The Early Sprouts Cookbook (Paperback)

By Karrie Kalich, Lynn Arnold, Carole Russell

Redleaf Press, 9781605540429, 187pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2011

List Price: 29.95*
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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 Author

Karrie Kalich: 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 is devoted to conducting community-based research to help young children develop healthy eating habits.

Lynn Arnold: Lynn Arnold, RD, LD, teaches undergraduate nutrition classes at Keene State College. She is a registered dietitian and holds degrees in English and nutrition.

Carole Russell: Carole Russell is an early childhood teacher at the Keene State College child development center where she works with children and pre-service teachers. She holds a degree in early childhood and elementary education.