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Cooking Quick & Easy

How to Feed a Family

The Sweet Potato Chronicles Cookbook

by (author) Laura Keogh & Ceri Marsh

Random House Canada
Initial publish date
Sep 2013
Quick & Easy, General, Cooking for Kids
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2013
    List Price

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**Breakfast**Brunch**The Lunch Box**Snack Attack**Dinners**Desserts**
What could be more important to parents than a healthy, well-fed family? As two urban, working moms, Ceri Marsh and Laura Keogh learned quickly how challenging healthy meal-times can be. So they joined forces to create the Sweet Potato Chronicles, a website written for, and by, non-judgemental moms, packed full of nutritious recipes for families.
In the How to Feed a Family cookbook, Laura and Ceri have selected their very favorite recipes, to create a collection of more than 100 for all ages to enjoy. These are recipes that are tailored specifically to families: they are simple, fast, easy-to-follow, and use ingredients that are readily-available at your local grocery store. Ceri and Laura unveil their tried, tested and true tricks for turning nutritious, sophisticated dishes into kid-friendly masterpieces, that will guarantee you success at meal-time, time and time again.
Interspersed with the recipes are parenting tips and advice to encourage happy meal-times for the whole family: get ready to turn your picky eaters into enthusiastic kitchen helpers!

About the authors

Contributor Notes

LAURA KEOGH and CERI MARSH, former Fashion magazine editors, traded the fast-paced world of fashion for the even faster, more frantic pace of parenthood. Leaving behind stilletos and cocktails, for spatulas and kale, the pair teamed up to create, a website dedicated to providing inspiration and information for parents looking to create healthy lifestyles for their families. Keogh and Marsh live in Toronto, ON, with their husbands and children. The author lives in Toronto, ON.

Editorial Reviews

“Combine equal parts inspiration and imagination with a healthy dose of reality, mix well and serve with lots of smiles and a huge side of humor. I love this book!” --Chef Michael Smith

“You know that cookbook you’ve always dreamed of: the one that has beautiful images, healthy and delish recipes, and meals your whole family will love? Well, How to Feed a Family is all that, and more. After experiencing Ceri and Laura’s wit, grace, and charm, the only thing you’ll be dreaming of is a sequel…” --Karine Ewart, Editor-In-chief of Today’s Parent

How to Feed a Family hits all the touchpoints of a successful cookbook: it’s simple, practical, and insanely happy. I dare you to read this book and then not ask, ‘Why can’t Laura Keogh and Ceri Marsh be my parents?’” --Jenny Rosenstrach, author of Dinner: A Love Story

User Reviews


This book has a variety of recipes that appeals to all members of my family. The preparation is quick and easy, which is great for a busy family.

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