Mayim shares her favorite vegan recipes for traditional Jewish dishes such as veganized honey cake, sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts), hamantaschen and more. She doesn't spare the deliciousness or heimishe taste of so many dishes she grew up.
Many of us know the struggles and challenges of raising our children to be healthy eaters when the outside world presents all sorts of conflicting messages. Mayim Bialik has teamed up with Dr. Jay Gordon to help parents face those challenges head on. Interested in providing nutritious, delicious meals for your kids? Take their advice. Because, believe it or not, your child will eat greens if you just try a fruit-sweetened green smoothie.
From dispelling myths about a vegan diet to tackling the food pyramid, Bialik and Gordon outline how your family can eat healthier even on your busiest days. But dont mistake this for a diet diatribe: this lively book offers 100 fuss-free recipes that will please everyone from the pickiest eaters to the savviest palates. This comprehensive guide helps parents set a foundation for lifelong healthy and delicious eating.
About the authors:
Mayim Hoya Bialik, Ph.D, CLEC is best known for her lead role in the 1990s NBC sitcom "Blossom," as well as for her portrayal of the young Bette Midler in "Beaches." She currently co-stars as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS' "The Big Bang Theory." Bialik received a Ph.D. in Neuroscience in 2007 from UCLA, specializing in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome. She is the celebrity spokesperson for the Holistic Moms Network. She is the co-founder and chair of youth branch of the Jewish Free Loan Association, and is devoted to a lifestyle of attachment parenting, home schooling, vegan cooking, and Jewish text study. She lives in Los Angeles with her family.
Jay Gordon, MD, FAAP, IBCLC is a pediatrician and teaching and attending faculty member at UCLA's Medical School. Dr. Gordon did his Senior Fellowship in Pediatric Nutrition at Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York City. In addition to treating patients in his busy practice in Santa Monica, he participates in the training of medical students and residents, lectures all over the world, writes books, and writes a monthly column for Fit Pregnancy magazine. He has contributed to "New York Parent, Parenting" magazine, and has been quoted in the "LA Times, New York Times, " and the " London Times." Dr. Gordon served as CBS TV's Medical Consultant for Children's programming. He lives in Southern California.