Barnes & Noble The Top 100 Recipes for Happy Kids: Keep Your Child Alert, Focused, Active, and Healthy

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The Top 100 Recipes for Happy Kids: Keep Your Child Alert, Focused, Active, and Healthy
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As experts pay closer attention to how junk food affects children s behavior, it s become increasingly clear that a well-nourished child is also a happy one. The great news is that it s easy to make changes that will improve kids brain fun...ction, concentration, and outlook on life. Here are quick, delicious, and nutritious meals that will help grow a more contented, better behaved child, from an energy-boosting breakfast of blueberry and apple muffins to chicken dippers, a brown roll, and muesli munchies for the lunchbox. Try sweet potato wedges for an afternoon snack. Serve a smiley-face pizza for dinner, followed by banana and coconut ice cream. Children will love the food and parents will love the difference it makes in their kids. ISBN-13: 9781844836031 Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited Publication date: 3/4/2008 Series:The Top 100 Recipes Series Pages: 144 Sales rank: 261,317 Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 6.60 (h) x 0.60 (d) Read More

Brand: Atria Books
$15.17 at Amazon

Following up on her hit bestseller <i>Top 100 Baby Purees</i>, British media star and <i>Today</i> show favorite Annabel Karmel pr...esents <i>Top 100 Finger Foods</i>, a scrumptious guide to creating tasty tidbits that young children can really sink their teeth (or gums!) into.<BR><BR>By the age of nine months, many babies are ready and eager to start feeding themselves. Although they might not be able to handle a spoon, children of this age can master the art of eating on their own?as long as the food they?re served is right-sized! Finger foods are the perfect solution. Featuring quick and easy recipes that are just as nutritious as they are delicious, <i>Top 100 Finger Foods</i> gives busy parents the tools they need to create snacks and meals that will keep kids from going into hungry meltdown mode?and that even give their bossy toddlers an all-important sense of power and control. The recipes in this collection include sweet corn pancakes; sticky soy drumsticks; Teriyaki Salmon; muffins made of natural, healthy choices like pineapple, carrot, and coconut; fresh fruit ice pops; and much, much more.<BR> <BR> Loaded with simple instructions and luscious four-color photography, <i>Top 100 Finger Foods</i> is the ideal source for making mealtime fun and productive, creating healthy, happy, and contented children. Read More

Brand: Duncan Baird Publishers
$9.95 at Amazon

<DIV>Every parent knows that babies and toddlers can be fussy eaters. This collection of 100 quick and easy recipes for delicious ...finger foods from nutritional consultant Christine Bailey is the perfect solution. Each recipe has a list of nutrients and at-a-glance ingredient symbols, as well as tips on preparation and storage. From nutritious breakfasts such as Crunchy Granola Chunks to tasty lunches and dinners like Italian Tuna Balls, as well as yummy snacks and desserts like Secret Chocolate Cupcakes, here are plenty of new tastes and textures for children to explore.</DIV> Read More

