The Early Sprouts Cookbook

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Pub Date: 10/11/2011

Pages: 120

Publisher: Redleaf Press

Imprint: Redleaf Press

ISBN 13: 9781605540429

ISBN 10: 1605540420

Price: $29.95

Category: COOKING / Health & Healing / General

The Early Sprouts Cookbook

By Karrie Kalich, Lynn Arnold, Carole Russell

Price: $29.95



About the Book

Discover delicious new ways to provide healthy meals in preschool settings. Packed with more than seventy breakfast, lunch, snack, and special celebration recipes, this hands-on cookbook promotes the development of healthy eating habits in young children. Anchored by wholesome ingredients, these recipes are nutritionally sound, follow federal dietary guidelines, and are all child-tested and approved. Nutrition information, food safety procedures, tips for cooking with children, and colorful photographs of completed recipes are included.

This cookbook complements Early Sprouts: Cultivating Healthy Food Choices in Young Children, a complete nutrition and gardening curriculum to help preschoolers develop preferences for healthy foods.

About the Book

Help children develop healthy eating habits with more than 40 nutritious and child-approved recipes.


Karrie Kalich, assistant professor of health sciences at Keene State College, is a registered dietitian and earned her PhD from the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition. She is devoted to conducting community-based research aimed at helping children develop healthy eating habits in an effort to prevent childhood obesity. Dottie Bauer, EdD, is a professor of early childhood education at Keene State College. She has experience as a preschool teacher and an academic background in early childhood, special education, and human development. Deirdre McPartlin, MEd, is the academic program coordinator at Keene State University's Child Development Center. She has a background in preschool and kindergarten teaching and has been a child care administrator.