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Clean Eating for Busy Families, revised and expanded

Simple and Satisfying Real-Food Recipes You and Your Kids Will Love

Michelle Dudash


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Paperback (11/1/2012)


Satisfy your whole family with nourishing meals they’ll love. In this revised and expanded version of the top-selling Clean Eating for Busy Families, you'll find even more recipes and photos, streamlined weekly grocery lists, and practical tips for healthy family eating.

All parents know what a struggle mealtimes can be—you want to prepare healthy dishes for your family, but picky eaters, busy schedules, and way-too-long cooking times and ingredient lists always seem to stand in your way.
Clean Eating for Busy Families takes the challenge out of putting delicious food on the family table on a nightly basis by providing you with a clear plan for dinner success.
How does this book work?

It’s Quick: From easy sautés and casseroles, to slow cooker and one-pan meals, all the recipes you’ll find inside list both mode and length of cooking time, so there’s no time wasted trying to calculate the timing for your schedule. Plus, most recipes can be prepared in 30 minutes or less!
It’s Clean: The ever-growing “clean food” movement, which focuses on a healthy, whole foods-based approach to eating, lies at the foundation of this book, so you can be sure you’re feeding your family the very best. From wholesome ingredient lists to nutritional analysis on every recipe, you can feel confident that every meal you prepare is both nutrient-rich and calorie-conscious. Options for plant-based, gluten-free, and dairy-free alternatives are also listed wherever possible.
It’s Green: Featuring eco-friendly tips, along with information on how to go green while shopping and cooking, you’ll find it a cinch to keep your family happy and stay eco-conscious.
And most importantly…it’s delicious! From Orange Peel Chicken & Broccoli Stir-fry with Brown Rice to Baja Fish Tacos with Pico de Gallo and Summer Berry Slump with Vanilla Greek Yogurt, you’ll enjoy night after night of delicious home cooking—without any of the hassle. Get started creating new and exciting dishes for your family today!

Praise For Clean Eating for Busy Families, revised and expanded: Simple and Satisfying Real-Food Recipes You and Your Kids Will Love

 “You need this book in your kitchen! In Clean Eating for Busy Families, Michelle Dudash completely relates to parents who want to feed themselves and their kids real food and get great tasting meals on the table in 30 minutes. I especially love the variety of vegetarian and vegan recipes”.

- Teresa Strasser, Emmy-winning host of nationally syndicated entertainment show â??The Listâ?-

“As a mom, chef and dietitian Michelle Dudash gets it—you want delicious food that's quick, healthy and family-friendly, and in this beautiful book, packed with recipes and tips, she totally delivers!”

- Ellie Krieger, MS, RDN, host of â??Ellie's Real Good Foodâ? and two-time James Beard Foundation Winner-

“Busy parents rejoice! This inspiring book proves that feeding your family well can be as easy as it is delicious.”

- Jenna Helwig, Food Editor at Parents magazine and author of Baby-Led Feeding-

“By providing healthy and delicious meal plans, this book is a lifesaver for today’s parents who are short on time but long on good intentions!”

- Roshini Raj, MD, Medical Editor, Health magazine, Today show contributor, Associate Professor of Med-

“Love this book! Michelle Dudash clearly has the magic touch with family-friendly recipes that are healthy, too. The combinations of fresh flavors and bright colors in every dish, along with their simplicity and ease, will bring everybody to the dinner table ready to enjoy! I also love the smart cooking tips and tricks that are in the book! Perfect for experienced and less-experienced cooks alike”.

- Abby Langer RD, Contributor to SELF, Owner of Abby Langer Nutrition-

“Michelle Dudash is the real deal — a pro about nutrition and in the kitchen — and her book reflects that. Jam-packed with tips on everything from feeding picky kids to eating sustainably, it's the book I wish I'd had when my own journey as a parent began. The fact that Michelle is a busy mom herself means the book is also immensely practical, with approachable (and delicious) recipes on every page.”

- Katie Sullivan Morford, MS, RD, author of Rise & Shine and Best Lunch Box Ever-

“Michelle used her experience as a nutritionist, chef, and mom to create recipes that are easy, wholesome, AND something the whole family will actually eat and LOVE. This really is the ultimate family guidebook on What to Eat for Dinner...and beyond!”

- Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, author of The Superfood Swap and nutrition consultant to Shape and People-

“This kid-tested collection of recipes blends Michelle's expertise as a chef with her practical perspective as a mom. She makes it doable for families to make simpler, healthier, and more sustainable choices, even on busy weeknights”.

- Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD, author of The 101 Healthiest Foods For Kids and blog Real Mom Nutrition-

"To win the battle of healthy family eating, you need this book! Michelle Dudash writes recipes that are delicious, healthy, and most importantly, doable for the everyday working parent”.

- Chi-Lan Lieu, Lifestyle and Tech Contributor to â??The Talkâ? and host of HGTVâ??s â??Living Abroadâ?-

Fair Winds Press, 9781592338610, 192pp.

Publication Date: March 5, 2019

About the Author

Michelle Dudash, RDN, is an award-winning registered dietitian nutritionist, Cordon Bleu-certified chef, contributor to Food Network’s Healthy Eats blog, healthy recipe columnist for The Arizona Republic, and television personality. Her recipes and articles have appeared in Men’s Journal, Diabetic Living, EatingWell, Shape, SELF, and Better Homes and Gardens. She is frequently quoted in publications such as Women’s Health, The Washington Post, WebMD, Forbes, Today, Bon Appetit, Prevention, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, and Women’s World and has appeared nationally on The Doctors, The Chew, The ListFOX and FriendsBetterCavuto, and Radio Disney. She is the author of the cookbook Clean Eating for Busy Families.
Michelle has cooked at a Mobil Five Star restaurant and was a private chef serving guests including English royalty. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor of science in dietetics, and a few years later she earned her toque from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. She lives in Carmel, Indiana, with her husband and two daughters.
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