Tame your sugar cravings with these simple, low-sugar recipes that emphasize natural ingredients and support healthy eating habits for you and your family.
In Mom’s Sugar Solution, you’ll learn how much sugar is acceptable, how to spot hidden sugars on food labels, and how to get your family involved in a low-sugar lifestyle. With advice from family nutritionist Laura Chalela Hoover about the best ways to minimize sugar in a child’s diet, you can be sure you’re making the right decisions for your family’s health.
You’ll find 150 kid-friendly recipes for everything from breakfast to dessert, as well as recommended swaps for foods containing high amounts of hidden sugar, including drinks and condiments. With easy and delicious recipes that range from Peachy Cream Pancakes, Cinnamon Smoothies, Corn Bread Mini Muffins, and Crispy Fish Fingers, Mom’s Sugar Solution makes it possible to eat healthier and still enjoy the foods you love.
Laura Chalela Hoover, MPH, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist and the creator of the popular Smart Eating for Kids program, featuring simple recipes and achievable nutrition tips. A respected wellness coach, nutrition speaker, and consultant, Laura’s mission is to empower families to eat well within the reality of everyday life. Her crave-worthy recipes feature wholesome, plant-based foods and unfussy ingredients that make people feel good. Laura lives in Chicago with her husband and two kids. She is the author of Mom’s Sugar Solution.
"Tips and tricks for taming your family’s sweet tooth, and serve up recipes for kids’ favorite foods made with less sugar. You won’t believe how sweet and delicious food can be without the added sugar! Laura’s book … provides lower-sugar alternatives to kid favorites … including dessert. Yes, we can all have our cake and eat a portion of it too!"
– Liz’s Healthy Table
"You can feel good knowing that a food and nutrition expert created these recipes … Mom’s Sugar Solution gives simple ways to make your own favorite dishes without all the sugar you’d find in a version found in the store. I now have an entire cookbook with ideas that are also within my very limited prep and cooking time-frame. Mom’s Sugar Solution helped me …look forward to our family mealtime again."
– The Style Du Jour
"Swimming, road trips, catching fireflies, playing in the park—no matter what your family’s fave summer activities are, there are usually treats involved. No doubt you want your family to enjoy something sweet without the sugar rush (and crash), so we tapped … Mom’s Sugar Solution for best strategies to find that balance. Start with these three recipes—they bring all the indulgent flavor, minus the sugar bomb."
– Clean Plates Magazine
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