FOR BABIES & TODDLERS
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Give your baby and toddler the best start in life by feeding them nutrient-rich superfoods in easy-to-prepare recipes created by Shazi Visram – the founder and CEO of Happy Family Organics, one of the fastest-growing organic food companies in the US – with Cricket Azima, founder and CEO of The Creative Kitchen and celebrated chef.
Superfoods — like chia, kale, kiwi and quinoa — are the foundation of Shazi’s enlightened nutrition philosophy because they are nature’s most powerful ingredients that contain notable amounts of vitamins and minerals. The Happy Family Organic Superfoods Cookbook includes 70+ easy-to-follow and prepare baby and toddler meals and snacks. The perfect guide for parents who want to make their little ones homemade food appropriate for optimal development at every stage, the Happy Family Cookbook includes key information on the nutrients and superfoods contained in each recipe, expert tips and sample menus for busy parents, and more.
Recipes for babies (4–12 months)— From single to multi-ingredient vegetable and fruit purees, including Happy Family’s best-selling spinach, mango & pear recipe, to recipes with quinoa, chia, and kale —Shazi’s and Cricket’s superfood recipes will nourish and please every kind of baby.
Recipes for toddlers (1–3 years)— Meals include avocado & chicken whole wheat pizza; 3 bean farro risotto; and baked salmon with peas & rice balls; toddlers will love tasty snacks like strawberry-beet pudding with coconut milk and chia; avocado, melon & mint smoothies; banana, chocolate chip & quinoa muffins; and grilled nut-butter sandwiches with smashed berries.
Almost all recipes in the Happy Family Organic Superfoods Cookbook are allergy-friendly, and we include clear notation of what’s included so parents can pick recipes that work for their children.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Lauded for her entrepreneurial vision and innovation, Shazi Visram’s mission is to positively impact the health of children through early life nutrition. Shazi is the Founder, CEO and Chief Mom of Happy Family, the fastest growing organic food company in the US, and now available in over 30 countries. She was co-author of Happy Baby: The Organic Guide to Baby’s First 24 months with Dr. Robert Sears and Amy Marlow, MPH, RD, CDN. Shazi has been honored as one of Babble’s 100 Moms who are changing the world and lauded by President Obama as “a rockstar of the new economy and a leader we can all emulate.” Shazi is mom to Zane and is expecting a little girl in July.
Cricket Azima is a professional chef who specializes in cooking for and with children, including recipe development and testing. Her children’s cookbook, Everybody Eats Lunch, was published in 2008. In 2014, her classroom cooking curricula, Everybody Can Cook, was published. Cricket is the founder of The Creative Kitchen, a company that hosts hands-on cooking classes and events and produces large-scale family food activations, such as the annual Kids Food Festival, in partnership with the James Beard Foundation. A graduate of NYU, Cricket has a master’s degree in Food Studies and Food Management. Cricket is mom to Kingston.