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541969 (e-book)
978-1-60554-196-9 (e-book)
Age Focus: 3-5
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Published by Redleaf Press e-book

Promote healthy eating habits with delicious Early Sprouts recipes!

The Early Sprouts Cookbook is packed with more than seventy child-tested and child-approved recipes that contribute to children's well-rounded diets. These recipes incorporate vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean protein, and other nutrient-rich ingredients into preschoolers' meals—each aligning with the USDA Food Guide Pyramid and CACFP guidelines.

In addition to nutritious and delicious breakfast, lunch, snack, and special celebration recipes, you will find

  • Recommended nutrition guidelines for young children
  • A review of the Early Sprouts approach
  • Tips to create a child-friendly cooking environment
  • Information on creating partnerships with families as you create a nutritionally purposeful environment

The Early Sprouts 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. Age Focus: 3-5. 216 pgs.

About Karrie Kalich, PhD

Karrie Kalich, PhD, is a registered dietitian and an associate professor in the department of health science at Keene State College. She consults on health and nutrition topics and also co-authored more..