Houghton Mifflin
$13.41 at Amazon

The commonsense parent's guide to developing smart, healthy eating habits in their children<br /><br />Whether it's 24/7 snacking,... daily fast-food runs, or nonstop video-game marathons, nowadays it's tougher than ever to get kids to eat right and move more. Yet it is possible to encourage nutritious eating habits and a healthy active lifestyle in your kids?if you have the right tools. <i>Weight Watchers Eat! Move! Play! </i>gives you trusted information on how to develop and maintain the right habits for keeping the whole family happy and healthy.<br /><br />Designed to help you become a healthier role model for your children, <i>Weight Watchers Eat! Move! Play!</i> demystifies the four vitally important elements for a healthy lifestyle, including developing a positive body image; a taste for wholesome, nutritious foods; smart eating habits; and a love of physical activity. In addition, <i>Weight Watchers Eat! Move! Play!</i><br /><br />    ? Presents five simple rules that all families can live by for keeping the household fit <br />    ? Supplies quizzes and self-assessments for parents to understand their parenting styles better<br />    ? Explains what a healthy weight is for a child, while providing advice on how to talk to children?and their pediatricians?about healthy weight and nutrition<br />    ? Delivers hundreds of doable tips, ideas, and checklists to help parents implement the best practices for eating healthier and moving more<br />    ? Includes more than 75 kid-friendly recipes that encourage children?from toddlers to school-age to help out in the kitchen<br /><br /><i>Weight Watchers Eat! Move! Play!</i> shows that when followed consistently, just a few simple household rules and practices are all it takes to get and keep your family living a healthy, active lifestyle.<br /> <P> <SPAN class=h3color><B>Recipe Excerpts from <i>Weight Watchers Eat! Move! Play!</i></B></SPAN> </p> <TABLE cellPadding="0" width="100%"> <TBODY> <TR align=middle> <TD width="33%"> <IMG src="" border=0><BR> Oatmeal Pancakes with Blueberry-Maple Syrup </TD> <TD width="33%"> <IMG src="" border=0><BR> Hummus Heads </TD> <TD width="33%"> <IMG src="" border=0><BR> Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa </TD> </TR> </TBODY> </TABLE> </P> Read More

New World Library
$14.02 at Amazon

<DIV>Parents no longer have time to read long books about the theories of parenting. What they want are quick pieces of advice to their busy lifestyles and immediate needs. Dr. Jenn comes to the rescue with this fun yet useful book that offers 26 short chapters on everything from pets to being a sports parent to healthy relationships to food to keeping your marriage as much fun as it was before the children arrived.<br>Designed to be browsed or picked up from time to time for specific help, the book provides insight and guidance for any parent but focuses on those with toddlers to third grade. Upbeat, lively, and humorous, this book answers parents? most frequent questions about how to raise a healthy, well-adjusted child. Because every chapter is only a few pages long and can stand on its own, busy parents can read what they need when they need it.</DIV> Read More

Free Spirit Publishing
$6.22 at Amazon

<div><p class="MsoNormal"><i>Wiggly baby on the floor. What is baby reaching for? </i>Celebrate the many ways that babies reach ou...t to discover and learn about the world around them. With lively rhyming text and vivid black-and-white photos of babies in action, this book is sure to engage babies and grown-ups alike. A great baby board book for floortime or anytime!</p><p class="MsoNormal"><u><b>Happy Healthy Baby Series</b></u><BR>What can baby do today? Reach . . . and move, play, eat, cuddle, and rest. The books in the Happy Healthy Baby series include appealing black-and-white photographs of babies and whimsical full-color illustrations that capture the moments and moods of baby?s day. Little ones will love the photos of baby faces, and the rhythm and rhyme will hold baby?s attention. <i>Giggle, wiggle, head to toe. Tap and clap and rock and roll! </i>Busy babies grow healthy and strong as they move about, discovering the many things they can do!<br><BR>As the books are shared with them, babies absorb concepts of love, safety, and confidence. At times lively, at times gentle, these sturdy-format baby board books reflect what every parent wants: a happy, healthy baby. Includes tips for parents and care providers. A perfect gift for baby showers, newborns, and birthdays.</p></div> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$15.29 at Amazon

The diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes affects not only your child but the whole family. You can raise a happy and healthy child by ensu...ring that your child has the right support team, a diabetes plan suitable for the child and management of the blood sugar levels. This book provides you with a guide about having the right team, keeping track of blood sugar, what to expect and having the right diabetes plan that includes exercise, an eating healthy guideline and meal plans , as well as, delicious recipes for your child and the whole family. Your child does not need special food. The book includes: 7 Breakfast recipes 7 Snack recipes 7 Lunch recipes 7 Dinner recipes 7 Dessert recipes and 7 drink recipes to enjoy! Nutritional information is also included. Read More

