Eat It Up! is a beginner’s cookbook that’s as much fun to read as it is to use. Packed with hilarious, all-new cartoons starring chickaDEE favorites Chick and Dee, it offers more than 55 tempting recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacktime, as well as meal plans the entire family can enjoy together. From quick vegetarian stir-fries and mouthwatering butter chicken to creamy mango lassi, the recipes tempt even the pickiest of eaters to broaden their palates and discover a world of exciting new tastes. Easy step-by-step instructions allow budding chefs to be actively involved in meal preparation and cooking with minimal supervision. Fun asides in each recipe encourage young cooks to experiment with herbs, spices, and new ingredients, thus piquing a child’s creativity while building their confidence in the kitchen. For allergy sufferers, a legend denotes when a recipe contains no peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, dairy, or eggs. Substitutions for allergenic ingredients and tips on cooking for those with food allergies keep everyone safe.