Better Than Peanut Butter and Jelly: Quick Vegetarian Meals Your Kids Will Love!

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McBooks Press, 2006 - Cooking - 128 pages
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This new revised edition of the trusted guide to vegetarian family cooking is better than ever with recipes for quick, healthy, tasty, kid-tested meals—many of them totally new for this edition. The vegan information has been expanded, too, with plenty of helpful tips on incorporating vegan choices into a diet. This is one recipe book that belongs in every earth-friendly kitchen.

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The Nutritional needs of children
Getting kids to eat well
Stocking your pantry
Stocking your refrigerator
Tips for becoming a vegan
Quick substitutions
Healthy Breakfasts
Hearty soups
Sandwiches and packables
Tempting main dishes
Nutritionpacked snacks
Scrumptious desserts
Toddler recipes
Family menu ideas
Nutrition values of key ingredients
Resources for vegetarians

Welldressed salads
Side dishes for all seasons

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Page 10 - The Committee on Nutrition of the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that fruit juices be introduced when infant can drink from a cup.
Page 10 - Appropriately planned vegan and lacto-ovo-vegetarian diets satisfy nutrient needs of infants, children, and adolescents and promote normal growth.147 Dietary deficiencies are more common in populations with very restrictive diets.
Page 10 - One acre of land will support seven people if it is used to grow grains and beans for human consumption; it will support less than one person if that same acre is given over to producing milk and...
Page 10 - It takes just twenty-four gallons of water to produce a pound of potatoes; it takes more than two thousand gallons to produce a pound of beef when you calculate what is needed to grow feed for the steer."5 Notes 1 . Charles R. Attwood, Dr. AHwood's Low-Fat Prescription for Kids (New York: Viking, 1995). 2. VK Messina, KI Burke, "Position of the American Dietetic Association: Vegetarian Diets," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 97 (1 997): 1317-1321.

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