Families today are overstressed and overworked, resulting in a reliance on quick processed foods and drive-through meals. Family meals are happening less frequently, and the use of fad diets to lose weight and get healthy is increasing, especially among kids and teenagers. An astonishing number of diets fail, leaving us feeling defeated and frustrated.
Kindred Table includes:
- Comprehensive guidance especially tailored for families, with tips for how introducing the intuitive approach to young children and teens
- A special section on gentle nutrition—how to eat healthier as a family without feeling deprived or restricted
- Tips for coming together for family meals, trying new foods, and reducing pickiness without a fight
- Advice for how to become healthier as a family without focusing on weight or body size
- Information about dealing with junk food and emotional eating as children and adults
- Nutritionally balanced recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, sides, desserts, and snacks
With Emily by your side, you and your family will be able to walk away from dieting and rediscover the simple pleasures of eating.
Emily Weeks, RDN, LD, is the author behind the food and wellness website, zenandspice.com, and a nutrition and culinary communications expert based in Dallas, Texas.
She is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. Emily has been featured in publications such as Today’s Dietitian, Mind Body Green, Everyday Health, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, and has won both the Dallas and Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Awards.
Emily believes the path to a nourished, happy life is to develop a healthy relationship with food, our minds and our bodies.
By cooking more at home, eating and moving intuitively, we can achieve peace of mind and be happy in the here and now. Follow along for delicious, easy recipes and simple strategies to learn how to become comfortable in the kitchen and embrace mindfulness.
Emily graduated with honors from Texas Woman’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and completed her dietetic internship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
She lives in Wylie, Texas with her husband, daughter and schnoodle puppy. When she’s not cooking or blogging, Emily loves taking her dog for a walk, going to yoga or cycling classes, and binge-watching TV shows with her husband, Nick.