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Baby & Toddler On The Go: Fresh, homemade foods to take out and about

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Whether you are at home, in the park, on an airplane, or anywhere in between, feeding your child wholesome meals is deliciously possible, even on a busy schedule.

Feeding your baby or toddler a healthy homemade meal while you are on the go may seem like a daunting task, but with the easy-to-prepare recipes and guidance found in this cookbook, you can make it happen without a lot of time spent in the kitchen. Life is busy, especially with a little one in tow, and it doesn’t leave...

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Overview

Whether you are at home, in the park, on an airplane, or anywhere in between, feeding your child wholesome meals is deliciously possible, even on a busy schedule.

Feeding your baby or toddler a healthy homemade meal while you are on the go may seem like a daunting task, but with the easy-to-prepare recipes and guidance found in this cookbook, you can make it happen without a lot of time spent in the kitchen. Life is busy, especially with a little one in tow, and it doesn’t leave much time to plan, prep ingredients, and prepare wholesome meals that are easy to take along, whether you are traveling by car or plane, heading to daycare or the park, or simply running errands. The more than 75 wholesome, yummy recipes found here, plus loads of tips and tricks for planning, prepping, cooking, packaging, and feeding, will set you up for any situation.

Baby & Toddler On the Go takes you through each stage of eating, from introducing purees at 4 to 6 months, to bite-sized mini meals packed with nutritious ingredients by 12 months, to sandwiches and finger foods appropriate for toddlers 18 months to 3 years and beyond. Plus, nearly all of the recipes found here can be made in advance and stored in the freezer, meaning that you can have a array of different meals at your fingertips, anytime. So, no matter where you are, it’s possible to feed your child tasty meals and snacks that are sure to elicit a smile.

Selected recipes include:
-steamed veggies puree
-spinach and cheese frittata bites
-pesto and mozzarella sammies
-mini pita pockets
-fruit and vanilla yogurt dip
-savory mini corn muffins

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Editorial Reviews

People.com
Does she enjoy whipping up meals for her tot? This new cookbook from food writer Kim Laidlaw will make her day.
Bay Area Bites
Baby and Toddler on the Go helps you settle him down so you can all enjoy dinner.
Colorado Moms
From mini bites to muffins, sandwiches to sushi, this book has it all.
DC Moms
Baby and Toddler On The Go is a great resource for fun, healthy recipes.
Karen Ansel
Busy families will love this book which makes healthy eating possible just about anywhere. Filled with nutrition-packed, creative recipes (think mini muffins, quiches, salmon cakes, meatloaves and sandwiches) it can help parents raise well-balanced eaters, no matter how busy they are.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616284992
  • Publisher: Weldon Owen
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 152,681
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Kim Laidlaw is a cookbook editor, author, baker, and mom who has been in the kitchen since she was big enough to stir biscuit dough. She is the author of Home Baked Comfort and has worked as an editor in the cookbook world for over ten years. She was the first blogger on KQED’s popular Bay Area Bites blog, which launched in 2005. Kim previously worked as a professional baker at La Farine French Bakery in Oakland, CA. She lives with her husband and their active and well-fed toddler in San Francisco.

Thayer Allyson Gowdy is a San Francisco–based photographer who has been featured in numerous magazines, including Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, InStyle Home, and Parents, and in such books as The Baby & Toddler Cookbook, Healthy Baby, and Pattern Prints.

Lorena Siminovich is a designer, artist, and author originally from Buenos Aires and is now based in San Francisco. She has written and illustrated over 20 books for children, which have received praise from Parents Magazine, Pregnancy magazine and Publishers Weekly, among others. She is also the founder of Petit Collage, a line of modern wall décor and accessories with a vintage twist.

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