How to Get Your Kids to Beg for Veggies

Quick & Easy Hidden Veggie Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

Non-Fiction - Cooking/Food
108 Pages
Reviewed on 04/27/2015
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Author Biography

Leann Forst is a happily married wife, mother of 2 wonderful children, board certified holistic health practitioner, author, speaker, medical researcher and health education advocate.
After her son became chronically sick with asthma at the age of 2 and she suffered through multiple miscarriages, she refused to accept the notion presented by conventional doctors that her son would live his life on medication and she would not be able to have a 2nd child. She began her quest to learn everything she could about health and disease. She now makes it her life’s mission to share information about how nearly all diseases can be reversed by diet and lifestyle.
Leann speaks frequently at schools, hospitals, organizations and on radio shows. She is also a principal at Groovy Beets Natural Family Health, providing individual and group health coaching. Leann has authored 2 books: “100 Ways to Lose Weight” and “How to Get Your Kids to Beg for Veggies” available on Amazon.
You can visit Leann at for more natural healing information or to sign up for a complimentary health consultation.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Charity Tober for Readers' Favorite

How to Get Your Kids to Beg for Veggies by Leann Forst is a valuable and informative recipe cookbook for parents of young children. The author starts by explaining the benefits of a healthy, REAL food diet for children and exactly how much of each different nutrient our bodies need on a daily basis. The book is conveniently divided into sections containing breakfast, lunch/dinner and snack/treat recipes. Each recipe has a full color picture, ingredient list, instructions and complete nutritional information. All of the recipes have hidden healthy vegetables ingredients but are very kid-friendly options. For instance, some breakfast choices include a Chocolate Protein Spinach Smoothie and Creamy Peach Oatmeal, while a tasty lunch choice could be a Pizza Pocket Sandwich or Savory Turkey Veggie Meatballs. Snack time slump? No problem, just whip up some Chocolate Superfood Muffins, Beet Brownies or Banana Avocado Chocolate Pudding! I will definitely be trying out some of these recipes with my son very soon!

I enjoyed reading How to Get Your Kids to Beg for Veggies and, as a mom myself, I can really appreciate a book containing tasty AND healthy recipe options for my little picky eater. All of the recipes were listed in a very easy to follow format and I loved that each recipe had a full color picture included. The book contained a wide variety of recipes as well as incorporating many different veggie options. I would recommend this book to all parents of young children, especially those with picky or inconsistent eaters.