“Delicious recipes. Jennifer and Anisha have just the right idea on how to reduce unnecessary sugar from our diets, and more importantly, our kids’ diets.”
—TRACY, DANA, LORI, and CORKY POLLAN, authors of the New York Times bestselling Mostly Plants and the award-winning The Pollan Family Table
“So many delicious, kid-friendly ideas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I can’t wait to dive into these recipes.”
—ELYSE KOPECKY, New York Times bestselling author of Run Fast. Eat Slow. and Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.
“Breaks down all the sugar myths and inspires you to cook decadent recipes that include tons of flavor and fun!”
—CATHERINE McCORD, Founder, Weelicious
“This book hits the sweet-spot perfectly with mouthwatering recipes that reduce added sugars naturally, without going to the unnecessary extreme of eliminating them completely. It proves you can have both taste and healthfulness in every sumptuous bite.”
—ELLIE KRIEGER, RD nutritionist, cookbook author and TV personality
“For those concerned about sugar [Half the Sugar, All the Love] is a great tool” – MARK BITTMAN
Sugar consumption is a health hazard for kids—and parents are eager to reduce their family's sugar intake in all parts of their daily meals. Half the Sugar, All the Love is the only programmatic family cookbook for reducing sugar in all parts of a meal, with medically backed guidelines and recipes.
Dr. Anisha I. Patel is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at Stanford University and an affiliate faculty member at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Patel practices general pediatrics at the Gardner Packard Children’s Health Center and cares for newborns at Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Dr. Patel's research focuses on child health promotion, including helping children grow up at a healthy weight. She has conducted numerous studies to evaluate interventions and policies that help children and their families reduce daily sugar intake, particularly from sugary drinks. She has published extensively in this area and has maintained a steady track record of funding from foundations and federal agencies. She has presented her research to local, national, and international audiences, and she has been recognized for her work to inform policies with awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Public Health.
Jennifer Tyler Lee is an award-winning author and healthy food advocate who has spent years inspiring families to improve the way they eat. She earned her Nutrition and Healthy Living certificate from Cornell University. Jennifer’s delicious, low-sugar recipes have been spotlighted by Jessica Alba, Jamie Oliver, and Oprah, among many others. She shares her recipes each week at 52newfoods.com.