Offers appetising alternatives for parents who find themselves succumbing to the fastest and easiest (and least healthy) choices. This title develops a month's worth of meals for kids of all ages that includes, for example, pureed cauliflower in macaroni cheese, and cabbage in spaghetti and meatballs. It provides humorous personal anecdotes.
It has become common knowledge that childhood obesity rates are increasing every year. But the rates continue to rise. And between busy work schedules and the inconvenient truth that kids simply refuse to eat vegetables and other healthy foods, how can average parents ensure their kids are getting the proper nutrition and avoiding bad eating habits? A mother of three, Jessica Seinfeld wages a personal war against sugars, packaged foods, and other nutritional saboteurs, she offers appetising alternatives for parents who find themselves succumbing to the fastest and easiest (and least healthy) choices available to them.With the help of a nutritionist and a professional chef, Seinfeld has developed a month's worth of meals for kids of all ages that includes, for example, pureed cauliflower in macaroni cheese, and cabbage in spaghetti and meatballs. She also provides revealing and humorous personal anecdotes, tear-out shopping guides to help parents zoom through the supermarket, and tips on how to deal with the kid that 'must have' the latest sugar bomb cereal.
An elegant plan.. The recipes blend nutrition into a meal and harmony into mealtime. -- Publishers Weekly
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Reviewed by Anne from Johannesburg, South Africa on 26 January 2013
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Finally, a way to get the entire family to indulge in vegetables. The author not only gives great recipes, but also gives great tips on child manners and such.
These recipes would work for all family members.
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Reviewed by Ranal from Mozambique on 26 February 2010
139 of 329 people found the following review helpful:
this book is great... the recipes are easy to follow and they come out just perfect,the whole family enjoys some of the treats in this book...