Free Spirit Publishing
$6.22 at Amazon

<div>Amazing babies are on the move in this lively board book that celebrates all the joyful ways babies propel themselves and int...eract with the world. <I>Push, baby, push! Look how strong you are. Climb, baby, climb! You are going far.</i> Babies, parents, and care providers will all enjoy the close-up black-and-white photos of babies? faces and the colorful illustrations in this bouncy, spirited book.<p class="MsoNoSpacing"><B>Happy Healthy Baby? Series</b><BR>What can baby do today? Move . . . and reach, play, eat, cuddle, and rest. The books in the Happy Healthy Baby series include appealing black-and-white photographs of babies and whimsical full-color illustrations that capture the moments and moods of baby?s day. Little ones will love the photos of baby faces, and the rhythm and rhyme will hold baby?s attention. <I>Giggle, wiggle, head to toe. Tap and clap and rock and roll! </i>Busy babies grow healthy and strong as they move about, discovering the many things they can do!</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">As the books are shared with them, babies absorb concepts of love, safety, and confidence. At times lively, at times gentle, these sturdy-format baby board books reflect what every parent wants: a happy, healthy baby. Includes tips for parents and care providers. A perfect gift for baby showers, newborns, and birthdays.</p></div> Read More

Random House
$11.96 at Amazon

After writing several award-winning health and nutrition titles that have had great success in the UK, Nicola Graimes makes her de...but in the US market with the first book to focus on children and brain power and the foods that truly can improve intelligence and those that can hinder it. With her exciting positive twist on the link between the food that children eat and their mental development, Graimes offers parents new ways and reasons to give their children (from pregnancy through primary school) and the essential foods and nutrients they require. <br><br>BRAIN FOODS FOR KIDS includes:<br><br>-A clear and easy-to-follow introduction to the principles of good childhood nutrition and information on all the latest science on brain-boosting foods<br><br>-Practical, kid-tested advice on incorporating the essential foods into a child-friendly diet<br><br>-Special "brain-box" features to explain the health-giving, mind-boosting properties of each of the featured dishes<br><br>-Teaches how to recognize foods containing additives and pesticides, and how to choose healthy, nutritious ingredients<br><br>-Advice on using diet to control and avoid behavioral problems such as ADHD<br><br>Graimes divides the book into two sections. The first is full of advice, bursting with color photographs and helpful scientific facts as palatable for adult readers as the recipes are for their children. The second part covers more than 100 recipes for every meal of the day, parties, picnics, and plenty of delicious snacks. And the perforated at-a-glance weekly menu planner can be torn out for posting on the fridge. Read More

Brand: Square One Publishers
$7.95 at Amazon

This delightful book offers a nutritional approach to improving children's brain health. <br>The authors first address the child, ...explaining the importance of water, exercise, and nutrition in brain development. They then offer vital supplemental information for parents, who are guided in taking an active role in their child's brain development with the goal of achieving higher levels of learning. A progress chart, to be filled in by parents and kids together, makes it easy and fun to imporve diet and lifestyle habits. Read More

BenBella Books
$10.22 at Amazon

<div>Get your whole family excited about eating healthy!<br><BR>Veteran cookbook author Dreena Burton shows a whole foods, plant-b...ased diet can be easy, delicious, and healthy for your entire family. In <I>Plant-Powered Families</I>, Burton shares over 100 whole-food, vegan recipes—tested and approved by her own three children. Your family will love the variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, and snacks, including:<BR><BR>Cinnamon French Toast<BR>Pumpkin Pie Smoothie<BR>Sneaky Chickpea Burgers<BR>Apple Pie Chia Pudding<BR>Vanilla Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies<BR>Creamy Fettucine<BR>No-Bake Granola Bars<BR>And more! Including a variety of salad dressings, sauces, and sprinkles that will dress up any dish<BR><BR>With tips for handling challenges that come with every age and stage—from toddler to teen years —<I>Plant-Powered Families</I> is a perfect reference for parents raising “weegans? or families looking to transition to a vegan diet.<br><BR>Burton shares advice and solutions from her own experience for everything from pleasing picky eaters and stocking a vegan pantry to packing school lunches and dealing with challenging social situations. <I>Plant-Powered Families</I> also includes nutritionist-approved references for dietary concerns that will ensure a smooth and successful transition for your own plant-powered family!<BR></div> Read More

