Organic Baby & Toddler Cookbook
By Lizzie Vann
DK Publishing, 2001
Fresh, additive-free, natural foods are essential for the healthy development of all children. Now every parent can prepare tasty and nutritious meals with the Organic Baby & Toddler Cookbook.
This book provides recipes for children from birth to preschool age. The over 50 quick and easy recipes and menu plans are carefully adapted for every stage of your child’s development. Each section outlines essential superfoods for each age stage and provides appetizing recipes for healthy, satisfying meals. From fruit purees for your baby to healthy snacks and independent food choices for the toddler, the recipes included here please the whole family. Advice for vegetarians and children with special dietary needs is featured throughout. The Organic Baby & Toddler Cookbook explains the benefits of organic food for you, your child and the environment.
Author Lizzie Vann explains that young children are particularly vulnerable to the harmful effects of pesticides, additives, and genetically modified ingredients in food. Vann, founder of Baby Organix in the UK, a pioneering organic baby-food company, explains how to avoid these dangerous substances. She offers helpful tips on deciphering food labels, identifies the most harmful additives to avoid, and gives advice on where to shop for organic products and which organic staples to buy.
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