Cook with Amber: Fun, Fresh Recipes to Get You in the Kitchen

Cook with Amber: Fun, Fresh Recipes to Get You in the Kitchen


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"Amber's beautiful book is bursting with great ideas that make healthy eating a joy-and she's done a great job covering all the bases that, in my experience, teens and kids really want." — Jamie Oliver

Fifteen-year-old Amber Kelley is inspiring a whole new generation of eaters to get in the kitchen and have fun. She is the first winner of Food Network Star Kids, a member of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's Food Tube family, and the host of her own web series on and YouTube. Her work has been recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama, and Amber has been featured on national TV networks such as the Disney Channel, E!, and NBC's Today.

Now, Amber's 80 most popular and delicious recipes have been hand-picked for her cookbook to empower teens to get in the kitchen. From nourishing breakfasts to start the day right, to school lunches to impress your friends, party ideas for every occasion, and even recipes for the best homemade facial scrubs to fight that dreaded teen acne, Amber shares her secrets for using the power of food to get the best out of her teen years. Includes 45 full-color photographs throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762463879
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 10/02/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 466,407
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Amber Kelley is a cookbook author, the host of her popular YouTube series Cook With Amber, and the winner of Food Network Star Kids. She is a member of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's Food Tube family and the host of her own web series on and YouTube. Her work has been recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama, and Amber has been featured on national TV networks such as the Disney Channel, E!, and NBC's Today. If she's not eating or cooking — or talking about eating and cooking — you'll find Amber on the volleyball court, hanging out with friends, and spending time with family.

Table of Contents

Foreword Jamie Oliver 1

Introduction 3

Tips for Beginner Cooks 7

What About Knife Skills? 8

It's Getting Hot in Here! 9

Nourishing Breakfasts 11

Kelley Family Favorite Green Juice 12

Orange-Infused Steel-Cut Oats with Blueberries and Almond Slices 14

Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Frittata 16

Apple, Cinnamon, and Walnut Muffins 17

Very Blueberry Pancakes 20

Açai Bowl with Granola, Fruit, and Nuts 23

Homemade Granola 24

Tip: My Morning Routine 25

Feel-Good Snacks 29

Crunchy Savory Snack Mix 30

Guacamole with Baked Tortilla Chips, 3 Ways 31

Kale Chips, 2 Ways 34

Fronanas: Frozen Peanut Butter and Chocolate Banana Sandwiches 37

Chocolate Peanut Butter Soft-Serve with Berries 38

Zucchini Puffs 39

Peach and Oat Bars 40

Kalamata Chickpea Dip with Crudités and Homemade Pita Chips 43

Tip: Taming the Snack Attack 45

Double-Duty Weeknight Dinners 47

Dinner Transforms Into Lunch

Starts as: Thai-Inspired Grilled Beef Salad 48

Turns into: Steak Spring Rolls with Sriracha Mayo and Soy-Lime Dipping Sauce 51

Start as: Grilled Flank Steak and Veggies 54

Turns into: Easy Steak and Veggie Wrap with Caper Dill Cream 56

Starts as: Grilled Whole Chicken with Cilantro Chimichurri and Garlic-Lemon Broccolette 57

Turns into: Chicken Chimichurri Quinoa salad 62

Happy Leftovers

Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Quick Pickles and Miso Drizzle 64

Overnight Ginger-Soy Chicken 66

Moroccan-Spiced Meat Sauce with Goat Cheese 69

Kale, Quinoa, and Avocado Salad with a Dijon Vinaigrette 70

Roasted Veggie and Quinoa Salad with Feta, Basil, and Pine Nuts 72

Creamy Potato Leek Soup 74

Chicken Sausage and Kale Soup 76

Basil Goddess Dressing on Tomatoes and Romaine 78

Tip: Packing Lunches 79

Party at My Place 81

Summer Bash

Salt-Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Basil Dipping Sauce 82

Potato Salad with Dijon-Tarragon Dressing 86

Fizzy Fruit 87

Guilt-Free Fudge Pops 88

Backyard Campout

Tomato and Basil Bruschetta 92

Hot Dog Octopus 93

Green Bean Salad with Tangy Mustard Vinaigrette 94

Grandma's Chicken Apple Salad 95

Campfire Mochi Sandwiches 96

Halloween Party

Puking Peppers 100

Gnarly Carrot Fingers in Black Bean Dip 101

Creepy Apple Bites 104

Cherry Lime Punch with Frozen Hand 106

Jack-O'-Lantern Babies 108

Tip: What to Do About All That Candy? 109


Herb, Nut, and Cranberry Spread 112

Roast Turkey Breast with Gravy 115

Cinnamon Thyme Sweet Potato Puree 117

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic Herb Drizzle 119

Mushroom and Sausage Stuffing 120

Simply Roasted Brussels Sprouts 122

Cranberry Sauce, 3 Ways 123

Tip: How to Throw a Successful Party 125

Family Meals 127

Award-Winning No-Noodle Lasagna 128

Mom's Creamy Chicken Stew 132

Nana's Okonomiyaki (Savory Japanese Pancake) 133

Lexi's Favorite Mushroom and Beef Sauce 137

Lime Fish Tacos with Pico de Gallo and Crunchy Cabbage Slaw 138

Salmon Salad, Avocado, and Cucumber Sushi Hand Rolls 140

Poached Salmon Salad with Goat Cheese and Tarragon Herb Dressing (a.k.a. I'm-in-Heaven Salad) 142

Sukiyaki (Japanese Beef and Vegetable Stew) 145

One-Pot Pasta with Tomatoes, Greens, and Garlic 148

Cauliflower, Tomato, and Chickpea Curry 150

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth 153

Cold Berries with Warm Vanilla Sauce 154

Dark Chocolate Coconut Fondue 157

Raspberry Ice Cream in a Dark Chocolate Bowl 158

Mango Raspberry Coconut Sorbet 160

Tip: Wait, I Can Have Desert?! 161

Drinks 163

Clementine and Mango Yogurt Smoothie 164

Lavender Lemonade 167

Watermelon Mint Slushy 168

Iced Orange and Green Tea 169

Recipes for Hair and Skin 171

Silky Hair Mask 172

Acne-Taming Cinnamon Face Mask 175

Cleansing Body Scrub 176

Gentle Face Scrub 178

No-Frizz Oil Treatment 179

Tip: My Skincare Routine 180

Thank You! 182

Index 186

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