Cooking together is a wonderful (screen-free) way to connect with your kids, and it can also open them up to some enlightening conversations: The food we eat and how we prepare it connects us to cultural traditions, nutrition, math, science, and one another.
Yasmin Khan’s experience as a journalist and human rights advocate gives her a distinctive lens as a cookbook author. Her recipes are exceptional, and the photography is stunning. But what is most striking about her books is the way she uses food to connect her readers to the people, culture, and history of the places she writes about. This time her focus is on the countries surrounding the Eastern Mediterranean: Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus.
Eating more plants is easily the tastiest way to diversify your diet while supporting your gut microbiome and overall health. Fruits, vegetables, and grains often have naturally occurring prebiotics, which will feed the bacteria in your gut. A healthy gut microbiome can mean better digestion and improved immunity—just a few of the many benefits. Here are our top plant-based recipes to get you inspired.