Switch It Up!

Learn to Make Your Family’s Favorite Snacks Healthier

Non-Fiction - Cooking/Food
148 Pages
Reviewed on 11/11/2017
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

Author Biography

Jackie Zarkower is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Home Chef, Pilates Instructor, Author and Mom. In addition to her many years of cooking and creating fast and healthy meals, she received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.
As a health coach and founder of Wellbeings Health Coaching, Jackie is deeply passionate about helping and inspiring busy moms to make lifestyle changes to be able to feed their families better without a lot of extra work. Clients refer to Jackie as very knowledgeable and informative on how to make simple lifestyle changes while other remaked that they felt supported and empowered throughout their whole healthy eating journey.
When she’s not coaching, you can find her in the kitchen creating new healthy recipes that are fast and simple so anyone can make them. Meet Jackie and stay in the know about her up coming events at www.wellbeingscoach.com.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite

In our fast-paced, very busy lives, we often need a boost of something sweet, savory or just tasty to get us through to the next meal. Busy families, running around to one activity or another, might think of grabbing a bag of chips, or a prepared food snack that may have a ‘healthy, nutritional, high in fiber’ label on it. But, with the growing statistics of obesity, not just in children, but with people in all age groups, are these packaged ‘healthy’ snacks really what they say they are?

What we need to do in our own lives with our own families is get back to the basics, and prepare meals and snacks from scratch. It’s not so hard to do and you don’t have to glue yourself to the kitchen to accomplish the task. In fact, with a young family, it’s easy enough to make it into a family project, a task that might even inspire the fussiest eater into trying something new, something really healthy. It’s really just a matter of getting into a routine and not settling for the easier, far less healthy option of prepared foods and snacks.

So where do we start? Jackie Zarkower, mother and author, has prepared just the book to help you return to the basics of healthy eating made easy. Her book, Switch It Up! Learn to Make Your Family’s Favorite Snacks Healthier, is not only a useful guide to healthier eating, but it carefully and in great detail leads you along to a better way of eating. Complete with advice, guidance, useful tips and lots of yummy (and of course healthy) recipes, this is a must-have book for every family.