Reviews/Press

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Laurie Chats with The Chalkboard

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Laurie recently spoke with wellness and lifestyle site The Chalkboard about the documentary Fed Up and the dangers of sugar consumption:

“When I first learned the truth about sugar, I went through my cabinets and was surprised by how much added sugar was in products even I thought were healthy. One big change was rethinking breakfast. Goodbye cereal, hello avocado toast!  It is important to remember, however, that there is a safe threshold for sugar – for men it’s about nine teaspoons and for women it’s about six teaspoons.  And while we should save a sugary dessert for special occasions, we also don’t need to deprive ourselves – dessert can be delicious in-season fruit.”

Check out “Sugar, Sugar: An Interview with Laurie David On Her New Doc, Fed Up” at The Chalkboard.

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Laurie Featured in Fairweather Magazine

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Laurie is featured in the Summer 2014 edition of Fairweather magazine.

Check out the digital edition of the magazine here, and look for Laurie starting on page 38.

“Cooke or Be Cooked” at Fairweather Magazine.

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HuffPost Taste on The Family Cooks: “A Cookbook of Explosively Good Recipes”

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Kerry Trueman of HuffPost Taste raves about the new book, in particular the recipe for Fresh, Fruity, Summer Porridge”:

“The ‘summer porridge’ recipe in Laurie David’s new book The Family Cooks is so delicious, it’s dangerous. I didn’t realize just how dangerous till a TSA official confiscated the Mason jar containing my latest batch and tossed it in the trash at LaGuardia airport last week.

Admittedly, David’s recipe is da bomb; it reinvents a classic hot winter comfort food as a cool summer treat. You mix rolled oats with yogurt, fresh berries, a little honey and grated apple, let it chill overnight, and voila! The next morning, you’ve got a tasty, healthy, good-to-go breakfast to savor or eat on the run.”

Visit The Huffington Post for the full recipe to Fresh, Fruity Summer Porridge and to read the full review: “A Cookbook of Explosively Good Recipes”.

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Kris Carr Interviews Laurie: “7 Reasons to be Fed Up & Ready to Change our Food System”

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Get insights into the importance of embracing home cooked meals, eating as a family and becoming a confident cook. Laurie also has tips for becoming a smart shopper, including the need to complain about the “traps” at the grocery store:

“Everywhere you look, junk and sugary candy and drinks, sodas, are screaming at you from the shelves. If you go down the dairy aisle you’re not escaping it … It’s absolutely infuriating. … Start complaining to the store managers wherever you shop. One of the things I’m hoping is that people start to see this and they start to get pissed because it’s disgusting. It’s not right. Put the stuff in one place in the corner, and if I want it I’ll go find it.”

Listen to “7 Reasons to be Fed Up & Ready to Change our Food System” at KrisCarr.com.

You may also download a transcript (PDF) of the interview.

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