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Weelicious Lunches: Think Outside the Lunch Box with More Than 160 Happier Meals
     

Weelicious Lunches: Think Outside the Lunch Box with More Than 160 Happier Meals

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by Catherine McCord
 

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Easy, healthy, and fun lunch ideas for every age!

Once kids walk out the door for school, all bets are off. Will your son toss the nutritious food you've included and jump right to the treats? Will your daughter trade her sandwich for her best friend's prepackaged meal? Determined to improve what kids eat both at school and on the go, weelicious.com

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Easy, healthy, and fun lunch ideas for every age!

Once kids walk out the door for school, all bets are off. Will your son toss the nutritious food you've included and jump right to the treats? Will your daughter trade her sandwich for her best friend's prepackaged meal? Determined to improve what kids eat both at school and on the go, weelicious.com founder Catherine McCord offers innovative solutions for quick, delicious, easy-to-make, kid-friendly lunch box meals that little ones and their older siblings won't be tempted to swap, including:

  • Chicken Satay Bites
  • PB&J Pancake Sandwiches
  • Pumpernickel Tuna Melt
  • Chicken Salad Roll Ups
  • Chopped Veggie Salad
  • Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons
  • Carrot Hummus
  • Cinnamon Pita Chips
  • Chocolate Graham Crackers
  • Nature Cookies
  • Cinnamon Roll "Sushi" Sandwiches

Filled with lots of great menu planning ideas; tips, tricks, and reusable product suggestions to make lunch fun; inspiring color photographs, advice on dealing with food allergies and so-called picky eaters; and more than 160 tried and true recipes, Weelicious Lunches takes lunchtime planning from hassle to joy!

Editorial Reviews

The Kitchn
Catherine McCord is like a magic godfairy delivering fresh ideas and warm encouragement day after day.
Real Simple
“Whether you’re familiar with her first book or new to Weelicious.com creator Catherine McCord, you’ll love her confidence-building ideas for lunch that introduce new foods and flavors to kids in familiar ways (try the roasted honey cinnamon chickpeas or chicken satay bites).”
Los Angeles Times
“Although the book is aimed at packing lunch for kids — as in, lunches they’ll actually eat — adults will enjoy many of these meals just the same!”
Daily Candy Kids
“With the launch of her newest cookbook, Weelicious Lunches, the former TV host and professionally trained chef brings her calm, sensible approach to the back-to-school routine.”
MomTrends
“Serving as a cookbook and an inspirational how-to guide, this fun cookbook addresses a variety of food challenges from taste to food sensitivities to allergies through her delightful recipes and unique flavor combinations.”
Environmental Working Group
“While these meals are targeted for children, the best part is that they are delicious for adults, too, and will easily double as lunch for you.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062078452
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/03/2013
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
263,155
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Catherine McCord is the founder ofthe popular website weelicious.com, a 2013 Babble Top 100 Mom Food Blog, one of People magazine's most influential mommy bloggers, and author of the Weelicious cookbook. She attended the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, has worked in several high-end restaurants, is a contributor to Parade, and has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, The Chew, and The Doctors, and in magazines such as Parents, Parenting, Lucky, Working Mother, and Every Day with Rachael Ray. A former television host, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

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Weelicious Lunches: Think Outside the Lunchbox with More Than 160 Happier Meals 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
ABLupe More than 1 year ago
I love this book. It's easy and fun to read with lots of ideas to make lunches more fun. My son is very picky but I have been able to use quite a  bit of ideas from this book. I have used my waffle maker to make sandwiches more interesting. I don't buy many books any more because I am  a big proponent of borrowing them from the library. I have checked this book out several times but have decided to buy it because I keep  referring back to it and need to add it to my collection of books I own. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Purchased the book today and so far I love it. I can't wait to start trying these recipes. Love how informative she is. Very helpful! If you have kids I recommend this book. I gave it 4 stars only because i wish it had more pictures. Some of her recipes did not include a picture. But overall a great book with easy and healthy recipes.