The School Lunchbox Cookbook

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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 ...
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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!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762727575
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2003
  • Series: Cookbooks Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.49 (d)

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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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi
About This Book vii
Straight Talk about Kids and Their Lunches
Principles and Strategies for Healthy School Lunches 3
Childhood Obesity--Solutions to a Worrisome Problem 14
Tools and Staples for Healthy School Lunches 24
The Roots of the Problem 30
Healthy, Delicious Lunches Kids Will Love
Sandwiches 41
Fruits 63
Salads 77
Soups 99
Dinners to Lunches 113
Baked Goodies and Other Snacks 129
Drinks 161
Resources 167
Index 173
About the Author 181
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