Wiley Publishing
$15.78 at Amazon

<DIV>Kids Can Now Have Their Mudcake and Eat It, Too. The Healthy Start Kids' Cookbook shows 6- to 10-year-olds that making nutrit...ious food they love can be just as fun as eating it. With a little help from an adult, children can create delicious, easy, and imaginative concoctions that are surprisingly good for them. Each recipe includes step-by-step instructions, preparation and cooking times, utensil listings, and complete nutrition information. In all, this illustrated cookbook contains 90 fun kid-tested recipes fully approved by parents and nutritionists alike. Included are fun-to-make recipes you'll feel good about that kids eat-up, such as: Painted Pancakes Fruit Kabobs Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets Kids' Quick Chili Friendly Fowl in Foil Gingerbread Muffins The book also offers kitchen safety tips and recipes for special occasions like birthdays and the last day of school. ""Lively and kid-friendly, (this book) incorporates all the elements of healthful eating into a simple guide for kids."" -- Mindy Hermann, R.D., Consulting Nutrition Editor, Child Magazine</div> Read More

Brand: Robert Hale
$22.55 at Amazon

This is the indispensable handbook for any parent preparing to wean their child. Not only does it contain over a hundred healthy, ...flavorsome recipes suitable for weaning babies, but it also offers a step-by-step guide in how to go about weaning the baby-led way. Children?s eating habits vary from meal to meal so waste is a common frustration in the family kitchen. This book targets the problem with advice on how to manage those leftovers.While all the recipes are free from refined sugar and either low-salt or salt-free, they do not compromise on taste ? so they can be enjoyed by the whole family. Plus, with most recipes having tips for ?Adult Add-ons?, you can be sure that these recipes will tantalize even the most sophisticated palate. The ingredients used in this book are commonly sourced, can be found on most supermarket shelves, and are used throughout the recipes. Recipes indicate their suitability for freezing and are honest about preparation and cooking times. As this cookbook is written by parents for parents it understands that time is a precious commodity; recipes have been tabled according to cooking time, enabling the parent to easily select meals that can be produced during nap times.With each recipe tried and tested by parents and their children, we are confident that this book will give parents the inspiration to create exciting, fuss-free and tasty meals that all the family can take pleasure in eating together. Take the stress out of baby-weaning and let this book bring joy to your family kitchen. Read More

Brand: Victory Belt Publishing
$17.47 at Amazon

Having battled an autoimmune disease the modern-medicine way for many years, Danielle Walker took matters into her own hands and out to regain her health through the medicine of food. After four years of turning her kitchen into a laboratory for revamping her culinary point of view, Danielle mastered the art of grain-free, dairy-free and gluten-free cooking--and improved her well-being, eliminating all her ailments.<br><br>A self-trained chef, Danielle is the new face of grain-free and gluten-free cooking, tempting foodies of all stripes with her innovative, accessible recipes for delicious, vibrant Paleo food. Paying homage to the dishes she loved from her pre-Paleo life, she has ingeniously recreated all of her favorites without grains, gluten or dairy in her first-ever cookbook.<br><br>Coupling her delightful recipes with elegant photography, Danielle takes you on a multicourse Paleo and gluten-free culinary journey from appetizers to dessert. Because Danielle knows that she's not the only one with a finicky toddler at the dinner table, she has included a special children's section with amusing dishes that will bring joy to any child and also pass any mom's test for wholesome ingredients.<br><br>Omitting grains, gluten, dairy, and refined sugar doesn't correlate with omitting taste in these recipes. Easy-to-follow instructions are complemented by mouthwatering photos that seem to burst off the page with flavor. Danielle's recipes are sure to leave you feeling satisfied and exhilarated, rather than deprived. Read More

