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  • Published: 17 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9781944515829
  • Imprint: Blue Star Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160

Drinking for Two

Nutritious Mocktails for the Mom-To-Be



45+ nutritious mocktail recipes carefully crafted with purpose to maximize flavor, deliver essential nutrients and antioxidants, and target common pregnancy symptoms, all leading to a healthy pregnancy. For women who are trying to conceive, pregnant, or breastfeeding, Drinking for Two provides delicious, nutritious alternatives to plain old seltzer water.

Selected as one of Food Network's "Best Healthy Cookbooks of 2019" and as a "favorite must-read" by The Bump, Drinking for Two is perfect for pregnant women, the health conscious new mom, or any woman just trying to stay healthy. It also makes a great baby shower or pregnancy gift!

This mocktail recipe book features 45+ delicious, plant-based recipes carefully crafted to deliver essential nutrients and antioxidants, and target common pregnancy symptoms, all leading to a healthy pregnancy.

With recipes for flat, bubbly, apres-dinner, and warm comfort drinks, registered dietitians Diana Licalzi and Kerry Criss carefully developed and tested each mocktail to include whole foods and all-natural sweeteners. Quick-to-prepare recipes (including many that are gluten free!) feature plant-based and everyday ingredients that are healthy for mom and baby, accompanied by notes to highlight the benefits of various ingredients with respect to common pregnancy symptoms like nausea and swelling. The book also features other valuable nutrition information to help women modify their diets and stay healthy throughout their pregnancy.

Recipes include:
• No Way Rose
• Mocktail Mule
• Ging-osa
• Virgin Mary
• Sour Mock-a-rita
• ...and many more

  • Published: 17 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9781944515829
  • Imprint: Blue Star Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160

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Praise for Drinking for Two

"As a registered dietitian nutritionist and author in fertility nutrition, it excites me to see a book like this hitting the shelves! Not only do the authors provide credible, research based information to guide their recommendations, but also offer incredible recipes (with nutrition tips) to inspire readers to take hold (and enjoy) their journey to (and through) pregnancy!" - Elizabeth Shaw MS RDN CLT CPT, Author of Fertility Foods Cookbook and Founder of ShawSimpleSwaps.com, a website and support community for maternal health (@bumps2baby) Say goodbye to boring prenatal beverages! Drinking for Two gives moms-to-be something to get excited about - delicious, healthy, and fun drinks to celebrate their special time. We’ll cheers to that! - Whitney English and Alexandra Caspero, founders of Plant-Based Juniors Diana and Kerry have created a fun, useful and absolutely stunning collection of mocktail recipes. In Drinking for Two, they combine the basic steps for mixology with reliable, evidence-based nutrition advice for moms to be. I love the creative uses for ingredients, clever names for drinks and how they manage to highlight the attributes of classic cocktails, without the alcohol. Where was this book when I was pregnant?! - Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC cookbook author, culinary nutrition expert and mom of 3   "Drinking for Two is much more than the title implies. Yes, this book is filled with recipes and gorgeous photos for mouth-watering mocktails, but it also serves up easy-to-understand advice about how to have a healthy pregnancy. Kerry and Diana's clever concoctions are delicious, nutritious, and good to the last drop!" -Elizabeth Ward, MS, RDN, Author Expect the Best, Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During, and After Pregnancy

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