Drinking for Two: Nutritious Mocktails for the Mom-To-Be (Hardcover)
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Selected as a "Favorite Must-Read Pregnancy Book" by The Bump, this plant-based mocktail recipe book is perfect for pregnant women and the health-conscious new mom.
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.
• No Way Rose
• Mocktail Mule
• Virgin Mary
• Sour Mock-a-rita
• ...and many more
About the Author
Diana Licalzi, MS, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and holds a master’s degree in Nutrition Science and Policy from Tufts University. Originally from Puerto Rico, Diana is dedicated to helping the Hispanic community meet their nutrition and health goals. She co-founded ReversingT2D, an online platform that provides nutritional guidance for individuals with pre- and type 2 diabetes. Diana also has experience working as a dietitian at Boston Medical Center, InsideTracker, and UC San Diego Health. You’ll often find Diana outside—running, hiking, or practicing yoga—or experimenting in the kitchen.
Kerry Benson, MS, RD, LDN, is a registered dietitian and holds a master’s degree in Nutritional Epidemiology from Tufts University. Prior to becoming a dietitian, she earned a master’s degree in Behavioral Neuroscience and worked in a research lab for more than six years studying the effects of alcohol exposure during pregnancy on the developing brain. This experience sparked her interest in the topic of drinking, particularly in the context of pregnancy, and inspired her to embark on an alcohol-free journey. She is a licensed dietitian in the state of Pennsylvania and lives with her husband and two cats.
"Each recipe is equally as delicious as it is nutrient-packed, meaning you can enjoy them through pregnancy, breastfeeding and beyond. Plus, some recipes might even help combat nausea (score!). Mocktail, anyone?"
"Best Healthy Cookbooks of 2019"
-The Food Network
"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
"Drinking For Two is a fun cookbook that has creative mocktail recipes that any pregnant woman can enjoy. The photos showcase the deliciousness of every mocktail, and each recipe has an insightful culinary tip, many of which help reduce food waste. This cookbook is a perfect gift for any expectant mother. I wish I had a copy when I was pregnant with my three kids!" -Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND award-winning nutrition expert and Wall Street Journal best selling author of The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook, The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook, Smart Meal Prep For Beginners, and The Greek Yogurt Kitchen