Drinking for Two

Drinking for Two : A Collection of Nutritious Mocktails for the Mom-To-Be

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Selected as one of Food Network's "Best Healthy Cookbooks of 2019" and as a "favorite must-read" by The Bump, Drinking for Two is the perfect gift for pregnant women, the health conscious new mom, or any woman just trying to stay healthy! This book features 45+ delicious, plant-based mocktail recipes carefully crafted to deliver essential nutrients and antioxidants, and target common pregnancy symptoms, all leading to a healthy pregnancy.

With recipes for flat, bubbly, apres-dinner, and warm comfort drinks, registered dietitians Diana Licalzi and Kerry Criss carefully developed and tested each mocktail to include whole foods and all-natural sweeteners. Quick-to-prepare recipes (including many that are gluten free!) feature plant-based and everyday ingredients that are healthy for mom and baby, accompanied by notes to highlight the benefits of various ingredients with respect to common pregnancy symptoms like nausea and swelling. The book also features other valuable nutrition information to help women modify their diets and stay healthy throughout their pregnancy.

Recipes include:
- No Way Rose
- Mocktail Mule
- Ging-osa
- Virgin Mary
- Sour Mock-a-rita
- ...and many more
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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 173 x 191 x 17.78mm | 458.13g
  • Blue Star Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 37 full-colour illustrations
  • 1944515828
  • 9781944515829
  • 638,721

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"Each recipe is equally as delicious as it is nutrient-packed, meaning you can enjoy them through pregnancy, breastfeeding and beyond. Plus, some recipes might even help combat nausea (score!). Mocktail, anyone?"
-The Bump "As a registered dietitian nutritionist and author in fertility nutrition, it excites me to see a book like this hitting the shelves! Not only do the authors provide credible, research based information to guide their recommendations, but also offer incredible recipes (with nutrition tips) to inspire readers to take hold (and enjoy) their journey to (and through) pregnancy!"
- Elizabeth Shaw MS RDN CLT CPT, Author of Fertility Foods Cookbook and Founder of ShawSimpleSwaps.com, a website and support community for maternal health (@bumps2baby)

Say goodbye to boring prenatal beverages! Drinking for Two gives moms-to-be something to get excited about - delicious, healthy, and fun drinks to celebrate their special time. We'll cheers to that! - Whitney English and Alexandra Caspero, founders of Plant-Based Juniors

Diana and Kerry have created a fun, useful and absolutely stunning collection of mocktail recipes. In Drinking for Two, they combine the basic steps for mixology with reliable, evidence-based nutrition advice for moms to be. I love the creative uses for ingredients, clever names for drinks and how they manage to highlight the attributes of classic cocktails, without the alcohol. Where was this book when I was pregnant?!
- Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC cookbook author, culinary nutrition expert and mom of 3

"Drinking for Two is much more than the title implies. Yes, this book is filled with recipes and gorgeous photos for mouth-watering mocktails, but it also serves up easy-to-understand advice about how to have a healthy pregnancy. Kerry and Diana's clever concoctions are delicious, nutritious, and good to the last drop!" -Elizabeth Ward, MS, RDN, Author Expect the Best, Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During, and After Pregnancy

"Drinking For Two is a fun cookbook that has creative mocktail recipes that any pregnant woman can enjoy. The photos showcase the deliciousness of every mocktail, and each recipe has an insightful culinary tip, many of which help reduce food waste. This cookbook is a perfect gift for any expectant mother. I wish I had a copy when I was pregnant with my three kids!" -Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND award-winning nutrition expert and Wall Street Journal best selling author of The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook, The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook, Smart Meal Prep For Beginners, and The Greek Yogurt Kitchen
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About Diana Licalzi

Kerry Jane Criss worked in an academic research lab at the University of Delaware for more than six years studying the effects of alcohol exposure on the developing brain. After completing a master's degree in Behavioral Neuroscience in 2013, she decided to pursue her passion for nutrition and desire to work in healthcare by transitioning into dietetics. Kerry earned a second master's degree in Nutrition Epidemiology from the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy in 2017. She completed her dietetic internship in June 2019 and became a Registered Dietitian. As a dietitian, she hopes to apply nutrition in the context of fertility, obstetrics, and women's health.

Diana Licalzi is a Boston-based Registered Dietitian and nationally-recognized food and nutrition expert. She completed her Master's in Nutrition Science from Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition & Policy and is currently pursuing her Certification as a Diabetes Educator (CDE). Diana owns and operates a private practice where she provides nutrition consultations in both English and Spanish. Originally from Puerto Rico, Diana is also dedicated to helping the Hispanic community meet their nutrition and health goals through her work in the diabetes community. Diana has been featured in major publications including Women's Health, Reader's Digest, InsideTracker, and HealthiNation.
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