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The early sprouts cookbook / Karrie Kalich, Lynn Arnold, and Carole Russell.

Kalich, Karrie. (Author). Arnold, Lynn. (Added Author). Russell, Carole. (Added Author).
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Subject: Preschool children > Nutrition.
Cooking.
Food preferences.
Genre: Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781605541969
  • ISBN: 1605541966
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 187 pages) : color illustrations
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, ©2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-180) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgments -- 1: Importance Of Nutrition In The Early Childhood Years -- 2: Early Sprouts Approach -- 3: Early Sprouts And The Early Learning Guidelines -- 4: Cooking With Young Children -- 5: Breakfast Recipes: -- Baked apple French toast squares -- Apple baked oatmeal -- Bell pepper breakfast burritos -- Creamy cranberry-brown rice pudding -- Hearty apple & raisin cereal -- Harvest muffins -- Maple granola yogurt parfait -- Cinnamon-oatmeal pancakes -- Whole grain strawberry-blueberry scones -- Whole grain scones with raisins -- Whole grain cranberry-orange scones (dairy free) -- Whole grain lemon-poppy scones -- Zucchini-tomato casserole -- 6: Lunch Recipes: -- Bell pepper veggie burgers -- Boston baked bean cups -- Chili bean cups -- Broccoli-cheddar soup -- Chicken fajitas -- Hummus & veggie bar -- Macaroni, squash, & cheese -- Pasta with peas & carrots -- Whole grain veggie pizza -- Sweet potato & black bean quesadillas -- Vegetable lasagna -- 7: Snack Recipes: -- Apple snack cake -- Cheesy spinach squares -- Whole wheat pumpkin (or squash) muffins -- Vegetable fritters -- Zucchini-oatmeal cookies -- Fresh fruit & dips: -- Cinnamon & vanilla yogurt dip -- Strawberry yogurt dip -- Strawberry soy yogurt dip (dairy free) -- Raw veggies & dip: -- Veggie herb dip -- Spinach dip -- Yogurt ranch dip -- Soy ranch dip (dairy free) -- Roasted vegetables: -- Italian-style roasted cauliflower -- Indian-style roasted cauliflower -- Dijon-parmesan roasted cauliflower -- Honey-balsamic roasted cauliflower -- Roasted root vegetables -- Smoothie extravaganza: -- Berry-banana smoothie -- Mango smoothie -- Banana-butternut squash smoothie -- Pineapple-spinach smoothie -- 8: Recipes For Celebrations: -- Winter celebrations: -- Gingerbread pancakes -- Pear applesauce -- Spring celebrations: -- Spinach & strawberry salad -- Streusel-topped rhubarb coffee cake -- Summer Celebrations: -- Turkey burgers -- Sweet potato wedges -- Autumn Celebrations: -- Squash & apple soup -- Multigrain rolls -- Birthday Celebrations: -- Carrot cake -- Butternut squash cake -- 9: Original Early Sprouts Recipes: -- Cherry tomatoes with honey mustard dip -- Chinese-style green beans -- Bell pepper-couscous castles -- Cheddar & chard quesadillas -- Carrot-oatmeal cookies -- Butternut squash pancakes -- Pasta with garlic-parmesan tomato sauce -- Green bean wontons with dipping sauce -- Confetti corn muffins -- Pita pocket pizzas -- Honey-glazed carrots -- English muffin pizzas with homemade sauce -- Sesame seed green beans -- Lemony Swiss chard pasta -- Carrot sticks with vanilla dip -- Tomato & cheese quesadillas -- Green & orange pasta salad -- Bell pepper & pineapple fried rice -- Butternut squash fries -- 10: Partnerships With Families -- Appendix: Children's picture book list -- References -- Indexes: -- Subject index -- Recipes and ingredients index.
Summary: Overview: Discover delicious new ways to provide healthy meals in preschool settings. Packed with more than seventy breakfast, lunch, snack, and special celebration recipes, this hands-on cookbook promotes the development of healthy eating habits in young children. Anchored by wholesome ingredients, these recipes are nutritionally sound, follow federal dietary guidelines, and are all child-tested and approved. Nutrition information, food safety procedures, tips for cooking with children, and colorful photographs of completed recipes are included. This cookbook complements Early Sprouts: Cultivating Healthy Food Choices in Young Children, a complete nutrition and gardening curriculum to help preschoolers develop preferences for healthy foods.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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