Recipes from Feeding a Family

Feeding a Family Cookbook

Reclaim the family dinner! In Feeding a Family, nutritionist and mom Sarah Waldman lays out all the tools you need to break out of the mealtime rut and turn dinner into a nutritionally fulfilling and happy occasion—despite busy schedules, long work days, and picky eaters. Through forty complete meals, you’ll discover hearty dinners the whole family will love. With suggestions for including older kids in mealtime prep, tips for feeding baby, and ideas for extending ingredients for “tomorrow’s dinner,” Feeding a Family is a playbook that includes the whole family.

A woman spooning a portion of slow cooker Indian butter chicken and rice into a white bowl

Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

All the rich, creamy, comforting goodness of the Indian classic with a couple tweaks to make it more accessible to American grocery stores. Plus the convenience of being made in the slow cooker.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 40 M
  • 5
A bowl of easy chicken tortilla soup, with chicken, avocado, tortilla strips, and sour cream

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Here’s a soothing weeknight dinner fix with a ridiculously high taste-to-effort ratio that’s easily customizable. Sorta like the Mexican tortilla soup equivalent of Taco Tuesday. 

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 6
A mother and daughter sharing a mint chocolate chunk ice cream cone.

Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

All natural. No artificial colors or flavors. Family friendly. Adult approved. And as delicious as any mint chip ice cream we’ve ever tasted.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 4 H
  • 0
A sheet pan with flattened, crispy potatoes

Easy Smashed Potatoes

Kid friendly. Adult approved. Gluten-free. Vegan. Awesome for entertaining. And even awesomer for when you simply want to stand at the stove and inhale carbs straight from the baking sheet.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 6
Bowl of rice piled with red cabbage, shredded carrots, mango, peanuts, and drizzled with peanut sauce

Healthy Gado Gado Salad

Kid-friendly. Quick. Easy. Healthy as can be. Vegetarian. And tastes delish. What’s not to love?!

  • (2)
  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 4
A white bowl filled with tomato and peach panzanella on a blue wooden surface.

Tomato and Peach Panzanella

Tomato and peach panzanella may sound unlikely but it’s gonna knock your socks off. Or, if you’re not wearing socks this time of year, then it’ll knock your flip-flops off. Guaranteed.

  • (2)
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 6