Brand: Adams Media
$14.72 at Amazon

<DIV><P>Parents want the best for their children, starting with what they eat. This book includes both information and recipes so ...readers can educate themselves about organics and prepare all-natural meals for their children. Readers will discover how to know if foods are really organic, prepare natural baby and toddler meals at home, grow their own organic produce, make delicious dishes like Apple and Carrot Mash and Potato-Crusted Vegetable Quiche, and more! This book gives readers all the tools and know-how they need to shop economically, find the best organic foods, and prepare the perfect meals for their little ones.</P></DIV> Read More

Harper Collins
$11.67 at Amazon

<p>It is an undeniable truth: Parents Need to Eat Too! Food and parenting writer Debbie Koenig addresses the dilemma faced by so m...any parents coping with the demands of a new baby by offering simple, healthy, and delicious recipes for moms and dads who are too sleep-deprived, too frazzled, or simply too busy to cook nutritious meals for themselves.</p><p>From dinners that can be eaten with one hand (while you hold baby in the other) to slow cooker culinary masterpieces and full courses to prepare while baby naps, Parents Need to Eat Too is filled with tasty, easy-to-make recipes, helpful kitchen tips, and real solutions to the problems faced by hungry parents.<br /> <br /><em>Parents Need to Eat Too</em> has been named one of the Best Cookbooks of 2012 by Leite?s Culinaria, whose Editor-in-Chief Renee Schettler Rossi called it the ?What to Expect After You?re Expecting? and said that the book ?savvily and sassily helps you extend the efficiency of any time spent in the kitchen.? A must-read for new parents!</p> Read More

Our Street Books
$14.95 at Amazon

<span><span>How to be Happy is a scrap book bursting with positive ideas, simple and economical activities and fun games. Each pag...e includes colourful pictures and diagrams to explain the activity in simple child-like language. This book is full of interesting ways to relax, have fun and be happy. It encourages spirituality for young children. Each chapter is a different activity such as how to make peace pebbles, how to make a chill out corner, how to be kind, how to relax, how to manage stress, how to write a personal prayer, how to make worry dolls. The book is written in child language and so would be easily accessible to young families. It makes it easy for families to embrace simple spirituality, acts of kindness and spiritual activities. The book is designed to bring families together and allow children to enjoy spending quality time with their parents. It aims to help children manage their worries, anxiety and emotions whilst helping them grow up to be confident and happy. Ages 4-7 The Relax Kids series is currently available in Europe and will be available in US from November 2014. CD available at</span></span> Read More

New Holland
$11.19 at Amazon

<DIV><P>Sure, we want our kids to eat healthier, but how? This book answers that common parental question with an assortment of su...per-healthy yet delicious drinks that kids will love! These vitamin-packed treats incorporate a broad range of fruits and vegetables, but in flavors and textures that are "child-friendly."  There are drinks for every meal, as well as snacks, quick pick-me-ups, and even some calming beverages that are ideal for bedtime. Each recipe includes a nutritional note that discusses the benefits of a particular ingredient, providing information that parents can use every day. </p></DIV> Read More

Better Homes and Gardens
$13.70 at Amazon

<div><ul><li><b>150 nutrient-packed recipes: </b> Pizza, pasta, sandwiches, desserts, and dozens of other kid favorites. <li><b>As...k the experts:</b> A special section for parents that includes hints for increasing?without objection?and for improving your child's physical fitness and self esteem.<li>Quick recipes for main dishes, sides, snacks, salads, and desserts use off-the-shelf ingredients.<li><b>Complete nutrition information</b> with every recipe including carbohydrate guidelines and exchanges appropriate for diabetic meal planning.<li><b>No-guilt party food</b> for any occasion.</ul></div> Read More

