Best Cookbook for Kids: Make Cooking for and With Children Fun

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Best Cookbook for Kids: Make Cooking for and With Children Fun

July 17, 2012 By Lime Tree Kids comments

  • Does mealtime mean tears and tantrums in your home? 
  • Do the kids run a mile at the mere mention of veggies and greens? 
  • Does a healthy meal for the kids mean chips and cookies?

Well, we’ve got the perfect solution for you: pick the best cookbook for kids. 

These great cookbooks for children will make cooking for and with the kids a whole lot of fun. Plus, you’ll get to give them real, nutritious and tasty food that they’ll love and want more of! Win-win!

Interested? Read on. 

Vegie Smugglers by Wendy Blume

This lovely 160-page cookbook with full color photographs is packed with recipes that are tasty, easy and best of all, healthy. Packed with over 60 recipes for veggies that kids would usually run from, this cookbook also makes cooking easy for mum. You no longer have to make separate meals for the everyone. Plus, there are practical tips on cooking ahead, freezing as well as whipping up quick meals. Yes, written by an Aussie mum, Vegie Smugglers is an answer to your prayers for healthier meals for the kids. 

What Am I Eating: Making Baby Food Pure and Easy 

This one is for the smaller bubs in the family and has beautiful pictures of different fruits and veggies and is great for showing baby what he’ll be having for lunch and dinner. Plus, there are simple ways of making baby food, easing the weaning process for both mum and her bubba. 

Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes by Mollie Katzen and Ann Henderson 

This fantastic cookbook is a great resource for cooking with preschoolers and older kids and is packed with simple but yummy recipes that young chefs can prepare with a little help from their mum. There are 17 vegetarian recipes that are represented with both words and full color pictures to make it easy for preschoolers to follow the sequencing of the recipe. Yes, with recipes such as Carrot Pennies and of course, Pretend Soup itself, cooking these will make sure that even the pickiest of eaters laps up veggies easily!

C is for Cooking: Recipes from the Street by Susan McQuillan 

This is a great cookbook for the Sesame Street fan and has over 50 recipes for yummy and healthy breakfasts, lunches, dinners, sweets and snacks. Much-loved Sesame Street characters – Elmo, Grover, Cookie Monster and others introduce the recipes and also, pop in to share food facts, activities and other kitchen fun!

Cooking with and for kids can be a fun activity when you have the right resources and tools. Go ahead, get a cookbook for kids to make eating healthy meals a fun and fuss-free affair in your family. 

Photo Credit: Ben Hoyt