The School Lunchbox Cookbook

The School Lunchbox Cookbook

by Miriam Jacobs
     
 
With the easy availability of fast food, both in school cafeterias and off campus, obesity among American kids is reaching an all-time high. What's to be done? Parents are busier than ever, and it's not easy coming up with a lunch menu that is both nutritionally sound and kid friendly.
Miriam Jacobs, seasoned food writer and mother of three, tackles the problem in

Overview

With the easy availability of fast food, both in school cafeterias and off campus, obesity among American kids is reaching an all-time high. What's to be done? Parents are busier than ever, and it's not easy coming up with a lunch menu that is both nutritionally sound and kid friendly.
Miriam Jacobs, seasoned food writer and mother of three, tackles the problem in this little gem of a cookbook. With helpful tips and more than 100 recipes, The School Lunchbox Cookbook will show you how to make lunches that are easy and fast to prepare, nutritious and good to eat, and so much fun that even the kids will want to help!.
You'll also learn: hints for packing lunches so they stay fresh; the nutrients your child needs and how to supply them; time-saving tips; how to deal with picky eaters; ways to prevent childhood obesity.
Prepare these kid pleasers: Bagel with Raisins and Walnut Cream Cheese; Fresh Fruit Kebabs; Carrot Apple Salad; Salsa and Low-fat Chips; Alphabet Soup; Crispy Oven-Baked Chicken; Cheesecake Muffins; Peanut Butter Granola Bars; Rice Pudding; Carob Peanut Butter Milk.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762727575
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Series:
Cookbooks Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

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Meet the Author

Miriam Jacobs is the author of Best Recipes of Berkshire Chefs, The 10% Low Fat Cookbook, Cooking with Edible Flowers, and Sensational Soy. She is also the author of Globe Pequot Press's new cookbook, The Brown Bag Lunch Cookbook. A former food columnist for Homestyle magazine and The Independent newspapers, she has also been a recipe developer for the Vermont Butter and Cheese Company and The Red Lion Inn Cookbook. Born in the Netherlands, she lives today with her family in Anna Maria, Florida. .

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