by Karen Michelle Lashley
Not what I was expecting deals with emotions more than lifestylePublished 7 months ago by Kuttnup250
Great informative resource. Whether you are a full-on vegan family or just want to add more fresh basic foods (fruits and veggies) for your children this is a great book to have.Published 12 months ago by lynnbbr
My cousin's wife recommended this book to me when I made the switch to veganism. It is a great resource, full of information and tips and tricks that make sure your pickiest of... Read morePublished 22 months ago by K. Clifton
All of the recipes I have tried from this book have been delicious! The text I have not read cover to cover but love the nutritional guidelines and info.Published 23 months ago by Marleen Caldwell
Gave them both to new mothers that wanted to raise their child the vegetarian way. Both mothers were delighted and said I always give wonderful gifts.Published on July 12, 2013 by patricia m walsh
I have nothing against being vegan, my husband is vegan. But this book is a vegan book with vegetarian adjustments. It's simply not what I ordered and expected.Published on February 15, 2013 by Pratima