The Yummy Mummy Kitchen: 100 Wholesome Recipes and Yummy Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy, Happy, and Glamorous

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HarperCollins, Apr 2, 2013 - Cooking - 256 pages
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Deceptively Simple Dishes for a Deliciously Stylish Life

Inspired by her British grandma ("the original Yummy Mummy" and still the epitome of chic at ninety-two years old), Marina Delio has found her groove as a modern Yummy Mummy: a loving and devoted mom who values fitness and health and maintains style and grace, even with small children at home. Offering busy moms easy, irresistible recipes for every meal of the day and every season of the year, The Yummy Mummy Kitchen shows how healthy meals with small touches like sparkling cranberries and flower garnishes can make us all feel a little more glamorous amid the chaos of raising a family.

Focusing on quality, seasonal, local ingredients, Marina shares mostly meatless, produce-rich recipes that are sophisticated without being complicated. They're accompanied by life tips and timeless wisdom about the importance of establishing regular family dinners and traditions, teaching kids to respect and appreciate real food (she begs of you, do not hide pureed vegetables in their meals!), and engaging your children in the cooking process. Marina offers practical, time-saving hints for preparing make-ahead meals, stocking the freezer and the pantry for impromptu entertaining, and menu planning. She even shares the secrets behind fish that doesn't taste fishy, why every Yummy Mummy should keep a stash of chocolate in her nightstand, and where to find the most dazzling, classic red lipstick.

From cozy family breakfasts to playroom tea parties, moms' nights to date nights, you'll soon experience the joy and tremendous satisfaction of creating beautiful homemade meals and lasting memories that will nourish and comfort everyone you cherish most.

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Review: The Yummy Mummy Kitchen: 100 Wholesome Recipes and Yummy Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy, Happy, and Glamorous

User Review  - Ashley Katsuyama - Goodreads

Totally swooning over this gorgeous cookbook. All the recipes are chic and delicious looking, with tons of beautiful photographs. The recipes are simple yet unique, with a focus on whole-food ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Target

My most favorite cookbook! Written with lots of love! You will enjoy the pictures and the recipes are phenomenal! Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Marina Delio is a food stylist, photographer, and founder of the popular blog She and her recipes have been featured in Cooking Light magazine, on and, and on The Martha Stewart Show. She also writes for Food & Home magazine. Marina, her husband, two daughters, and egg-laying chickens live in Santa Barbara, California.

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