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Top 10 Recipe Books for Children

Posted by on Nov.15, 2011, under Cookbooks for Children No Comments

cookbooks for kids Top 10 Recipe Books for Children Top 10 Recipe Books for ChildrenWhether you are looking for kid friendly recipes or you simply want to get some tips on healthy eating for kids, there are several recipe books that can help you get your kids in the kitchen and encourage them to prepare healthy meals rich in nutrients. Most cookbooks for children cost less than $10, and they will teach your toddlers how to eat healthy and choose nutritious foods.  Some recipe books features easy cookie recipes for kids, while others are packed with cooking tips.

For the easiest and most delicious kid friendly recipes, check out the following top 10 cookbooks for children: (continue reading…)


Dora and Diego Let’s Cook

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cooking recipes for kids Dora and Diego Lets Cook“Just in time for the tenth anniversary of Dora the Explorer-the top-rated preschool program on commercial television-comes Dora and Diego Let’s Cook, a cookbook from Nickelodeon that gets kids safely exploring and learning in the kitchen. Guided by Dora and Diego, kids will help measure, stir, shape, and decorate 50 exciting and super-tasty recipes like Pirate Adventure Pizza Coins and Incan Quinoa Pudding-all while learning Spanish words and phrases.

These simple, delicious recipes emphasize healthful ingredients children need fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy and include a range of Latin dishes, like Benny’s Breakfast Burritos and Fiesta Trio Frittata.” (continue reading…)


The Everything Kids’ Cookbook: From mac n cheese to double chocolate chip cookies – 90 recipes to have some finger-lickin fun

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cookie recipes for kids1 The Everything Kids Cookbook: From mac n cheese to double chocolate chip cookies   90 recipes to have some finger lickin fun “Kids love helping Mom and Dad in the kitchen and whipping up meals for family and friends, and this updated edition teaches kids the basics about cooking, kitchen safety, and nutrition, while offering recipes for a Just Peachy Smoothie, Bite-Sized Blueberry Pancakes, Poppin Popovers, Take-Along Trail Mix, and more! With 30 delicious food-themed puzzles, kids will have fun both in and out of the kitchen.

Written by a certified dietician, this creative cookbook gives kids the know-how and tools they need to become young chefs in the making! This edition features completely new material, including approximately 90 new recipes for all three meals of the day, as well as delicious drinks and desserts, the revised Food Pyramid, and approximately 30 puzzles!” (continue reading…)


DK Children’s Cookbook–Quick and Tasty Recipes for Young Chefs

Posted by on Oct.10, 2011, under Cookbooks for Children No Comments

recipes for children DK Childrens Cookbook  Quick and Tasty Recipes for Young Chefs “Focusing on favorite meals and snacks to inspire young chefs who are ready to learn new skills, the DK Children’s Cookbook is loaded with accessible recipes. Children will learn to enjoy preparing food safely as they experiment with new flavors and have fun in the kitchen!”

Packed with eye catching graphics and “look-as-you-cook” pictures of each dish, DK Children’s Cookbook is guaranteed to inspire any kid in the kitchen. This lovely book features over 50 recipes for children, including healthy snacks, vegetarian dishes, chocolate cake, chicken curry, fruit pops, and apple pie. In addition to these delicious kid friendly recipes, the book provides full color, step-by-step instructions, plus tips for kitchen safety. (continue reading…)


The Children’s Quick and Easy Cookbook

Posted by on Oct.09, 2011, under Cookbooks for Children No Comments

cookbooks for kids The Childrens Quick and Easy Cookbook “Packed full of mouthwatering recipes that are simple enough for children to make themselves, this top-selling cookbook has 60 fast, easy-to-follow recipes for healthy snacks, satisfying meals, and delicious treats.”

The Children’s Quick and Easy Cookbook by Angela Wilkes features quick and easy recipes that children can easily prepare without help. This is a great tool for parents to teach kids about measuring ingredients and following directions. The recipes are categorized by treats and sweats, snacks, and quick meals. Ingredients are pictured in a smaller area. For most recipes, preparation time ranges from seven to 40 minutes. (continue reading…)


Cooking with Children is Easy and Fun!

Posted by on Oct.09, 2011, under Cooking with Children No Comments

cooking with children 150x150 Cooking with Children is Easy and Fun!Getting your kids in the kitchen and teaching them to cook is a great way to spend time. Cooking is a skill that helps children organize their work logically. Kids can learn about nutrition, explore new foods, and build self confidence. It’s true that this activity requires time and patience, especially when the children are younger. But many nutritionists believe that it is well worth the effort. Cooking with kids is a fun way to encourage lifelong healthy eating habits. (continue reading…)