Green Child Magazine Summer2017 | Page 8

look listen read Feeding the Whole Family by Cynthia Lair It can be a challenge to find a cookbook that actually includes recipes your whole family will eat. This book certainly fits the bill. You’ll find practical information on everything from breastfeeding, beginning babies on solid foods, food allergies and intolerances, raising healthy eaters, and the importance of sharing nourishing meals as a family. With more than 200 recipes this revised fourth edition teaches the basics of understanding a balanced whole-foods diet, from grains and beans to meat, dairy, fruits, and vegetables. The Forest Feast for Kids by Erin Gleeson From Erin Gleeson’s gorgeous blog, The Forest Feast, comes this beautiful collection of recipes for kids. With seasonal, vegetarian recipes so simple, even children can make them. With visual charts for common kitchen tools and cutting techniques, you’ll also find recipes for snacks, drinks, salad, sweet and even parties. Some kid-friendly vegetable-heavy favorites are Pepper Pesto Pizza and Kale & Black Bean Tacos. The Other Baby Book: A Natural Approach to Baby’s First Year by Deanna F. Cook With stickers and punch-out pieces, your child will have everything he needs to set up a pretend farm. Gardening tools, plant markers, and a toy tractor for growing, and then they can peddle their wares with signs, price tags, and a shoebox cash register. Fruit and veggie punch-outs do double duty as props and templates to make adorable felt versions to fill up their baskets. Games and activities sprinkled throughout help kids learn while they play. 8