Manhattan Toy
$14.29 at Amazon

This soft, cloth book is uniquely designed to offer a variety of sensory experiences for your little one. The various cloth textu...res, ring rattles and clutching handle will stimulate your baby?s sense of touch and feel. Hidden crinkle paper and squeakers add an auditory, cause and effect component, while the bright colors and Whoozit?s big red nose will instantly capture your baby?s attention. It also packs light and is easy to stow, with a Velcro-like closure to keep the pages shut when not in use. Most importantly, this soft book with simple text is perfect for story-time bonding and encourages imagination in your little reader to be. The classic, award-winning Whoozit collection has been a perennial favorite for parents and little ones alike for over 15 years. This unique toy line featuring Whoozit, an adorable blue character with a wide, pink smile and big red nose, brings joy and excitement while fostering fundamental learning skills in baby?s developing mind, body, and senses. Whoozit characters and their big friendly smiles are instantly recognizable and truly are baby?s favorite friend. For over 30 years, Manhattan Toy has been making award-winning, high quality, visually appealing toys for babies, toddlers and kids. Manhattan Toy offers more than 500 exclusive, original product designs distributed and sold worldwide through specialty retail stores, catalogs and websites. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our customers. Read More

Speedy Publishing LLC
$7.75 at Amazon

Getting kids to eat healthy foods has been extremely difficult for parents, even with the whole range of kids recipes, available f...or reference. Kids often win over their parents when it comes to eating their favorite foods like Macaroni and cheese, Pizza and Peanut butter. Parents have been desperately looking for a kids recipe book that would help them to make their kids healthy food. This need has been completely taken care by the kids recipe e-Book created by Samantha Michaels. Samantha has personally prepared these healthy kids recipes for her kids and has found instant success. She wants to share her experience with other mothers in the form of this eBook. Titled "70 of the best ever Big book of Healthy Recipes That all kids will love Revealed". This e-Book is sold by Amazon digital services and can be easily downloaded using Kindle. This E-Book has been basically divided in to three major sections. The three major sections include Kids Breakfast recipes, Kids lunch recipes and Kids dinner recipes. In the Kids Breakfast Section, Samantha comes with different easy kids recipes covering the major Breakfast items including Muffins, Cereals, Breads, Pastries, Pancakes, Smoothies and Sandwiches. The different kid's breakfast recipes are grouped under the relevant breakfast category. The Cereal section contain recipe information related to Tropical Granola, Porridge, Pumpkin oat meal among other recipes. Similarly each and every breakfast section contain the relevant simple kids recipes. Kids Lunch recipes is divided in to major sub sections like Soups, Sandwiches, Salad, Pasta and Snacks. There is also a section called Kids Favorite, which contains the favorite kids lunch recipes like Breaded Chicken Fingers, Apple Toast, Fair Corn dogs, Pizza wheels among others. Kids recipes for snacks include some of the popular kids recipes including Melon Cucumber Sushi, Rice Roll Up, Grilled Pine apple and Shrimp, Lettuce cups among other tasty snacks. Kids dinner recipes contain sections such as Beef recipes, Chicken recipes, Fish recipes, Pasta recipes, Pizza recipes, Pork recipes, Vegetable recipes and drink recipes. Some of the recipes described by Samantha also falls under the category of cooking with kids recipes. Samantha shares her personal joyful experience in trying out certain recipes along with her kids. Kids would also feel excited that they are been given due attention during the preparation of a food recipe meant for them. Kids would eagerly be waiting to taste the final food product with keen interest. This is an added motivation for the mothers to include kids as part of the cooking process. Breakfast items such as Muffins, pastries and Smoothies are really fun to make and involving kids would really help the cause of making the kids to consume healthy food. The different healthy meal for kids' recipes comes in simple and easy to understand steps. Each and every recipe would contain the different ingredients that would go in to making the recipe. The measure of the ingredients to be used is also given accurately so that one can judiciously consume the different ingredients. The sequence of steps to be followed for preparing the different kids recipes would immediately follow the ingredients section. Read More

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